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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW - Ford’s Alisa Clemons: ‘Suppliers Need to be Prepared for Everything’

Posted by AIAG on Jan 11, 2017 3:06:31 PM

Ford Motor Company’s Alisa Clemons says that with supply chains more affected by political issues, threats of war, and terrorism in recent years, it’s crucial that suppliers put plans in place to not only handle risk, but also alert their automotive customers of it much earlier.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW - QAD’s Onica: ‘Supply Chain Risk is at the Top of the Bubbling Stage’

Posted by AIAG on Dec 7, 2016 2:09:07 PM

QAD’s Terry Onica says that with the new IATF 16949 automotive quality standard, supplier leadership must demonstrate a stronger commitment to risk-based thinking “and show that they are taking actions proportionate to the potential risk.” In an exclusive video interview at AIAG’s 2016 Supply Chain Summit, Onica notes: “When I go out and look at suppliers’ contingency plans, I’m not seeing that today.”

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PACCAR’S Debra Poppas Will Help AIAG Develop Initiatives to Better Serve the Commercial Vehicle Industry and Improve Supplier Processes

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Dec 7, 2016 11:12:33 AM

As one of AIAG’s recently appointed board members, Debra Poppas, vice president, global quality for PACCAR, plans to help AIAG better serve the commercial vehicle industry and work to improve overall supplier processes. More than 20 executives from the automotive and transportation OEM and supplier community currently serve on the AIAG board, representing a cross-section of its member companies.

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Delphi’s Jeffrey Richards Will Work on Developing Standards to Improve Supply Chain Processes

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Dec 7, 2016 11:04:36 AM

As one of AIAG’s recently appointed board members, Dr. Jeffrey Richards, global director production control, logistics, and supplier quality for Delphi, says he will work on developing standards to improve the quality and performance of supply chain processes.

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Still Time to Register for AIAG's November 15th Customs Town Hall

Posted by AIAG on Nov 2, 2016 10:01:05 AM

Network with and learn from international automotive experts during this popular gathering of importers, exporters, and customs service providers. Scheduled for November 15, 2016, at the Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan, participants in the AIAG Customs Town Hall will discuss new and ongoing programs that impact customs clearance and cost.

 

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW - Courtin: ‘Sometimes Easier to Build a Railroad than to Get a Company to Change How it Does Business”

Posted by AIAG on Nov 2, 2016 9:28:27 AM

Guy F. Courtin, a featured speaker at AIAG’s recent Mexico FVL Capacity 2020 Conference in Troy, Michigan, says the biggest automotive logistics problem in Mexico right now is a huge strain on its infrastructure capacity. With a significant amount of auto industry production going to Mexico — and more vehicles coming into the U.S. from Mexico — estimates are that by 2020, the volume could reach five million vehicles a year.

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Register Early to Save on AIAG’s Customs Town Hall

Posted by AIAG on Oct 26, 2016 9:43:02 AM

Register by November 1, 2016, to receive Early Bird pricing on this popular annual event scheduled for November 15 at the Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW: Dykema’s Charfoos: ‘Auto Companies Must Make Data Security Part of their Routine’

Posted by AIAG on Oct 5, 2016 1:59:29 PM

Attorney Aaron Charfoos says privacy and data protection regulations are here to stay, and automotive data flows are likely to be even more regulated over time. In an exclusive video interview at AIAG’s Supply Chain Summit in June 2016, Charfoos advises automotive companies to make data protection part of their business, a part that “lifts the business up, protects the brand, and makes it more valuable.”

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AIAG November 15th Customs Town Hall Releases More Details on Speaker Line-Up

Posted by AIAG on Oct 5, 2016 11:29:50 AM

Organizers for AIAG’s Customs Town Hall have announced new information regarding speakers and sessions available during this popular, full-packed gathering of importers, exporters, and customs service providers. Scheduled for November 15, 2016 at the Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan, participants in the AIAG Customs Town Hall will discuss new and ongoing programs that impact customs clearance and cost.

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Less than 10 Seats Open in Weeklong Executive Seminar on Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Posted by AIAG on Oct 5, 2016 10:50:34 AM

Automotive professionals interested in a deep-dive into complex automotive supply chain issues are encouraged to attend a one-week, automotive-industry focused, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar, October 31-November 4, 2016 at The Renaissance Center in Detroit. Sponsored collaboratively by AIAG and Wayne State University, this unique professional development opportunity has less than 10 open seats remaining.

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