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Johnson Controls Supply Chain Excellence

Posted by AIAG on Feb 20, 2017 4:16:00 PM


Did you miss the Hot Topic Webinar: Solving the Supply Chain Talent Crisis? No worries. It's available on demand!

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President Trump, the Automotive Sector and NAFTA 2.0

Posted by AIAG on Feb 16, 2017 11:18:48 AM

These are uncertain times for the automotive sector – from Original Equipment Manufacturers to Tier Three suppliers. For over twenty years, companies have been making strategic decisions based on the rules of the 1994 NAFTA. Today, that rulebook is about to be changed. For AIAG member companies, this means they will need to take a fresh look at what they make, where they make it, and how they make it. 

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW - Ford’s Gladyne Wiley Lynch: ‘Preparation Takes Training’

Posted by AIAG on Feb 8, 2017 3:44:01 PM

Ford Motor Company’s Gladyne Wiley Lynch says that suppliers need to do more to monitor and develop their sub-tier suppliers, similarly to how OEMs work with their Tier Ones. “You need some sort of process in place, and you need to tell suppliers what metrics you’re going to measure,” she says. “You have to give them an idea of where you want to go.”

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Auto Industry Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Posted by AIAG on Feb 1, 2017 2:45:47 PM

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, offers the fourth annual non-degree certificate program designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of supply chain topics and issues in the context of the global auto industry.

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What Are YOUR Hot Topics?

Posted by AIAG on Jan 31, 2017 4:38:12 PM

AIAG’s first live Hot Topics webinar will tackle the issue of the global supply chain talent shortage, which has now reached crisis proportions and threatens the future of the auto industry.

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What's Ahead for 2017

Posted by AIAG on Jan 26, 2017 11:20:00 AM

The New Year is here and your team is ready for a fresh start. It’s time to sharpen your knowledge about automotive quality requirements. Is this the year to become certified as a lead auditor or in any of the certifications we offer?

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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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