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AIAG and WSU Join Forces For Unique, Weeklong Executive Seminar On Global Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

May 25, 2016

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one-week, automotive-industry focused Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar that provides purchasing and supply chain executives with the knowledge to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.

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AIAG Collaborates With Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council To Champion Small Automotive Enterprises

May 25, 2016

In support of automotive manufacturers’ efforts to boost minority supplier development and industry participation, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is collaborating with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to prepare minority businesses for direct part sourcing. A direct part supplier is one whose component, material, or service is part of the finished vehicle.

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"Why We Do What We Do" Featuring Sue Rokosz

May 18, 2016


We’ve all heard it said: Volunteering for your industry is one of the most important and most needed acts a professional will ever do. But in today’s increasingly challenging global climate, finding time is harder than ever. So why do people make the extra effort required to do it?

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Come together with industry leaders September 7th to solve the impending FVL capacity issues in Mexico

May 18, 2016

Effective Supply Chain Management is all about effective Capacity Management.  Vehicle Manufacturers are forecast to produce 5.3 million vehicles in Mexico by the year 2020.

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G7-Alliance on Resource Efficiency Workshop Features Automotive Experts

May 18, 2016

On March 22 – 23, 2016, the G7-Alliance on Resource Efficiency hosted a workshop on the use of life cycle concepts in supply chain management to achieve global resource efficiency. AIAG was represented by 12 member companies: General Motors Company; Ford Motor Company; Fiat Chrysler Automobiles; BASF Corp.; DENSO International America Inc.; Toyota Motor Corporation; Robert Bosch; Honda North America, Inc.; Cummins Inc.; ArcelorMittal; Johnson Controls, Inc.; and U.S. EPA (which hosted the event).

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Registration Open: Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing V

May 18, 2016

Demands for conflict minerals reporting on the global supply chain are increasing. In addition to existing U.S. legislation and customer requirements, legislation in Europe and China is pending.

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Learn from Industry Leaders at the Supply Chain Summit 2016

May 18, 2016

The 2016 Supply Chain Summit is approaching quickly. With updates from AIAG industry experts, member companies and invited technical experts, the summit provides an excellent opportunity for OEM’s and suppliers of all sizes to learn about privacy, data security, risk requirements, cyber security, and risk assessment in the Supply Chain space. Registration closes May 31, 2016, so be sure to register now.

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Comment Period Open on New Sustainability Accounting Standards

May 18, 2016

Four years ago, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) set out to identify the sustainability disclosure topics and metrics that are material, decision-useful, and cost-effective for companies. In early April 2016, the SASB completed provisional sustainability accounting standards for 79 industries in 10 sectors by issuing provisional standards for Infrastructure.

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Join AIAG at the 2016 Supply Chain Summit

May 16, 2016

The 2016 Supply Chain Summit will be here soon! The all-day event, which will be held in Livonia, Michigan on Tuesday, June 14th, will focus on “Automotive Supply Chain Risk Management Tools and Best Practices.”

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AIAG’S TIER ONE CSR TASK TEAM TACKLES NEED TO SIMPLIFY COMPLEXITY IN SUB-TIER SUPPLY CHAIN

May 11, 2016

The automotive industry continues to operate under a number of different standards, with respect to managing the Quality Management System (QMS) requirements at the Tier One and sub-tier supply chain levels. While ISO/TS 16949 and VDA 6.3 are the most common and most recognized standards, many other global OEMs do not subscribe to either of these two major standards; instead, they manage their supply chain according to internal standards and requirements. Although a number of OEMs recognize and operate to the ISO/TS or VDA standards, each manufacturer also mandates a plethora of additional Customer-Specific Requirements (CSR) to their supply chain.

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