Delegates at the September 2015 Automotive Logistics Global conference in Detroit had a healthy discussion about where waste lies in the finished vehicle logistics supply chain and what possible steps can be taken to reduce it. According to a report by Rachael Hogg in Automotive Logistics e-newsletter, Marc Brazeau, Chrysler’s head of NAFTA vehicle transportation, said it takes discipline to figure out where the actual waste is. “This can save cost and improve margins, not just for us, but for service providers,” he said.Read More
Given the recent attention to NHTSA recalls, Department of Justice litigations, and privacy issues within the automotive industry, you won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to hear perspectives from legal professionals with extensive experience working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the US National Security Agency (NSA), and the US Department of Justice (DoJ).
The southeast United States, already known for its world-class automotive production and sound business environment, continues to boast the fastest growing automotive industry in North America as global sales increase and OEMs and major suppliers continue to invest.Read More
AIAG’s Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Work Group has joined forces with the internship program at Purdue-Calumet University to create an easy-to-use reference document for chemical manufacturers, mixture companies/blenders, and distributers who must comply with the update requirements of OSHA HCS 2012.Read More
AIAG's third Packaging Technical Networking Session, scheduled for Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the AIAG headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, will bring together automotive, container, packaging, and supply chain technology experts from OEMs, suppliers, and service providers to learn about the latest trends and initiatives.
Give your company’s materials management efficiency and supply chain effectiveness a boost by attending the Global MMOG/LE Implementation Training — Level 1 on Oct. 7, 2015Read More
AIAG’s Finished Vehicle Logistics initiatives are gearing up again after the summer months. As part of the Finished Vehicle Transportation Optimization committee, four OEMs met recently to exchange ideas about further outbound vehicle optimization. This committee has already tackled rail co-loading and VIN-level shipments and is now looking at broadening its scope here in North America.Read More
AIAG’s Supply Safe Program, hailed as the “next evolution in border security,” reduces redundancy and strengthens security through an united industry effort.