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.Read More
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).Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.”Read More
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.Read More
Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one-week, automotive-industry focused, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar designed to provide purchasing and supply chain executives with the knowledge and skills to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.Read More
Wondering where to start on your company’s road to standards compliance success?
Let’s say you’re a newer supplier to the auto industry and you’re eager to make sure your company and employees meet and exceed supply chain quality standards.
Or you’re an experienced supplier but realize that your team members could be a little stronger when it comes to knowledge of corporate responsibility compliance standards in such areas as environmental compliance, conflict minerals reporting, or supply chain sustainability.Read More
AIAG’s Supply Safe program —a common system to help automotive importers and their suppliers comply with the federal government’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) — has debuted a new tiered pricing structure to make the program affordable to virtually any company in the industry.Read More