The ePOD standard provides manufacturers, carriers, and dealers with a common structure and protocol that can be adapted and enhanced to fit into all processes.Read More
Put Tuesday, September 15th on your calendar for two courses that will help you meet customs requirements and simplify your processes.
A common C-TPAT questionnaire provides a process for supply chain partners to become certified as a low-risk security threat for multiple OEMs.
An important aspect of any product’s design is the engineering process, which has its own set of rules, codes, and languages. This is where GD&T is often used.Read More
Dr. Mark Rosekind’s keynote address will focus on developing products with built-in quality and safety.Read More
Register early for these two popular events. The third annual Packaging Technical Networking Session is on November 10, 2015 and the 2015 Customs Town Hall will take place on November 17, 2015. Both are now open for registration!Read More
The May 19th Quantify and Report GHG Emissions event — developed by the AIAG GHG work group — was offered on a complimentary basis to increase supplier awareness and knowledge related to the challenge of calculating and reporting GHG emissions. Speakers from OEMs as well as suppliers and service providers shared information about GHG requirements, automotive industry best practices, and resources.Read More
In July-August, 2014, a 29-question global survey titled Conflict Minerals: Help Us Understand Your Challenges was commissioned by AIAG’s Conflict Minerals Work Group (CMWG). The goal of the survey, which was sent to automotive suppliers, was to understand the challenges of conflict minerals reporting for sub-tier suppliers through Tier N. The survey was designed to increase industry-wide understanding of the issues and determine which issues are the most important and what help is needed.Read More
Registration is OPEN for the 2015 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference, set to take place over 1-½ days at Suburban Collection Showplace. Tuesday, October 13 will focus on legislation issues and includes an evening reception. Wednesday, October 14 will concentrate on IMDS topics including IMDS 10.0, which has extensive changes designed to improve data quality and accelerate IMDS revisions.
The Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) 4.01 is available now, with a few revisions in the checker tab expected by mid-June. Developed by the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), the CMR is a free, standardized reporting template that facilitates the transfer of information through the supply chain regarding mineral country of origin, as well as smelters and refiners being utilized.