Top Global Supply Chain Sustainability Trends

Oct 14, 2015

Over a two week period in July 2015, Ethical Corporation conducted a survey of its global community to identify key issues and opportunities around sustainability and supply chains. “Top Supply Chain Sustainability Trends for 2015” outlines the responses from 415 CSR and supply chain professionals primarily based in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific.

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Petitions Filed to Overturn Decision in Conflict Minerals Rule Litigation

Oct 14, 2015

On October 2, 2015, as widely expected, the SEC and Amnesty International filed petitions seeking an en banc rehearing of the August 18, 2015, panel decision in the ongoing Conflict Minerals Rule litigation. In its August decision, a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reaffirmed its April 2014 majority decision that the requirement under the Conflict Minerals Rule to describe products as having “not been found to be DRC conflict free” is compelled speech that violates the First Amendment.1

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NHTSA’s Rosekind: ‘We Need a Change of Mindset’

Oct 07, 2015

At AIAG’s recent Quality Summit, NHTSA Administrator Dr. Mark Rosekind called for an industry-wide proactive safety culture.

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AIAG Announces First Southern Automotive Quality Summit for January 2016

Oct 07, 2015

In collaboration with the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA), AIAG has announced its first-ever Southern Automotive Quality Summit, scheduled for January 28, 2016 at the Birmingham/Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Alabama.

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The Autopsy Process — a Benchmark in Problem Solving

Oct 07, 2015

AIAG’s Effective Problem Solving Leader Guide (CQI-21) helps companies get on the path leading to problem prevention.

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New Casting System Assessment: Voice of the Customer

Oct 07, 2015


The CQI-27 Casting System Assessment
and training — created from the customer’s perspective — is now available.

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November 17th: AIAG Customs Town Hall Tackles Tough Topics — Registration Open Now

Oct 06, 2015


One of AIAG’s most popular annual supply chain events, the 2015 Customs Town Hall is a convergence of importers, exporters, brokers, and customs service providers who meet to discuss programs that impact customs clearance.

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Register Now for Free Packaging Technical Networking Session on Nov. 10, 2015

Oct 06, 2015


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.

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Looking for a Better Understanding of MMOG/LE and Its Implementation?

Sep 23, 2015

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, 2015

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FVL Committee Update: AIAG Works to Broaden FVL Optimization in North America and Introduce New Tools

Sep 23, 2015

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.

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