AIAG’s FVL Oversight Committee says addressing logistics capacity challenges in Mexico is Job One for the industry right now. The new FVL Oversight Committee is the automotive industry’s sounding board on all things related to logistics, and is comprised of 11 selected individuals from among OEMs, rail, ocean, trucking, service providers, and advisors who represent the voice of the industry and guide AIAG to industry pain points.
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
Join AIAG on May 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm for the first of its two scheduled Supply Chain Packaging Technical Networking sessions in 2016. This half-day session at AIAG’s headquarters in Southfield will focus on the latest trends and challenges facing automotive inbound supply chains from a packaging perspective.Read More
The new dates for the 2nd annual Automotive Industry Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Executive Seminar are October 31- November 4. Space is limited so register early to ensure your spot!
We’ve all heard of the basic statistical terms: mean, median, and mode, but when it comes to Statistical Process Control things get a bit more complicated. This “Key Term Tuesday” we’re focusing on SPC.Read More
The CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment provides requirements for foundry suppliers of OEM automotive castings. It is not a detailed description of the entire foundry process. Rather, the focus is on common failure modes that cause OEM customers to receive non-conforming castings from foundries. It is written from an OEM and Tier One perspective. It is the voice of the customer and includes specific activities that the foundry industry needs to improve upon.Read More
AIAG is offering a one-day workshop overview course that will help you understand and learn how to use the Special Process Casting System Assessment as a foundation to assure control of these special processes and deliver quality parts and materials.Read More
The World Economic Forum now ranks water issues as #1 on their list of worldwide risks. The nonprofit CDP recently highlighted how large-scale investors are moving money away from “traditional” investments and into equities that are meeting the global water scarcity challenge. Water-related risks abound for business. But what’s specifically at issue in the automotive supply chain? What are the main challenges? And are there opportunities in addition to risks?