In support of automotive manufacturers’ efforts to boost minority supplier development and industry participation, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is collaborating with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to prepare minority businesses for direct part sourcing. A direct part supplier is one whose component, material, or service is part of the finished vehicle.Read More
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
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
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
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
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
AIAG has created a new online portal to help connect OEMs and suppliers who have lost returnable transport items (RTIs) with those who have found them. The AIAG RTI Portal facilitates the process of locating lost RTIs (called orphans) as well as clearing them from the factory floor or warehouse where they were left. The goal is to save the industry time and money by facilitating the search-and-recovery process.
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