President Trump, the Automotive Sector and NAFTA 2.0

Feb 16, 2017

These are uncertain times for the automotive sector – from Original Equipment Manufacturers to Tier Three suppliers. For over twenty years, companies have been making strategic decisions based on the rules of the 1994 NAFTA. Today, that rulebook is about to be changed. For AIAG member companies, this means they will need to take a fresh look at what they make, where they make it, and how they make it. 

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW - Ford’s Gladyne Wiley Lynch: ‘Preparation Takes Training’

Feb 08, 2017

Ford Motor Company’s Gladyne Wiley Lynch says that suppliers need to do more to monitor and develop their sub-tier suppliers, similarly to how OEMs work with their Tier Ones. “You need some sort of process in place, and you need to tell suppliers what metrics you’re going to measure,” she says. “You have to give them an idea of where you want to go.”

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Auto Industry Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Feb 01, 2017

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, offers the fourth annual non-degree certificate program designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of supply chain topics and issues in the context of the global auto industry.

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What Are YOUR Hot Topics?

Jan 31, 2017

AIAG’s first live Hot Topics webinar will tackle the issue of the global supply chain talent shortage, which has now reached crisis proportions and threatens the future of the auto industry.

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What's Ahead for 2017

Jan 26, 2017

The New Year is here and your team is ready for a fresh start. It’s time to sharpen your knowledge about automotive quality requirements. Is this the year to become certified as a lead auditor or in any of the certifications we offer?

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW - Ford’s Alisa Clemons: ‘Suppliers Need to be Prepared for Everything’

Jan 11, 2017

Ford Motor Company’s Alisa Clemons says that with supply chains more affected by political issues, threats of war, and terrorism in recent years, it’s crucial that suppliers put plans in place to not only handle risk, but also alert their automotive customers of it much earlier.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW - QAD’s Onica: ‘Supply Chain Risk is at the Top of the Bubbling Stage’

Dec 07, 2016

QAD’s Terry Onica says that with the new IATF 16949 automotive quality standard, supplier leadership must demonstrate a stronger commitment to risk-based thinking “and show that they are taking actions proportionate to the potential risk.” In an exclusive video interview at AIAG’s 2016 Supply Chain Summit, Onica notes: “When I go out and look at suppliers’ contingency plans, I’m not seeing that today.”

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PACCAR’S Debra Poppas Will Help AIAG Develop Initiatives to Better Serve the Commercial Vehicle Industry and Improve Supplier Processes

Dec 07, 2016

As one of AIAG’s recently appointed board members, Debra Poppas, vice president, global quality for PACCAR, plans to help AIAG better serve the commercial vehicle industry and work to improve overall supplier processes. More than 20 executives from the automotive and transportation OEM and supplier community currently serve on the AIAG board, representing a cross-section of its member companies.

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Delphi’s Jeffrey Richards Will Work on Developing Standards to Improve Supply Chain Processes

Dec 07, 2016

As one of AIAG’s recently appointed board members, Dr. Jeffrey Richards, global director production control, logistics, and supplier quality for Delphi, says he will work on developing standards to improve the quality and performance of supply chain processes.

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Still Time to Register for AIAG's November 15th Customs Town Hall

Nov 02, 2016

Network with and learn from international automotive experts during this popular gathering of importers, exporters, and customs service providers. Scheduled for November 15, 2016, at the Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan, participants in the AIAG Customs Town Hall will discuss new and ongoing programs that impact customs clearance and cost.

 

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