Registration is still open for AIAG’s Supply Chain Forum on April 21, 2017 at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao. With a theme of “Understanding Complexity, Challenge, and Opportunities in Today’s Automotive Supply Chain,” the event is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Read More
Leading automotive companies understand that a digital supply chain requires a network platform for sustainable innovation, but choosing how and when to start a digital supply chain transformation or even knowing when to augment your current strategy can be a daunting task. Resource constraints and the pressure to prioritize and to incorporate the latest technology disruptors can make a significant impact on your business.Read More
Planning to attend the 2017 Supply Chain Summit? Remember to register by April 20, 2017, to receive the best pricing via the Early Bird discount. The event will be held June 20, 2017, at Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan.Read More
Two executive leaders from Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services are encouraging automotive companies to do an assessment of their exposures in international trade so they are prepared to respond to what are sure to be rapid changes in free trade agreements (FTA) during a Trump presidency.Read More
Did you miss the Hot Topic Webinar: Solving the Supply Chain Talent Crisis? No worries. It's available on demand!Read More
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.
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.”Read More
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.Read More