Biggest Opportunity in Finished Vehicle Logistics Is Learning to Collaborate so that Everybody Wins

Jul 11, 2019

A major reason the Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL) division of Supply Chain Management continues to grow exponentially at AIAG is due to the support and guidance provided by our volunteers and specifically those leading the FVL Oversight Committee.

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Hard Brexit fear haunts UK's finished vehicle sector

Jul 11, 2019

British vehicle transporter ECM has expressed concerns about implications for the automotive industry should the UK exit the European Union (EU) without an agreement on October 31.

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Supply Chain Summit Session Reveals New Demands NAFTA 2.0 Will Place on the Auto Industry

Jun 06, 2019

A product manufactured today that is eligible under the original NAFTA program may no longer be eligible under the newly negotiated trade agreement – commonly referred to as NAFTA 2.0. Karin Muller, director, customer compliance and trade governance for Magna International, and Steve Gardon, vice president, global indirect taxes and customs, Lear Corporation, who head up AIAG’s NAFTA 2.0 Workgroup, will present an important session on what they describe as the “ABCs of USMCA” and the differences between it and NAFTA at the upcoming AIAG Supply Chain Summit, June 18, 2019.

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OEM Panel Weighs In on New MMOG/LE Version 5 Assessment at Upcoming Supply Chain Summit

Jun 06, 2019

AIAG is launching its MMOG/LE Version 5, and long-time, award-winning AIAG volunteer Terry Onica has been on the frontlines in implementing updates and training on the new platform, which will replace the prior Excel assessment. The MMOG/LE Version 5 global volunteer workgroup was comprised of experts from AIAG, Odette, QAD, Volvo, ZF, Ford, FCA, Continental, GALIA, SMMT, General Motors, and VDA. Their revision of MMOG/LE took about 18 months to complete and was reviewed by 35 stakeholders.

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New Enhancements to AIAG’s Supply Chain Security (CTPAT) System Help Automotive Importers Visually Identify and Track Their Supply Chain Risks

Jun 06, 2019

AIAG is adding new features to its Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Supply Chain Security system, which assists automotive importers and their business partners get certified as a low-security threat for shipping goods and materials into the United States. The enhancements include a new heat map that shows the location of each partner on a geographical map, similar to the display on Google Maps. Additionally, CTPAT partner survey information will be tagged to help the automotive importers visually identify and track their supply chain risks.

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The Early Bird Gets the Discount – Register Now for the 2019 AIAG/SCAC Supply Chain and Quality Conference!

Jun 06, 2019

For the third year in a row, AIAG has once again partnered with the South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC) to bring critical Supply Chain and Quality information to the industry – right in the booming (and beautiful) southeast U.S. manufacturing market! With the area’s multiple OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers expanding capacity, investing in new capital and working to attract and retain top talent, this particular region faces unique supply chain challenges that are being tackling with the help of multiple resources, including SCAC and AIAG.

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AIAG to Announce New Cyber Initiative at 2019 Supply Chain Summit

May 23, 2019

When it comes to small businesses and cybersecurity, the latest statistics are alarming: 43% of cybersecurity attacks target small businesses specifically, but only 14% of smaller organizations consider themselves “highly effective” at defending against such attacks.

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Registration is Now Open for the 2019 AIAG Customs Town Hall!

May 21, 2019

New location, updates and insights – same great event! Registration is now open for AIAG’s annual Customs Town Hall, held this year at The Mint at Michigan First Conference Center in Lathrup Village.

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Join us in June: AIAG's Annual Supply Chain Summit Is Just Around the Corner!

May 15, 2019

With the accelerating pace of change in the automotive industry – and more specifically the supply chain space – it is more critical than ever to stay informed and benchmark yourself against peers and colleagues to maintain competitiveness. Featuring world-class presenters and subject matter experts, AIAG’s annual Supply Chain Summit helps attendees do just that!

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NASA’s Michael Galluzzi: Interplanetary Supply Chain Management Can Advance Industry Best Practices

May 03, 2019

As the opening keynote speaker at the upcoming AIAG Supply Chain Summit on June 18, 2019, Michael Galluzzi, NASA’s principal Investigator and subject matter expert on supply chain management and logistics engineering in the Exploration Research and Technology Program at the Kennedy Space Center, will share recent NASA supply chain lessons learned and how these can be applied to automotive supply chain initiatives. A talk that covers the practical as well as the visionary, Galluzzi will provide intriguing insights on technologies that will impact the U.S. manufacturing base in the near future, as well as ideas from NASA’s approach to supply chain management that could advance not only the auto industry, but also the U.S. industrial supply base.

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