AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW Dykema’s Tupper: ‘It’s Time to Get to Know Your Data’

Sep 08, 2016

At the recent AIAG Supply Chain Summit, privacy and e-commerce attorney Stephen Tupper cautioned an audience of supply chain professionals that auto companies need to make sure they understand the globalization of data storage and use of information laws and rules about data transfer and privacy that differ from country to country. In short, he said: “I strongly advise you to get to know your data.” The Supply Chain Summit, held June 14, 2016, in Livonia, Michigan, provides an annual overview of industry trends as well as updates on current AIAG supply chain projects and initiatives.

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Uniquely Formatted Weeklong Executive Seminar on Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Achieves Deep Dive into Complex Supply Chain Challenges

Sep 07, 2016

Supply chain professionals are encouraged to participate in a one-week, automotive-industry focused, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar, October 31-November 4, 2016, at The Renaissance Center in Detroit. This professional development opportunity is sponsored collaboratively by AIAG and Wayne State University. Space is limited.

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Don’t Miss Early Registration Deadline of September 15th for AIAG Customs Town Hall

Sep 07, 2016

For those looking to save, register for AIAG’s Customs Town Hall by September 15, 2016, to get the best price on attendance. Scheduled for November 15, 2016 at the Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan, the Customs Town Hall is an annual gathering of importers, exporters, and customs service providers to discuss new and ongoing programs that impact customs clearance and cost.

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Action Through Intelligence: A New Model for Managing Third-Party Risks Part II

Sep 07, 2016

The automotive industry is putting severe stress on its suppliers, which are already operating at higher than optimal capacity levels. As a result, OEMs face high risks of supplier disruptions at a time when suppliers can least afford them — while still recovering from launch and start-up costs.

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AIAG Achieves Membership Milestone With 1,500th New Member

Aug 24, 2016

The Automotive Industry Action Group has hit a milestone in membership, welcoming its 1,500th new member into the AIAG community this week.

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AIAG Website Enhancements Provide New Tools and Capabilities

Aug 24, 2016

Many AIAG members, volunteers, and staff have enjoyed the improvements to the organization’s website over the past year, and visitors to the site continue to notice new enhancements. So in this interview, we checked back in with AIAG’s Vice President, Information Technology Russ Ortisi. A graduate of Oakland University (bachelor’s degree in accounting) and Wayne State University (MBA with a concentration in international business), Ortisi has worked in IT for the past 20 years, including stints at Chrysler, General Motors, AT&T Systems Leasing, Heller Financial, and General Electric.

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PwC’s Mason: ‘The Automotive Supply Chain is Going to Fundamentally Change’

Aug 11, 2016


PwC's Autofacts Americas leader and senior automotive analyst Brandon Mason told a packed house at the 2016 AIAG Supply Chain Summit that the emergence of alternative mobility technologies and trends is going to have an impact up and down the automotive supply chain. “The supply chain is going to fundamentally change, with completely new players entering the field,” he says.

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AIAG Expands Global Automotive Quality and Materials Management Training to Help Companies Deliver the Same Content at All Their Locations

Aug 03, 2016

Through collaborations with a new group of certified training and publications partners around the world, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is helping international automotive companies ensure that all employees have access to the same critical content in quality and materials management.

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Action through Intelligence: A New Model for Managing Third-Party Risks in the Automotive Industry: Part I

Jul 28, 2016

The current auto production landscape is marked by high levels of production, rapid product evolution, and a record number of new launches — according to LMC automotive data, 170 new launches will occur between 2015 and 2017. However, after shedding personnel and capital during the downturn, automakers and suppliers are reluctant to revert to pre-downturn levels and LMC reports suppliers are operating at alarmingly high utilization rates of 80 percent capacity, which is 8.2 percent higher than 2007 rates. With more vehicles being produced and launched, the industry is putting severe stress on its suppliers. As a result, OEMs face high risk of supplier disruptions at a time when suppliers can least afford them (while still recovering from launch and start-up costs).

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AIAG Sponsoring New Automotive Cybersecurity Summit

Jul 14, 2016

Join us at this groundbreaking, inaugural automotive cybersecurity summit in Detroit, Michigan, on July 22, 2016.

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