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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AIAG and Thomson Reuters Launch First Regional Supply Chain 2025 Report

May 10, 2019

The first regional report in our Supply Chain 2025 Survey Initiative is now available!

This initial report completed in partnership with Thomson Reuters reflects the insights and expectations of Asia-Pacific (APAC) supply chain professionals and elaborates upon top industry trends identified in the region through a series of one-on-one interviews and a subsequent statistical survey.

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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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Last Chance to Snag a Seat at Upcoming Supply Chain Trainings!

May 03, 2019

Ready for a training class this spring, but not sure where to start? Look no further! Three of our fantastic Supply Chain courses kick off next week, followed by our MMOG/LE training the following week (5/15). Check out the details below, or head to the AIAG Supply Chain Training Store now to reserve your seat(s)!

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Mike Sturgeon: ‘We Need Global Standards for Global Products’

May 02, 2019

As a keynote speaker at the upcoming AIAG Supply Chain Summit on June 18, 2019, Mike Sturgeon will provide a unique perspective on the most pressing challenges related to global standards. In this exclusive sneak peek of his upcoming remarks, Sturgeon, the executive director of ECG, the Association of European Vehicle Logistics, will explain why AIAG and ECG are uniquely positioned to help the automotive industry move forward with global standards for global products.

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The Growing Risk of Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains

Apr 24, 2019


Those of us in the business of global trade compliance are well aware of the increased attention in recent years to the issue of forced labor. This is not a new problem, but incidents in recent years with well-known brands, coupled with new legislation designed to curb behavior of this type, has increased the importance of supplier due diligence for those operating in global markets.

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