Evolution of the Automotive Supply Chain
Today's end-to-end supply chains are more complex than ever, and they are becoming more so as carmakers build extensive relationships with suppliers that are new to the industry. As many as nine in 10 companies will be looking for more collaborative supply chain management tools, according to Aberdeen Group.
This 12-page white paper by Bob Heanley, research director for supply chain, wholesale and retail practices, presents a strong business case for realigning, consolidating and optimizing supply chain activities.
Heanley says so-called Automation Leaders are delivering a better balance of cost and service across the competing priorities they face in an evolving automotive industry. His analysis is being presented here by Infor, the global provider of enterprise software solutions.
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Although the RAV4 has plenty of heritage in the small crossover segment, competition has gotten a whole lot tougher, so Toyota has made significant changes to the fourth-generation model.
Effective management is a timeless skill—as demonstrated by this treasure of an article from the AutoBeat Group archive. Although the tools of the trade have changed and proliferated, the basics remain the same. Here are 8 old school (and just darn practical) rules for being an excellent manager.
The little car that could still can. And this time as a car that not only gets great fuel economy, but which has ride and handling that makes it more than an econo-box (and its styling is anything but boxy).