EY: Shifting gear: Capacity management in the automotive industry
The auto industry operated for a century with extra supply capacity to cover the ups and downs of market swings.
The auto industry operated for a century with extra supply capacity to cover the ups and downs of market swings. But that ended during the global economic downturn. Now the automotive supply chain is operating above optimal capacity. Yet manufacturers still can't provide a clear forecast of the parts they need.
A new report from EY, Shifting gear: Capacity management in the auto industry, says carmakers must improve their capacity planning and management skills to avoid future disruptions and eroding profit margins in the future. This 28-page summary highlights EY's findings.
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