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Meeting the Auto Industry's Capacity Management Crisis

The auto industry operated for a century with extra supply capacity to cover the ups and downs of market swings. Those days are over.

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The auto industry operated for a century with extra supply capacity to cover the ups and downs of market swings. But those days ended a decade ago. Since then, most suppliers have been operating above optimal capacity. Yet manufacturers still can't provide a clear forecast of the parts they need.

An EY report, Shifting gear: Capacity management in the auto industry, why and how manufacturers can hone their planning and management skills to avoid future disruptions and eroding profit margins.

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