How Automakers Can Reduce Internal IT Costs

October 20, 2020
Increasing cost volatility is a big concern for car and truck manufacturers. Can the cloud make things easier by reducing internal IT costs?

5 Ways to Save Costs in the Truck/Automotive Supply Chain

October 06, 2020
In the truck and automotive industries, visibility, connectivity, and transparency are hard requirements for managing costs in a dynamic way.

Emerging Challenges in the Truck/Automotive Industry (and How to Handle Them)

October 01, 2020
The truck/automotive industry is still recovering from the COVID-19 crisis--which means global supply chains are going to need serious transformations.

5 Predictions for the Automotive Supply Chain in 2021

September 29, 2020
The automotive supply chain has undergone a lot of disruptions recently--which is why things like transportation forecasting are about to become critical.

How the Automotive Product Life Cycle Is Changing

September 22, 2020
Automotive product life cycles are speeding up and evolving. Can Industry 4.0-powered S&OP processes help you keep up?

How Will Autonomous Vehicles Change Manufacturing?

September 10, 2020
Self-driving cars--aka autonomous vehicles--are already changing the industrial sector. Read on to learn how.

How Will The Cloud Change Auto Manufacturing?

August 20, 2020
The technology that underpins the cloud is maturing at an amazing rate. Here are some thoughts on how this revolution is impacting the automotive industry.

What Are the Top 5 Causes of Delay in the Automotive Supply Chain?

April 09, 2020
Poor visibility is often a primary cause of delays for automotive manufacturers, but Industry 4.0 technologies can be a big help.

5 Keys to Managing Costs in the Automotive Supply Chain

March 19, 2020
The automotive industry involves an incredibly complex supply chain. Learn how advanced analytics and S&OE can help reduce SCM costs for automakers.

The Top 5 KPIs Every Inventory Manager Should Track

November 26, 2019
In the era of Industry 4.0, there is power in knowing your metrics. There are our pick for the top 5 KPIs every inventory manager should track.

Is the Automotive Supply Chain Ready for Electric Cars?

October 01, 2019
Electric vehicles are in the news, do you know what their impact will really be on the automotive industry overall?

How Can Advanced Planning and Scheduling Help the Automotive Industry?

August 20, 2019
Advanced planning and scheduling is a set of techniques combined with specific software solutions and it's ready to take the automotive industry to the next level.

The Automaker’s Guide to Demand Capacity Planning

July 30, 2019
As demand becomes more volatile, sales and operations planning becomes more difficult. With digitization and advanced analytics it doesn't have to be.

Supply Chain Optimization in the Automotive Industry

July 18, 2019
Optimizing your automotive supply chain in the Industry 4.0 era is all about integrating logistics functions and increasing visibility via digitization.

What Is the Future of the Automotive Supply Chain?

May 07, 2019
IoT devices, 3D printing, and other digital technologies are driving change within the automotive supply chain, promoting visibility and IT integration.

Sustainability in the Automotive Supply Chain

December 11, 2018
Deciding on acceptable trade offs between sustainability and profitability, uncovering areas where sustainability increases profitability, and developing new KPIs for managing vendors and suppliers: these are the questions that arise in the modern automotive supply chain.

Order Slotting in the Automotive Supply Chain

October 23, 2018
How do you answer thorny questions about demand, capacity, and inventory management in a way that yields smooth production scheduling and minimum of slowdowns? One potential answer is to implement order slotting.
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