Supply chain disruptions, sustainability and digitalisation are changing how Renault manages its supply chain. Global supply chain VP Jean-François Salles explains its developing strategy in this four-part special.
Disruption to the production of cars in the US caused by the current parts shortages has also cast shadows over the outbound delivery process, according to speakers at last week’s Finished Vehicle Logistics North America conference, held in Newport Beach, California.
GM is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to stated goals for electric and autonomous vehicle production in North America. Closer integration with its battery suppliers is key to success, as is its strategic alliance with Honda, writes Marcus Williams
The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker
Following a workshop on sustainable EV supply chains at ALSC Global, Chep’s Sean Maguire discusses the challenges that the industry faces in maintaining sustainable supply chains whilst ramping up EV production, including managing varying cycle times and the importance of creating open forums
In its latest results Renault estimates that its vehicle production shortfall thanks to parts shortages for 2021 will reach around 500,000 units, above the 200,000 it previously forecasted for the year. However, the company is making efforts to meet its projected operating margin.
Following a workshop on data-driven supply chain at ALSC Global, Tech Mahindra’s Akhil Dabas discusses the role that integrated data analytics can play in influencing supplier and manufacturing decisions.
Semiconductor shortages, spiking container shipping rates, the ‘everything shortage’ – it’s a challenging time in the automotive supply chain, and that made it the perfect time for the industry to reunite for the Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global Live in Detroit.