AIAG supply chain management initiatives provide guidelines, training and educational opportunities to understand and manage the complexity and scope of supply chain issues, and Lang is Director of this function. He has worked in the automotive industry for 39 years, with over 31 of them at Ford which included direct involvement in the import/export of finished vehicles and parts for some 25 years. Aside from extensive experience in marketing & sales, Lang also has a comprehensive background in shipping finished vehicles via rail, truck and ocean modes, and with port processing as part of the international supply chain. In 2007, he created an independent firm consulting on the import and export of finished vehicles to and from the US. He also provided advisory services to financial institutions considering investment in the automotive supply chain industry.