The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a report that Apple may be leaning toward a contract manufacturing strategy for its Apple Car product development strategy.
Apple’s Fiscal Q4 2018 Financial Performance- The Building Realities Hardware Supply Network Segmentation Strategy
Apple stock is in a current downspin after reporting its best quarterly financial performance in the history of the company. With a concern and focus on whether the company’s future iPhone’s strategy will be lower volume, higher margin hardware and related services generated margins, the implication for the supply network segmentation and supplier relationship strategies remain concerning.
Apple’s Fiscal First Quarter Financial Results- Record Performance Amid Growing Supply Chain Concerns
This week, Apple reported financial results for the company’s fiscal 2018 first quarter that ended in December and included the all-important holiday period. The highly followed consumer electronics manufacturer reported record results amid growing concerns for future products and supply chain capabilities.
Supply Chain Matters calls reader attention to a frontpage report by The Wall Street Journal that questions whether Apple’s CEO, and the company’s supply chain, have stumbled in shipping products on-time to expected market availability.
This week, consumer electronics giant Apple made its long waited new product release announcements regarding its new iPhone lineup. Given all the implications, Supply Chain Matters believes that the coming quarters will present Apple’s Sales and Operations Planning, supply chain planning and supplier teams their most significant challenges to-date.
A report indicates that Apple has assembled the first iPhone in an assembly facility in India. We view Apple’s manufacturing strategy concerning India to be quite savvy, one that when completed, can provide a lot of market and supply chain benefits down the road.
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