The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Ford Motor’s appointment of a new chief technology and embedded systems officer from the ranks of high tech industry icons and the subsequent implications for automotive industry product design and supply chain networks.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a commentary on Ford Motor and the auto manufacturer’s decision to shift to a partial make-to-order customer fulfillment and distribution strategy for U.S. customers. We applaud Ford’s decision and trust that other automakers will initiate similar new thinking of traditional manufacturing and supply chain practices.
Ford’s New Chief Operations Officer Appointment Portends the Stakes in Ongoing Automotive Industry Transformation
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Ford motor Company’s recent senior operations management restructuring and how the move portends needs for the high stakes in automotive industry transformation.
Yet another unplanned supply chain disruption has made business media headlines, this one impacting North America automotive related manufacturing because of the after effects of a destructive fire that occurred at a supplier facility. While the bulk of media headlines are focused on Ford Motor Company, other automakers have been impacted to various degrees.
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Supply Chain Matters has been observing how U.S. automotive producers […]