The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights strategic supply announcements from two U.S. auto makers, Ford Motor and General Motors, for supply of semiconductor devices.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights reports of global electric automakers making vertical integration strategic sourcing moves in battery design and production. Some are leaning to supply chain vertical integration while others, deeper relationships with strategic suppliers.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights General Motors announced entry into the electrically powered parcel van and fleet services market segment.
The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on the latest developments in the ongoing General Motors work stoppage and the consequent impacts among North America automotive supply networks.
As the work stoppage involving all General Motors U.S. manufacturing facilities enters its fifth day, the Supply Chain Matters blog is of the view that automotive supply networks that extend across North America will increasingly feel the effects of needed industry structural changes and stakeholder alignments.
General Motors Announces Acceleration of Global Restructuring- Includes Multiple Plant Closures and Worker Layoffs
North America based automotive designer and manufacturer General Motors today […]
Example of Misguided Trade Policy and the Realities of Global Supply Chain Response to Business Needs
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights an example of how misguided trade and tariff policy can impact both a business goal for product availability and a global supply chain capability of a U.S. and global based auto producer.
General Motors was forced to halt production operations in Venezuela after its plant in the country was unexpectedly seized by local authorities, demonstrating another example of geo-political driven supply chain risk.
Of late, the trend of extending payment terms to suppliers […]
In supply chain and procurement communities, there is somewhat of […]
The Wall Street Journal has reported that General Motors will […]
The Wall Street Journal is today reporting (paid subscription required) […]