The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a news capsule format follow-up to previous supply chain management related developments we have previously posted. News capsule updates involve Tesla, Foxconn, Amazon and the ongoing disruption and explosive rate hikes occurring in global shipping.
The Supply Chain Matters blog reflects on Tesla Motors recently quarterly operations performance and the potential conflict relative to meeting shareholder expectations and social responsibility practices.
Electric automaker Tesla has informed employees of a 9 percent overall reduction in workforce, primarily impacting salaried positions. The implication is that Tesla’s new management structure will continue to have a high dependency on existing employees, and in various degrees of talent and expertise to rally and address the ongoing challenges.
This is a follow-up to our prior November Supply Chain Matters blog commentary: Tesla’s Electric Truck- Brilliance or More Challenge and Distraction, the unveiling of Tesla’s long-rumored Class 8 semitrailer truck. This week provides added good and not-so-good news related to this innovative new electrically-powered vehicle.
Electric car icon and alternative energy manufacturer Tesla reported Q3 financial performance this week and delivered some somber news regarding the planned production ramp-up of the all-important, higher-volume Model 3 sedan.