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Rethinking Global Automotive Production Networks
Michael W. Rüger, Rolf Janssen, Thomas Fang and Wilfried Aulbur
Roland Berger

Current trends and conflicts call for a transformation of automotive production networks

Rising logistics costs, trade conflicts and the pandemic have left the global automobile manufacturing model exposed. In this special report, Roland Berger examines the best road forward for international automotive players.

 

Management Summary

To serve global markets, vehicle manufacturers pooled production volumes to achieve economies of scale but lost sight of regional dependencies and even neglected transregional transportation services. The coronavirus pandemic has mercilessly exposed the vulnerability of global production and sourcing structures in the automotive industry. Inadequate supply capabilities in weakening regions led to severe dis ...  >>

Order Placement And Distribution: Their Impact On Satisfaction And Word Of Mouth
One of the key dyadic relationships across supply chain is between logistics service provider and the manufacturer. Over time the concept of logistics service provider developed toward service offering of greater complexity, combining new added value services they are often involved in the strategic coordination of the  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Supply Planning Analyst
     
     El Segundo  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Warehouse, Shipping, Receiving
     
     Princeton  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page
Senior Director, Global Procurement (Remote - East Coast)
     
     Raleigh  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Physical Distribution Manager, Philips Healthcare, (Lockbourne , OH.)
     
     Lockbourne, Ohio  -  PERM  -  Philips
Master Scheduler
     
     Whittier  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Inventory Specialist
     
     Carol Stream  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Manager / Director of Procurement & Sourcing
     
     Los Angeles  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Planning and Inventory Management Specialist
     
     California - Santa Clara  -  PERM  -  Roche
Process Lead (Second Shift)
     
     Arizona - Tucson  -  PERM  -  Roche
Demand Planner
     
     Pasadena  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Purchasing Coordinator
     
     Queens  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Materials Manager
     
     Milwaukee  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sr Material Handler (Oligonucleotide Synthesis)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche
Lead Production Technician (M-W, 6pm-7am)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche
Senior S&OP Analyst - Demand Planning
     
     Des Plaines  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
 

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News & Trends
 

Last update 6 Apr 2021
March PMI at second-highest on record amid marked new order growth and supply chain disruptions
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

Half of consumers say their spending habits have changed permanently due to the pandemic, according to a new AlixPartners report

A new report released today by AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, finds that one in two consumers around the globe has had their consumption habits permanently changed due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemi...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

Five Essential Elements that Transform Transportation Management

Superior transportation management planning is characterized by optimized planning, proactive carrier management, improved visibility, and comprehensive control over operations and freight accounting. This white paper ex...


International Agenda