Automotive Resurgence

After a dark period of retrenchment caused by the economic downturn of 2008-2009, automotive companies across the globe are now investing to solve some of the most interesting challenges in supply chain management. Despite significant investments and improvements over the years, these challenges remain in most automotive companies. Renewed energy and leadership within automotive companies…

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Segmentation: Shift from One-Size-Fits-All Supply Chain

In January, I identified segmentation as one of key strategies for supply chain managers in 2012. Segmentation is a powerful data- and analytics-driven approach for creating one-to-one relationships between your customers and your supply chains. It establishes the policies for how best to serve each customer with each product in a company’s portfolio. Segmentation promises…

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