Automaker Supply Chains Are Strained. We Know the Solution

By Logan Wamsley

It is easy to view supply chain disruption in strict terms of dollars and cents, of profits made and losses accumulated, but consequences go far beyond that. Adjusting priorities and production delays is one thing, but human consequences are quite another. Such consequences can be easily seen today in automaker supply chains, which have recently…

Semiconductor Scarcity Proves Automakers Need Supply Chain Solutions

By Logan Wamsley

It was not a surprise that the electronics manufacturing industry faced sizable challenges in the first quarter of 2020 following the series of global lockdowns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. What was a surprise, however, was the rapid demand that materialized following the market recovery near the end of the year, far outpacing supply…

Navigating the New Auto Industry Supply Chain

By Logan Wamsley

Since the early 1900s when Henry Ford pioneered the original assembly line, the evolution of the supply chain has been tightly linked to the auto industry — and ever since it has been held up by manufacturers as a shining beacon representing what a supply chain is capable of. Compared to most modern manufacturers, auto…

The Future of the Auto Industry Supply Chain Runs on Batteries

By Logan Wamsley

If one follows the money and the national conversation circulating around auto industry leaders such as Tesla, GM, Ford, Toyota, and potential game-changers such as Byton, the ever-evolving auto industry seems to universally agree on one thing: the future is electric. Although electric vehicles (EVs) only accounted for approximately 2 million of the vehicles on…

Navigating the New Auto Industry Supply Chain

By Logan Wamsley

Since the early 1900s when Henry Ford pioneered the original assembly line, the evolution of the supply chain has been tightly linked to the auto industry — and ever since it has been held up by manufacturers as a shining beacon representing what a supply chain is capable of. Compared to most modern manufacturers, auto…