Supply Chain Matters highlights a front-page published report from The Wall Street Journal indicating that Tesla faces intensified cash pressures if Model 3 production cannot meet current scale-up plans.
This week business network CNBC reported what can only be described as very disappointing news regarding the ongoing production ramp-up of the Tesla Model 3 automobile.
Electric car icon manufacturer Tesla reported Q4-2017 automobile vehicle production and delivery performance this week with rather mixed messages as to overall operational and supply chain performance. That included rather disappointing news concerning the production ramp-up of the all-important, higher-volume Model 3 sedan.
The November numbers are in and there is solid evidence that industry supply chains across the globe, with few exceptions, have reached significant highs in manufacturing and supply chain output levels. Industry teams are incredibly busy and optimistic in their planning for 2018. But again, Supply Chain Matters needs to call attention of the caution signposts.
General Electric is embarking on a broad corporate restructuring. Supply Chain matters focuses on technology and supply chain challenges for GE Digital and GE Aviation business units as well as the Predix IoT and Industrial Internet enablement platform.
In prior Supply Chain Matters blog coverage of the Oracle Modern Supply Chain technology conference we did not have the opportunity to share a compelling keynote describing an exponential organizational and supply chain capability. After additional reading and reflection, we do so now.