The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar to discussions, is today reporting that electric car manufacturer Tesla has reached an agreement to set up an owned manufacturing facility within China.
Automotive Supply Chain
There is another supplier quality conformance scandal involving a major Japan based supplier, Kobe Steel, and this time, the implications could involve multiple industry supply chains.
Tesla Motors reported both good and not so good news related to its recent Q3 operational performance. The not so good is a significant miss to expected Model 3 production expectations.
Supply Chain Matters shares the second in a market education series developed in collaboration with Kinaxis on the topic of the future of supply chain planning, specifically concurrent planning needs evolving within certain industries.
Supply Chain Matters highlights an deployment announcement from a contract management provider that reinforces that in the end, speed of implementation, ease-of-use and quicker value for the customer will always remain key decision criteria regardless of how advanced technology may be.
With the formal start of re-negotiations concerning the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), many industry supply chain teams should be monitoring developments and conducting ongoing analytical analysis and management education. There is a very narrow window for negotiators to come to a broad consensus of agreement.