Multi-industry supply chains are experiencing the most robust activity experienced in seven years. At the same time, many that are experienced in boom and bust cycles know all too-well that periods of rapid business expansion bring lots of operational challenges as well as strategic risks, namely that teams take their eye away from very important tactical and strategic transformational imperatives.
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.
Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December. In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Four: The Supply Chain Perfect Storm Intensifies.
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.
APICS made a noteworthy announcement regarding a planned new iteration of The Supply Chain Operations Reference Model-SCOR, to help industry supply chain teams manage changing business and decision-making process needs.