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.
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Supply Chain Matters continues with its series of live dispatches and now initial summary impressions regarding the 2017 Oracle OpenWorld conference held in San Francisco this week. In this summary overview blog commentary, we will take an overall look at four nonstop days of sessions, executive interviews and other interactions to provide our readers a B2B and supply chain management context to this year’s event.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that supplier Samsung Electronics stands to quantitatively gain billions with customer uptake of Apple’s new tenth anniversary iPhone X sales. It is a continuing real-world example that supply chain matters, even if it has to include a prime competitor.
This week, a significant development occurred in the commercial aircraft sector, one that will likely have geo-political and trade policy reprisal implications that could likely impact aerospace and other industry supply chains down the road.
Supply Chain Matters provides an update regarding new information coming to-light Apple’s iPhone X model that will surely add to ongoing planning challenges. Indeed, the Apple supply chain is again encountering another significant test for adaptive planning and meeting expected revenue and profitability financial expectations.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the pending newest edition of Apple’s iPhone has been dogged by production glitches resulting in a reported one week delay in production ramp-up.