Supply Chain Matters brings visibility to when supplier-customer stakeholder interests collide- specifically Tesla and rechargeable battery supplier Panasonic.
Supply Chain Matters calls specific reader attention to a very insightful blog posting from Canadian based recruiter Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting.
Airbus reported 2017 full-year financial results indicating the pan-European global aerospace company overachieved on all key performance indicators. Operational performance was especially noted in the final Q4 quarter and the outlook for 2018 implies a very critical dependency on two aircraft engine providers.
Supply Chain Matters call reader attention to noteworthy industry editorials, particularly when they have supply chain implications. This particular blog applies to the retail industry and its associated supply chains and how private equity financing practices are pitting suppliers against investors.
Tesla announced vehicle production and delivery performance numbers for Q2-2017 while CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce the start of ramp-up production for the new Model 3 vehicle. While Tesla emphasized a positive spin on recent quarter operational performance, there continues to be weak link challenges that need to be tackled on many fronts, the most obvious being overall battery supply and Model 3 production ramp-up.
At this week’s Paris Air Show two dominant themes appear; one being efforts by Boeing to premiere or hint of new aircraft and growing services, the other by key suppliers, exercising influence as the critical link in commercial aircraft supply chains.