Both Airbus and Boeing declared that they each exceeded commercial aircraft net orders and operational delivery performance targets in 2017. The numbers would indicate far more evidence of an industry inflection point at-hand, one that has continued implications for the collective industry supply chain ecosystem for the next several years.
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.
Supply Chain Matters features a guest contribution from Mike Russo- Can Data Science Help Procurement Zero-In on the Right Supplier?
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.
This Supply Chain Matters blog is a supplemental update which adds additional information regarding the Model 3 manufacturing and supply chain ramp-up communicated from Tesla’s Q2-2017 financial performance briefing.
BravoSolution CEO Jim Wetekamp provides a Supply Chain Matters guest commentary on the procurement and supply chain management impacts of the pending Amazon-Whole Foods acquisition.