Yesterday, a stunning development occurred in the commercial aircraft sector, one that will likely have added geo-political and industry supply chains implications down the road. Airbus and Bombardier jointly announced a new partnership in the C-Series regional aircraft program.
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The fourth round of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation talks kicked-off this week and the prospects for reaching some consensus agreement on major NAFTA trade principles by the end of this year are now looking to be rather challenging. Once more, various industry and business interests are growing more worrisome as to U.S. objectives in these talks, as well as their potential implications.
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.
United Technologies announced deal to acquire Collins changes Aerospace industry supply chain ecosystem dynamics and negotiating leverage with a counter force in product design collaboration, volume pricing and other supply matters, including the aftermarket.