Global capacity management – a make or break competency for automotive manufacturers

LoriSmith

Today, Kinaxis is hosting an event in Dearborn for automotive supply chain and operations executives.  This forum will provide a practitioner’s point of view of the process and technology aspects of managing global supply capacity across the multi-tiered supply chain. Yep, it’s a hot topic right now. Global capacity planning and constraint management have become […]

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Rising Labor Costs in China and Their Impact on the Supply Chain

JennyTyrrell

In October 2011, Simon Rabinovitch of the Financial Times published an article entitled “China labor cost soars as wages surge by 22%.” This figure is an average across the breadth of the country, with Shenzen and Beijing named as the costliest locations to do business. This trend has been covered extensively by the media in […]

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