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Supply Chain & Logistics

IMPACT OF ELECTRIFICATION ON THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

ELECTRIFYING AUTOMOTIVE INBOUND TO MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAINS

Supply Chain & Logistics

The introduction of BEV will dramatically change automotive supply chains and, at the same time, gradually fuse them with the electronics supply chain, specifically battery production and distribution. Hence, you may need to rethink the best locations for automotive manufacturing.

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POSTPONEMENT ESSENTIALS

WHAT TO LOOK FOR? THE 4 ESSENTIALS OF POSTPONEMENT

Supply Chain & Logistics

In the corporate context, some equate postponement to wasting time. Yet the deliberate decision to delay activities along the value chain and execute them later on, downstream in the supply chain, can have very powerful benefits. Typically, postponement results in lower costs, a more agile supply chain, or much better customer service.

From my experience of working with companies to plan and implement postponement strategies, it is important to consider four key aspects of strategy design and implementation before embarking on a pilot.

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BEST OF CONSULTING AWARD 2017

DHL CONSULTING WINS EXCELLENCE AWARD

Supply Chain & Logistics

DHL Consulting has been recognized for excellence in supply chain management consulting. On November 21, the German business news magazine Wirtschaftswoche announced its 'Best of Supply Chain Consulting 2017' winners. This is the second consecutive year in which DHL Consulting has won a finalist award in these annual 'Best Consulting Awards'.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES

RETHINK EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Supply Chain & Logistics

Disruptive technology-driven trends are impacting the automotive industry and will continue to do so over the next few decades. Key trends include autonomous driving, connected cars, and electrification especially electric vehicles. These trends are not only reshaping the automotive industry but are actually fostering convergence of the automotive and technology industry.

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MANUFACTURING TRENDS

6 REASONS FOR POSTPONEMENT OR WHY THE RUSH?

Supply Chain & Logistics

When we were little, many of us would enjoy lying in a field somewhere gazing up at the sky, watching the white clouds scudding by. Sometimes our mothers would scold at us for time wasting, and it was usually very difficult to convince her of the benefits of procrastination.

Convincing the organization about postponement can sometimes feel just as challenging. In our headlong rush to be productive and ‘get things done’, it’s easy to forget there may be some very good reasons for putting things off, for delaying the next activity.

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