Shifting gears in auto spare parts business
The lockdown and the economic slowdown in the wake of nCovid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the auto spare parts industry. Find out how this sector can revive its operations.
Spare the trouble
Ensuring spares availability is naturally a major challenge due to the enormous variety of parts involved across the portfolio of the OEM’s vehicles.
The Race from BS IV to BS VI: How to win by solving the woes in Auto R&D
Read to understand how R&D divisions can respond competently to sudden regulatory requirements like a quick conversion to BS VI
New Product development processes can be de-stressed to meet all stakeholder expectations in terms of cost and delivery deadlines
Auto e-tailing: Mistakes & opportunities
Finding an eCommerce model that works for them is a top strategic issue for auto company CEOs…
Rally with your allies
Forging long-term relationships with vendors is crucial for supply chain excellence. Find out how?
More is not merrier
Know more about how to escape from the chronic delays and poor output that NPD of automotive organizations find themselves in
An afterthought on the aftermarket
Find out how auto supply chains can ride industry waves easily and continue to grow
Auto supply chain in India – A mishmash of “Push” and “Pull” methods
Read more about creating fully pull-based supply chain systems based on Theory of Constraints in Indian auto companies.
Fleetguard’s distribution strategy using the Theory of Constraints
To succeed in the aftermarket it was obvious that FFPL would need to have 100% availability of a wide range of their products
The liquidity crunch
Maintaining liquidity is providing to be a major problem for the automotive industry but it can be tackled.
A viable vision
Most business and supply chain strategies focus on reducing cost at each link in the chain, and thus they create adversarial relationships.
The great Indian productivity myth
Find out how companies can improve their productivity by using the flow techniques of TOC
The ‘Delhi effect’
Distribution companies have always been wary of wholesalers in their distribution chain.
An SOS for the OEMs
The actions of the OEMs have cascading effects in the entire supply chain
Who dares to play the Russian roulette
Russian Roulette is a lethal game of chance in which participants place a single round in a revolver
The cascading effect!
Managing New Product Development Projects in Auto Component Industry.
The agony of the tier 1 suppliers: Caught between a rock & a hard place
Find out how J.K.Fenner (India) Ltd, enhanced customer service levels to ~ 100% by building a highly responsive "pull" based supply chain
Three rules for rapid new product development
Find out how three simple rules of design, WIP and planning can help reduce lead time and increase output
After sales not a lip service
After sales service is extremely important to ensure customer satisfaction however ensuring availability of spare parts without escalating inventory is a huge challenge.
The new aftermarket highway
Read how TOC offers a win-win solution for auto aftermarket companies and their channel partners
Spare parts strategy for OEMs in automobile sector
Find out how OEMs can earn high ROI with higher sales and better availability at lower level of inventory