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Taking Control of Supply Chain Transformations

Nearly a century has passed since Henry Ford established the original River Rouge manufacturing complex in Dearborn, Michigan. The plant forged its own steel, produced its own glass, and manufactured tires on-site using rubber from a Ford plantation in Brazil. It even had its own power plant.

We have come a long way since the 1920s, when Ford built the largest integrated factory in the world. Now, as automakers move full speed into the age of electric and autonomous transportation, it is arguable that the most significant transformation yet is taking shape within the supply chain.

Many factors have fueled this supply chain transformation. From a rapid shift of consumer trends to an increase in specialized components, coupled with competitive pressures and disruptive innovations – the path from the design table to the showroom floor has become more complex than ever.

The challenge for automobile manufacturers is clear: Stay ahead or risk market share.

Download the pdf below to learn more.

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