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5 December 2016
Whether they like it or not, it seems likely that manufacturers across the UK are heading for a future without zero-tariff trading. Although for many cost increases are inevitable, action can be taken to mitigate this while also bolstering supply chain relationships, writes Richard Gane.
24 August 2016
As VW Group wrestles with the cost and other implications of ‘dieselgate’, attention this week was drawn to a dispute between the company and two of its suppliers. If it is looking at its supplier base for cost savings, it will need to act carefully. Richard Gane considers the strategic implications for OEM-supplier relationships.
2 February 2010
Is Toyota's much vaunted supply chain management system on the verge of meltdown in the midst of the unfolding quality crisis centred on faulty accelerator pedals? SupplierBusiness reports