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How An Explosion In Germany Could Disrupt The Global Auto Supply Chain For Months

A little-noticed explosion last month could disrupt the supply chain for global automakers for months, according to Morgan Stanley economist Ted Wieseman. The March 31 explosion at the Evonik factory in western Germany, which tragically killed two, affected half of worldwide supplies for a resin essential to autoparts manufacturers. Wieseman says near-term auto sales are likely to get hit by the event, which he said has knocked the factory off line "potentially for months.
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John Bates: From Icebergs to Autos, Effects of the Japan Earthquake Are Long-Lasting

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (3 years ago)

Over 70 percent of organizations recorded at least one supply chain disruption in 2010. The earthquake and its long-lasting aftershocks to global supply chains have prompted a complete rethink in supply chain management. Read Post

Supply Chain Insights Global Summit – The Supply Chain Index

Business & Finance : Spend Matters (5 hours ago)

Categories: Commentary, Conferences Tags: General News Lora Cecere, the founder of Supply Chain Insights, is a CPG industry specialist from the beginning, and she (and her team) are trying to come up with a better way to assessing t... Read Post

Supply Chain Insights Global Summit – Initial Thoughts

Business & Finance : Spend Matters (yesterday)

Categories: Analysis, Conferences Tags: General News It’s time to share my thoughts from the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit event in Scottsdale, Arizona. Lora Cecere, the founder of Supply Chain Insights, is clearly well connec... Read Post


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