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Auto and Auto Components

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

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Satyashri Mohanty
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Auto and Auto Components

An afterthought on the aftermarket

Find out how auto supply chains can ride industry waves easily and continue to grow

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Puneet Kulraj
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Auto and Auto Components

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.

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Satyashri Mohanty & Kiran Kothekar
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Auto and Auto Components

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

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Kiran Kothekar
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Auto and Auto Components

The liquidity crunch

Maintaining liquidity is providing to be a major problem for the automotive industry but it can be tackled.

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Kiran Kothekar
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Auto and Auto Components

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.

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James F. Cox III, Ph.D., PhD, CFPIM, CIRM
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Auto and Auto Components

The great Indian productivity myth

Find out how companies can improve their productivity by using the flow techniques of TOC

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Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
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Auto and Auto Components

The ‘Delhi effect’

Distribution companies have always been wary of wholesalers in their distribution chain.

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Puneet Kulraj
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Auto and Auto Components

An SOS for the OEMs

The actions of the OEMs have cascading effects in the entire supply chain

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Kiran Kothekar
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Auto and Auto Components

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

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Kiran Kothekar
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Auto and Auto Components

The cascading effect!

Managing New Product Development Projects in Auto Component Industry.

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Satyashri Mohanty & Abhijit Jha
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Auto and Auto Components

The agony of the tier 1 suppliers: Caught between a rock & a hard place

Find out how suppliers can ensure customers are happy and also maximize their profits

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Kiran Kothekar
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Auto and Auto Components

After sales service not a lip service

Find out how multi-brand car servicing companies can find a way around the unique challenges they face and scale up significantly and profitably.

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Satyashri Mohanty & Puneet Kulraj
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Auto and Auto Components

The new aftermarket highway

Read how TOC offers a win-win solution for auto aftermarket companies and their channel partners

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Kiran Kothekar
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Auto and Auto Components

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

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Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla