Competition Commission of India has recently come down heavily on a majority of car manufacturers in India for restrictive and anti-competitive trade practices. According to newspaper reports, CCI believes that these auto companies or OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) were blocking growth of spare parts and after sales service market by (a) ensuring independent (nonaffiliated) repairers […]
Why On-Time Delivery in Manufacturing has remained elusive for several years? – By Satyashri Mohanty
Times have been tough for the auto industry in India. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have been forced to declare block closure of plants intermittently to correct for excess components inventory in the supply chain.
The last week of the month is the most stressful for sales managers of consumer goods companies as they fight to conquer sales targets (not to mention the stress on the despatch people and the channel partners). How do they meet their numbers, especially when time’s running out? They heap the stocks on the distributors […]
As the Indian footwear industry becomes more organised, players are honing their forecasting, distribution and display skills to woo the fashion-conscious buyer