A spare parts strategy for OEMs in the automobile sector

Strategy for OEM

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 […]

When The Going Gets Tough, Turn To After Market

CCI directives for OEMs

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.

Implementing Pull Systems In Mom-n-Pop Store Formats

implementing pull systems in mom-n-pop stores

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 […]