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Shifting gears in auto spare parts business: Post lockdown strategies for reviving operations and consolidating market share

The lockdown and the economic slowdown in the wake of nCovid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the auto spare parts industry. Find out how this sector can revive its operations.

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Achal Saran Pande, Santosh Mavely, Murali Krishna B, Ravindra Patki, and Puneet Kulraj
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De-stressing NPD

New Product development processes can be de-stressed to meet all stakeholder expectations in terms of cost and delivery deadlines

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Vivek Chopra
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Auto e-tailing: Mistakes & opportunities

Finding an eCommerce model that works for them is a top strategic issue for auto company CEOs…

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Puneet Kulraj & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
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Rally with your allies

Forging long-term relationships with vendors is crucial for supply chain excellence. Find out how?

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Satyashri Mohanty & Puneet Kulraj
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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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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 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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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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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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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 & 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 & 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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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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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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The cascading effect!

Managing New Product Development Projects in Auto Component Industry.

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Satyashri Mohanty & Abhijit Jha
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The agony of the tier 1 suppliers: Caught between a rock & a hard place

Find out how J.K.Fenner (India) Ltd, enhanced customer service levels to ~ 100% by building a highly responsive "pull" based supply chain

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Kiran Kothekar
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Three rules for rapid new product development

Find out how three simple rules of design, WIP and planning can help reduce lead time and increase output

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Satyashri Mohanty
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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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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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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