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Transforming the Automotive industry supply chain
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Transforming the automotive industry supply chain

Political and economic events during and after the pandemic, rapid regulatory change, new customer expectations of an omnichannel purchasing experience…disruptors like these, along with changes to the automotive business itself, are leading to a radical reappraisal of automotive supply chain processes.

Like several leading OEMs, Capgemini strongly believes that automakers can obtain valuable competitive advantage by building a resilient, connected, intelligent and sustainable supply chain, and our new “point of view” explains how automakers can achieve this competitive advantage.

We reveal several levers that can be used to transform the automotive supply chain, which include evolution of the supplier ecosystem, stronger orchestration and governance, and new approaches to talent management. Crucially, with today’s technology, an extra layer of software can readily be introduced to add intelligence to the organization through data-enabled decision-making.

We also recommend a four-step approach that automakers can adopt to redefine supply chain resilience in the short term:

Rethink the approach to planning
Embrace transparent collaboration
Get help with innovation
Build a data-driven culture

To discover Capgemini’s latest thinking on how the automotive supply chain must evolve and realize the strategic advantage of leadership in this area, download our POV today and contact us to discuss how these ideas could be applied to your own organization to get the future you want.

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Meet our authors

Alexandre Audoin

EVP, Head of Global Automotive Industry, Capgemini
Alexandre Audoin is Capgemini Group’s global leader for the automotive industry and head of automotive within Capgemini Engineering (formerly Altran). Alexandre maintains a special focus on the creation of Intelligent Industry, helping clients master the end-to-end software-driven transformation and do business in a new way through technologies like 5G, edge computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and the internet of things (IoT).

Roshan Batheri

Senior Director – North America Automotive Industry Leader
Roshan is a seasoned global professional combined with strategic acumen, extensive domain knowledge, and proven track record to drive success. He has over 20 years of extensive experience in P&L management, strategic operations, supply chain management, IT transformation, business consulting and delivering innovative concepts and strategies in the automotive industry. He is an MBA and an Engineer, additionally holding various certifications such as a six sigma green belt and a certified lead auditor in quality management system, showcasing his commitment to excellence.