Automotive engineering hasn’t changed much in the last hundred years. Automation has sped up production but for the most part, manufacturing techniques and advances have left the automotive industry in the metaphorical dust. New technologies, like 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection molding can help to move the automotive industry into the 21st century.
Still in its infancy, the Internet of Things is already taking us in unexpected directions and into brand-new territories. Commonly referred to as Industry 4.0, the IoT is a highly collaborative, internet-driven effort to increase networking connectivity and functionality between smart devices and modern appliances of all kinds.
Editor’s Note: Cerasis is a third party logistics company who has many customers in the automotive aftermarket industry. This is the final post in our series covering the automotive aftermarket industry as we lead up to next week’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo where we will exhibit alongside several of our current customers.
When an automobile parts dealer or a business in the automotive aftermarket industry makes a request to its suppliers to fulfill an order, there is an expectation that the right component shows up at the right place, in the right time frame, at the right cost.
As we gear up to exhibit at the Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) two weeks from today, we wanted to talk a little bit about some of the top automotive aftermarket trends, as well as some supply chain trends those in the automotive aftermarket are experiencing in a time that can only be described as an industry in transformation (like most industries, and especially manufacturing).
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Cerasis, a third party logistics company & association member of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, is exhibiting alongside Automotive Aftermarket companies at this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo Show in order to speak to com
Yesterday we begun our extensive series on what is reverse logistics and in this post and subsequent posts, we will cover all things reverse logistics, so that when you hear about reverse logistics, you can be in the know and know the real facts pertaining to this form of logistics.
Whether it’s time for servicing your recently purchased used car, or your car won’t start, or you just want to spruce up the look and feel of your new car, the automotive aftermarket company now needs efficient automotive logistics in order to deliver the parts and accessories that keep drivers on the road, but at a competitive logistics costs in order to stay off competition.