Businesses considering a relocation or consolidation of their manufacturing footprint must have a detailed implementation plan for the team to successfully execute.
Meet the Team: Jeff Jaisle an Engagement Manager at Seraph with 25+ years experience in the Automotive and Manufacturing space as the previous COO of Brose North American Operations, and VP of Operations for both Benteler Automotive and JAC Products.
While Force Majeure can be claimed in many disruptions that occurred around COVID, there is a school of thought that says this should have been expected and therefore is not a Force Majeure eligible event.
Manufacturers are having difficulty staffing their plants as manufacturing ramps up from the COVID shutdowns. Staffing agencies and tiered automotive suppliers are increasingly reporting a sparse labor force.
As the US grapples with drug shortages amidst COVID-19, the federal government seeks to revitalize pharmaceutical manufacturing stateside.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government is making strategic decisions to accelerate the return of manufacturing to the US, but the absence of a strong labor base, high levels of automation and decreased levels of productivity may largely limit these efforts.
More details on the Align phase in Seraph's MOVE methodology.
Successfully addressing operational issues to improve cashflow is critical for supplier survival as the automotive industry roars back to life.