Semiconductor shortage hammering automakers, costing billions in lost production and sales. The Washington Post.

July 29, 2021

The global shortage of computer chips continues to hammer automakers, forcing factory shutdowns and sapping sales and profits, with mixed views on when relief might arrive.

In some cases, the lack of computer chips and workers are related problems. When auto-parts makers couldn’t get enough semiconductors, some furloughed employees and then had a hard time getting them back amid booming demand for manufacturing workers, said Ambrose Conroy, founder of Seraph Consulting.

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A global enterprise consulting firm that partners with business leaders to handle their most complex problems in areas such as supply chain, operations, and manufacturing challenges while delivering long-term operational and leadership improvements. Seraph has extensive on-site industry experience in the automotive, private equity, defense, medical device, electronics, energy infrastructure, and engineering sectors. The Seraph leadership team brings vast expertise across; crisis management, mergers, acquisitions, due diligence, restructuring, turn-around services, product launches, and logistics. Our four-phase process has been proven to provide quick payback and positive ROI, which is measured throughout customer engagement. Learn more at www.seraph.com and follow Seraph on LinkedIn.

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