Whitehall Group has addressed many of the current challenges our clients face in thought leadership articles. Here are a just a few examples:
- Many suppliers in today's highly competitive automotive manufacturing environment may face a defining event when their original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or Tier 1 customer informs them that they are sending in a third-party consultant – at the supplier's expense but beyond its control – to address some combination of quality, delivery, and financial problems.
- In today's economic environment, with significantly lower volumes and excess capacity, OEMs and large Tier 1s are simply resourcing their business. They are not interested in listening to reasons or excuses, and would rather resource than take the risk of working with a financially distressed supplier.
- As a supplier in today’s highly competitive environment, many of you may face a defining event when your OEM/Tier 1 customer informs you that they are sending in a third-party consultant, at your expense but beyond your control, to address some combination of quality, delivery, and financial problems. This article addresses how best to manage the help that you didn’t ask for.
- The best way to save money may be to avoid saving it in the first place. And the way to do that is to re-examine your plans and processes before production begins, redesigning them from scratch to eliminate waste. This article provides and overview and case study on our 3P (Production Preparation Process) methodology.
Whitehall Group has addressed many of the current challenges our clients face in thought leadership articles.