Topics: Automotive

How Leading Automotive Suppliers Reduce Unplanned Downtime

As a leading automotive supplier, you are always looking for ways to improve processes, optimize costs, and expand margins. After all, auto suppliers represent roughly 70% of the industry’s costs ...

Topics: News, Automotive

MCA Connect Wins 2021 Microsoft US Partner of the Year for Automotive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MCA Connect Wins 2021 Microsoft US Partner of the Year for Automotive Microsoft Recognizes MCA Connect for Dedication to Automotive Success July 12, 2021 (Denver, Colo.) – MCA ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Automotive

4 Ways Data Estates Enable Operational Excellence for Auto Suppliers

Auto suppliers are facing multiple operational challenges these days, and one of them is advancing their journey towards operational excellence. One critical step to help with this journey is data ...

Topics: Automotive

Using IHS Data with Sales and Operations Planning for Better Automotive Supply Demand Forecasting

If you’re an automotive manufacturer, you may be asking yourself, “Why is it so difficult to get an accurate demand forecast?” Lots of reasons. First of all, demand forecasting is inherently ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Automotive

Data Estate Defined for Automotive Manufacturers

There’s been a lot of talk for many years about the significant value of data to the corporation, specifically to automotive suppliers. So much so that we often hear experts state how data is the new ...

Topics: CRM, Automotive

How to Better Manage the Automotive Bid Response Process

As a company that frequently works with automotive supply manufacturers to implement technology solutions, we find that while some manufacturers have mastered the production process, very few have a ...

Topics: Automotive

The Top 5 Automotive Trends for 2020

Some big changes are coming in 2020! With each new year, we seem to be faced with a new set of changes in the automotive industry, far surpassing trends experienced over the past few decades. 2020 ...

Topics: CRM, Automotive

What Every Automotive Supplier Should Be Doing

Most of the automotive parts manufacturers we work with have a pretty efficient shop floor.  Lean manufacturing has its roots in the automotive industry and most OEMs and parts suppliers have been ...

Topics: CRM, Automotive

Auto Manufacturers Sell with Better Bid Response System

Do you want to win more bids? You need a better bid response system. Without a strong automotive manufacturing bid response system in place, your team is going to be spending too much time putting ...

Topics: Automotive

3 Ways Engineers are Staying on Top of Auto Regulations

Automotive engineers involved in the sales process have a responsibility to ensure that your automotive supply company stays on top of the latest regulations. Changes in regulations often drive ...

Topics: ERP, Automotive

Auto Manufacturers are Bucking the Profit Erosion Trend

Are your profits eroding slowly over time?  For automotive suppliers and other manufacturers who sell to giant corporations, profit erosion is a common problem. There’s no one big issue that can get ...

Topics: Automotive

Is Your Auto ERP System Keeping You From Increasing Revenue?

Automotive suppliers who manufacture and sell their products to large automobile manufacturers can sometimes feel squeezed. Automobile manufacturers can be demanding clients – they can request lots ...

Topics: Automotive

Auto Supplier CEOs Use Tech as a Competitive Advantage

The best CEOs have a firm grasp of the big picture and understand enough of the details to know how to adjust course to meet the company’s goals. Your success as a CEO largely depends on your ability ...