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NASA’s Michael Galluzzi: Interplanetary Supply Chain Management Can Advance Industry Best Practices

By AIAG, Friday, May 3, 2019 9:48 AM

As the opening keynote speaker at the upcoming AIAG Supply Chain Summit on June 18, 2019, Michael Galluzzi, NASA’s principal Investigator and subject matter expert on supply chain management and logistics engineering in the Exploration Research and Technology Program at the Kennedy Space Center, will share recent NASA supply chain lessons learned and how these can be applied to automotive supply chain initiatives. A talk that covers the practical as well as the visionary, Galluzzi will provide intriguing insights on technologies that will impact the U.S. manufacturing base in the near future, as well as ideas from NASA’s approach to supply chain management that could advance not only the auto industry, but also the U.S. industrial supply base.

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Last Chance to Snag a Seat at Upcoming Supply Chain Trainings!

By AIAG, Friday, May 3, 2019 9:48 AM

Ready for a training class this spring, but not sure where to start? Look no further! Three of our fantastic Supply Chain courses kick off next week, followed by our MMOG/LE training the following week (5/15). Check out the details below, or head to the AIAG Supply Chain Training Store now to reserve your seat(s)!

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Mike Sturgeon: ‘We Need Global Standards for Global Products’

By AIAG, Thursday, May 2, 2019 3:07 PM

As a keynote speaker at the upcoming AIAG Supply Chain Summit on June 18, 2019, Mike Sturgeon will provide a unique perspective on the most pressing challenges related to global standards. In this exclusive sneak peek of his upcoming remarks, Sturgeon, the executive director of ECG, the Association of European Vehicle Logistics, will explain why AIAG and ECG are uniquely positioned to help the automotive industry move forward with global standards for global products.

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The Growing Risk of Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains

By Karen A. Lobdell – Director, Product Management Thomson Reuters, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:58 AM


Those of us in the business of global trade compliance are well aware of the increased attention in recent years to the issue of forced labor. This is not a new problem, but incidents in recent years with well-known brands, coupled with new legislation designed to curb behavior of this type, has increased the importance of supplier due diligence for those operating in global markets.

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