Bill Newman Returns: Post-Pandemic Automotive Resilience and More

April 5, 2021
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Automotive Insiders is presented by OESA, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association. Industry experts discuss Automotive hot topics to keep the Automotive Supplier Community up to date on the fast-changing mobility landscape. From post-pandemic manufacturing restart planning and worker safety measures, to legal issues and supply chain disruptions, Automotive Insiders is your source of timely and relevant content. Host Bonnie D. Graham welcomes back SAP’s Bill Newman to share his expertise on a range of timely automotive industry topics. Bill covers what the new Automotive Resilience look like a year after the start of the pandemic, including 2019 inadequacies, Covid-19 shutdown impacts, and pandemic liquidity effects in the supply base. He explains why supply chain “wobbles” have abated yet shortages still exist, including steady state of demand side supply planning, key shortages of components like semiconductor chips and batteries, and new policies around industrialization of regional supply capacity in North America. Bill also discusses changes in what and how the industry will build, including the BEV electrification uptick, and the importance of business succession planning for suppliers. More info: OESA.org Don’t miss this insight-packed episode.

Automotive Insiders Presented By OESA

Automotive Insiders Presented By OESA

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The automotive industry is evolving at rapid-fire speed. Innovations in autonomous driving, V2V connectivy, ride-sharing, evolving workforce demand, electrification, and trade and tariff implications, are changing vehicle design, manufacturing operations and challenging traditional automotive business models.

Join OESA as it welcomes automotive industry thought leaders to discuss these and many other automotive insights. Tune in for the latest in supplier industry news and learn how some companies are thriving in the new mobility landscape on Automotive Insiders, presented by OESA.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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