Peter Pearce: Repositioning The Automotive Supply Business
July 21, 2021
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham
Automotive Insiders is presented by OESA, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association. Industry experts 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, relevant content. Host Bonnie D. Graham welcomes Peter Pearce, a principal at Baker Tilly and lead of the firm’s Enterprise Solutions and Mobility and Transportation practices. Peter Pearce discusses repositioning of the automotive supply business, as leading automotive suppliers are leveraging advanced integrated technologies to accelerate and transform their business. He also addresses how manufacturers are looking for solutions to the gap in workforce through process reengineering and technology automation. His advice for the automotive supplier community: “Suppliers need to be brave in this new economy. Historically, we focused exclusively on the needs of customers and not the needs of the industry. As a supplier, we have so much more to offer the supply chain. The new OEMS and the traditional OEMS who are investing in the new EV technology still need the amazing engineering and design the existing supply chain has to offer, but need to develop and think differently on what we make, how we make it, and if we are profitable in doing so. If your product portfolio is exclusively linked to the ICE powertrain today, you need to diversify. Period.” More info: www.linkedin.com/company/bakertillyus and https://OESA.org
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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.
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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.