Manufacturing sector - car industry, Operation Management

Manufacturing Sector - Car Industry

1. A new era of globalisation

2. Current over capacity - increased competition - price pressure

3. Reduction in the number of companies - mergers - takeovers

4. Increasing pressure to green

5. Influx of small - cheaper cars from Japan as they climb out of recession.

6. Component manufacture to lowest cost provider world wide

 

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