The automotive and industrials sector is facing new opportunities and risks in the new normal

The complexity of global supply chains and the impact of macroeconomic events such as Brexit, tariffs, and the global chip shortage opens new opportunities and risks for automotive and industrials companies. New technologies and rising consumer expectations is driving demand for innovation, such as the growth in EV and connected cars, and the use of IoT sensors and robotics to drive efficiencies and automation in industrial manufacturing.

Discover why our industry-leading capabilities in Supply Chain Planning, Transportation Management and Warehouse management have been recognized in the 2020 and 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrants.

Explore the Future of Automotive & Industrial

With Blue Yonder’s predictive supply chain planning and execution solutions powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, automotive and industrial companies can drive greater speed, agility, resilience and help improve revenue and margin objectives while meeting consumer demand and rising innovation and consumer expectations.

Network Design & Optimization

Design & optimize supply chain network strategies to reduce costs, mitigate operational risks, and react to changes in behavior from customers and suppliers with agility and speed.

Integrated Business Planning ​

Proactively simulate robust what-if scenarios based on different outlooks by understanding cash flow, profit and loss, and balance sheet impact to build greater supply chain resilience drive growth.

Integrated Demand & Supply Planning ​

Use real-time demand variables and machine learning to align inventory throughout your distribution network. Use proactive scenario planning to analyze situations where potential demand will be unmet in the event of a supply disruption and develop business plans to manage risk and build resilient supply chains.

Supplier Collaboration​

Gain real-time visibility, identify and mitigate vulnerabilities across supply chain partners, including carriers, vendors, third-party logistics and suppliers ​

Omni-Channel Execution

Inventory & Order Management: Present a single view of real-time inventory and optimize fulfillment strategies such as ship to and from store, buy online pick up in store (BOPIS), and last mile delivery options.

Warehouse Management: Gain real-time visibility and control of your inventory with improved accuracy and processes such as production line optimization, OEM/aftermarket parts management, work order management, and kit creation. Grow revenue and margins by enabling operational productivity and efficiencies with OTIF, accurate cycle counts and supporting new processes such as eCommerce, new customer accounts, and value-added services.

 Transportation Management: Optimize operations with advanced routing and container optimization, considering inventory, orders, and availability. Reduce transportation costs with predictive modeling and integrated business analytics enabling precise network performance evaluation and savings.

Related Solutions

Real-Time Visibility & Orchestration​

Visualize the entire flow of goods across suppliers, factories, distribution centers, distributors, retailers, and customers, to measure the impact of supply, demand, and disruptions in real-time. Use prescriptive resolutions to supply chain shocks to mitigate risks, analyze trade-offs, balance outcomes, and respond with speed, agility, and confidence.

Real Results 

Driving Supply Chain Excellence at Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) relied on Blue Yonder services throughout the implementation process to improve outcomes. The Blue Yonder consulting services team helped identify the requirements and provide guidance on the rapid implementation process.

Blue Yonder named a Leader in 2021 Magic Quadrant
for Supply Chain Planning Solutions and Transportation Management Systems

Download a copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant Reports, to learn more about Blue Yonder’s leadership position in supply chain planning, warehouse and transportation management.

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