Crisis exposes major flaws in the auto supply chain
Between the pandemic and ongoing trade disputes, automotive supply chains are being stretched thin. Daron Gifford explores the shifting landscape and emerging “new normal” for suppliers and manufacturers in Automotive News.
In short, they’re sparse — vehicle inventory is tight.
As stockpiles became depleted, automakers and their global supply chains have not been able to meet the continuing demand, exposing structural flaws in an industry that won't return to normal anytime soon.