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Coronavirus creating inventory shortages in the tech and auto industries

“The novel coronavirus is laying bare a central problem for the global manufacturing industry: China’s shadow has grown so long that even industries that have shifted production beyond the country can’t wriggle free of its grip on supply networks,” the Wall Street Journal reports. As the tech and auto industries face inventory shortages, LLamasoft CEO Razat Gaurav talked with Wall Street Journal about the future impact. The tech industry carries... Read More
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Auto companies scramble to prevent shortage in midst of coronavirus

As the coronavirus spreads and takes a toll on stocks, automakers and suppliers monitor their supply chains to prevent shortages and further disruptions. “Everyone right now is working hard and scrambling to figure out optionality and assessing the risk on which parts are at highest risk,” said Razat Gaurav, CEO of LLamasoft. LLamasoft created a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) team and established a “war room” to support customers... Read More
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As the coronavirus cripples China’s auto market, US market prepares for supply chain problems

“The coronavirus outbreak already has crippled China’s auto market, the world’s largest by sales, after several factories were idled for weeks from a government-ordered business shutdown in an effort to contain the outbreak,” the article reports. As automotive suppliers flag risk of shortages, LLamasoft CEO Razat Gaurav talked with Wall Street Journal about the future of the automotive supply chain. The article continues, “Auto parts made in China generally take... Read More