Analyst Report

ARC View: Synchronize Automotive Production among the OEM and Suppliers

In this ARC View, we present insights from ARC’s analysis of TCS’ Plant in a Box accelerator solution designed for synchronizing an automotive assembly plant with its suppler.

In this ARC View, we present insights from ARC’s analysis of TCS’ Plant in a Box accelerator solution designed for synchronizing an automotive assembly plant with its suppler.

Excerpts from the report: 

Automotive assembly plants require precise timing, synchronization of incoming materials from over a hundred suppliers, and agility for customer demands. OEMs require short response time and assign financial penalties when a supplier commits an error. Software integration and communications among the OEM and suppliers can help solve this problem, but support and management often consumes the budget. Proven and supported software could provide a way out of this trap.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) offers a 'Plant in a Box' (PIB) accelerator solution designed for synchronizing an automotive assembly plant with its suppliers. The automotive industry faces many major concurrent technology disruptions: mobility, cloud, SaaS, analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), and more. TCS designed its PIB to free up scarce IT resources to help automotive companies address adoption of these major technology forces.

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