Discussion of preparing GM for trade disruptions and supply chain challenges.
On the evening of Sept. 19, the hashtag #FuerzaMexico (#MexicoStrong) took off across the internet after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Central Mexico. Mexicans raced to the scene of disaster and lined up to help incessantly for the next few weeks. Videos of their collective spirit took over the media – the world was astonished. Such scenes did not come as surprise for Mexicans, whose heritage of resilience supports most aspects of our lives – from facing internal injustices to dealing with external political threats.
General Motors faces President Trump’s ire for its globalized supply chain. Yet Trump’s “America FirsT” NAFTA renegotiations will only worsen the situation for American jobs.
Impact of terminating NAFTA on the auto industry – specifically Magna International
Can Ford defend Globalization and international trade in the face of rising American isolationism?
Did you ever think about the impact that Making America Great Again would have on your ability to collect free t-shirts at every conference you go to? I’ll bet that was the last thing on the minds of most people last November, save for a few executives in the economic heart of French Canada.
Amazon has lately put heavy resources in Mexico, aiming to open a 1 million square-foot mega-warehouse near Mexico City to gain market share and reinforce its supply chain in North America. However, the political tension between the U.S and Mexico, fueled by President Trump's threat to cancel NAFTA, casts serious doubt on this strategy.
Potential changes to NAFTA could threaten Ford's supply chain
Toyota's RAV4 is one of America's best selling cars. Can it stay on top with a Japanese supply chain and Canadian assembly plant?
In the face of isolationism, how will Driscoll's continue to supply berries to anti-oxidant hungry Americans?