The Length of the Global Automotive Supply Chain: A Direct Cause of Bullwhipping

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “The Length of the Global Automotive Supply Chain: A Direct Cause of Bullwhipping” features Robert Peels. Based on the revolutionary modeling ideas that he developed while working as strategy director for Royal DSM, a ten billion dollar Dutch chemical multinational — in 2011, Robert Peels started Flostock, a consultancy specialized in volatility. Flostock is now providing stock & flow analyses for many volatile industries, including petrochemicals, semiconductors, oil, food, agriculture, and housing.

Audio Interview Guest
Mr. Robert Peels
Managing Director
Flostock

In the 15-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Peels discusses these questions:

• What is, in your view, the cause of bullwhips?
• What is different between your view and older views on bullwhips?
• What can you do with your insight on the cause of bullwhips?
• Is this insight applicable in the automotive industry?

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DOWNLOADS
More Than a Crystal Ball – The credibility of market forecasts: The Lehman Wave till 2012” article by Robert Peels (webinar host), download here.

Fasten Your Seatbelt! Managing Upcoming Volatilities in the Automotive Supply Chain“ white paper by Involvation published May 18, 2020, download here.

About Mr. Robert Peels:
Based on the revolutionary modeling ideas that he developed while working as strategy director for Royal DSM, a Dutch chemical multinational with 10 B$ turnover, Robert Peels started Flostock, a consultancy specialized in volatility, in 2011. Flostock is now providing stock & flow analyses for many volatile industries, including petrochemicals, oil, food, agriculture, housing, and semiconductors. Robert has presented his novel insights at numerous conferences and published about it in many journals and magazines; His 2015 article in the International Journal of Production Economics (together with the Technical University of Eindhoven) was made open-access by Elsevier in April of this year because of its relevance in fighting the corona crisis. A 2013 overview article by McKinsey about the credit crisis in Supply Chain Magazine, prominently quoting Robert’s 2009 article as an exemplary approach of the crisis, is part of a rare reprint in the current May/June 2020 issue. Robert works and lives mostly in the Netherlands.

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