The External Factors of Truck Manufacturer in Eu And Usa Over The Next Decade

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MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

"The external factors of truck manufacturer in EU and USA over the next decade"

Lecturer: Professor Alan McKinnon

Student Reg/No: 081448766

The word count: 2108

Table of content

Executive summary

1. Introduction

2. Emerging trends, challenges

3. Narrowing the trends and challenges

3.1 PEST analysis in EU and USA auto market

3.2 SWOT analysis - internal sector analysis

4. Challenges of auto industry logistical system

5. Findings from the study



List of Figures

Figure 1: PEST analyses on EU and USA truck logistics industry

Figure 2: The Supply Chain Cost

Figure 3: SWOT analyses in auto manufacturing industry

Figure 4: Challenges to meeting The Supply Chain Objectives

Figure 5: Scenarios of EU transport and logistics sector in 2017

Figure 6: Gaining profit in logistics strategically perspective



This case study has outlined 'The external factors of truck manufacturer over the next decade' using related methods and analysis.

As the emerging trends and challenges are outlined by many authors and has been in the interest of logistics research, this study has focused on the auto industry, using SWOT and PEST analysis as a filter of summary of all the trends and challenges. Auto industry has a relative long lifecycle, huge dependence of long term external environment, trends and dependence on infrastructural development.

In the fist part of this report, the introduction of the company followed external factors of, with recent challenges of logistics sections. Second part, external and internal analysis, third PEST and SWOT are explained and made with the possible predictions and ways to overcome the challenges used to determine current challenges in Logistics with future foreseen points, where PEST and SWOT analysis has made in EU and USA truck industry based on current and general economical...