Experts in developed and emerging markets agree that the future of the automotive industry lies in new mobility solutions, urban orientation and connected car concepts.
Alternative power trains are gaining traction, with hybrids and fuel cell engines currently outselling battery powered electric vehicles.
City planning is affecting how people use cars worldwide and connected car solutions are gaining ground. Using a car when it’s needed rather than owning one is becoming more acceptable to the connected generation, and social networks are playing an increasing role in how people choose which cars they buy and drive.
Our expertise spans the entire automotive value chain - from manufacturers and suppliers to dealerships, from research and development to new plant set ups. We are involved with lean enterprise resource planning, warranty early warning and complex demand management solutions for our leading automotive clients - just three examples of how we apply our industry knowledge and technological skills.
By 2020, an expected 80% of all new vehicles will be connected cars and digital services are already a purchase driver for customers. At BearingPoint we have worked with leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to launch a range of telematics and infotainment services to meet this increasing demand.
Our complex demand management offer helps OEMs plan to reduce both variability at each level of the supply chain and operating working capital.
BearingPoint has developed the FOSS Management Maturity Model and offers a full range of FOSS Management consulting services for organisations wishing to reduce costs by deploying Open Source Software in a compliant and efficient way.
Our unique prototype SAP GRC R2Go© highlights the value and benefits of a comprehensive integrated GRC management approach.
Greenhouse gases, oil spills, poor working conditions, low wages and bankruptcies issues. How can these events be prevented and dealt with to reduce risks?
We have developed an integrated solution - Lean-ERP, which leverages the virtues of both lean manufacturing and enterprise resource planning (ERP) so manufacturing enterprises can achieve sustainable bottom line improvements.
Car manufacturers have historically sought to drive down costs and improve efficiency within their supplier and manufacturing operations. The economic downturn means that they must consider how to extend and apply the same lean thinking to sales.
Flexible global production and network structures are critical for companies to adapt to changing market requirements and to maintain a competitive advantage.
Quality and warranty are irretrievably linked. Using innovative techniques can help improve quality by reducing the detection-to-correction time cycle and reduce warranty costs through comparative analytics and issue identification.
Our sales lead management performance improvement approach helps OEMs to identify and correct key failings in their current processes and systems and develop action plans to address and monitor lead management activity.
Here’s how your function relates to what we offer.
We make sure we understand our clients' business problems, the trends in your industry and then work out what we need to do to achieve results for them.
Our consultants know where our clients are coming from, because they’ve usually been in their industry. We combine our deep knowledge and experience in their sector with the technical ability to create solutions with real business value. We’re always looking to find ways to improve their productivity, streamline processes, and leverage new revenue opportunities for them.
Finally, we get results - virtually all of our most significant clients renew their relationship with us year on year.