Title

A case study of Singapore's automotive supply chain: preliminary analysis and findings

RIS ID

77078

Publication Details

Sundarakani, B., de Souza, R. & Goh, M. 2012, 'A case study of Singapore's automotive supply chain: preliminary analysis and findings', in M. Garg & S. Gupta (eds), Cases on Supply Chain and Distribution Management: Issues and Principles, IGI Global, United States of America. pp. 200

Abstract

This chapter aims at examining Singapore's capabilities in automotive supply chain. A thorough economic analysis of the automotive industry worldwide has been conducted in this study to identify the potential facilitating and inhibiting factors for automotive supply chain in future. Also, the study discusses the automotive supply chain in Asia Pacific region in detail and its impact on Singapore's automotive supply chain. Based on the analysis, the study presents several recommendations for Singapore's participation in automotive supply chain. Specifically, the results of this study suggest that Singapore can build its competence in manufacturing electronic components for automobiles as it is one of the leading semiconductor hubs in the world, a leading logistics port, and is well connected with countries all over the world.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-0065-2