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Minimizing Inventory Costs and Optimizing Cash Flow for an Automotive Industry Client – SpendEdge’s Supply and Demand Forecasting Engagement

The client is a leading automotive market player, established in the US. They employ over 6,500 people.

Predicaments Faced 

Being a new market player, the automotive industry client wanted to leverage SpendEdge’s supply and demand forecasting strategy in their pricing and procurement decision making. The automotive industry company was also looking at adopting a process to balance out the irregularities in the supply and demand curve. They also wanted to ensure that their products are produced at the right time and delivered seamlessly. Moreover, with the help of SpendEdge’s supply and demand forecasting solution, the client wanted to coordinate the planning and marketing process to reduce inconsistency and address issues pertaining to operational inefficiencies and missed opportunities.


PESTLE Analysis and Recommendations on the Automotive Industry

About the Client 

The client is one of the largest automotive company in the world. The organization has mechanically superior assembling offices across the US, in addition to planning, research, and testing grounds in Central America.

Business Challenge

The client, a global leader in the automotive sector wanted to leverage PESTLE analysis to analyze the global automotive landscape. The company was facing challenges in making use of profitable opportunities due to changes in external factors. The client needed to be prepared for possible threats, which arises from time to time due to external factors.

Our Findings

With the solutions recommended by a team of PESTLE analysis specialists at SpendEdge, the client was able to make use of profitable opportunities and anticipated all the future difficulties and took actions to avoid their effects. The PESTLE analysis provided the client with a better understanding of the wider business environment and supported the company to spot business opportunities and employ them successfully.

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What is PESTLE Analysis?

PESTLE analysis, which is sometimes referred to as PEST analysis, is a theory in marketing principles, which is used as a tool by businesses to track the environmental factors that have an impact on an organization. Its expanded form signifies P for Political, E for Economic, S for Social, T for Technological, L for Legal and E for Environmental. Businesses that strongly monitor and respond to changes in the macro-environment are able to differentiate from the competition and build a competitive advantage.

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How to do a PESTLE Analysis?

While industry factors have a vital influence on the performance of a company, there are a number of external factors that also play an essential role in how successful a business can be. So, how do you determine what role these factors are performing in your business? Well, this is where PESTLE analysis comes in performance and enables you to take a look at the external factors.

  • Understand PESTLE factors – For a business to perform a proper PESTLE analysis, first it’s essential to understand each factor.
  • Gather relevant data – The second step is, gathering data about the external environment of your business.
  • Identify opportunities – As you gather all the data, it’s now time to identify the opportunities.
  • Identify threats – Identify all the risks and try to eliminate the risks.
  • Take action – After you have identified opportunities, it’s time to incorporate the opportunities in your business.

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