Introduction to the document
More is expected – and needed – from the automotive supply chain. From digitalisation that drives efficiencies and enables new opportunities, to partners who can facilitate vertical integration from factory gate to end of life. Increasingly, large fleet owners are seeking efficiencies and operational and brand consistencies across borders too. And the expectation is every link in the supply chain make a positive contribution to environmental, brand experience and corporate behaviours.
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Areas of focus
At Cox Automotive, we are focused on several key areas within this trend:
- Deploying digital technologies to support manufacturers, fleets and retailers maximise asset utilisation and achieve the optimum speed of sale and net return
- Understanding and addressing the needs of electric vehicles
- Helping customers offer multiple products from a single or shared fleet
- Maximising vehicle uptime through in-life services
- Understanding the opportunities and implications of vertical integration, new business models and direct to consumer engagement
- Reducing the environmental impact of our operations
What you'll get from this document
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- What do we mean by the wholesale ecosystem?
- What do we mean by efficiencies and opportunities?
- Linked micro trends and areas of focus
- What does this mean in practice?