Tom Roberts Vice president of automotive and mobility sector at QAD See All Staff Page Recent Stories Will the auto industry rethink supply chain disruption now? At most automakers and Tier 1 suppliers, not much changes after supply chain problems. Once they're over, they all go back to business as usual until the next earthquake, tsunami, flood, strike or other event causes a new complication. Industry trends to expect in 2021 It's important to reflect — looking through the lens of lessons learned in our economy, manufacturing and the automotive industry ecosystem — on how we can apply those lessons to help adapt to and chart the coming years. Industry's trajectory hinges on election How the election could affect the transition from ICE to ACES, employment and immigration, and international policies affecting the auto industry.