Jaguar Land Rover Shipping Auto Parts In Suitcases As Coronavirus Hits Supply Chain

Jaguar Land Rover Shipping Auto Parts In Suitcases As Coronavirus Hits Supply Chain

 

The company on Tuesday warned that its production schedules in the UK as well as India are under strain due to its supply chains in China.

Coventry (UK): 

Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has flown in auto parts in suitcases as the effects of coronavirus take a toll on the luxury carmaker’s supply chains in coronavirus-hit China.

The company on Tuesday warned that its production schedules in the UK as well as India are under strain due to its supply chains in China, known as ”the world’s factory”.

The virus has killed over 2,000 people in China sparking a shutdown that has seen factories close across the country.

JLR CEO Ralf Speth said the company has enough supplies to ensure production for the next two weeks, but from the third week onwards it remains risky and could even mean plant closures.

“We have flown parts in suitcases just to…

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