whitepaper sourcing and production bicycle industry

Whitepaper on Sourcing and Production in the Bicycle Industry


    supply chain constraints: 25 insights into the bottlenecks, challenges
    and opportunities in the european bicycle industry

    part I: perceptions of industry dynamics

    How do manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers interact in the market? 

    How does the market work?

    part II: challenges of planning
    and model years

    How do manufacturers plan their production and how has Covid-19 affected this process? Are model years a thing of the past?

    part III: processes and challenges
    in sourcing and production

    How are parts sourced and assembled?
    What does the supply chain squeeze resulting from Covid-19 mean for manufacturers?

    part IV: perceptions of European competitiveness

    Is ‘Made in Europe’ possible in the future? 

    What has hindered the localisation of supply chains?

    part V: collaboration and cooperation

    In what areas are manufacturers willing to collaborate? What are the barriers to collaboration?

    If you have questions or enquiries, please send an email to Anna at ab@motionlab.berlin