White Paper: Overcoming 10 Common Obstacles in Ramp-Up Management

Ramp-up management in series production plays a critical role during the product development process in the automotive industry. Given shortening product life cycles, any delay to a planned sales launch can affect the success of a vehicle model. This means that ramp-up project managers are under high pressure to perform. They need to strike the perfect balance between cost, quality, and product complexity while ensuring that production is ramped up on time.

In this environment, good preparation is everything. Here, we present ten common obstacles that you are likely to encounter during a ramp-up project. We will explore the reason for these difficulties as well as which levers to pull to solve them and the tools for ensuring successful ramp-up management.