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1. How to Achieve On Time In Full Delivery
(News)
Manufacturing and distribution companies still struggle with on time, in full delivery, reports Industry Week. Poor lead times are often a contributing factor to failing to meet the delivery expectations ...
Created on 22 August 2017
2. Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain
(Technology)
... a dedication to shortening the distance between their customer and their manufacturing process has the opportunity to find those technologies that fill specific functions and put them into service. Those ...
Created on 13 August 2017
3. PMG360 Acquires EC-BP.com; to Relaunch as Supply Chain Technology News
(News)
... chain for more than 14 years focusing on manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail/ecommerce and transportation. “Working with PMG360 will allow us to take the original vision of serving the supply ...
Created on 10 August 2017
4. Sustainability Can Drive Innovation
(News)
In a guest article on the Spend Matters site, Jean Sweeney of 3M describes how sustainability and innovation can peacefully coexist. What can seem like a set of conflicting goals can be complementary and ...
Created on 14 March 2017
5. Automation Affected by Labor Shortage?
(News)
In another example of how the landscape for jobs is changing, manufacturers who 'near shore' their production as opposed to sending it overseas may face a challenge. Since automation costs have dropped, ...
Created on 09 February 2017
6. IoT Project Successes
(News)
We've all read the shocking predictions of growth for the Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices. What we don't hear enough of are the actual real world successes of IoT.On the Supply Chain Dive site, ...
Created on 28 January 2017
7. 2016 Economic Numbers
(News)
The economic data is beginning to firm up for the 2016 year and it was truly a mixed bag. Overall growth for the US continues to be slow, yet some sectors (such as oil) have seen real improvement and some ...
Created on 17 January 2017
8. How Legos Meets Holiday Demand
(News)
... 's involved in manufacturing them and making sure they're on the shelf for the buying season.The folks at The Operations Room have the answers. In a recent article on the site, Marty Lariviere provides a s ...
Created on 10 January 2017
9. Industry 4.0 Moving Ahead
(News)
Industry 4.0, which is what the digitally connected manufacturing and distribution value chain has been dubbed, is moving quickly ahead. Technologies are providing the ability to make processes smarter, ...
Created on 04 January 2017
10. Trump's Impact on Supply Chains
(News)
Supply chain professionals are the many folks stuggling to figure out what a Trump presidency will mean.Kevin O'Marah takes a shot at predicting how actions associated with the President-elect's previous ...
Created on 03 January 2017
11. Logistics Career Considerations
(News)
A consistent theme we've seen this year has been the need for supply chain workers. Demand is especially high on the logistics side, with the rise of ecommerce and resultant spike in shipping.But is that ...
Created on 15 December 2016
12. Silos Must Go!
(News)
... in today's environment, they have to go.In his article on the Manufacturing Business Technology site, we read how changes in global economics and consumer shopping patterns have rendered silos problematic ...
Created on 24 November 2016
13. Manufacturers Struggle to Attract Developers
(News)
Manufacturers are having problems attracting top software talent, according to the folks at the Supply Chain Digest. Companies like GE are investing heavily in IoT and other technologies with far reaching ...
Created on 05 November 2016
14. Thinking About Supply Chain 2030
(News)
As supply chain managers think about what the world will look like for them in the year 2030, who better to ask for thoughts on the subject than the Supply Chain Shaman?In a recent article on her site, ...
Created on 29 September 2016
15. Technology Use by Manufacturers Has Room to Improve
(News)
A recent survey by UPS and IDC indicates that manufacturers still have a ways to go in leveraging technology to improve their supply chain management.Although a significant number of firms are at the top ...
Created on 29 September 2016
16. Trends Driving Supply Chain Change
(News)
... t Saxena.In his article on the Manufacturing Business Technology site, he explains how the technologies will continue to drive huge changes moving forward. Read all about it HERE. ...
Created on 27 September 2016
17. WalMart's New Delivery Standards
(News)
... manufacturing, logistical, and transportation processes required to meet WalMart's exacting requirements, it'll truly be a challenge. Read about the requirement, metrics, and penalties HERE. ...
Created on 19 September 2016
18. Next-Gen Supply Chain Talent Needs
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The supply chain talent gap is still a common topic around the water cooler. It's not a static target, though, and predictions are that it'll only get worse.Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, has analyzed ...
Created on 15 September 2016
19. Supplier Integration Needs
(News)
Integration with supply chain partners is a goal that's widely admired, but not often achieved. Although integration upstream from manufacturers has been pretty successful, downstream is another issue.On ...
Created on 04 August 2016
20. Are You Ready for RPA?
(News)
"Yes, we definitely need another acronym", said no one ever. The folks at Spend Matters come through for us, though, in a recent article discussing RPA (robotic process automation) on the site.Kaitlyn ...
Created on 25 July 2016