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1. Nanowear Enters into Supply Chain Agreement
... and production of Nanowear’s clothes for worldwide distribution.   Read the article on Textile World  ...
Created on 15 January 2018
2. Supply Chain Problems Dog Tesla
Tesla missed Q3 projections due to production bottlenecks, reports Supply Chain Dive. If they are unable to fix their major supply chain problems, they might not be able to continue as a viable company. ...
Created on 24 October 2017
3. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
...  market. Second – centralized production (regional or global) is not helping companies win. It is limiting choices to consumers and increasing the cost of products with features that nobody wants.   ...
Created on 16 October 2017
4. Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain
... Explore the capabilities and how they might help with production predictions. Robotics – Robotics include autonomous delivery vehicles as well as the arms that build cars. Bots – Bots are products ...
Created on 13 August 2017
5. Automation Affected by Labor Shortage?
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. S&OP Metrics Benefits
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has been a popular supply chain topic, but most companies aren't there yet. From a measurements standpoint, a robust S&OP process is something to shoot for, though.In ...
Created on 19 January 2017
7. How Legos Meets Holiday Demand
I don't know about you, but after buying, gifting, and assembling Legos over the holidays (as well as picking them out of my bare feet after stepping on various pieces) I'd find it interesting to know ...
Created on 10 January 2017
8. Custom Delivery at Scale
...  the demands of the pace of change in custom production outpace the capabilities of the supply chain itself? Adding deep visibility and automated systems is likely to be the only way for retailers and supp ...
Created on 26 October 2016
9. APICS Changes on the Way
As supply chains become more strategic, certifications and other professional designations have gained importance. In recognition, the APICS CPIM certification is undergoing some changes, according to ...
Created on 12 October 2016
10. 3D Printing Offers New Capabilities
... design, to prototyping, to production, 3DP is providing a shot in the arm to some supply chain processes. Check out his article on the EBN site HERE. ...
Created on 29 September 2016
11. Happy Snacking!
I don't know about you, but I love reading comeback stories, especially when they involve Twinkies. As you probably are aware, Hostess declared bankruptcy a couple years ago and shut off production of it ...
Created on 21 July 2016
12. 3D Printing will Replace Your Supply Chain
... back. Production speed is still an issue because small printers take hours to print items. But as the technology evolves, print speed will increase to the point that low cost printers will be able to ...
Created on 25 May 2016
13. How You Should be Using Analytics
... r! You will already be one step ahead and be able to plan for downtime and production problems. Building a close relationship with your suppliers is something that can go a long way towards reducing sup ...
Created on 12 April 2016
14. Everything Is In the Cloud - Except for B2B transactions
... systems that house costs, prices, inventory, and production information with the order processing systems that connect them with their customers. Companies do their best to track the information they ...
Created on 08 February 2016
15. Beware the Shopper
... for manufacturers but the production and dissemination of product information can’t come from a better place. But capabilities vary widely in terms of the ability of product suppliers to create, produce, ...
Created on 15 January 2016
16. Survey Shows Increase in Reshoring
In the 'Good News for a Change' category, recent research by BCG points to an increase in the reshoring of manufacturing. According to the data, the number of suppliers bringing their production back t ...
Created on 17 December 2015
17. Managing Your Supply Chain
... ted up, however, production was significantly hampered due to supply bottlenecks. Add to this mess the floods in Thailand, and supply chain issues are still top of mind for automotive executives. Yes, compa ...
Created on 30 November 2015
18. Fix That Supply Chain With Logistics Updates
... to Vendor Inventory, Ordering from Vendor, Receipts from Vendors, Storage, Production/Sales Order Fulfillment, Loading, In-Transit Visibility, Visibility to Customer Inventory and Ordering from the Customer. ...
Created on 02 November 2015
19. A Collection of Big Data Case Studies
I usually find case studies to be extremely valuable in learning about the impact of new technologies at the micro level. For Big Data, since it's been touted as a cure-all for so much, cases make its ...
Created on 29 October 2015
20. Solidify Your Order to Cash with ERP/EDI Integration
... ess. A typical installation might include:   Purchaser and Supplier module Inventory Management module Sampling module Production Management module Total Quality Management module Export Invo ...
Created on 24 August 2015