Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

Cerasis

Insufficient on-the-job training — Over the period from 2002 to 2013, investments in internal training programs such as apprenticeships, company classroom training, and other structured on-the-job skills development for current manufacturing employees were cut from 469,000 to 288,000 (nearly 40 percent). Need help in focusing back on your core compentancy and dealing with these forces distracting you from reducing transportation costs?

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

Since most companies invested in the automation of the enterprise, not the value network, visibility within the company and the transportation network is a strength. The process industry’s reliance on the 3PL transportation model is a similar dilemma.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

China’s low prices have historically undercut global prices and pushed out foreign competitors –– such as the Mountain Pass mine in California, which closed in 2002.