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

Cerasis

Approximately 60 percent of today's unfilled manufacturing jobs are due to a shortage of applicants with sufficient proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and math ( STEM ) skills. This estimate is according to responses provided by 83 percent of the manufacturing executives who participated in a survey conducted as part of an industry study by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte Consulting LLP. capacity to keep pace with needs of manufacturing.

How Proper Label Controls Can Help Your Manufacturing Plant

IQMS

And let’s not forget to mention the importance of labels and, more specifically, proper label controls when running a modern manufacturing facility. Benefits of a Manufacturing Label Control Application.

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How to Improve Manufacturing Floor Data Collection

Cerasis

To log, track and trace everything’, your vision of a better manufacturing floor. Here’s how you can improve manufacturing floor data collection, long-term. A key component of any manufacturing process is data collection. Improving Manufacturing Floor Data Collection.

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Not All Digital Twins are Created Equal

DELMIA Quintiq

The concept of a digital twin has been around since 2002, first introduced by Dr. Michael Grieves as part of his research agenda at the University of Michigan. This Digital Twin extends beyond the four walls of a manufacturing enterprise and out across the extended value chain.

What is the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) & How Could It & the Trans-Pacific Partnership Impact Manufacturing?

Cerasis

As a business owner, you have heard of the impact of reshoring on the US economy and the steadily growing number of jobs in manufacturing. However, the number of manufacturing jobs will never reach the same highs it had in the past. To prepare for the unexpected, unforeseen perils of the future, you need to know what the TPA is and how it will affect the economy and the manufacturing industry. The TPA began with the Trade Act of 1974, and it was expanded once more in 2002.

Doing Business in Switzerland

QAD

Although the country is a UN member, and became a member of NATO in 2002, it retains its commitment to neutrality. Manufacturing in Switzerland. Switzerland has a highly developed manufacturing industry specializing in high-tech and knowledge-based production.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Manufacturing in Brazil. After the intense investment in infrastructure to support the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, along with the recent “Brasil Major” initiative, Brazil is an emerging powerhouse rich in natural resources and with a strong focus on manufacturing and the supply chain.

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What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?

QAD

The MMOG/LE assessment has been a go-to document for automotive supply chain best practices for thousands of global Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers since its first publication in 2002. What is MMOG/LE?

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

The process helped World Kitchen manage inventories through bankruptcy filing in 2002. World Kitchen’s supply chain– with significant manufacturing and distribution operations throughout North America and Asia– was complex. Personalization. Market microsegmentation.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

A North American-based survey of nearly 200 supply chain professionals from top CPG, distribution/wholesale, food and beverage, manufacturing, and retail companies found that 58% of respondents are still in the exploring or evaluating phases of digital transformation. PRESS RELEASE.

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E2open Demand Sensing Application

E2open

E2open’s Demand Sensing application is a next-generation forecasting technology invented by E2open in 2002, it analyzes current demand signals such as orders, shipments and retailer data like point-of-sale, to predict the most likely amount of future demand for every item, at every location, every day. E2open Demand Sensing is proven to reduce forecast error by 30-40% and is trusted by some of the world’s largest manufacturers.

What does increasing regulatory oversight mean for the pharma supply chain?

The Network Effect

Due to more complex supply chains, policy makers worldwide are enforcing stricter regulations for manufacturing and logistics. Within a decade, the number of FDA warning letters sent to medical device manufacturers has increased threefold, from 61 letters in 2002 to 181 in 2012 (EC A 2012).

How the Coronavirus May Affect Your Supply Chain

Transplace

Coronaviruses are part of a strain of viruses that can cause the common cold or other respiratory illnesses, including the SARS outbreak of 2002. manufacturers from continuing production of smart phones, automobiles, appliances and drugs to treat many medical conditions.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Public Perception of & A Brief Timeline of Moments from the American Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

At Cerasis, our customers are manufacturers from the American Manufacturing Industry. In today's post, we feature an amazing infographic below from a joint report by Deloitte Manufacturing and the Manufacturing Institute. 1850: American System of Manufacturing.

Not All Digital Twins are Created Equal

DELMIA Quintiq

The concept of a digital twin has been around since 2002, first introduced by Dr. Michael Grieves as part of his research agenda at the University of Michigan. This Digital Twin extends beyond the four walls of a manufacturing enterprise and out across the extended value chain.

Building the Network of Networks. Call for Action. Want to Help?

Supply Chain Shaman

Data sits–examples include images, map and location data, sentiment, telematics, warranty, and weather– on the doorstep of manufacturing companies and retailers. Computing memory was a barrier in 2002. In the 1980s, commercial internet providers evolved.

IT gap in logistics

Supply Chain Movement

In 2002, only 27 percent of shippers (clients who outsource their logistics activities) were satisfied with their logistics suppliers’ IT expertise, even though IT was an essential element of 89 percent of those logistics activities.

This Week in Logistics News (June 23-27, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The last shutdown occurred in the fall of 2002, as retailers were preparing for the Christmas holiday period. According to a study conducted by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the National Retail Federation (NRF), a 10-day stoppage would reduce GDP $2.1

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7 Supply Chain Cost Saving Ideas from SpaceX

Supply Chain Opz

During the period of slow economic growth, many manufacturers have to deal with the cost pressure. Theoretical Background No matter how complex your business environment is, there will always be the way to reduce the manufacturing costs.

Building the Network of Networks. Call for Action. Want to Help?

Supply Chain Insights

Data sits–examples include images, map and location data, sentiment, telematics, warranty, and weather– on the doorsteps of manufacturing companies and retailers. Computing memory was a barrier in 2002. In the 1980s commercial internet providers evolved.

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The End of a Fairy Tale

Supply Chain Shaman

To minimize costs, supply chain teams of manufacturing leaders have designed the value network to absorb this volatility. The tendency is to build a supply chain for the lowest manufacturing cost-per-case which they believe is the lowest ROA.

Steel Tariff Proposition: Will It Work?

Elementum

Ideally, implementing the tariff would result in the accomplishment of three main objectives: bolstering the economy via an influx of funding into local production, lowering the price of steel by avoiding fines imposed by foreign manufacturers, and moving jobs “back” to the U.S.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Initially, this led to operating losses and write-offs and was turned around in 2002. Today the Company’s core businesses are cordless phones, contract manufacturing services and children learning products. The North American operation is the top manufacturer in the US cordless market.

The worst Supply Chain practices must be confessed and not only by constraint

KEPLER Consulting

A failure to control IT consumption in production will hinder the delivery of components along the line, the waste management through the forcing of manufacturing orders and, ultimately, the calculation of the PRI. Thesis, Northwestern University, 2002.

Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

” I have been studying the evolution of inventory technologies as an industry analyst since 2002. When it comes to the management of inventory in value chains, frustration abounds.

Opinion: A Post-Covid 19 World for Supply Chains: Back to the Future?

6 River Systems

” However, as we saw in China after SARS in 2002, it’s possible that ‘normal’ won’t quite look like what we’re used to.

The Digital Twin is the Next Big Technology Enabler

Requis

They will have profound implications for manufacturing, energy, aerospace, health care, and even urban planning. Manufacturing facilities use sensors to test products and monitor equipment condition (e.g.

Throwback Thursday

Supply Chain Shaman

The operating margin for the medical device industry is 4X that of the automotive manufacturer and 2x the margin of the hospital. I dusted off a 2002 presentation from P&G to share with the audience.

Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

High-tech manufacturers in the Silicon Valley of the United States are some of the best at supply chain planning. I also believe that SAP is one of the best, if not the best, ERP system for most process manufacturers.

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

Supply Chain Shaman

Founded in 2002 under the name of Agilisys, Infor rebranded in 2004. There is seldom one technology used within a manufacturing company to connect B2b value networks.) As an analyst, when technology providers acquire and divest companies, I get invited to pre-announcement conferences.

Post-pandemic Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

”[5] Extended global supply chains are being questioned as is a heavy reliance on Chinese manufacturing. Tan points out, when the SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, epidemic broke out in 2002 and 2003, “China contributed 4% to the world’s GDP. ” Reliance of Chinese manufacturing has many pundits insisting manufacturing needs to be re-shored or near-shored.

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

Virtually all of those startups disappeared by 2002 — they either burned through all of their investment money or were acquired by bigger fish. Wes Burt, Production Control-SCM-Assistant Manager at Toyota Manufacturing Canada, also gave an informative case study presentation.

Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

High-tech manufacturers in the Silicon Valley of the United States are some of the best at supply chain planning. I also believe that SAP is one of the best, if not the best, ERP system for most process manufacturers.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

The majority of manufacturing and retail companies want better performing supply chains. In the building of global supply chains, in the last decade, across value networks, outsourcing to third-party logistics, and contract manufacturing accelerated.

Supply Chain Redesign: A Conversation with Lennox International’s Keith Nash

Talking Logistics

He is primarily responsible for complex supply chain implementations across Retail, Pharmaceutical and Manufacturing verticals. Adam joined Manhattan in 2002 after the acquisition of Logistics.com where he supported their SaaS Transportation solution. Last month on Talking Logistics , Adrian Gonzalez, Keith Nash (VP Supply Chain Logistics at Lennox International ) and I discussed “Lennox International’s Complete Supply Chain Redesign.”