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.

Trane Technologies’ Digital Simulation Journey

DELMIA Quintiq

In select sites, Trane Technologies leverages cutting-edge manufacturing technology allowing the company to improve response times, reduce project life cycles, optimize production processes and enhance facility footprints. AME Group Leading the Way.

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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. From business showstoppers such as compliance issues to the mis-shipment of products, improper labeling can genuinely affect a manufacturers’ bottom line. Benefits of a Manufacturing Label Control Application.

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. Your ability to track stock levels, keeps tabs on shipping dates and monitor costs are essential to any smooth running manufacturing plant. However, are you starting to outgrow your manufacturing floor data collection system ?

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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.

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. By creating a seamless integration flow of both twins, customers can better leverage this intelligence as an integrated component to a higher number of manufacturing, design and production processes.

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. Manufacturing is the growth engine of the swiss economy, but the country has lagged in innovation during the last several years. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing in Switzerland.

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. Brazil also has the third largest manufacturing sector in the Americas. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. How would you describe the state of Manufacturing in Brazil?

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. Adoption of advanced technologies ( machine learning , smart manufacturing, China 2020, digital transformation) to increase performance and efficiency. Although the Excel-based MMOG/LE assessment tool has served the industry since 2002, it was time to update it to a more modern application.

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. Selected manufacturing problems and growing public pressure have caused the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen GMP standards (Good Manufacturing Practices) and control them more strictly. The number of FDA inspections of drug and biologics manufacturers has also grown.

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. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker is a supply chain services company that helps clients grow, manage risk, reduce costs, and improve customer service by developing world-class supply chain capabilities. PRESS RELEASE.

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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. In 2002, World Kitchen implemented a disciplined process for managing product complexity. Personalization. Market microsegmentation. New product launch.

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. Chinese manufacturing facilities that would normally be closed around the new year will now be closed for almost four weeks. manufacturers still do a good amount of business with China.

[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. A big part of that is because it is proven that the more labor productive and the more output the American Manufacturing industry produces, there is a large multiplier effect on the rest of the economy for creating jobs and economic sustainability. In today's post, we feature an amazing infographic below from a joint report by Deloitte Manufacturing and the Manufacturing Institute.

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. By creating a seamless integration flow of both twins, customers can better leverage this intelligence as an integrated component to a higher number of manufacturing, design and production processes.

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. When I joined the Advisory Services Group in Supply Chain at the Gartner Group in 2002, the concept of trading exchanges was exploding. Computing memory was a barrier in 2002. In the 1980s commercial internet providers evolved. In 2001 Steve Jobs put 1000 songs in our pocket.

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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. I also know of a well-known fashion retailer that has implemented a supply chain portal to plan and coordinate deliveries from brand manufacturers – if that’s not an example of logistics service, I don’t know what is!

Bristlecone Ranks in Leadership Zone in Zinnov Zones for Engineering R&D Services 2020

Bristlecone

They have been able to enhance wallet share for software engineering capabilities across multiple verticals such as software and internet, BFSI, retail, CPG, and manufacturing. SAN JOSE, Calif.,

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 If you haven’t been preparing for this risk, ideally since the end of the last shutdown in 2002, there’s very little you can do now at the 11th hour.

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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.

Say Customer Service and Mean It

Supply Chain Shaman

I called the customer service line for the manufacturer and was told that the only thing I could do was call a maintenance specialist. The two primary manufacturing sites are located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Irmo, South Carolina.

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. In June 2002, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation or SpaceX was established with the goal to make the space launch service way cheaper. Because customers are calling for prices to come down.

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. When I joined the Advisory Services Group in Supply Chain at the Gartner Group in 2002, the concept of trading exchanges was exploding. Computing memory was a barrier in 2002. In the 1980s, commercial internet providers evolved.

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. This viewpoint is based on choices made by previous administrations: in 2002, for example, former U.S. After unsuccessful dialogue with China in April, the U.S.

USDA Announced Release of BioBased Economy Study Completed by NC State and Duke University

Supply Chain View from the Field

The Secretary also announced changes to include new forest products in the BioPreferred program, along with proposed changes to the former Biorefinery Assistance Program to assist in the development of cutting-edge technologies for advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals, and biobased product manufacturing. Also, biobased product manufacturing facilities would be eligible to convert renewable chemicals and other biobased outputs of biorefineries into “end-user” products.

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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.”

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

KEPLER Consulting

2000); Cachon and Larivière (2001); and Zhao (2002)) show that when demand and stock information is shared, this results in a significant reduction in stocks and costs Absence of systematic summary sharing of fixed supplier orders: just like the previous one, the implementation of this communication makes it possible to comfort the supplier about their production and supply plan. Thesis, Northwestern University, 2002.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Deutsche Post started acquiring shares of the company in 1998 and completed its acquisition of DHL by 2002, expanding the brand ‘DHL’ to its other services. The company used to be a subsidiary of PSA Group, which is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers.

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. Most Supply Chains Were Built with the Assumption That Manufacturing Was a Greater Contributor to Operating Margin Than Distribution. By focusing so strongly on manufacturing, they have thrown the supply chain out of balance.

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. The company wasn’t a pure startup at the time (it was founded in 1981), but like all software companies during those years, it rode the dotcom tidal wave up — and then crashed down with everyone else (see period from 1999 through 2002 in the stock chart below).

5 Tactics for Transforming Your Supply Chain into a Lean, Mean, Green Machine

AFFLINK

Supply chain management traditionally focuses on coordinating the flow of goods and services from suppliers to manufacturers, to wholesalers to retailers, and retailers to consumers. Making your supply chain green requires integrating multifaceted environmental concerns relating to product design, materials sourcing, manufacturing, transportation, and end-of-life product and resource management.

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. Governments will have to rethink how they act within our interconnected global supply chains: how they allow the flow of goods, how they monitor areas where products are sourced and manufactured and how they regulate cross-border labor.

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. Our sockets for the kits were items with low volumes, and the manufacturing leader would target for 85% asset utilization.

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. Much later, in 2002, Michael Grieves of the University of Michigan used the concept of “mirrored systems” for a product lifecycle management course , and coined the term “digital twin” in a 2011 book on the topic. Manufacturing facilities use sensors to test products and monitor equipment condition (e.g.