Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line? The United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) data report is compiled monthly by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Who is Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)?

The New Solar Tariff Promises Big Changes in Clean Energy Manufacturing

Elementum

The so-called “safeguard tariffs” will decline each year by 5 percent before expiring in 2023.The move comes in response to a petition last year from solar panel manufacturers Suniva and SolarWorld. panel manufacturers were being harmed by imports and recommended a 35 percent tariff against foreign panel manufacturers. Manufacturing only comprises a small portion (about 14 percent ) of all jobs in the solar industry.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

million robots are expected to be deployed across manufacturing facilities in the U.S. Not only can robotic automation help manufacturers achieve greater warehouse productivity, but it can also drive significant cost savings as compared to employing workers. Implement Lean Manufacturing. Successful manufacturers don’t just focus on short-term goals; they set objectives and accountability for improvement, review their progress, and start over – time and time again.

RoHS exemptions may expire in July

Loftware

Adopted in 2003, the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive has prohibited the use of six different hazardous substances in electronics manufacturing since it took effect in Europe in 2006.

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Do Supply Chain Planning systems generate any value?

Kinaxis

However, in a subsequent article published in 2003 and titled “ Computing Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence ” Erik states that. by Trevor Miles I have been in the advanced planning and scheduling (APS) space since 1995 when I joined i2 Technologies in Europe.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

When QR strategy has become saturated, companies have to find the ways to differentiate themselves, some adopt ERP system, others adopt Just-in-Time manufacturing concept.

Ooh, Scary Stuff, Kids. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

Kinaxis

On June 11, 2003, Walmart CIO announced that the company would require its 100 top suppliers to implement radio-frequency identification (RFID) – technology that promised fast-tracking of items and, ultimately, a more efficient supply chain.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

I threw in a healthy dose of interesting (globalization, shipping trends and the business of logistics), a dash of history (the evolution of longitude), a sprinkle of next generation manufacturing (lean manufacturing) and some great company success stories (FedEx, Walmart. 2003).

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

For example, if you were a contract manufacturer in China, you might already have different logistics networks for different customers. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

He discussed the adoption of the steam engine and the electric motor in the manufacturing sector. Today, we take these technologies for granted, but the electric motor was the genesis of the horizontal manufacturing plant. This week, I spoke at the Chicago CSCMP round table event.

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. Data from E2open’s Forecasting Benchmark Study – encompassing more than $250 billion in sales from 14 multinational manufacturers – shows that demand sensing cuts weekly forecast at the item-location level by 37% compared to traditional demand planning systems. How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. brooke. Tuesday 24 May 2016. Robert F. Byrne, VP and GM, Forecasting Solutions, E2open.

Aya??n?z? yorgan?n?za göre uzat?n… – Cut your coat…

Supply Chain Movement

An interview with Toygar Narbay, Chairman of the Board at clothing manufacturer Narkonteks. Effective supply chain management has been vital in building a compelling offering – both as a manufacturer for leading international brands and in developing its own brand. 2003 y?l?nda,

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Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

In 2003, Coca-Cola enterprises began a five year, $200 million IT plan called Project Pinnacle. Next time you pick up a coke bottle, look at it more carefully, from a manufacturing point of view, and you might feel refreshed in a less obvious way.

SCRC Partner Profile: A Textbook Transformation at Biogen-Idec

Supply Chain View from the Field

The company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets biological products for treating conditions such as multiple sclerosis and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It was formed from the November 2003 merger of Biogen, Inc. In addition to its portfolio of drug candidates, the company has capabilities, including capacity for protein manufacturing, that are world-class in quality and scale.

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations

Supply Chain Opz

Brito and Dekker 2003 indicates in the article " A Framework for Reverse Logistics " that reverse logistics gain more interest due to lots of pressures from regulatory agencies, customers and corporate social responsibility movement. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

The latest smart manufacturing concept that we developed and demonstrated is the robot-on-a-cart concept for autonomous assembly or conveyer tending. As manufacturers continue to expand the various applications these systems can handle, we’ll see more firms designing lights-out facilities. .

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Can Auto Industry Hero Carlos Ghosn Reboot Troubled Mitsubishi Motors?

Elementum

The test affected 157,000 eK Wagon and eK Space cars, and 468,000 Dayz and Dayz Roox Nissan cars, which were manufactured for Nissan. About half a billion dollars in savings forecast next year. Chief executives will be reshuffled.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Kiva Robotic Picking System: The idea for the orange AGV-like robots that bring inventory to order pickers was first conceived in 2003 by CEO Mick Mountz, and with the help of some MIT professors Kiva brought the technology to market less than two-years later. 10: Taylorism: In the late 1800s, the great Frederick Taylor takes the first scientific approach to manufacturing. First Thoughts. By Dan Gilmore – Editor-in-Chief. April 23, 2015.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto

Freightera

Eric Beckwitt was born in California but had to flee with the family in 2003 to save his son, who suffered severe asthma in the Sierra Nevada foothills where the Beckwitt family lived. Over 8,000 manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers in the U.S.

Conscious Clothing? Why Fashion's Going Green

Material Handling & Logistics

Several prominent clothing retailers are revamping their manufacturing and tailoring their brand images for just this kind of change. announced a new initiative that eliminates many chemicals from its jeans manufacturing process and reduces textile waste.

Living Life on the Edge (Computing that is)

Enterra Insights

Nelson observes, “Utilities, manufacturers and other industrial companies operate in a real time world. Too many companies have responded to cloud like a teenager in 2003 given their first smart phone. Emergency repair work and equipment down-time can be reduced when manufacturers build edge-based analytical systems into machinery and vehicles, allowing them to decide for themselves when it is time to reduce power output or send an alert that a part may be due for replacement.

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Successfully Juggling Career, Family and Fitness!

Supply Chain Nation

In 2003, a friend approached me with a job profile from i2. It intrigued me, so I applied, got the job and started working as a support consultant working for the manufacturing products. When it comes to work and family, Reshma Deshpande has become an expert juggler.

Ten Best Retailers at Handling Dangerous Chemicals

Material Handling & Logistics

Since 2003, Apple has reduced or eliminated chemicals of concern from products, including lead, arsenic, brominated flame retardants, and PVC/phthalates from certain components. One-third of 30 major U.S.