Who said supply chains are boring?: Apple Puts the Cool Back in.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Apple Puts the Cool Back in Manufacturing. So Apple announced its new laptop updates yesterday and a significant portion of the buzz was focused on how they are manufactured. You can watch a video of the manufacturing process here. The manufacturing part starts after about 45 seconds and shows the steps from raw materials to the finished product. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

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Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance

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Thursday, October 30, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: The Pony Express and.

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Thursday, December 04, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Yantian Port 10 Years, What a.

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Saturday, November 15, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Using GPS to track cargo.

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Doing away with cardboard at HP

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Monday, September 08, 2008. Now to answer your question about manufacturing impact. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Outsourced - The Movie

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Monday, June 23, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Who said supply chains are boring?: AMR Research Supply Chain.

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Wednesday, June 04, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Being smarter when it comes to.

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Tuesday, August 05, 2008. Apple certainly spared no expense on the product box so my iPhone would have arrived safe and sound (Note: it did arrive with some minor scratches, but I am convinced this is from the manufacturing stage). Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: New milk jug cuts logistics costs

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Sunday, July 06, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: BMW Excels at Customer.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008. Unfortunately, the manufacturing side of the facility is closed on the weekends, so no shots of manufacturing. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain in a Box

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Thursday, June 26, 2008. Finally and untypical of most supply chains you, as both the manufacturer and the client, receive your parts and play assembly line building your new laptop. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Logistics Disaster, Leads to.

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Thursday, May 22, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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New GAO Report on Port Security: The Good and the Bad

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. manufacturers hurried to produce off-shore, believing significant cost reductions and huge profits would follow. 70% of manufacturers indicate that volatile energy costs are a major concern.

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.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

As we close the year of 2015, we want to take a look at some manufacturing trends for 2016. We look at 6 core areas that manufacturing companies will take a long look at as they gear up for a successful 2016. E-Commerce for Manufacturing. The Internet’s large-scale global penetration has spawned an increasingly large number of technology and web-savvy consumers, creating a huge opportunity for both industrial manufacturers and their end customers.

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Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #10 Failure to adequately train your supply chain planning staff

Kinaxis

by John Westerveld Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. General News Products Response Management Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management 2008 US beef protest in South Korea Beef Business Business process Cargill Colorado Competitive advantage Customer Supply chain

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Monday, 14 January 2008. Dows supply chain staff worked with the manufacturing side of the company to identify ways to reduce the inventory of one highly toxic material, improving the overall safety of the operation and also cutting inventory by $160,000. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. ▼ 2008. (7). Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.

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Can Australian Manufacturing be Brought Back Home from China?

Logistics Bureau

The short answer is that it is indeed possible to re-shore manufacturing but it will take a change in government policies as well as sizeable state incentives to private enterprise to turn the ship around. Can Australian Manufacturing be Brought Back Home from China? Before attempting to answer such questions, it’s helpful to look in a little detail at the drivers behind the offshore manufacturing trend. How Would Re-shored Manufacturing Impact Consumers?

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Fostering the Future of Manufacturing & The Explosion of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Cerasis

The future of manufacturing looks bright. New innovations, the rise of the entrepreneurial age, and the internet of everything will drive product development & manufacturing growth. It is rare for a single company to have all the required engineering & manufacturing capabilities under one roof, so many companies have opted to outsource engineering & manufacturing functions to remain competitive. 1 spent in manufacturing generates $1.35 Manufacturin

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)? If you attended or exhibited at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (aka IMTS – gotta love all these acronyms!), Data Manufacturing manufacturing sales

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on An Interesting View of the State of US Manufacturing

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Despite Much Progress Since Great Recession, Output, Jobs Still not Back to 2008 Levels

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. But global dependence on Chinese manufacturing is mind-boggling…. The overriding reason for this China-dependence is the cost factor, and weaning manufacturing away from that country comes at a hefty price. China produces most raw materials used in product manufacturing, so even if companies move product assembly elsewhere part of their supply chain will remain in China. Stable economy focused on manufacturing.

Supply Chain News on US Manufacturing Recovery by Key Sectors

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A Few Sectors at All Time Production Highs in January, but 21 of 30 Sectors Saw Peaks in 2008 or Earlier

Reshoring in America: The Future Outlook, Current Hindrances & Issues, and Ways to Stimulate Reshoring

Cerasis

manufacturing is not experiencing a “renaissance” Industry experts conservatively acknowledge that off-shoring has slowed, and perhaps “stabilized” Although around 80,000 manufacturing jobs have come back to the U.S. In fact, since the recession, more manufacturing companies have been lost than gained in the U.S. Manufacturing has gained 700,000 jobs since 2010. However, there are a million fewer manufacturing jobs than in 2008.

Summary of Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries

NC State SCRC

The type of contract of interest in this report is for Development and Manufacture contracts in the Aerospace and Defense industries. The subcontract efforts feature the majority of military and part of commercial aviation, systems are outsourced by the overall airframe manufacturer, known as “primes” (Boeing, Airbus, Sikorski, etc.) Specific Risks in Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries.

It’s DELMIA’s 20 Year Anniversary!

DELMIA Quintiq

On June 7, 2000, Dassault Systemes announced the creation of DELMIA, its new brand for e-Manufacturing. DELMIA consolidated Deneb, DELTA and SAFEWORK under a unique brand to become the premier brand for digital manufacturing and production solutions. According to the Dassault Systèmes press release , “offering customers the most comprehensive and integrated methodologies and solutions to fully address their digital manufacturing needs.” 2008 PLM comes to life with Version 6!

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Supply Chain Management:Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 0

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Though I have attended all Pulse events since its inception in 2008 (last year I gave it a miss), it still looks new every year. The first Pulse event in year 2008, after MRO acquisition, was more of an extension of earlier MRO world or Maximo world event, hence was mainly Maximo focused. Then onwards, IBM is enhancing it every year, from a mere service management in 2008 to Dynamic Infrastructure to optimization of world infrastructure in 2012.

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

Manufacturing in Spain. Spain manufactures textiles and apparel, footwear, food and beverages, metals, chemicals, automobiles, machine tools, medical equipment, footwear, pharmaceuticals, clay and refractory products. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. From 2008 to 2013, the country suffered from a prolonged economic contraction that followed the global economic crisis. How would you describe the state of Manufacturing in Spain?

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How Can Automotive Players Thrive in a World of ACES Uncertainty?

QAD

In a world where the future could go in so many different directions, how are auto manufacturers to survive, let alone thrive? And just as OEM auto manufacturers are partnering to get ahead, automotive suppliers are doing the same. Similarly, some auto manufacturers are noticing that their model ranges give the consumer too much choice. That’s why manufacturing companies need to be agile enough to effectively respond to change.

How Manufacturing in the US Continues to Grow Despite Fears Over Higher Costs, Lower Percentage of GDP & Election-Year Woes

Cerasis

On July 1, 2016, the Institute for Supply Management announced the manufacturing index rose to 53.2 GDP, which holds major hopes for the future of manufacturing. manufacturers into beliefs of an impending recession. While the future of manufacturing in the US has yet to be written, the overwhelming amount of evidence points toward a fresh, growing industry into the remainder of the year. Current Facts on Manufacturing in the US.

Building Recession-beating Supply Chain Resilience & Agility

Unleashed

The last global recession was in 2008, leading some economists to believe the next one is overdue. The health of manufacturers is a good indicator of the health of the economy. A PMI score above 50 means manufacturing is growing. Global manufacturing data shows the pandemic impact: US manufacturing PMI fell to 48.5 UK manufacturing PMI fell to a three-month low of 47.8, Eurozone manufacturing PMI crashed to 44.5

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Winner of the last quarter: Unilever’s Marc Engel

Supply Chain Movement

He is an Executive Board Member of Kenya Association of Manufacturers and a member of the Supervisory Board of PostNL. He moved into the supply chain operation in 1998 and held various positions in the UK, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland until becoming Unilever’s first Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) in 2008. Trends appointment CSCO Manufacturing Marc Engel Pier Luigi Sigismondi successor Unilever

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing: Understanding Millennial Experience in Order to Gain Talent

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: As an older Millennial who landed in Transportation Management & Logistics marketing, our target audience are manufacturers who ship freight. I figured, we pepper in some tips on transportation management, but if we also offer value to manufacturers, they would turn to us as the experts. However, what I didn’t expect was how much joy I would get out of understanding manufacturing. almost everything we use is made/manufactured 2.