The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. These will only contain posts written in 2014. Top Manufacturing Blog Posts for 2014.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. We’ve already listed the top 10 manufacturing blog posts and the top 10 supply chain blog posts last week. Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We pick up where we left off yesterday from posting the Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts for 2014 by page views from the Cerasis blog by featuring the Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts in 2014. What did you find most intriguing in the Supply Chain arena in 2014?

Our must-read picks for 2014

Quintiq

Why we liked it: “This will be a very hot topic for the manufacturing industry in 2015. S&OP continues to be a trending topic within the manufacturing industry.” – Alice Berthier, Marketing Manager France.

The Most Popular 16 Transportation Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

We trudge on with our top posts from our main blog categories by page view for all of 2014 from the Cerasis blog by featuring another area Cerasis is an expert in: Transportation. Top 16 Most Popular Transportation Blog Posts of 2014.

The 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014

Cerasis

On this last day in 2014, from everyone at Cerasis, we wish you a Happy New Year and great success in 2015 for all those in business. Top 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014 by Page View.

[Infographic] The Power of 3D Printing in Manufacturing: An Illustrated Guide

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: We love talking about and reporting on technology which effects and also makes the lives’ of manufacturing companies much better. It was not until the 2010s that additive manufacturing became more widespread. Laminated Object Manufacturing.

Steel Fabrication and General Manufacturing Tips and Tricks for 2015

Cerasis

Now is the Time for Manufacturing to Look at Logistics Efficiency. Manufacturing seems heading for a long awaited comeback. The post Steel Fabrication and General Manufacturing Tips and Tricks for 2015 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The post This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. At the top of my family tree, the one planted here after my parents arrived from Cuba, youll find a small bodega nestled in the branches.

Inventory Management in Manufacturing Environment

LeanCor

Firms need to advise their suppliers of their consumption (customer demand) so that they can match buying and manufacturing processes for both parties. By: David Sherman.

This Week in Logistics News (July 21-25, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Manhattan Associates Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results. Ryder Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results. Echo Global Logistics Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results. May 2014 North American Freight Numbers.

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Cloud computing shows promise for further growth and transformation in 2014. This trend won’t come into its own in 2014. Impact : 2014 will see an increase in the use of RFID, leading to leaner supply chains resulting in reduced costs and increased profits. Edward Deming, US manufacturing is now on-board with quality management. The 2014 Chevy Impala is the latest example of the importance of quality. What other trends do you see transforming logistics in 2014?

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

Talking Logistics

So it gives me great pleasure to say, that with the next pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the NBA selects Isaiah Austin from Baylor University.”. April 2014 North American Freight Numbers.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 28 – August 1, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Reports 2014 Second-quarter Results. Here are some details from the press release: New Breed had revenue of approximately $597 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $77 million for the trailing 12 months ended June 30, 2014. .

Lean Manufacturing

LeanCor

3 Tools to Apply Lean Manufacturing Principles. We often find companies (and suppliers to those companies) are skeptical of implementing lean manufacturing principles. The value stream map is a tool used in both lean manufacturing that is used to identify waste.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. Moving on to 3PL news, Transplace announced this week that it has acquired Logistics Management Solutions (LMS) , “a non-asset-based third party logistics provider with particular strength in the chemical and industrial manufacturing sectors.”

HP’s New Style of IT: The Social Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

This trend was certainly evident at GT Nexus’ Bridges 2014 User Conference last month. Social Media Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Supply Chain Technology Trends Bridges 2014 Greg Johnsen GT Nexus Hewlett-Packard HP social networking social supply chain

This Week in Logistics News (December 1-5, 2014)

Talking Logistics

As is evident this time of the year, e-commerce continues to transform the retail industry, and many manufacturers are also increasing their e-commerce activities. The post This Week in Logistics News (December 1-5, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Trends—June 2014

Inbound Logistics

manufacturing renaissance faces a skilled labor shortage; Apple tops Gartner’s Top 25 Supply Chain list for the seventh consecutive year Port of Los Angeles targets $3 billion for infrastructure investment; Montreal-based Fednav uses drones to scout shipping conditions; U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (April 28 – May 2, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Reports 2014 First-Quarter Results. XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2014 Results. In 3PL news, Con-way reported Q1 2014 results this week. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (April 28 – May 2, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (October 6-10, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Next week, I’ll be speaking at the Ryder Innovate Forum in Chicago and the Elemica reveal 2014 conference in Frankfurt. August 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). August 2014 freight shipments were up 3.8

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Finally, an article in USA Today discussed how “snowstorms and frigid temperatures across much of the USA the past six weeks have stalled shipments, forcing some manufacturers to shut down for days and delaying deliveries to some retailers.”

This Week in Logistics News (October 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Nulogy & GENCO Announce Production Command Center for Manufacturing & Packaging Suppliers. Reports 2014 Third-quarter Results. UPS Ready for 2014 Peak Season, Forecasting Record Holiday Deliveries. Ralph and Me (right) as Blue Men.

This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Now it’s 2014. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Atlanta. 2 inches of snow.

2015 Predictions: Manufacturing, Part 1

Enterra Insights

James Dyson, the British inventor, designer, engineer, and entrepreneur most famous for his vacuums, once said, “Manufacturing is more than … Continued The post 2015 Predictions: Manufacturing, Part 1 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Vlisco Seminar 2014: Taking optimization to the next level

Quintiq

Hear it from influential textile manufacturer, Vlisco. Find out more when you attend the Vlisco seminar on May 14, 2014 at Vlisco in Helmond, the Netherlands. How do you know if you need a planning and optimization solution for your operations? Let’s put it this way.

Survey: Campaign planning in steel and aluminum manufacturing

Quintiq

The arrival of an assembly line is cemented in the history of manufacturing. The assembly line redefined the meaning of ‘sequencing’ where a series of steps are performed in a certain order to manufacture a finished product.

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Additive Manufacturing: Hype or Hope for U.S. Manufacturing? Part 1

Enterra Insights

Almost every day a new article about 3-D printing (or additive manufacturing) is published. Some pundits believe that 3-D printing … Continued The post Additive Manufacturing: Hype or Hope for U.S. Manufacturing?

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

At the center of Atlas’ product line is Atlas Exchange, a secure document exchange providing a “connect-once, access-all” network, securely linking retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and logistics service providers.

Additive Manufacturing: Hype or Hope for U.S. Manufacturing? Part 2

Enterra Insights

In Part 1 of this two-part series, I focused on the opinions of three experts in the field of 3-D … Continued The post Additive Manufacturing: Hype or Hope for U.S. Manufacturing?

Mind Map for medtech supply chains 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Mindmap for medtech supply chains 2014. At the same time, new sales markets are emerging for manufacturers of medical devices, and innovative technologies such as 3D printing are making a breakthrough. Manufacturers of medical technology (‘medtech’) must choose a clear strategy: Plan.

Lean Manufacturing

LeanCor

Whenever decisions are made in purchasing, marketing, manufacturing, o r customer service, inventory levels across these asset types will be impacted. For example, it is extremely hard for an inventory analyst to attempt to reduce inventories when the manufacturing area is frequently changing production schedules without informing the inventory analyst of the changes. A Systems Approach to Inventory Management. Inventory Management.

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2015 Predictions: Manufacturing, Part 2

Enterra Insights

In Part 1 of this two-part series, I focused on the first five of ten predictions made by International Data … Continued The post 2015 Predictions: Manufacturing, Part 2 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The key to profitable production for building manufacturers

Quintiq

Initial investment by materials manufacturers is very high. Manufacturers want to avoid ordering the wrong quantity of supplies and hurting their own operations. How do you rebuild a city after it’s been hit by a hurricane?

Supply Chains By the Numbers

Supply Chain Shaman

Intellectually, while I will know that year has changed, I will screw-up time, and time, again by writing 2014 on documents for many, many months. I like many other gray-haired supply chain professionals reported through a functional organization like manufacturing or transportation.