Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2019, here are seven trends that I will be tracking: The Horizon? In 2019, the combination of machine learning, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), cognitive computing and cloud-based deployments will coalesce to create a new software category for sense and respond rules management. Digital Manufacturing Success. In the next two years, companies will make the most progress in the area of digital manufacturing. Welcome to a new year. Congratulations.

Trends 2019: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Over half-a-dozen years ago, Brookings Institution analysts, Susan Helper, Timothy Krueger, and Howard Wial, asserted, “Manufacturing matters to the United States because it provides high-wage jobs, commercial innovation (the nation’s largest source), a key to trade deficit reduction, and a disproportionately large contribution to environmental sustainability.”[1] Manufacturing trends. The changing manufacturing environment is often described as Industry 4.0

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Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? Digital Manufacturing as an Enabler of Workforce Productivity. As manufacturers continue to invest in automation and software simulation solutions, the need to integrate each of these disparate systems together increases.

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019


Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers. Strategy Redevelopment to Meet Global Trade Challenges Will Be Among Top Supply Chain 2019 Trends According to Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez , companies are looking for ways to redefine strategies to address global trade challenges.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Continuous Manufacturing in Pharma: Impossible Without Effective Labeling


Supply Chain Track & Traceability FDA Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals

How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019


By 2023, 30% of manufacturing companies with more than $5B in revenue will have implemented Industry 4.0 Blockchain’s greatest potential to deliver business value is in manufacturing. Increasing visibility across every area of manufacturing starting with suppliers, strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier quality to shop floor operations including machine-level monitoring and service, blockchain can enable entirely new manufacturing business models.

Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? Digital Manufacturing as an Enabler of Workforce Productivity. As manufacturers continue to invest in automation and software simulation solutions, the need to integrate each of these disparate systems together increases.

The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know


2019 is shaping up to be a year in which warehouses and distribution centers continue the development and implementation of technology-based processes. Unfortunately, companies that fail to stay in line with the top 2019 logistics trends could face uncertainty and lost competitive advantage, so let’s look at some of the top trends shippers should know to stay successful. Dropshipping refers to manufacturers sending products directly, but products are purchased through a third-party.

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4 Top Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Wood Products Manufacturing

River Logic

Optimization Manufacturing Capacity Planning Supply Chain Optimization wood products forest products

Recession or No Recession, Scenario Planning Is Key to a Successful Recovery

Many US manufacturers are feeling the effects of an economic slowdown. Having the right plan can translate into millions of dollars in profit and an increase in EBITDA by 5-10%. Here are four actions you can take now to rapidly and profitably respond.

Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019


Consider these industries and areas of the economy where logistics capabilities will expand throughout 2019. Changing Last Mile Delivery Options Will Lead to Consideration of the Use of Drones Consumer delivery options will play a defining role in the future of logistics capabilities throughout 2019. By its nature, dropshipping will require a seamless transition of information and order details, as well as payments, from consumers to retailers and manufacturers.

Top 10 Manufacturing Trends For 2019


Bottom Line: The top 10 manufacturing trends reflect how manufacturers are planning to achieve their goals of revenue growth, operational improvements, digital transformation, and launching new products and services in 2019. Manufacturers who excel at orchestrating analytics, Business Intelligence (BI), quality management and real-time monitoring to improve manufacturing strategies are growing 10% faster than their peers. to manufacturing value added in 2020.

Top 10 Predictions for Manufacturing CIOs In 2019


Manufacturing CIOs are now expected to be business strategists first, technical experts second as many are expected increase IT’s contributions to growth. Security will become a growth catalyst in 2019 as it assures uninterrupted operations. As threat surfaces proliferate across manufacturing, Zero Trust Security powered by Next-Generation Access (NGA) treats every identity as a new security perimeter, locking down every threat surface from being hacked.

Ivalua Launches Pre-Packaged Solutions for Manufacturers


Best practice supply chain & procurement capabilities now available for rapid deployment to manufacturers. Redwood City, CA July 10, 2019 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced the availability of a pre-packaged suite of solutions for manufacturers. Ivalua already counts many of the world’s leading manufacturers as customers, spanning all major regions.

QAD Cloud ERP 2019 and Other Solution Innovation Highlights


As of April 2, 2019, we are pleased to announce the availability of QAD Cloud ERP 2019, the latest version of QAD’s flagship ERP solution that includes the Channel Islands User Experience (UX) and the QAD Enterprise Platform. QAD Cloud ERP 2019 Highlights. Lastly, the QAD Internationalization (I19) program continues to help manufacturers reduce risk and improve profitability by lowering the cost of compliance doing business globally.

What challenges must today’s automotive manufacturers overcome?

DELMIA Quintiq

Some of the most innovative developments currently being delivered by automotive manufacturers include new drive technologies, autonomous driving and connected cars. The assembly line sets the pace in automotive manufacturing. Ultimately, production controllers need a solution that either supports the planning process — or takes care of it automatically — by providing transparency for transmission plants, engine plants, tool manufacturers, press plants and other suppliers.

What Is the Best WMS in 2019?

Veridian Solutions

To ensure success, supply chain leaders should move forward with a list of potential WMS vendors , and for this year, these best WMS in 2019 vendors include the following: HighJump. Generix made it onto this year’s list for the Best WMS in 2019 for both its technical skill and strong European presence. Generix’s SOLOCHAIN offers combined manufacturing and warehousing management through integrated WMS and MES capabilities. The post What Is the Best WMS in 2019?

Join us at the Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit in Singapore


Loftware is delighted to be part of the 9 th Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit taking place in Singapore on May 30-31 2019. The event sees leading figures from across the APAC region come together to discuss the latest thoughts, innovations and trends relating to the manufacturing supply chain and identify opportunities to bring onboard new solutions that can support them in achieving their objectives. Supply Chain Manufacturing

QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up


The city of New Orleans played quite the host this year to our growing community of manufacturers for our largest annual customer conference, Explore. Of course, Explore must inevitably come to a close, but I made sure to connect with QAD’s vertical market leads to learn about their take on the event, as well as some of the session favorites at QAD Explore 2019. The post QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up appeared first on QAD Blog.

10 Ways Machine Learning Can Improve Manufacturing Today


to $2T in supply-chain management and manufacturing. By 2021, 20% of leading manufacturers will rely on embedded intelligence, using AI, IoT, and blockchain applications to automate processes and increase execution times by up to 25% according to IDC. Machine learning improves product quality up to 35% in discrete manufacturing industries, according to Deloitte. to $2 in supply-chain management and manufacturing. 7T value to manufacturers. March 2019.

Cleanroom Manufacturing Strategies That Pay


Bottom Line: Cleanrooms provide the potential for plastics manufacturers to increase the average machine rate per hour, average markups and profit per production run by charging a price premium based on their certifications, compliance and industry expertise. Plastics manufacturers are relying on and investing in cleanrooms to capture new customers and gain a greater share of revenues from existing accounts. Proven Strategies For Improving Cleanroom Manufacturing.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

”[2] Below are some of the trends subject matter experts suggest will impact supply chain operations in 2019. A recent Financial Times article stresses that now is the time for manufacturers to diversify their product portfolios to reduce risk.”[3] He predicts, “By 2023, talent shortages in the supply chain for 75 percent of the top 500 manufacturers worldwide will largely have been mitigated using supply chain digital assistants.”[6]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Logistic Challenges: Helpful Lessons from Complex Manufacturing


COVID-19 Vaccine Logistic Challenges: Helpful Lessons from Complex Manufacturing was first posted on December 3, 2020 at 8:04 am. ©2017 Today we will discuss a few of the logistics challenges from the perspective of an industry expert with lots of time in the trenches.

Jobs in Manufacturing: How Millennials Can Generate True Value

River Logic

Millennials contemplating their future face many misconceptions about the best career path to choose; in particular, popular opinion that traditional careers such as manufacturing are in decline while service industries are in ascendance influences them. Manufacturing Supply Chain

Independence Day 2019

Enterra Insights

” To see how a typical hot is manufactured, watch the following video. Most countries around the world set aside a special day to celebrate their national identity. Such celebrations are aimed at bringing people together to recall history and celebrate shared values. In America, that day is the 4th of July.

What is Manufacturing ERP?


What distinguishes Manufacturing ERP from other ERP systems? ERP started in the manufacturing industry, but it headed off in new directions. Manufacturers need all these functions, but they also need so much more. Defining Manufacturing ERP. So what is Manufacturing ERP today? What does it offer the modern manufacturer? Manufacturers are different. Manufacturers buy materials and turn them into something else.

Small Manufacturers Play Critical Role in Securing the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

While 75% of manufacturing companies have a program to promote cybersecurity awareness, only 37% believe that their programs are very to completely effective. Though the manufacturing sector does not attract the sheer volume of total cyberattacks as other areas of the economy, research has shown that coordinated cyber espionage targets manufacturing more than any other sector. manufacturing firms have fewer than 20 employees and 98% have fewer than 500.

Which Industries will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

C3 Solutions

This post was originally posted on Cerasis.com and written by Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis.

Key Automotive Attractions and Pit Stops at Explore 2019


Industry-wide change is forcing manufacturers to enhance their capabilities, and speed is vital for reducing the uncertainties around responding to change. We have a lot in store for you and your colleagues, so please consider this roadmap of key attractions and pit stops for this year’s automotive sessions at QAD Explore 2019. Streamlined Manufacturing with Production Orders & QAD Automation Solutions.

Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

JDA software

Meanwhile manufacturers are using social media in new ways to connect with consumers directly. Expect to see that market share increase in 2019. What are your retail predictions for 2019? Customer Experience Innovation Retail AI artificial intelligence automation customer experience machine learning ML retail Retail trends for 2019 supply chainIt’s a new year and retail is moving faster—finally we’re seeing retailers looking in the right direction—up.

Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation


Manufacturing isn’t exempt from this pressure. The manufacturing industry has adopted “Lean” techniques enthusiastically. Lean is about driving out waste from every aspect of manufacturing. Lean thinking helps manufacturers consume less of everything, from packaging and raw materials to energy. Climate-driven Manufacturing Innovation. But what technologies could help smaller, and less-funded manufacturers make an impact? Additive Manufacturing.

Examining LogiPharma 2019 – Top 3 symptoms you caught the life sciences supply chain bug


With LogiPharma 2019 in the books, a big congratulations goes out to all the organizers, speakers, vendors and attendees for a successful event. LogiPharma 2019 featured a strong lineup of speakers and life sciences supply chain industry experts who delivered valuable and relevant content, spurring attendees to participate with passion while host (and former Premiership Rugby match official) David Kurk injected a good dose of energy and humor to keep things moving. by Bill DuBois.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As such, there are several trends to keep an eye on as 2019 progresses. Below, we explore 9 trends that will influence the truckload marke t in 2019. We will need to continue to watch several factors, like the shared labor pool with manufacturing, oil and gas extraction, housing, immigration policy, and wage increases to truly understand if the labor increase will stick. We can expect Washington’s influence on the trucking industry to continue in 2019.

Manufacturing Gains From Machine Learning


Improving semiconductor manufacturing yields up to 30%, reducing scrap rates, and optimizing fab operations is achievable with machine learning. Bottom line: Machine learning algorithms, applications, and platforms are helping manufacturers find new business models, fine-tune product quality, and optimize manufacturing operations to the shop floor level. New products are proliferating in manufacturing today, and delivery windows are tightening.