Industry Supply Chain Planning Related to Brexit Response Grow More Concerned, Along with the Implications

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a “ disgrace, ” and sternly warned that: “ Britain’s aerospace sector now stands at the precipice.” As highlighted in our last update , air charter and ship operators continue to field multiple inquiries for UK and EU businesses for securing contingency transport services.

Perspectives on the Boeing 737 MAX Global Aircraft Grounding Crisis- April 3, 2019 Update

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The subject sensor was reportedly overhauled in Miramar Florida, and then shipped to Bali, where it was installed on the Lion Air aircraft, after pilots on a previous flight had reported problems with the MCAS system.

Report Indicates that Airbus Nearly Accomplished its 2018 Full Year Production Goal

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Ongoing shortages of key components, unplanned delays or snafu’s in a very tight manufacturing schedule cause the classic hockey-stick of semi-completed product queued toward shipping in the final month or final week of the quarter.

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More on a Not So Good Week for Airbus- Open Debate on Product Strategy

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In our previous posting yesterday, Supply Chain Matters highlighted the sudden delay in first customer ship of the brand new Airbus A350. Aerospace Supply Chain Product Lifecycle Management Airbus A380 supply chain Airbus supply chain independent blog commenting on product lifecycle management challenges intersection of product management and supply chain management Supply chain Matters blog

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Labor Union Seeks Organizing Vote at Boeing South Carolina Facility

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National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a labor union organizing vote within the aerospace producer’s North Charleston South Carolina production facility. First customer ship of a 787 originating from the Charleston facility occurred in July 2012. Aerospace Supply Chain Boeing 787 supply chain challenges Boeing North Charleston South Carolina production facility Boeing Supply Chain Supply chain Matters blog

Supply Chain Risk Management and Rocket Science


The aerospace industry was an early adopter of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) which, as the name implies, involves reviewing as many components, assemblies, and subsystems as possible to identify failure modes and their causes and effects.

MRO Goes Mobile and Robotic

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Scientists from IBM revealed a mobile maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) prototype which is designed to help organisations maintain high-value machinery in sectors such as aerospace, oil and gas and shipping.

Here are the top automotive inbound supply best practices

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In earlier posts, I talked about order aggregation , new inventory replenishment policies , why a network model makes so much sense , the all important ASN , and international shipping. Image by Flickr user Alang7.

Five Technology Patents that Changed the Supply Chain


The Shipping Container. Amazon Anticipatory Shipping. The Shipping Container, 1958. The shipping container changed shipping forever. Prior to the container, general cargo was a general mess, requiring a veritable Tetris game every time a ship was loaded.

4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain


One of the biggest challenges facing automotive, aerospace and defense manufacturers is the limited shapes a part can be cut, molded or welded in. With IoT, organizations are better suited to track shipped products for warranties, returns and predictive support for maintenance.

Like Amazon, Your Success Depends on Logistics IT

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For Walmart, this may mean modifying distribution center locations and shipping operations to accommodate increased direct shipping and ship-to-store fulfillment.

RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers


It’s also useful in enterprise resource planning and shipping logistics. . market for RFID in the areas of automotive and aerospace manufacturing is well over $200 million , the demand is already there. . These technologies can also be implemented to track the status of works-in progress , manage shipping containers and improve worker safety on the factory floor.

Supply chain pain points: Automotive


Increased expediting and premium shipping charges. Failing to have the right parts available in the right place at the right time has resulted in increased expediting and premium shipping charges. Aerospace and defense.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain


An article in my local paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , had this interesting quote, “From aerospace to health care to consumer products to toys to medical devices, furniture … what I think you’re going to see is an explosion of use.”.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


Shipping Gazette Daily News. One of the most comprehensive daily summaries, and by far the leading Asian-based summary, China’s Shipping Gazette provides daily information about carriers, forwarders and technology. Arabian Aerospace.

Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off


These standards are now regularly being used in aerospace and defense, and have recently been extended into the medical device market to stem a growing tide of quality issues there.

Supply chain data: Bad data delivered faster is still bad data, and leads to bad decisions


It doesn’t matter if they’re high tech, consumer packaged goods, aerospace, automotive, or life science. The only inventory records are ‘inventory receipt date’ and ‘inventory ship date’.

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Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?


But it’s gained new prominence with some engineering advances, as well as the imprimatur of Musk, who’s gained tons of press for successfully disrupting the online payment, aerospace , and automotive industries.

Insights from Counterfeit Roundtable at NC State Part 2: Interdiction and Block Chain


Tax rates in states differ, and for companies to sell their products to comply with these laws requires them to ship and sell in states using a specific tax rate. For aerospace maintenance, it will be the maintenance engineer.

6 Ways Quality Can Strengthen Supply Chain Profitability

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In the automotive and aerospace industries, for example, the importance of suppliers to the customer is very high as the supply is dependable on their performance. Prime organizations such as the big automotive and aerospace manufacturers are aiming to reduce their supply bases.

Podcast: Practical ideas to tackle cross-border e-commerce challenges


Priyanka talks to Roman Sobieri - Head of Shipping & Orders at Etsy. Roman began his career in aerospace engineering at Pratt & Whitney, but followed his interests in the growing e-commerce industry to Fujifilm. After a successful IPO and later Borderfree acquisition by Pitney Bowes, Roman became responsible for global cross border delivery for the new combined retailers and marketplaces business at Pitney Bowes as Vice President of Global Shipping Operations.

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

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New Breed’s growth is being driven by its focus on attractive customer verticals, namely technology, telecom, e-commerce, aerospace and defense, medical equipment and manufacturing. .

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


We built one of the first Mobile TMS apps , have the only end-to-end LTL eCommerce Freight shipping applications for B2B shopping carts, continue to innovate on internal systems, and have won several accolades for our digital marketing efforts.

Beyond Asset Tracking: RFID For An Accelerated Supply Chain

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Similarly, Carrier Corp , the largest HVAC manufacturer in the world, reported 33% improvement in shipping productivity and 80% reduction in shipping errors after deploying RFID into its warehouse operation. In the aerospace industry, where RFID adoption is high, Bell Helicopter uses RFID for warehouse management, tracking containers and parts.

Will Arrogance Stunt your Growth?

Supply Chain Shaman

Amazon can now deliver almost every category of item to your home with no shipping cost for Amazon Prime customers. Performance-based logistics in aerospace and defense changed the A&D industry forever. It happened on Thursday morning last week. It will probably happen again on Tuesday. And, again on Wednesday. I am driving on a campaign to change thinking. It is hard to change a mindset. The brain is wired to believe what it has been told for many years.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

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Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

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Aerospace Industry is characterized by high material costs (about 65-80%). Moreover, products can be shipped to stores in-time then lost sales is minimal. After the orders are picked and packed, Amazon ships the orders using common carriers so they can obtain the economy of scale.

Made in China 2025 Promises a Manufacturing Revolution


Made in China 2025 directly affects manufacturing operations across 10 different industries, including robotics, aerospace, and new energy vehicles, and will focus on 9 specific initiatives. Currently only 1% of Chinese container ship freight is moved by rail after it is unloaded.

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Yes, I am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

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I can find only two good examples of value networks creating value: Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC) in the semiconductor industry and Performance Based Logistics in Aerospace and Defense. Pyrex bowls they had shipped without packing materials broke in transit. I take supply chain seriously.

Navy Awards Two Shipbuilding Contracts for New Submarines

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General Dynamics also builds guided-missile destroyers, auxiliary ships and commercial vessels. in the first quarter trailing only the 19% at its Gulfstream Aerospace corporate-jet business that drove a 3% rise in quarterly profit and higher full-year guidance. The latest deal covers the building of two submarines a year, with the block buy expanded to 10 ships from the eight ordered in the previous batch of boats which first entered service in 2004.

China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On?


Aerospace products and parts. Ships and boats. Other parts and components for automotive, aircraft, and ships. China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On? Robinson. If changes in trade policy have been giving you and your team whiplash lately, you’re not alone.

This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2019)

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million in 2018, according to court filings […] Employee costs for NEMF’s workforce — more than half of which is represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers — is also ‘substantially above industry norms,’ according to court papers.”.

What is the State of Industrial Computing in Manufacturing?


Industrial computing on the manufacturing floor has evolved since early commercial applications were installed across aerospace and automotive industries in the 1960s.

Projected trends for manufacturing in China by 2025


Aerospace equipment. Ocean engineering equipment and high-tech ships.

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Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

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Warehousing: SEKO Logistics opened the first of 20 warehouses that it plans to open across Mexico in a bid to capture a share of the country’s automotive, retail and aerospace business. began shipping cargo to select international destinations.