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

Cerasis

Yesterday we spoke about the top motivations and reasons why reshoring in America from offshored facilities has several benefits and what are the statistics of reshoring since 2013. Future Outlook of Reshoring in America. Reshoring in America Outlook in the News & New Polls.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

We have an employment skills gap , an uncoordinated approach to nurturing innovation, and an export imbalance. government is following suit by establishing a network of manufacturing innovation hubs throughout the country. The NNMI is the infrastructure for the innovation network.

Matt McLelland discusses drones at SCM World Live Americas

PINC YMS

This picture was sent to us by one of our customers, Matt McLelland, Kenco's Innovation Research manager. supply chain logistics innovation digital supply chain

America’s Manufacturing Future: Hope or Hype?

Enterra Insights

Half a dozen years ago, Brookings Institution analysts, Susan Helper, Timothy Krueger, and Howard Wial, wrote, “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.”[2] He insists, “The truth is if manufacturing continues to decline, then America will decline.

Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

“A Changing Environment Demands Changing Strategies” – that was theme of the Food Shippers of America 60 th Annual Conference held earlier this month in San Antonio, where more than 950 attendees (including food shippers, consignees, carriers, 3PLs, and technology companies) gathered to discuss emerging trends and leading practices in the industry. Innovation is about being proactive and always questioning the status quo versus being reactive and complacent.

Small Business Manufacturing in America: Innovate, Design, Develop and Manufacture

Supply Chain View from the Field

I had a remarkable interview with a medium sized supplier today, that has truly found a business model which I believe holds a promise for a new industrial revolution in North America. The approach is built on one of America’s most important capabilities that makes it stand out globally: the ability to generate ideas and bring them to market.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

In terms of industry value, a 2014 Deloitte study highlighted two major areas of influence for 3D printing in automotive applications: as a source of product innovation and as a driver of supply chain transformation. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson.

Creating an Innovative Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

An oft-heard business battle cry is: Innovate or die! Weaver observes, “We have seen many businesses over the past several years run into problems due to a lack of supply chain innovation, slow reaction to changing market conditions and a resistance to change.” ” What drives supply chain innovation? Edwin Lopez ( @EdwinLopezT37 ), editor of Supply Chain Dive , asked a number of supply chain professionals, “What drives supply chain innovation?”

Toys R Bust: The Downfall of America's Favorite Toy Store

Elementum

The lesson to be learned here is the cruciality of customer experience in an economic landscape where consumers increasingly put a premium on innovation and one-of-a-kind offerings. Did supply chain problems have anything to do with Toys "R" Us going out of business?

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

Quintiq

Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist at Apple, talked about the ways in which companies could think about new methods of driving innovation. Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia has grown to become a flagship event for supply chain professionals in North America.

How Do We Know National Network for Manufacturing Innovation is Working? Because China is Copying It.

Cerasis

Editor's note: This is a guest blog from our friend Adam Nager from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation or ITIF. In this post, Adam discusses the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation or NNMI and how it relates to the Made in China 2025 initiative. . In addition, Made in China 2025 contains provisions for creating 40 Manufacturing Innovation Centers by 2025. What Is National Network for Manufacturing Innovation?

Toys R Bust: The Downfall of America's Favorite Toy Store

Elementum

The lesson to be learned here is the cruciality of customer experience in an economic landscape where consumers increasingly put a premium on innovation and one-of-a-kind offerings. Did supply chain problems have anything to do with Toys "R" Us going out of business? The company's jingle famously declared "I don't wanna grow up"—but it is exactly this reluctance (or at least inability) to mature amidst a rapidly-evolving retail landscape that led to the company's ultimate downfall.

How Sears Changed America and 3 Things Retailers Must Learn from the News Last Week

Supply Chain Nation

Since Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, the internet is exploding with dozens of posts about how the retailer has changed America, the way we live and how we shop. Innovation Luminate Retail Store Operations AI innovation IoT ML retail Sears

The FAST Act: America’s Infrastructure Promoting the Transportation Industry

Cerasis

America’s infrastructure , which ranges from bridges to potholes, has an average rating of a “D+.” The problems with America’s infrastructure are not specific to any one state. https://www.whitehouse.gov/campaign/rebuild-america. What’s Next for America's Infrastructure?

High-Tech Nation: How Technological Innovation Shapes America’s 435 Congressional Districts

Cerasis

For years, policy discussions about America’s technological innovation-driven, high-tech economy have focused on just a few. The report draws on 20 indicators of the technological innovation economy to paint statistical portraits of all 435 U.S.

America’s “Home Alone” Manufacturers

Supply Chain @ MIT

The lack of a supporting ecosystem in the country means that US companies trying to scale up innovations have to do it alone, a situation that impedes the growth of manufacturing. Deep ecosystems like these play a key role in enabling German companies to bring innovations to market.

Made in America: What it Means to the Country

Cerasis

But are they really cheaper than products that are made in America? . Made In America is Something to Brag About. Many companies insist on Made in America. Some consumers insist on Made in America, too. Manufacturing reshoring made in america

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

In that spirit, we’ve combed the MH&L archives for the most innovative supply chain developments of the past year, as reported in our print magazine, on our website, in our e-newsletters, or our various social media channels.

RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

RELEX Solutions

office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. where he generated significant growth by serving leading retailers in Europe and North America. Read PDF.

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. There are innovative firms that are setting the standard for innovation and successful analytics adoption, but as Actionable Intelligence expert Keith B.

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Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

Nokia was addressing the future of America and Asia driven by China, but couldn’t buy chips from Qualcomm. If your organization is struggling to establish an effective supplier-led innovation process, you’ll want to reserve your seat at Management Roundtable’s newest two-day intensive workshop, Supplier-Led Innovation: Re-engineering the Product Development Process for Successful Supplier Integration , to be held May 20 – 21, 2014 in Chicago.

Supply Chain Innovation: How to Build an Award-Winning Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

Last month, Lennox Residential was runner-up in the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Supply Chain Innovation competition, arguably the top supply chain award in North America. Innovative Technology. Source: Supply Chain Digest.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

EFT

In terms of industry value, a 2014 Deloitte study highlighted two major areas of influence for 3D printing in automotive applications: as a source of product innovation and as a driver of supply chain transformation. 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed.

Innovation and Economic Growth

Enterra Insights

Congress conducted a hearing on the subject of innovation and economic growth. The link between innovation and growth has long been a business topic. We are all familiar with the oft-heard mantra “innovate or die” as it pertains to individual businesses.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The secret behind the innovation is Google X , a lab whose boss has the job title “Captain of Moonshot”, focused on looking at what everyone thinks is impossible and flipping it on its head. The post Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The America-Free Trans-Pacific Partnership Is a Done Deal (WSJ – sub. We asked supply chain and logistics professionals “In five years, which technologies will have delivered the most supply chain innovation benefits?” I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning.

America’s New Labor Reality

Supply Chain Nation

Retailers across America have been announcing that they will be hiring thousands of seasonal workers for the holiday season this year, just in time for a wave of new labor regulations.

Delhaize America Selects RELEX Solutions’ Supply Chain Planning to Help Sharpen Fresh Produce Retail

RELEX Solutions

Launched in North America in 2015 after becoming the fastest growing supply chain technology provider in Europe, RELEX will partner with Delhaize America to enhance its product freshness, forecasting and inventory management at its distribution centers. ” About Delhaize America.

Step Out of Line America: A Need for Action & Middle Class Paradigm Changes in the New American Economy

Cerasis

My passion lies with the “Made in America” movement. I don’t speak much about my accomplishments, but working my butt off since I was a little boy playing America’s game, I thought I would give myself a pat on the back.

Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference

Talking Logistics

Last week, I attended Innovate 2018 , the company’s first user conference, and as I stood on stage to deliver my keynote presentation in front of 140+ attendees, the answer was clear: Yes. The reality is that new innovations in technology, coupled with new transportation challenges that shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) continuously face, create new opportunities for startups to enter the market. Does the market need yet another transportation management system (TMS)?

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

Manufacturing Gains From Machine Learning

IQMS

Source: Technology and Innovation for the Future of Production: Accelerating Value Creation (38 pp., PDF, no opt-in) Youichi Nonaka, Senior Chief Researcher, Hitachi R&D Group and Sudhanshu Gaur Director, Global Center for Social Innovation Hitachi America R&D.

From How We Love to How We Innovate

Supply Chain Management and Analytics

I was in my 20s when I did my first Myers Briggs personality test working in Corporate America. The post From How We Love to How We Innovate appeared first on Solvoyo. “ENTJ?”; It was quite revealing to understand that […].

Nike Partners with Private Equity Firm to Develop New Age, Outsourced Manufacturing and Supply Chain in the Americas

Supply Chain Digest

Faster Response, Transparency, Domestic Production All Part of Innovative New Strategy

Bayer, Deere, and ARC Provide Feedback on Student Capabilities that Drive Innovation

NC State SCRC

That, coupled with the Innovation Showcase in Nelson Hall,, featuring two winning teams in the undergraduate and graduate divisions, made me proud to be a faculty member working with the great students and industry partners that are part of this collaborative partnership. Mike shared how this has helped Bayer with the challenges around forecasting in light of the different temperature cycles across North America. Firms need to innovate constantly or fall behind.