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

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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?

Building strong relations through innovation & co-creation in China

Supply Chain Movement

And innovation and co-creation can save companies up to €200,000 and 10 weeks of product development work. Product development and innovation activities should not be restricted to Europe. If you are among them, you could benefit from European-Chinese co-creation and innovative design thinking to gear up your business for the future. After all, you’ve done all the interesting and innovative work yourself already, right? The Design Thinking Innovation Model.

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Importing From China! The Essential Guide! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

China has fast become a key player in the world’s economy. Since 2012, China has been the world’s number one trading country, and it shows no signs of moving from this spot anytime soon. Why Import your Products from China? Learning How to Import from China.

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Has China lost its relevance as a production location?

Supply Chain Movement

China’s position as a production location is currently a hot topic amongst global thought leaders in supply chain. The general price level of products made in China is rising rapidly, and it has been claimed that some of the products actually originate in North Korea. So has the time come to look beyond China for low-cost production facilities? I still consider China to be a very relevant production location, and I have summed up a few reasons why below. #

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Counterfeits: The Enemy of China’s Innovation Economy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

As China’s economy is slowing down, everyone supports the idea that China must innovate. According to a report prepared by McKinsey Global Institute in 2015 , China must grow through innovation. China certainly has the “know,” but it lacks the “how.”

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How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

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This month China's Chang’an Automobile Engineering & Research Institute conducted a 2,000-kilometer test run of two driverless cars, The Hindu reported. The post How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Free Trade: Why U.S. Trade With Mexico and China Could Not Be More Different

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Mexico and China frequently are labeled as scapegoats for U.S. Partially, this is because Mexico and China are currently our top two trading partners, comprising 15 percent and 17 percent of U.S. By contrast, in China, that figure is a mere 4 percent.

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Speed Bumps on the Road to Growth for China’s 3PLs

Supply Chain @ MIT

Good transportation links a logistics strength in China. China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. An important observation is that most local 3PL companies in China have adopted different expansion plans.

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China's Growing Role in the Automotive Industry

Elementum

China is emerging as a superpower in more ways than one. As its role in the automotive supply chain has expanded, China has impacted key players; from domestic component manufacturers to the world’s biggest automakers.

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. Over 400 suppliers in China, India, the U.S.

SCALE Network Expands With Centers in Luxembourg and China

Supply Chain @ MIT

The global MIT Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) network has two new member centers: the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) and the Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China (NCIIC). “We

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

China aims to extend its logistics reach from the Pacific to the Atlantic through its One Belt, One Road initiative. Like the country itself, China’s ambitions are massive. The plan consists of six economic corridors: • China-Mongolia-Russia. China-Indochina peninsula.

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Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

There are innovative firms that are setting the standard for innovation and successful analytics adoption, but as Actionable Intelligence expert Keith B. Their goal is to support the electricity energy network of China and the development of their economics in an optimal way.

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S&OP in Las Vegas! Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit

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by CJ Wehlage This past week was the IE Group’s S&OP Innovation Summit at the beautiful venue of the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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.

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. Parcel lockers have been used extensively in Europe and China for years. One of the key topics Tompkins presented was an update on developments of self-driving technologies.

QAD Cloud ERP 2019 and Other Solution Innovation Highlights

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The goal of all of our innovations is to help provide our customers with the agility they need to effectively respond to the opportunities in their rapidly changing business environments. The post QAD Cloud ERP 2019 and Other Solution Innovation Highlights appeared first on QAD Blog.

China’s War on Pollution Will Change the World

Supply Chain Brain

Four decades of breakneck economic growth turned China into the world’s biggest carbon emitter. But now the government is trying to change that without damaging the economy — and perhaps even use its green policies to become a leader in technological innovation. China’s air pollution is so extreme that in 2015, independent research group Berkeley Earth estimated it contributed to 1.6

China’s Largest Port Partners with Freightos to Scale Digitization

Freightos

Based on the news , US-China trade war mania has cooled, at least for now. And that’s where it is helpful to look at China’s most recent move to help Chinese manufacturers go global and reach Western buyers at scale.

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Trump’s China Cold War Yields Hard Look at Global Supply Chains

Material Handling & Logistics

and China are on the brink of a new Cold War, with experts such as former U.S. Ahead of a meeting with China's Xi Jinping at the Nov. and China. companies to stay home and stop investing in China. "A China, too, sees the battle as existential. and China.

Where does Manufacturing Fit into China's 5-Year Plan?

Elementum

If recent findings are anything to go by, China is seeing a big shift: The country’s status as a manufacturing powerhouse is changing. China's Premier, Li Kequiang, has high hopes for the country's economic future.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

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req’d) China Trade War Cost Tops $40 Billion in Lost US Exports (IndustryWeek) Delivering the Future: FedEx Unveils Autonomous Delivery Robot UPS eFulfillment Program Launches To Help Sellers Worldwide Easily Manage Multiple Marketplaces C.H. and China in trade negotiations, the U.S.

The Environmental Crackdown in China: Supply Chains Impacts Continue

EcoVadis

More than 30,000 business have been penalized during a major campaign against environmental violations in China with companies worldwide feeling the impact. The first inspection was conducted as a pilot project in 2015 in Hebei, the most polluted province in China.

Why U.S. Trade with Mexico and China Could Not Be More Different

Material Handling & Logistics

Adams Nager, Economic Policy Analyst, the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation. Losing a job to China is much more damaging for the United States than losing a job to Mexico. read more. Global Supply Chain News

Made in China 2025 Promises a Manufacturing Revolution

Elementum

China must have been feeling left out. China has joined the manufacturing revolution party. At the end of May the Ministry of Industry and Telecommunications Technology announced the introduction of China’s own manufacturing legislation: Made In China 2025.

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Transformational Tech in Retail, Part 2: Innovation That’s Changing How We Shop

Supply Chain Nation

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the details of innovative shopping technologies you might have heard of, but might not fully understand, so you can grasp the benefits these technologies could bring you in terms of new shopping and buying experiences. Mobile purchases account for more than half of all online purchases on China, Japan and South Korea today, and are forecast to approach 40 percent of purchases in Europe in the next three years.

Supply Chain Caught in Crossfire of U.S.-China Trade Conflict

Supply Chain Brain

It’s too early to tell which manufacturers will pass higher costs on to customers or seek cheaper suppliers outside China, should the tariffs take effect in three weeks’ time. s iPhone to an innovator that makes its own chips and components. the world’s largest planemaker, said it’s assessing the effects on its supply chain of Trump’s tariffs and China’s reciprocal action.

Investing in Manufacturing Innovation & Competitiveness: Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States?

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Editor's Note : In this guest blog post from Adams Nager, of ITIF (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation) , he stresses the importance of fostering innovation and spurring competitiveness of American Manufacturing by focusing on more R&D from both the public and private sectors. The area experienced explosive growth after the invention of the silicon semiconductor sparked waves of manufacturing innovation. Innovation Driven By Concentrated Industry Clusters.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

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Robinson Launches Rail Service, Connecting China and Europe. Canadian Supply Chain Innovator, Nulogy, Sets Sights on Global Expansion with Supercluster Funding Boost. Robinson launching a trans-Eurasian rail freight service between China and Europe.

Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation

Techgistics

Blackberry unit sales 2015: 7 million iPhone unit sales 2015: 233 million Back to the topic at hand, while there can be little doubt that the barriers to entry in the package delivery market are massive, we’ve seen this playbook before from Amazon in the form of adjacent innovation.

Projected trends for manufacturing in China by 2025

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Driven by the “Made in China 2025” mandate, manufacturing in China is set to undergo a massive transformation in the coming years and these 9 tasks have been identified as key priorities: Improving manufacturing innovation. China manufacturing enters the Industry 4.0

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Top Trends in Luxury Brands That Will Influence the Future of Your Supply Chain

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Sales in mainland China have grown by 18% in 2017 after a two-year crisis that spread doubt in the market (figures reported by Claudia d’Arpizio, partner at Bain). How do the major luxury brands remain agile while meeting the demand for innovation, hyper customization and permanent immediacy?

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Launches New Trade Challenge Against China (WSJ – sub. Simply put, as the local and same-day delivery market heats up, so do the opportunities for solution providers like Roadnet, Descartes, and Paragon, but only if they continuously and rapidly innovate.

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From Tianjin To Beijing: CSR Rising On The Agenda For Supply Chains In China

EcoVadis

When the devastating chemical explosion occurred in Tianjin last August 2015, grave concerns over the safety and sustainability of suppliers in China were brought to the forefront (see related paper). In Europe, the CSR agenda is now also the innovation agenda.

Supply Chain Executives can’t have it all, here are 4 things they can aim for

AIMMS

Consider that 2 years ago oil was trading at more than twice the current rate, China wage rates were 20% less than today and 40% of supply chain talent with deep analytical expertise was paid by a different employer. Leverage flexible systems of innovation and differentiation like AIMMS.