Procurement and Suppliers on the Same Page: How to Craft an Effective Terms & Conditions Sales Document

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As e-commerce continues to rise in use by both manufacturers and distributors. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Procurement and Suppliers on the Same Page: How to Craft an Effective Terms & Conditions Sales Document appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Editor's Note: Today's blog is the second part of Chuck Intrieri's series on how procurement and suppliers can avoid issues with their contracts.

What You Need to Consider Before Relocating Your Manufacturing Plant

Cerasis

But if you represent a manufacturing organization, the process of relocating to a new campus can seem especially overwhelming and frustrating. The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond. Manufacturing

How Can Technology be The Game Changer for Your Manufacturing Business?

Cerasis

Coming back to the context of technology, and its significance in helping manufacturing businesses grow, it is to be mentioned that the benefits of adopting the resource are actually productive due to a lot of reasons. The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond.

Q&A: American Manufacturer, UCan Zippers, Shows Pride, Quality, and Commitment to American Manufacturing

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In that interview we mentioned that he would visit Made In USA Zipper manufacturer, UCan Zippers to film a video documenting the company's commitment to American Manufacturing for nearly 30 years. Today, UCAN Zippers is one of the last remaining zipper manufacturers in the US.

AGCO: Driving a Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

While many employers would have penalized the employees for tablet breakage , Peggy explored the world of wearables to enable her digital manufacturing transformation. AGCO’s culture of innovation policy deployment enabled employees to pioneer a technology solution for manufacturing.

Reshoring Or Not, What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder with Real American Manufacturers

Cerasis

We recommend you get in touch with him if you'd like an expert to guide you to the next level in your manufacturing business. . Reshoring Or Not, Let's Get Back to the Basics of What is Manufacturing. What is Manufacturing? These manufacturers are called Subcontractors.

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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How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Cerasis

All activities are documented by a team recorder. It typically describes how a process should consistently be executed and documents current ‘best practices.’ Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain lean culture

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Lean Manufacturing: Is it Really Worth It? 16 Big Benefits Say, “Yes.”

Cerasis

Customer expectations of reliable quality and rapid delivery forces today’s manufacturers to either shorten cycle times or lose business. There are multiple good models for lean manufacturing operations. Who Needs Lean Manufacturing? A company in need of lean manufacturing practices tends to be easy to identify, typically displaying multiple of the following symptoms of operational deficiency: Inventory amasses in buffer stocks. Manufacturing lean manufacturing

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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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[Infographic] Manufacturing Content Marketing Increases Over Last Year

Cerasis

Editors Note: Today's blog is from our friends at Fronetics who report their takeaways regarding manufacturing content marketing in 2016. Here are four key takeaways from the manufacturing content marketing report. The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) has released the results of its annual manufacturing content marketing survey, and there have been some big changes since last year. 4 takeaways from the CMI manufacturing content marketing report.

5 Quality Metrics Predicting The Future Of Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Manufacturers are reaching a new level of results in 2018 because they have clearer, more actionable insights based on real-time manufacturing and quality metrics than ever before. Quality Metrics Enable Customer-Driven Manufacturing Networks.

Demand Driven Manufacturing in the Engineer-to-Order Space

synchrono

Aligning Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement Practices. Demand-driven manufacturing (DDM) is an approach to manufacturing where production is based on actual demand rather than forecasts. Synchronizing engineering and manufacturing.

4 Strategies to Improve Supply Chain Efficiency for Manufacturing Business Owners

Unleashed

Manufacturers typically perform planning, sourcing (finding suppliers), making (manufacturing), delivering and returns. Below we outline four strategies to improve supply chain efficiency for manufacturing business owners. More successful manufacturers make a commitment to scheduling periodic and effective meetings to give their team members an opportunity to address upcoming logistics situations in advance.

6 Reasons Why Manufacturers are Embracing the Mobility in Manufacturing Movement

Cerasis

Mobile technology has been embraced by many industries, from healthcare to transportation , but manufacturing has been slow to recognize the benefits of the technology. 6 Benefits of Mobility in Manufacturing. How are you embracing the mobility in manufacturing movement?

3 Ways to Drive Growth in Your Manufacturing Business

IQMS

Investing in a manufacturing company – and/or operating a manufacturing company – in the current economic climate represents both opportunity and risk as U.S. manufacturing demand and profitability are accelerating. How to Drive Manufacturing Growth.

3 Keys to Winning the Manufacturing Talent Battle

Cerasis

The dramatic economic swings have heavily impacted virtually every business sector, especially manufacturing. With a drastically diminished pool of potential manufacturing talent candidates, it makes hiring and retaining quality people for manufacturing roles challenging.

Summary of Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries

NC State SCRC

The type of contract of interest in this report is for Development and Manufacture contracts in the Aerospace and Defense industries. Specific Risks in Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries.

Hello, Manufacturers & Logistics Companies, Here are 10 Reasons No One is Reading Your Content

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Take it from us, a transportation management solutions provider, who understands the question we've all asked: "Who on earth will find manufacturing, logistics, supply chain, shipping, and transportation management content interesting? Well, the answer lies in not thinking of yourself as some boring industry (and let's be real, as you've seen emerging tech in both the manufacturing and supply chain industries, it ain't boring anymore!).

Manufacturing and Cyber Security: A 5 Step Process to Create Internal and Customers’ Peace of Mind

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Editor's Note: As we see the transition to digital manufacturing and the use of the cloud and other web-based systems, manufacturing and cyber security continue to collide. You can view our document as a helpful guide for your company here.

20 Manufacturers Describe ERP Software Benefits in their Own Words

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Editor’s Note: Today we are featuring this guest post from Find Accounting Software as it covers a subject we are also interested in, Manufacturing Technology which makes businesses more efficient. Earlier identification of product manufacturing issues.

5 Big Benefits of Using CMMS for Manufacturing Maintenance Activities

Cerasis

Managing a manufacturing plant or a facility maintenance enterprise can get very challenging, complicated and time-consuming for those who are maintaining paper logs for inventory and recording repairs and replacements manually. Here are 5 ways it can automate your documentation process so that your team can accomplish more in less time: Lowers the Documentation Time Which Means Less Overtime. Manufacturing Technology CMMS

Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

Quintiq

If Britain becomes a non-EU member and leaves the customs union, however, importers and exporters would have to fill in up to nine additional documents. Some manufacturers have started to prepare by trying to build stock, which increases their costs. Impact on automotive manufacturers.

How to Transition From the Design to the Product Manufacturing Process

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This means that the product manufacturing process is important to keep future patients safe. Here’s how design teams can safely transition to the product manufacturing process. How to Transition From the Design to Product Manufacturing Process. If you're hoping to make the transition from design to manufacturing as painless as possible, try to accommodate these workers as much as possible. Manufacturing design mfg

Penetration Testing: Reasons Manufacturers and Businesses Need to Take This Key Network Security Step Now

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We are all now familiar with the concept of the Internet of Things and if you take the manufacturing industry, for example, many manufacturers are now widely operating in an increasingly connected environment and making the most of the Industrial Internet of Things. There are numerous reasons why any business such as a manufacturer, for instance, would be targeted by hackers. Sensitive company documents? Business Advice Manufacturing Technology Penetration Testing

Distinctions Between Discrete and Process Manufacturing

synchrono

Process manufacturing is different, distinct, and distinguishable from discrete manufacturing. Process manufacturing uses formulations versus discrete manufacturers use Bills of Materials (BOMs) and assembles along a routing.

A Bill of Materials Template for Manufacturers

EMERGE App

A bill of materials is critical for brick-and-mortar manufacturers. Here, we’ll explain what is meant by a bill of material and why manufacturers still need them today. As such, BOMs for manufacturing describe the assembly of physical products. Bill of Materials Document.

How a Site Survey Benefits You

AB&R

We document everything so you’re in the know. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing Mobile Workforce Repair & Service RFID Transportation & Logistics onsite discovery site survey solutions process SRDS Systems Requirement & Design Study

3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This post is a continuation of an ongoing collaborative blog series with Spendrix, a company who was made for procurement teams of all sizes and we currently serve customers in Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Construction, Logistics, and the Food & Beverage industries.

New Generations, New Ways of Learning

DynaSys

For example, Generation Z uses the internet and blog articles to educate themselves, while Generation Alpha can beat your high score on My Manufacturing Company before they even know how to read.

The importance of a pilot in the solution process

AB&R

If your company has regulations, compliance standards, or legal commitments that need to be documented, pilots are a great way to determine pass/fail within your actual working environment and specific processes. What is a pilot?

Airbus and Boeing Report Q4-2018 and Full Year Operational Performance

Supply Chain Matters

Both aerospace manufacturers made extraordinary efforts in the final quarter to meet their declared full year delivery milestones amid continued supply network challenges.

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The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Use a “returns authorization” process, such as customer-facing portals for creating tracking numbers and documenting the process in real-time. These technologies, as well as emerging technologies such as augmented reality glasses, reduce errors in documentation.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #2 Poorly executed or non-existent sales and operations planning

Kinaxis

Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. S&OP is all about aligning manufacturing and sales. by John Westerveld. Reason #2: Poorly executed or non-existent sales and operations planning.

Who Needs Quality Management?

Oracle SCM

How companies often react : The typical response or result is departmental quality silos, with either manual or periodic interaction between the silos: The Q&A Department creates their own system that addresses inspections, audits, and corrective actions, together with document controls.