Commercial Documents Required for Customs Clearance

20Cube Logistics

Every country has their own laws as outlined by the government and the shipping companies as well as freight forwarders should be aware of it and keep a tab on the new laws related to customs so as not to skip any mandatory document while in international trade. Port trust document.

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New Supplier Registration Process – E-Sourcing

TPSynergy

As part of the Supply Chain Management, an important task of the sourcing team is to identify and Onboard new suppliers regularly. Are these locations manufacturing units or corporate offices? These documents will be needed in future also for any audit or verification.

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Strategic sourcing enters a new age. Are you keeping up? (Part 2)

ivalua

In last week’s blog , I began discussing telltale signs that you have entered the new age of strategic sourcing. Leading manufacturers have proven that best-in-class strategic sourcing can create measurable and sustainable shareholder value by contributing to top line growth and bottom line profitability. Improving costs remains a core competency for any sourcing organization. Strategic Sourcing Requires Collaborative Working Arrangements with Key Suppliers.

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

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a two part series featuring Chuck Intrieri, who along with providing excellent insights over at his industry leading The Lean Supply Chain blog, is also a consultant who works with companies for Cost Reduction, Supply Chain Optimization, Logistics, Manufacturing, and 3PL Selection. 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. . What is Manufacturing?

Medical Device Manufacturing in 2021 – The 3 Key Challenges

Unleashed

For medical device manufacturers connected to the Covid-19 pandemic response, 2020 has been a year of growth. However more broadly the industry has faced the same challenges as other manufacturing sectors, with a -4.4% Regulations and Medical Device Manufacturing in 2021.

Outsourcing Sourcing! 5 Lessons from Around the Globe!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Doing business with suppliers located overseas or in another country can be an overwhelming and daunting task even for expert Sourcing professionals. He knew what his cost point had to be on the product which meant that he had to have the product manufactured overseas. But beyond that he had no idea on where to start to source his product. Large companies can afford to have Strategic Sourcing Procurement staff around the world. The post Outsourcing Sourcing!

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.’ Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The post How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain lean culture

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COVID-19: Implications on inventory planning, sourcing and procurement

EFT

For Pedro Paiva, Operations Director, EMEA for major footwear manufacturer Alpargatas, which owns the Havianas brand, they “Estimate that we will lose between 30% and 50% of sales this year.”. We need to look at alternative sources of procurement, of production, alternative factories, alternative countries. Name="Document Map"/>. As demand rides a rollercoaster in the last few months, huge adjustments have been asked from businesses in every corner of the world and sector.

Four Critical Steps for CPG Manufacturers to Compete After a Crisis

DynaSys

The same concept works for business and manufacturing. As the world sorts through life with COVID-19 and trying to plan for the aftermath, many Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) manufacturers and suppliers are developing and implementing risk management policies and procedures.

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. The future of manufacturing is being written today across the millions of shop floors which have chosen to excel at analytics, metrics and Manufacturing Intelligence. Sources: Agus, A., & Mohd, S.

Intelligent BOM Management Drives Manufacturing Success

Arena Solutions

Most manufacturing companies must rely on many supply chain partners to design and deliver products to their customers under budget and ahead of schedule. The increased use of supply chains and contract manufacturers (CMs) underscores the need to leverage systems that improve how BOMs are created, shared, and approved between internal and external teams. So, manufacturers and supply chain partners must be able to work in lockstep to ensure the delivery of high-quality products.

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.

Manufacturing Operations Management – A Guide for Better Shop Floor Control

ThroughPut

What is Manufacturing Operations Management? Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) is a long-term holistic solution that gives complete visibility into plant floor operations to help consistently improve manufacturing operations performance. What is Manufacturing Operations Management Software? How can Manufacturing Operations Management Software help? Here is how MOM software helps manufacturers: 1. Single-source of up-to-date processing data.

Manufacturing Operations Management – A Guide for Better Shop Floor Control

ThroughPut

What is Manufacturing Operations Management? Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) is a long-term holistic solution that gives complete visibility into plant floor operations to help consistently improve manufacturing operations performance. What is Manufacturing Operations Management Software? How can Manufacturing Operations Management Software help? Here is how MOM software helps manufacturers: 1. Single-source of up-to-date processing data.

Manufacturing Operations Management – A Guide for Better Shop Floor Control

ThroughPut

What is Manufacturing Operations Management? Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) is a long-term holistic solution that gives complete visibility into plant floor operations to help consistently improve manufacturing operations performance. What is Manufacturing Operations Management Software? How can Manufacturing Operations Management Software help? Here is how MOM software helps manufacturers: 1. Single-source of up-to-date processing data.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. Since these internal costs can significantly increase the total cost of supply, manufacturers should have the right method to identify and quantify them to avoid making purchase decisions based on inaccurate or incomplete data. What is Supply chain costs?

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. Since these internal costs can significantly increase the total cost of supply, manufacturers should have the right method to identify and quantify them to avoid making purchase decisions based on inaccurate or incomplete data. What is Supply chain costs?

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. Since these internal costs can significantly increase the total cost of supply, manufacturers should have the right method to identify and quantify them to avoid making purchase decisions based on inaccurate or incomplete data. What is Supply chain costs?

8 Ways That Cloud ERP Helps Manufacturers Create Value with Exception Management

OptiProERP

It is typical to focus on what your manufacturing business is doing right. Intelligent cloud ERP software , with its platform capabilities of real-time visibility, analytics, and automation, enables the diagnosis and correction of exceptions that could have a detrimental effect on manufacturing production or business management processes. Cloud ERP also maintains a history of every document created on the platform.

Strategic National Stockpiles and Sourcing for the National Interest!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Trump’s action with 3M raises questions for any country about what their Strategic Stockpiles should be and whether future sourcing decisions and actions should be based on parochial nationalistic needs or magnanimous global needs. has a tool, the Defense Production Act, at its disposal to compel companies to manufacture items that it needs. I expect that the companies who normally manufacture these products have ramped up production and capacity in every conceivable way.

JAGGAER is the Only Full Suite Provider Named as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and as a Leader in Two Gartner Magic Quadrants

Jaggaer

In a year full of recognition from industry analysts, JAGGAER was named by customers as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites. After being named a Leader by Gartner analysts in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites*, JAGGAER was recognized on Gartner Peer Insights as a direct reflection of customer satisfaction.

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

Cerasis

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. Further, as a provider of a web-based transportation management system, Cerasis has our own documentation on how we protect our customer shippers. You can view our document as a helpful guide for your company here. When Did Manufacturing and Cyber Security Come Into Focus?

4 Supply Chain Areas to Examine in the Face of Disruption

QAD

Increasingly, we see manufacturers placing less emphasis on cost savings and more importance on supply chain adaptability, risk management and speed. The desire is to create flexible sourcing and connected supply chain networks that effectively respond to customers’ issues and expectations. The following are four key areas that can help manufacturers mitigate supply chain risks and build adaptability for future shocks. .

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How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The law requires “retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in the state [with over $1 million $100 million in annual worldwide gross receipts] to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains for tangible goods offered for sale, as specified.”

20 Manufacturers Describe ERP Software Benefits in their Own Words

Cerasis

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. To better understand how your organization can benefit, we’ve collected comments from 20 manufacturers detailing the results they were able to achieve via their investments in ERP software. Earlier identification of product manufacturing issues. Quote Sources.

7 Use Cases for Hyperledger in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I believe we need to move to Open Source tech. After publishing a series of reports on visibility, I facilitated a dinner between two major manufacturers. This transition from closed and proprietary solutions to open source capabilities will not happen quickly. The Hyperledger project is an Open Source blockchain platform. Our goal is to test the open source version from IBM in the digital sandbox/lab environment at Schneider Electric. Document Sharing.

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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. The subcontract efforts feature the majority of military and part of commercial aviation, systems are outsourced by the overall airframe manufacturer, known as “primes” (Boeing, Airbus, Sikorski, etc.) Specific Risks in Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries. Sources.

Outsource? Insource? Why not right source your print?

Claritum

Documents, operational print and marketing print are often considered as discrete requirements and most reviews will focus on each segment individually. Most of the customer storefront software offered by equipment manufacturers is designed to lock in customers and route orders into a single production environment, regardless of whether that’s right for the customer or not. So take a look at your entire print and document spend….and Why not right source your print?

PRO Point of View: Pascale de Felix, Global Sourcing Director – Methods, Tools & Responsible Sourcing at the Bel Group

EcoVadis

Global Sourcing Director – Methods, Tools & Responsible Sourcing (Bel Group). She is the Global Sourcing Director – Methods, Tools & Responsible Sourcing, and she has 10 years of experience in Responsible Purchasing. through manufacturing conditions, complex supply chain, etc.). Launched in 2018 with Shui Mahieu, Sustain gave us an opportunity to embellish our gallery with portraits of responsible purchasing professionals.

10 Ways IoT Can Improve Supply Chains

IQMS

By 2020, Discrete Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics and Utilities industries are projected to spend $40B each on IoT platforms, systems, and services. Blockchain and IoT are defining the future of supply chains based on the initial success of Proof of Concept (POC) pilots focused on the logistics, storage and track-and-trace areas of supply chains across manufacturing. The graphic below illustrates how digital twins streamline additive manufacturing.

Do You Know How Much Your Company is Spending? A Spend Analytics Checklist

Supply Chain View from the Field

Spend analysis does not need to occur only on an annual basis, but can be applied also to reviews of a category or subcategory of spend that occurs when a contract is being negotiated, or when a strategic sourcing project is initiated for a particular category group. Spend analysis is also a critical component of effective budget planning, and setting key performance indicators for sourcing teams to consider in their assigned duties.

Why Manufacturers Need an Outcome Culture (Pt. I)

QAD

In this article, we explain why manufacturers should adopt an outcome culture. So, manufacturers need the right culture. A manufacturer with a strong culture, both on the shop floor and in the back office, will act in a consistent manner. A Culture in Manufacturing. In manufacturing, the quality movement has long taught us that we need ‘definable, repeatable processes’. And few manufacturers doubt the need for strong processes.

What Is Supply Chain ERP?

IQMS

A Supply Chain ERP system orchestrates and optimizes forecasting, pricing, procurement, sourcing, and inbound product quality levels across the many supplier relationships manufacturers have, providing real-time accounting and financial reporting of each transaction. Manufacturers are improving delivery performance, reducing purchasing and materials costs, and minimizing supplier risks by adopting integrated supply chain ERP systems. appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

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Is the FAR getting in the way of Early Supplier Involvement in defense projects?

NC State SCRC

The concept level design phase is typically summarized in a system concept document. This phase is followed by system level development, resulting in system performance requirements and description documents. The subsystem and component level phase yields product performance requirements and design documents. defense firms tend to follow a traditional “white box” sourcing approach, as shown in this figure. Product development within the U.S.

The Writing on the Wall: Signs your company may struggle in a recall

Unleashed

The triggers are everywhere and if a business, particularly a food manufacturing and beverage business, is to survive a safety recall, they must be prepared. The Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association in the U.S. The food and beverage sector is under incredibly stringent control as public health can be compromised significantly if safety precautions during manufacture are not adhered to.