Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

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The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. Finland.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Finland. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan.

Far From Dying, Retail Supports 1 in 4 Jobs in the U.S.

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manufacturing output rose for a fourth straight month in December; shipping giant Maersk moves into blockchain technology; and Lego is building something new – online games – in partnership with one of China’s biggest tech firms. Manufacturing Output Rose for Fourth Straight Month in December. factory production rose for a fourth straight month in December , capping the strongest quarter since 2010 and underscoring a resurgence in manufacturing that’s primed for further advances.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

In the shipping and manufacturing industries, that same “worldwide web” is now being deployed to encourage more energy-efficient operational and communication strategies for a low-carbon economy, thanks to IoT Tech.

A big “tack” (thank you!) from the Stockholm World Tour

Quintiq

This is why it was so valuable to have present a seasoned business-goal oriented expert in IT implementations; Mikko Särkkä, from Itella Corporation in Finland. Mikko spoke of Itella, Finland’s national postal company, and its plans for continuous expansion.

Case Saarioinen: Improving Processes All the Way from Production to the Consumers

RELEX Solutions

Historically this has been done quite manually in the industry, but manufacturers are now continuously developing toward more automatic processes and a more customer-oriented approach. Finnish convenience foods manufacturer. Factories 3 in Finland + 1 subsidiary in Estonia.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

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The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. Finland.

Europe 121

Rethinking your optimum

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The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Finland. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Finn-Tack implements inventory and demand management solution

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Finn-Tack, with an international customer base with growing global demand, has two production plants in China, and the Ukraine, manufacturing riding equipment and clothing. It also has a further four warehouses in The Netherlands, North America, Russia, and in Finland.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

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In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Finland. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

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In The Netherlands, cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is closing its factory in Bergen op Zoom and AkzoNobel has decided to phase out its production of organic peroxides in Deventer by the end of 2016. He has just completed a consultancy project for a US food manufacturer in Russia.

Europe 107

Strategic moves among logistics providers

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Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Finland. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Finland. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Finland. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Finland. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

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Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Finland.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

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Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Finland. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Finland. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?…

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

Supply Chain @ MIT

China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. Good transportation links a logistics strength in China.

China 75

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

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The logos illustrate the manufacturers’ choices about whether or not to produce close to their sales markets. Finland. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for SCM

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The trends of increasing urbanisation and digitisation were covered extensively several times during the Logy Conference in Helsinki, Finland.

SCM 78

Construction Sector Giant Saint-Gobain Partners With RELEX in Nordic and Baltic Regions

RELEX Solutions

Saint-Gobain , the Paris Headquartered, construction sector manufacturer and retailer, is to use RELEX’s forecasting and replenishment technology to boost availability, cut inventory and integrate its supply chain across its DCs and stores throughout its Nordic and Baltic operations. Read PDF.

The blockchain revolution: audit efficiency & trust in sustainably certified supply chains

Provenance

This would enable the following scenario: Supplier delivers x tonnes of sustainable material to manufacturer. Manufacturer inspects the goods delivered and attached digital file, and signs the file cryptographically to acknowledge receipt of goods.

U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

Value-added manufacturing also declined. Singapore jumped ahead of European economies Germany, Switzerland and Finland into third place on the strength of its top ranking in the tertiary-efficiency category. The U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No. 1 and No. 2 rankings.

Supply Chain Management:Leveraging Social Media for Improving.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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