Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

Vinculum

With most manufacturing units/factories being shut down, supply chains have been disrupted leading to auxiliary crises. At the outset of this global crisis, data governance is even more crucial for retail giants. An all-encompassing data governance application is the ultimate solution!

Needed: A National Governance Framework for Healthcare Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

We have started to put together ideas on what a national governance framework would look like, which would begin by establishing a standing governance model for national disasters. Criteria for setting the governance process in motion – what triggers it?

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Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

C3Nano is a material technology company developing and manufacturing transparent conductive films, the main component in all touch sensors used in phones, tablets, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. The Future of Manufacturing.

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program.

20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

Cerasis

If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. This community would not exist if it were not for manufacturing being the core of the other industries. . 20 Manufacturing Blogs You Need to Be Reading. Manufacturing manufacturing blogs

Manufacturing Plant Site Selection: Where to Locate Your Manufacturing Plant

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This article comes from Steve Wright who works for Whirlwind Steel and shares his knowledge on manufacturing plant site selection. There are a number of factors to consider in manufacturing plant site selection to ensure you have the best location for your new plant. Unlike retail, office, or residential locations, a manufacturer must also consider various environmental regulations , workforce issues, and raw material availability, among other things.

Making Governance and Compliance Part of the Manufacturing Process

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The week of November 17th was Fraud Awareness Week (www.fraudweek.com), and this makes it an appropriate time to highlight key issues around manufacturing governance and compliance. The post Making Governance and Compliance Part of the Manufacturing Process appeared first on SYSPRO US.

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? The current partial US Government shutdown demonstrates the risk of unexpected events roiling supply chains beyond the more commonly experienced disruptors such as weather, war, labor issues, trade disputes, etc. However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

Manufacturing ERP Plays a Key Role for Sustainability

QAD

While consumer products manufacturers previously led the way for sustainable manufacturing practices, a growing number of manufacturers in other sectors are treating sustainability as an important operational objective to increase global competitiveness.

Manufacturing and Covid-19: 11 Major Reports Summarised

Unleashed

Track the impact of Covid-19 on manufacturing and wholesale businesses around the world. Granular review of the Covid-19 outbreak’s effects on every manufacturing and wholesale industry subdivision in Australia and New Zealand. All manufacturing & wholesale.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

As we close the year of 2015, we want to take a look at some manufacturing trends for 2016. We look at 6 core areas that manufacturing companies will take a long look at as they gear up for a successful 2016. E-Commerce for Manufacturing. Manufacturing manufacturing trends

Green Is the New Black: Why Green Manufacturing & Sustainability Matter

Cerasis

In a blog post earlier this year, we noted how since the election, more manufactures have expressed interest in reshoring and avoiding offshoring entirely. However, manufacturers are considering other ways of improving factories and supply chains as well. more companies are turning toward sustainable alternatives and methodologies (like green manufacturing) in boosting competitive advantage and increasing revenue, explains Stuart Hall of Global Manufacturing.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017. Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. Manufacturers must adapt to changing demands, or they will become nothing more than a statistic in history books.

A Checklist for a Manufacturing Company Internal Audit!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Today, manufacturing firms face increasing threats from cybercriminals targeting weaknesses in SCADA (supervisory, control, and data acquisition) systems. Primary Cybersecurity Threats Facing Manufacturing Companies. Regulatory Compliance Requirements for Manufacturers.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead. But there are certain wide-ranging supply chain issues in need of attention that may not be on governments’ radar.

Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation

QAD

Climate change pressure is building for governments, businesses and individuals to “do something.”. Manufacturing isn’t exempt from this pressure. The manufacturing industry has adopted “Lean” techniques enthusiastically. Climate-driven Manufacturing Innovation.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.” ” We have many manufacturing shipper customers, and we love to create content of value for them on such subjects as best practices in logistics or trends around the supply chain.

The 3 Myths & Current State of American Manufacturing

Cerasis

manufacturers, supply chain, logistics, transportation, and freight management. Today we focus on the realities that we face with American manufacturing. The argument for American manufacturing is clear, and the topic has graced the stages of all political candidates. closely follows China’s lead in manufacturing, and in fact, the U.S. is on track to surpass Chinese manufacturers by 2020, reports Chris Mathews of Fortune magazine. Manufacturers.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

Cerasis

Approximately 60 percent of today's unfilled manufacturing jobs are due to a shortage of applicants with sufficient proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and math ( STEM ) skills. This estimate is according to responses provided by 83 percent of the manufacturing executives who participated in a survey conducted as part of an industry study by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte Consulting LLP. capacity to keep pace with needs of manufacturing.

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

TMC

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting? The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering changes that cross corporate silos and force companies to look holistically at their end-to-end supply chain practices—can governments do the same?

Why Solid Project Governance – or Lack of It – Spells Success or Failure in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Picture this real-world scenario: A major battery manufacturer finds itself running two years behind on a project with a partner firm. After working through the issues, the project is completed and is seen as a success by the manufacturer.

Analytics in Distribution and Manufacturing Taking Center Stage

Cerasis

Part of this drive toward more interest in analytics in distribution and manufacturing comes from the ability of analytics to reduce inefficiencies dramatically and increase productivity in both physical and virtual sales environments. Furthermore, analytics are becoming more widely available through the cloud, and manufacturers and distributors of any size can reap significant benefits from implementing analytics in their operation, explains Eric Smith of Modern Distribution Management.

Why Solid Project Governance – or Lack of It – Spells Success or Failure in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Picture this real-world scenario: A major battery manufacturer finds itself running two years behind on a project with a partner firm. But there is a strong project steering committee in place – with good communication via cross-functional discussions between the manufacturer and the partner firm – which helps everyone involved realize that the delay came about for the right reasons. But good project governance saves time and money by making sure you stay organized and focused.

What's Holding Manufacturing Back in Industry 4.0?

Elementum

Manufacturing is part of the supply chain complex that is being swept up by a digital revolution. Yet a deeply-rooted “if it’s not broke don’t fix it” mentality, and a lack of integration between operating and IT systems, are preventing manufacturing from reaping the benefits of Industry 4.0.

3 Technologies Transforming Modern Manufacturing Techniques

USC Consulting Group

The unemployment rate is at a low last seen more than 50 years ago , according to government data, and millions of jobs have been created since 2016, approximately 2.6 Manufacturing has helped lead the way, with the industry contributing $2.2 The U.S.

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

Cerasis

In this post, Adam discusses the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation or NNMI and how it relates to the Made in China 2025 initiative. . China’s new manufacturing policy roadmap, unveiled in 2015 and called Made in China 2025, includes numerous policy initiatives designed to create an advantage for China in 10 key advanced-technology industries. In addition, Made in China 2025 contains provisions for creating 40 Manufacturing Innovation Centers by 2025.

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a collaborative blog post series about mobility in manufacturing & logistics along with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps.

Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

The third issue is the lack of understanding that global processes–to maximize the economies of scale in transportation and material buying–need strong governance. The bad news is there was no well-defined governance and cadence of the business process.

Will Coronavirus spark supply chain reviews for manufacturers?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The Coronavirus outbreak and lock downs imposed by the Chinese government are starting to impact supply chains in sectors including pharmaceuticals, automotive and telecommunications

Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years. Because manufacturers have historically moved factories to regions featuring cheap labor and few regulatory restrictions (sometimes referred to as outsourcing or offshoring), a misconception has arisen about the importance manufacturing to national economies. ”[1] Manufacturing becomes even more relevant to advanced economies thanks to data and digitization.

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When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

Responding to large-scale crises such as the Ebola outbreak requires government resources. I’m no fan of Big Government, but there are some cases where a system-wide view is much more efficient than a localized, distributed view.

The repatriation of North American manufacturing

3AG Systems

Despite this shock, we have also seen incredible resilience from governments, companies and individuals. Echoing the WWII war production efforts, the speed with which manufacturers have responded to healthcare equipment shortages is nothing short of heroic. In this environment, the question of security will naturally lead to the question of whether we will see a repatriation of manufacturing capability.

Visibility: If Only I Could See

Supply Chain Shaman

Most deployments focus on functional excellence–manufacturing, transportation, customer service or procurement. Manufacturing organizations struggle to find talent and bandwidth to drive B2B visibility. My phone rang.

The Top 7 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation Management , Freight. Top Manufacturing Blog Posts for 2017. Manufacturing

How does the government shutdown affect trucking?

DAT Solutions

The government shutdown started December 22, and it's already the longest in U.S. Some government services are suspended, and others are just slower than usual. For consumers, NHTSA has also suspended testing and rating of new cars, and reviews of manufacturing defects and recalls.