What’s shaping the steel industry today?

Quintiq

In recent years, the steel industry has seen creative solutions to long-standing challenges, emerging technologies, and niche market explorations – all of which are changing this traditionally conservative industry. The post What’s shaping the steel industry today?

The Smart Factory, Industrie 4.0, and Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

Automotive Industry Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Optimization Arla Foods Industrie 4.0 In North America, the Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a great deal of attention.

Deep Dives on 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Prediction One: Global Economic Activity

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog begins our series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, provides a […].

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Total Disruption: Industry Networks

The Network Effect

Ideally a network solution should both be industry agnostic, yet be tailored to the needs of a particular industry. To get the most from the “network effect,” you want as many participants as possible onboard, from as many industries as possible.

Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

This evolution is called Industry 4.0, Are you ready? The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. and it's happening now

Kraft Heinz Stunning Financial Stumble- A Watershed Industry Development

Supply Chain Matters

This is an industry that remains surrounded by activist investors seeking the next era of growth but at the same time, added dividends and increased short-term returns for shareholders.

Provoking the Industry to Move Past Incrementalism

Supply Chain Shaman

Putting a stick in the eye of the industry is hard work. The industry has too many events. To make the argument, let’s look at industry orbit charts in aggregate for the period of 2006-2017 for the apparel and chemical companies. In neither industry, despite the spend of 1.7%

This Turbulent Week in Brexit Events and Consequent Multi-industry Supply Chain Disruption Planning

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on a turbulent week of Brexit related developments and on the implications for multi-industry supply chain scenario disruption risk contingency planning. Industry Supply Chain Contingency Planning.

How An Industrial Computer Workstation Can Improve Industrial Supply Chains

Cerasis

A lot hinges on your industrial supply chain operating smoothly, not least the survival of your business. How then can the humble Industrial Computer Workstation serve to safeguard your supply chain? Then came the Industrial Computer Workstation….

The Stream of UK Based Automotive Industry Announcements are Not Solely Related to Brexit

Supply Chain Matters

While many have been quick to cite root cause to the threats of Brexit , Supply Chain Matters points to broader industry developments and unfolding moves as the catalyst.

Digitizing the Extended Supply Chain: How to Survive and Thrive

The digital economy is upending all industries and processes, placing a premium on speed, customer satisfaction, personalized products, and collaboration

Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. As the industry attempts to compensate with better wages and if it’s for drivers and long-haul shipments, the industry will continue to suffer from stress.

Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

Companies across the spectrum of the economy are expanding and demanding more from carriers and the logistics industry, and as a result, logistics capabilities will need to grow in accordance. Strong growth in the U.S.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. Today, the 22 nd Annual Surveys of Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL) CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics , revealed that 3PL CEOs are confident about the current state and future revenue growth potential of both their companies and the regional 3PL industries. 3PL 3pl industry

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Industry 4.0: The Slow Revolution, Part 2

Enterra Insights

” The latest industrial revolution, labeled Industry 4.0, Thomas Leeson ( @TomLeesn ), an industry marketing strategist at OpenText, reports, “Manufacturers are excited about the possibilities of digital transformation. As the Fourth Industrial Revolution gains traction, 65 percent of manufacturers expect to adopt digital manufacturing practices by 2020, according to IDC Manufacturing Insights.”[1] Challenges to joining Industry 4.0.

5 Steps to a Smart Supply Chain

Industry leaders are 3.5 times more likely to take advantage of analytics. This drive toward intelligent business is redefining how organisations need to operate if they hope to be successful

2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Research Report Now Available for Downloading

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces that The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group ’s research report, 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains , is now available for complimentary downloading.

Moving towards Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

The post Moving towards Industry 4.0 Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Industry 4.0 The commercial world is being roiled by new technologies. Old business models are being replaced by new ones and essential … Continued. appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Expanding Efforts Addressing Multi-Industry Supply Chain Talent Needs

Supply Chain Matters

In a sidelight blog to our unveiling of 2018 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains, Supply Chain Matters highlights expanding efforts addressing multi-industry supply chain talent needs. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply chain Matters blog

Supply Chain Matters Unveils Ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

These predictions are provided in the spirit of assisting industry specific and global supply chain cross-functional teams in helping […]. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, traditionally provide a series of predictions for the coming year.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

help it tune for the specific use case and industry. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we.

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. New opportunities in the transportation industry are thriving. Transportation professionals seeking to stay on top of trends in the industry look to implementing these trends. Disruption of Transportation Industry.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

Cerasis

Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result--the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate.

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Industry 4.0 getting whipped

Supply Chain Movement

The Schrödinger’s cat metaphor is surprisingly apt when thinking about supply chain’s evolution to Industry 4.0. In our utopian Industry 4.0 Eliminating the Bullwhip Effect is the essence of what Industry 4.0 My hope is that as Industry 4.0 The vision for Industry 4.0

[INFOGRAPHIC] Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing

Cerasis

also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In today’s post we will talk about what is Industry 4.0, Industry 4.0: The Fourth Industrial Revolution. So what is “industry 4.0?” According to Accenture, they define Industry 4.0

The Celebration of the Year of the Pig and Implications for Industry Supply Chain Management Strategies

Supply Chain Matters

Industry supply chain management teams factor various China based supply and demand network planning assumptions to muted or inactive during this period, perhaps with the exception of certain consumer goods.

Industrial Real Estate Outlook: 2019

NFI

Driven by the rise of ecommerce and the demand for next-day and two-day shipping, industrial real estate capacity continues to tighten while rents and cost per square foot rises.

Scoring of Supply Chain Matters 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

Supply Chain Matters

While industry supply chain teams continue to work on achieving 2016 year-end strategic, tactical, operational line-of-business business and supply chain focused performance objectives, this is the opportunity for Supply Chain Matters to reflect on our prior 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains that we published just before the start of the year.

Is Today April Fools Day in Global Trade or Another Chapter in Industry Supply Chain Risk Mitigation?

Supply Chain Matters

China Supply Chain Strategy Global Trade Issues Manufacturing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Strategy Transportation and Logistics Brexit global trade impacts on industry supply chains impact of Brexit on industry supply chains implications of global trade war Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain RiskToday is April 1 st , what some may humorously declare as April Fool’s Day.

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2017 Industry Specific Predictions- Pharmaceutical and Drug Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Thus far, we have posted deep-dives on the first nine of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. The one prediction remaining is our final Prediction Ten, which for each year, dives into what we foresee as unique industry-specific supply chain challenges or environments for the coming year.

What to Expect in the Coming Year: Supply Chain Matters 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog unveils the first five 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. On an annual basis, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group provides a series of supply chain management predictions for the coming year.

Industry Supply Chain Planning Related to Brexit Response Grow More Concerned, Along with the Implications

Supply Chain Matters

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Trump Administration New Trade Tariffs Have Significant Multi-Industry Supply Chain Implications

Supply Chain Matters

The takeaway from this week’s trade actions by the United States is the potential trip wire of cascading retaliatory actions that can impact existing industry supply chain sourcing and manufacturing strategies. Global Trade Issues Global trade trends High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Strategy implications of global trade war SolarWorld America supply chain Suniva Inc.

A Delay in Supply Chain Matters 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Readers of the Supply Chain Matters blog always look forward to our set of annual predictions of what we expect to transpire across industry supply chains in the coming year. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management 2017 predictions for industry and global supply chains independent supply chain and B2B industry analyst Bob Ferrari's blog supply chain industry analyst advisory services Supply chain Matters blog

What Should Industry and Global Supply Chain Teams Anticipate in 2017

Supply Chain Matters

As we approach the New Year holiday which marks the beginning of 2017, we are heads-down in the preparation of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. Supply Chain Matters blog readers should anticipate the full unveiling of our 2017 predictions over the first two weeks in January. We do however want to […].

General Electric Places Priority on Industrial Internet

Supply Chain Matters

Jim Fowler, the previous CIO of GE Capital, indicates that his first priority will be focused on helping GE build the Industrial Internet and demonstrate how this global diversified manufacturer has implemented Industrial Internet and Internet […]. Internet of Things Manufacturing Strategies Operations management GE Predix software applications General Electric General Electric supply chain Industrial Internet Supply chain Matters blog