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

Cerasis

However, we don’t only talk about what we do well, we also like to talk about things that may affect manufacturing companies so we can be the maven to resources which are of value to our customers and the industry at large.

Different Strokes for Different Folks (to Yield Better Results?)?

Supply Chain Shaman

With a history of forecasting military fire in Iraq, Enterra uses cognitive computing capabilities to redefine decision support in consumer products. With a new CEO, and several clients in the pharmaceutical industry, their goal is to dominate the supply chain market in a big way.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

This impact declined at the start of the last decade, and the impact of the third-industrial revolution stopped in 2004. There was a large industry pull of technology providers, consultants and business leaders pushing the belief that the best-run companies had great ERP systems.

Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

How would you ship 500 trees to Iraq? Basically, her organization worked with a nursery and collected 400 trees from Long Island, New York and 100 from California and had them shipped via DHL to the US troops in Iraq. Industrial Interface. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

He then led the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) for Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) in Iraq and Kuwait. Mr. Eberly has more than 20 years of experience in transportation and logistics industries.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Want a 25 page KPI report for your industry? 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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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Trends for high-tech industry. The high-tech industry are currently facing a tsunami of external trends. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. The fashion and luxury goods market is a dynamic industry by nature.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. 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. Last year was one of the busiest on record in terms of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the logistics industry. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

Transportfolio

The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. There is no doubt that the truck-intensive nature of this oil boom is one contributing factor to the driver shortage facing the long haul, over the road sector of the industry right now.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ). E-commerce is still a small fraction of total retail sales, but it’s the fastest-growing segment of the industry ( up 15.1

Transportation Funding vs. Immigration Reform (60 Minutes vs. Saturday Night Live)

Talking Logistics

A few years ago, it was the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. For those of us that follow the logistics industry closely, the statistics and issues raised in the segment are not new to us, but educating the general public is important nonetheless because, at the end of the day, we all have to be willing to pay, whether it’s higher gas taxes or some other funding mechanism, to fix this problem.

The Weight of Memory

Tailwind

In our industry, there are a significant number of people who have served in the military – many of whom served in the more recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the logistics industry, we work to pick up things, transport things, and deliver things.