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.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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.

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Quality Improvement in Manufacturing: Relief for Operations Manager

ThroughPut

Most importantly for ThroughPut, manufacturing and logistics operations in the industrial world are about to pick back up until Christmas. Trips to places like Iraq during 2015 made me realize how little people had, and how 90% of the world was in that state. Fall has begun.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

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.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

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. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

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

Supply Chain Shaman

They were very proud of their work in planning with a number of pharmaceutical manufacturers. With a history of forecasting military fire in Iraq, Enterra uses cognitive computing capabilities to redefine decision support in consumer products.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. 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

Supply Chain Movement

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.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Localized manufacturing. Shipment and manufacturing of the unit of one. While we all need to thank-you for helping us to remain free and safe within our borders, for the supply chain leader, it is great to see that something good came out of the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling.

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. Manufacturing Central. 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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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.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Libya, Iraq, Russia, and Venezuela have all seen incredible political turmoil as significant oil producers, yet diesel prices have stayed in a tight range for the last 12 months and are currently $0.065 per gallon cheaper than this time last year.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. 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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SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

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

Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

Most importantly for ThroughPut, manufacturing and logistics operations in aerospace, automotive, CPG, and energy are about to pick back up until Christmas. Trips to places like Iraq made me realize how little people had, and how 90% of the world was in that state.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. While many companies have invested significant time and money over the years to improve their demand, supply, and manufacturing planning capabilities, they have underinvested in workforce planning and optimization, and they’re now starting to feel the consequences.

How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

Somehow, though, even with two parents in the medical field, the Oil & Gas industry recruited me first, and I ended up becoming a field operations engineer working across onshore, offshore, and warzone logistics & chemical manufacturing operations.

Tarik Toprak: “Growth brings its own challenges.”

Supply Chain Movement

The confectionary market in Turkey is saturated yet we are achieving more than a 20% rise in sales and we have switched from importing all our products to manufacturing locally so there’s always something new and exciting to do.

Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

Most importantly for ThroughPut, manufacturing and logistics operations in the industrial world are about to pick back up until Christmas. Trips to places like Iraq during 2015 made me realize how little people had, and how 90% of the world was in that state. Most customer expectations arise from a failure to understand the capabilities of manufacturing, supply chain, operations, math, and science. Fall has begun.

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