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

GlobalTranz

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. This series’s aim is to educate on what we see coming down the pipeline in the world of manufacturing.

Behind the Numbers of the SCRC Supply Management Index

NC State SCRC

These interviews are often the best source of information and are not published. Secondary data sources are published available databases, reports, websites, and so on. Manufacturers or the U.S.

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How Consumer Behavior is Changing

Enterra Insights

Now, all that manufacturing, logistics, pricing, customer engagement and general commerce data is obsolete.” AI can evaluate multiple data sources, such as internal company data and publicly available information like anonymized mobile or text data. Despite the disruption of major global events in the 21st century — 9/11, the Iraq invasion, the financial crisis of 2008 and the Arab spring afterwards — the difference is that those all had regional epicenters.”[4]

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Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Open Source Technologies (Examples include Hadoop, Spark, Kafka). 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. Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. 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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? 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. Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true.