Improve Manufacturing Performance with Total Productive Maintenance

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

When I first came across Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) I was sceptical of yet another ”blue sky” approach to pursuing manufacturing excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Performance Improvement Manufacturing Footprint Supply Chain S&OP Cost ReductionSurely, this would soon be replaced by the next set of buzz-word initials dreamed up by sharp-suited consultants. But no; I saw the light and now I’m a firm believer in this technique that originated in Japan.

FMCG Co-packing and Re-packing Management

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The impact this has on your Supply Chain is potentially huge. Customer service FMCG Logistics Service Provider Dave Jordan Manufacturing Footprint Logistics ManagementWhether you call it co-packing or re-packing this involves the further manipulation of a previously finished and complete SKU. Look around the shelves and the evidence of extra expense and work is displayed by special stickers, multi-packs and banded promotions amongst many others.

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Supply chain & logistics webinar

Proxima

Building a Modern Playbook for Supply Chain and Logistics Stardom. At our recent webinar, held with Supply Chain and Logistics consultancy Hatmill, Proxima’s Simon Geale welcomed Joe Metcalf, Johnathan Foster, Neil Jordan, and Simon Dixon to discuss their advice on the tools needed now to achieve supply chain and logistics success across: warehousing, automation, freight, and reverse logistics.

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. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Jordan. Supply chain solutions.

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. This shift to direct selling is making itself felt on manufacturerssupply chains and their profitability. As these questions emerge, manufacturers find themselves approaching a crossroads.

COVID-19 accelerates four trends and changes within global supply chains

Proxima

Global supply chain management has always been at the forefront of the battle. Many suppliers continue to rely on automation to ensure flexible supply chains and increased accuracy to help meet the demand from their buyers. How do I improve my supply chain?

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Life’s as a chief supply chain officer (CSCO) is not always easy. Jordan. Trends article Carlos Cordón download IMD Business School Leadership supply chain talent development

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Jordan.

Supply Chain Risk Management Highlighted by a Tiny Computer Chip

Enterra Insights

Jason Koebler and Joseph Cox explain, “In the 2015 novel Ghost Fleet , the spark that starts World War III is not a nuclear bomb, but a supply chain hack. Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley explain what happened next.[2]. Multiple people familiar with the matter say investigators found that the chips had been inserted at factories run by manufacturing subcontractors in China.” The petard (or bomb) in question is the global supply chain.

5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S. Infrastructure Investments

TMC

Through our work to optimize supply chains, we have a unique view of how goods and commerce flow through our nation’s infrastructure and what impacts on time delivery and cost. In addition to weather and capacity disruptions, supply chains are also challenged by congestion on U.S. On behalf of supply chain professionals, I recently had the opportunity to share these insights with the U.S. The post 5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S.

5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S. Infrastructure Investments

TMC

Through our work to optimize supply chains, we have a unique view of how goods and commerce flow through our nation’s infrastructure and what impacts on time delivery and cost. In addition to weather and capacity disruptions, supply chains are also challenged by congestion on U.S. On behalf of supply chain professionals, I recently had the opportunity to share these insights with the U.S. The post 5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S.

4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

How does a supply chain keep on improving in a changing competitive environment? At the same time, supply chain knowledge is becoming more specialized. Using one warehouse to supply stores worldwide would probably not make sense for other retailers. This changed when some talented professionals recognized that applying queuing theory to the data derived from PLCs would enable auto manufacturers to forecast production line bottlenecks.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. Supply Chain Complexity. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. Supply Chain Complexity. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rewiring supply chains, yet we are only at the beginning of this journey. 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. Robinson and the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the testimony focused on how the IoT impacts supply chain, logistics, and the movement of goods.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent.

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. Supply Chain Movement and NeoGrid, provider of a collaborative, demand-driven supply chain management platform in the cloud, have therefore developed this mindmap to inspire fashion and luxury goods companies to become more profitable and competitive. >>Please Jordan.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. On the Supply Chain Matters blog we recently commented on Amazons efforts to turn the challenge of the ongoing pressures by U.S.

BluJay Partners with TriumphPay to Streamline Payment Process for Shippers and Carriers

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 9, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, today announces a solution and tech partnership with TriumphPay , the nexus of billing and payments in the transportation industry. Press Releases Carriers customer experience freight audit freight forwarding global supply chain payment processing Transportation Management

Willkommen! Quintiq World Tour opens its doors in Düsseldorf

DELMIA Quintiq

They investigate how some of the theory they just learned about can be put into practice, and get a look at and feel for Quintiq’s supply chain planning and optimization software. QuintiqWT presenter Marcel Wouterse discussing supply chain struggles turned into challenges pic.twitter.com/QvlzqndATs. Marcel Wouterse describes how Van den Bosch Transporten took on a supply chain challenge in the bulk logistics sector.

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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. Supply Chain Media and Smart Logistics Centre Venlo have created a map which visualizes the position of Venlo in one overview. >>Please Jordan. Trends logistics map Smart Logistics Centre Venlo Supply Chain Media Venlo

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Jordan. Reports challenges download optimum Quintiq supply chain whitepaperAdvanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue.

The Changing Landscape of Direct-to-Consumer Sales

Enterra Insights

Manufacturers aren’t blind to this trend and some of them have developed direct-to-consumer (DTC/D2C) strategies. DTC strategies allow manufacturers to sell products directly to customers, bypassing third-party retailers, wholesalers, or any other middlemen. Sounds like a win-win for manufacturers and consumers; however, manufacturers know physical stores (in normal times) still surpass online sales and DTC sales can complicate manufacturer/retail relationships.

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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. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. These are the key developments that are visualised on the 2016 version of Supply Chain Movement’s SCM IT Subway Map. Jordan.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Jordan. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Jordan. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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

TMC

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? Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, on how the IoT impacts supply chains, logistics, and the movement of goods. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. Regulation Technology IoT Senate Supply Chain

Tarik Toprak: “Growth brings its own challenges.”

Supply Chain Movement

Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional. By Helen Armstrong (Supply Chain Movement). Tarik Toprak, supply chain manager for the Ferrero Group Turkey, explains the challenges of starting-up a new factory, doing business in a non-EU country and maintaining the mission of producing high quality, fresh products while upholding the company’s social and environmental values.

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Industrial IoT: Supporters and Skeptics

Enterra Insights

Jordan Appleson ( @jordanisonfire ), CEO at Hark, explains, “A subset of IoT is the Industrial Internet of Things which refers to creating interconnections between industrial equipment, facilities, personnel and processes. ”[1] Given all the potential benefits of the IIoT, manufacturers should be jumping on the IIoT bandwagon. According to Hitch, manufacturers with the greatest revenue are the ones most likely to implement IIoT systems.

Questions Companies with U.S.-Mexico Trade Should be Asking

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson’s President of Managed Services, Jordan Kass, spoke before Congress to detail industry concerns over the U.S. government’s role in supply chains. Specifically discussing how the internet of things will impact supply chains, he said: The internet of things provides companies the ability to source parts and inputs, and sell, globally. Customs clearance process as a significant risk to supply chains. Nearly three years ago, C.H.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs. For the fourth consecutive year, Supply Chain Media has produced the SCM Map of Europe providing an overview of the most relevant data for value chains. Jordan.

Up for Discussion: A First Glance at Congress’s Next Infrastructure Bill

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What important highlights of the bill do supply chain professionals need to know? Robinson’s President of Managed Services, Jordan Kass, testified on possible funding mechanisms in March 2018 before the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security. On Monday July 23, 2018, retiring House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman, Rep.