2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Claviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports. It is great to see that the 2018 impact factors of all but one journals related to supply chain management have increased, which highlights the rapidly growing relevance of our discipline again. Two journals have an impact factor larger than 7: Journal of Operations Managemen t (7.776; +2.9) and Journal of Supply Chain Management (7.125; +1.0).

Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

Few days ago, Thomson Reuters published the 2015 impact factors of well-known management journals as part of their Journal Citation Reports. Two SCM-related journals have an impact factor of 4 or larger: Journal of Supply Chain Management and Journal of Operations Management. Two other journals have an impact factor between 2.5 and 3: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management.

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Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

Few days ago, Thomson Reuters published the 2015 impact factors of well-known management journals as part of their Journal Citation Reports. Two SCM-related journals have an impact factor of 4 or larger: Journal of Supply Chain Management and Journal of Operations Management. Two other journals have an impact factor between 2.5 and 3: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The Journal’s mission will remain to be the journal of choice among supply chain scholars across disciplines, by attracting high-quality, high-impact behavioral research focusing on theory building and empirical methodologies. Research Article Guest Post Journal Supply Chain Management

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The Journal’s mission will remain to be the journal of choice among supply chain scholars across disciplines, by attracting high-quality, high-impact behavioral research focusing on theory building and empirical methodologies. Research Article Guest Post Journal Supply Chain Management

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

The world has changed from the oil days of machine assisted assembly lines and manufacturing processes as more robots have entered the workforce. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing. Benefits of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing.

Technology Fuels Freight Logistics: Jeff Tucker in Wall Street Journal

DAT Solutions

Jeff Tucker 's guest column in yesterday's Wall Street Journal pointed to the pivotal role of technology, including DAT Load Boards , in freight logistics today.

Lockdowns Take a Toll on Manufacturing – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Lockdowns Take a Toll on Manufacturing. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

For Manufacturers, an Unprecedented Hit – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. For Manufacturers, an Unprecedented Hit. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

[PODCAST] Decarbonization in Freight is Coming: Discussing the Impacts with Peter Tirschwell of the Journal Of Commerce

Cerasis

Freight & Sustainability Resources Green Is the New Black: Why Green Manufacturing & Sustainability Matter Read the Blog Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability Read.read More.

5 Quality Metrics Predicting The Future Of Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Manufacturers are reaching a new level of results in 2018 because they have clearer, more actionable insights based on real-time manufacturing and quality metrics than ever before. Quality Metrics Enable Customer-Driven Manufacturing Networks.

America’s Manufacturing Future: Hope or Hype?

Enterra Insights

In the United States, growing nationalist and protectionist sentiment rests on the hope manufacturing (and associated jobs) will return from overseas. He writes, “In building a case for an American manufacturing renaissance, economists cite increasing productivity, cheap natural gas, and rising value-added figures to show that manufacturing is in good shape and will get better. manufacturing jobs since 2010 are evidence of a big turnaround in manufacturing.

What it's really going to take for sustainability to work [Sourcing Journal]

Sourcemap

I’m kind of pessimistic when it comes to sustainability, compliance, traceability,” Sourcing Journal president Edward Hertzman said speaking on a Texworld USA supply chain panel Monday. Read the rest of the article at Sourcing Journal.

Making Manufacturing Fun for Future Generations of Workers

Enterra Insights

The revolution is being triggered by technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing). is predicted to make manufacturing more efficient and effective and to eliminate many manufacturing jobs. Artificial Intelligence and Manufacturing. For many people, manufacturing conjures up images of dirty factory floors and backbreaking work.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (2/2)

SCM Research

Three more leading journals of our field have announced the winners of their best paper awards. First, the Decision Sciences Journal has selected the article Managing Differentiation-Integration Duality in Supply Chain Integration by Terjesen, Patel and Sanders for its Best Paper Award for 2012. The Competitive Determinants of a Firm’s Environmental Management Activities: Evidence from US Manufacturing Industries. Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain Management

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The Ins and Outs of Manufacturing Around the Holidays

USC Consulting Group

But as buyers bolt to malls to take advantage of last-minute deals and purchase gifts online, manufacturers here and abroad are navigating a holiday rush all their own. What exactly are these peak season manufacturing best practices?

4 Food and Beverage Manufacturing Trends on Tap for 2020

USC Consulting Group

What are the major food and beverage manufacturing trends on tap for 2020? Here’s more on this and what other aspects of these food manufacturing trends that will be “in” as Americans shop for snacks, brunch, breakfast, and lunch: 1.

Manufacturing and Logistics: Manufacturers Look towards Logistics Efficiency to Stay Competitive

Cerasis

A traditional viewpoint of manufacturers reveals many flaws in the efficiencies of standard shipping, transportation, and other logistics processes. Inherently, manufacturing and logistics go hand in hand. billion by 2018, reports Brian Baskin of the Wall Street Journal.

How Computer Integration can Upskill the Manufacturing Workforce

Cerasis

An article published in the Wall Street Journal on September 1st claims that the number of unfilled manufacturing jobs is the highest it’s been in 15 years. Apparently, many workers no longer possess the skills to perform today’s manufacturing jobs. An excerpt from the aforementioned Wall Street Journal article highlights a chroni c problem plaguing modern manufacturing operations … computer integration on the manufacturing floor and the loss of jobs. .

U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

Supply Chain Nation

manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . manufacturing activity gains ground. Manufacturing friday in 5

SaaS TMS from an Electronics Manufacturer?

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Wall Street Journal reports electronics makers like Jabil Circuit Inc., a key supplier of components to Apple, and Flextronics International are among a recent spate of electronics manufacturers entering the supply chain software business.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M) companies are advancing their business models to focus more on providing services and capability to their customers, a practice known as “servitization.” He spent ten years working in manufacturing businesses, beginning his career as an apprentice.

U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

Supply Chain Nation

manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . manufacturing activity gains ground. The Wall Street Journal’s Jeffrey Sparshott reports that U.S. manufacturing activity expanded and hiring increased in May. manufacturer of sophisticated equipment for the global power industry. Manufacturing friday in 5

How Machine Learning Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

IQMS

The manufacturing industry leads all others in the volume of data it produces on a yearly basis. Also, machine learning is leading to more accurate measures of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), a key metric many manufacturers and supply chain operations rely on.

Making Food & Beverage Supply Chains Pay

IQMS

Bottom Line: High performance, integrated food & beverage supply chains are the lifeblood of successful manufacturers in the industry, enabling them to flex in response to customer demand. Strategic Management Journal, 21(3), 345. Strategic Management Journal, 21(3), 345.

Summary of Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries

NC State SCRC

The type of contract of interest in this report is for Development and Manufacture contracts in the Aerospace and Defense industries. Specific Risks in Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries. CONTRACTING EXCELLENCE JOURNAL , 15 Jan.

How Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Production

DELMIA Quintiq

From Wikipedia via the peer-reviewed Springer journal, Machine Learning; “Machine learning (ML) is the scientific study of algorithms and statistical models that computer systems use to perform a specific task effectively without using explicit instructions, relying on patterns and inference instead.

4 Automation & Digitization Innovations to Increase Manufacturing and Oil & Gas Production

Cerasis

The Mining Journal wrote in 2015 that demand has increased over the past decade, as reported in Accelerating Science. It is only a matter of time before the technology makes a big impact on the manufacturing industry and the oil and gas industry is likely to see significant benefits.

Happy Holidays!

Supply Chain Shaman

” It is for this reason that I published the second Supply Chain Shaman’s Journal today. So whether you want to read our now more than 40 reports, or check out our new infographics, or read our two journals, or listen to our 65 podcasts, we want to serve you in the way that you want to learn. As I put together the Shaman’s second journal, it was a great time to reflect. The journal is 33,000 words and over 80 pages.

Autonomous Cars Driving Change in Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chains

EFT

Cars will need to be turned into essentially mobile data centers meaning that the competition for the future of autonomous cars isn’t only among car manufactures. Where manufacturers used to talk about horsepower, they’ve now started talking about processing power. .

Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

Why do manufacturers need to transform their operations to a circular model? Historically the reasons for manufacturers to engage in any sustainability initiatives were mainly regulatory or social. Official Journal of the European Union. [v]

Reshoring in America: The Future Outlook, Current Hindrances & Issues, and Ways to Stimulate Reshoring

Cerasis

manufacturing is not experiencing a “renaissance” Industry experts conservatively acknowledge that off-shoring has slowed, and perhaps “stabilized” Although around 80,000 manufacturing jobs have come back to the U.S. manufacturing.

How CFOs Are Leading Manufacturing Digital Transformation

OptiProERP

Automate all key accounting processes, such as journal entries, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. Financial Controller Maxim Fisun joined Xiris , an industrial equipment manufacturer for vision systems, in 2017, and was tasked with the search for an ERP system. .

Amazon’s 3D Printing Trucks: A Quixotic Quest for Zero Delivery Time?

Talking Logistics

According to reports on 3DPrint.com and the Wall Street Journal , Amazon filed for a patent in Novmeber 2013 titled, “Providing Services Related to Item Delivery via 3D Manufacturing On Demand.” The item can have 3D manufacturing instructions associated therewith.