31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. manufacturers hurried to produce off-shore, believing significant cost reductions and huge profits would follow. 70% of manufacturers indicate that volatile energy costs are a major concern.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line? The United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) data report is compiled monthly by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Who is Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)? If you attended or exhibited at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (aka IMTS – gotta love all these acronyms!), Data Manufacturing manufacturing sales

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Procurement Trends: Carving a Bigger Role in Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Cerasis

The Industrial Revolution helped change and bring prosperity into the world of manufacturing. As time passed, procurement gradually gained a larger role in the scope of manufacturing and order fulfillment. Let's take an in-depth look at procurement’s new and bigger and exciting role in the modern manufacturing and shipping industry. Ultimately, modern manufacturers and supply chain entities do not have any risk in using these newer technologies to improve procurement process.

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

state of Kentucky. Manufacturing in Spain. Spain manufactures textiles and apparel, footwear, food and beverages, metals, chemicals, automobiles, machine tools, medical equipment, footwear, pharmaceuticals, clay and refractory products. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. There is a great deal of opportunity in Spain for setting up a new manufacturing business or globalizing an existing operation.

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Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference

Synovos

The conference, to be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville, is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. Donald Shoemaker, Vice President Engineering & Consulting Services for Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, has been selected to present a paper at the upcoming Reliable Plant 2020 conference in Louisville, KY. Shoemaker will present his paper “ Should We Be Doing More?

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

The outcome is expected to either significantly impact an existing automotive supplier network or prompt manufacturers and suppliers to move or begin operations. The Wall Street Journal reports that at least 11 states are in talks to land the manufacturing plant. Those sources also said the manufacturing facility would require at least 1,000 acres of land. by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The drug manufacturer, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, uses 3D printing to create a more porous pill. It has become additive manufacturing. Traditional manufacturing requires the creation of dies or molds that can cost thousands of dollars to create a prototype. This also introduces a whole new issue to supply chain and the manufacturing process–protection of intellectual property (IP), in the form of the digital files being sent to 3D printers.

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

Material Handling and Logistics

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers urged a “careful re-evaluation of these tariffs so they address legitimate concerns” without harming users of the metals. Manufacturers and business groups slammed President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, warning of promised retaliation and calling it a tax on U.S. manufacturing and its workers, the American Apparel & Footwear Association said. “To

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

is starting a multiyear overhaul of its North American operations, consolidating several units at new headquarters in Plano, Texas, that will house 4,000 employees now spread across separate marketing, manufacturing and finance locations. was too far from the auto maker’s factories in Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi and Texas and from its engineering center in Ann Arbor, Mich., where Toyota’s North American manufacturing operations are now based, was too small, he said.

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[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

While US manufacturing has been hit hard by nearly two decades of policy failures that have damaged its international competitiveness, it remains a vital part of the U.S. The US manufacturing sector employed 12 million workers in 2013, or about 8.8 Manufacturing employs a higher share of workers without a college degree than the economy overall. On average, non-college-educated workers in manufacturing made 10.9 percent, 662,100 jobs), Kentucky (12.4

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. states on three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita. Kentucky.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Not huge, but it’s only going to grow – the planned 210 acre Amazon airport in Kentucky will support up to 200 flights daily. These positions are focused on operational roles for rapid manufacturing, inventive packaging, and fulfillment. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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Supply Chain Planning and an Uncertain Economy

Arkieva

If you are a retailer, manufacturer, or distributor, the day-to-day moves in the Dow neither drive nor necessarily reflect the day-to-day operations of your business. A perfect example of this is the opportunity provided by the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics. The University of Kentucky will host the 6th Annual Supply Chain Forum on April 1st. The end is nigh; is that a good thing or bad thing?

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

Digital channels may spell trouble for traditional retailers but it also represents evolution, giving Asian and Indian manufacturers a global reach. Riding this wave were droves of Chinese or Indian manufacturers that can now tap into digital platforms to source, import and sell directly to SMBs or consumers online. The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. How Jack and Jeff Are Reshaping Global Retail. By Eytan Buchman, VP Marketing, Freightos. .

Homeward Bound: Reshoring's Shaky Momentum

Elementum

manufactured goods over the next decade. But Walmart is not alone in its move towards “reshoring” jobs, moving factories back stateside after a decade-long exodus to cheaper manufacturing facilities in places like Southeast Asia. may suggest a general increase in reshoring, which is good news for the job market and a potential signal to manufacturers that moving manufacturing to the U.S. Manufacturing technology is improving in the U.S., Making Waves.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Kentucky. Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. However, when currently shipping to or from Kentucky, you should ensure your supply chain partners are operational. Some of Michigan’s stay-at-home order was relaxed at the end of April and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the formal order was extended until May 28.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Kentucky ? . Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. shipping to or from Kentucky,?you As a result, retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses can resume normal operations with a 50 percent capacity restriction. . and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order

The Ecommerce Effect on Warehouse Operations | Reduce Warehouse Cost With Energy Efficient Technology | The Amazon and Walmart Standard

Lucas

The project will allow researchers to work with the leading manufacture of electric forklifts: Raymond Corporation. billion air hub investment in Kentucky. Online Shopping is Changing the Way Warehouses Operate. Consumers are now expecting a product they order online to be delivered the next day. Companies like Amazon and Walmart started this trend and now everybody else has to follow suit. What does this expectation mean for warehouses that store and distribute goods?

Becoming the Next Auto Hub

Elementum

The two car manufacturing giants have agreed to work together to: - Establish a joint venture that produces vehicles in the U.S. states under consideration are: Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. others at supplier or manufacturing support companies.

50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

The next-gen supply chain model is a networked ecosystem – suppliers, partners, manufacturers, distributors and retailers will all have access to relevant cloud-based data to make the best decisions based on real-time signals.” China trade war has already put regionalization of manufacturing back on the table. Chinese manufacturers did the same as they evolved their operations during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

3] Those states are: Utah, Nevada, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, Indiana, and Texas. Michael Collins, President of MPC Management, explains, “America is essentially in an infrastructure collapse that is having dire effects on manufacturing. ”[8] If you want a great economy, you need great supply chains, and great manufacturing. Over the past few years, the U.S. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen.

This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. This follows the company’s announcement last week that it experienced “strong customer momentum closing 2016 with major global customer signings across its key manufacturing, retail, third party logistics (3PL) and wholesale distribution industry segments,” with 83 customers going live with their JDA deployments globally during the second half of 2016. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Kentucky. Kentucky contains several large auto assembly plants. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Kentucky. Kentucky contains several large auto assembly plants. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Kentucky. Kentucky contains several large auto assembly plants. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. Short Answer: Yes.