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.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community. The outcome is expected to either significantly impact an existing automotive supplier network or prompt manufacturers and suppliers to move or begin operations.

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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.

50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented global supply chain disruptions, impacting the flow of parts and finished goods around the world. The disruption caused by COVID-19 is unique in that it impacted supply chains across all industries. Leverage supply chain mapping.

[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. Manufacturing Procurement Supply Chain Trends procurement trends

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. Labels and Supplies. Kentucky.

Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference

Synovos

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. The conference, to be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville, is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees.

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.

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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. Location Manufacturing Supply Chain Strategy Toyota

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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.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. Kentucky. Shippers could face some supply chain difficulty in Maryland.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . Kentucky ? . shipping to or from Kentucky,?you chain?issues

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

Talking Logistics

project44 Launches the Next Generation of its Supply Chain Visibility and Connectivity Platform. billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. I believe we are currently between Stage 2 and Stage 4 in many supply chain and logistics areas. Toothy.

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

Material Handling & 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 with higher costs, impede construction-sector growth and hurt job creation in both industries.

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

Amazon has 27 airplanes and 258 supply chain facilities in the United States. Digital channels may spell trouble for traditional retailers but it also represents evolution, giving Asian and Indian manufacturers a global reach. The Logistics of Fidget Spinners.

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.

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

Lucas

The next worker in the chain will be able to correctly prepare the unloading arrangements. The project will allow researchers to work with the leading manufacture of electric forklifts: Raymond Corporation. billion air hub investment in Kentucky. The middle mile is said to be the most expensive part of the supply chain. Online Shopping is Changing the Way Warehouses Operate. Consumers are now expecting a product they order online to be delivered the next day.

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. ”[7] All businesses rely on their supply chains and nothing is more important to efficient supply chains than good infrastructure. Over the past few years, the U.S.