Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years. Because manufacturers have historically moved factories to regions featuring cheap labor and few regulatory restrictions (sometimes referred to as outsourcing or offshoring), a misconception has arisen about the importance manufacturing to national economies. ”[1] Manufacturing becomes even more relevant to advanced economies thanks to data and digitization.

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Why Should Manufacturers Get Social With Their Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Network

In recent years manufacturers have globalised their operations due to the need to reduce costs and to explore business opportunities in new markets. Establishing a new manufacturing plant in a remote location has its problems, the most important of which is guaranteeing a reliable supply of parts from key suppliers and more importantly maintaining regular communications with them.

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Quality Audits Are The Future Of Food & Beverage Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Food & beverage manufacturing’s future is being defined by the over 60 customer quality audit requests a typical manufacturer receives every year, combined with the need to excel at FDA audits and compliance to stay competitive. Food and beverage manufacturers need to find new ways to scale auditing if they’re going to keep growing and attracting new customers. Quality Audits Need To Become Routine For Food & Beverage Manufacturers.

Doing Business in Switzerland

QAD

Manufacturing in Switzerland. Switzerland has a highly developed manufacturing industry specializing in high-tech and knowledge-based production. Manufacturing is the growth engine of the swiss economy, but the country has lagged in innovation during the last several years. However, a more important drawback to manufacturing in Switzerland is the high costs associated with the area. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing in Switzerland.

Unravelling the challenge of repeatability in 3D printed spare parts

DiManEx

At DiManEx , we work with Additive Manufacturing partners across regions. A secured knowledge base Tapping into a professional ecosystem is key to have all the necessary knowledge on board. These should be companies that have extensive experience in manufacturing, who truly understand materials and the challenges of post-processing. We also measure the performance of our Additive Manufacturing partners with a focus on quality, deliveries, logistics and costs.

Industry 4.0 Success Depends on Cognitive Technologies

Enterra Insights

Like other economic sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the manufacturing sector has had to reevaluate past business strategies to ensure they remain on track to survive and thrive in the post-pandemic environment. Nick McGrane, Managing Director at K3 SYSPRO, asserts cognitive technologies (often referred to as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and/or cognitive computing) will play a central role in manufacturing’s future.

Time for a Supply Chain Metrics Cleaning

Logility

This holds true no matter if your company is a retailer, wholesaler, distributor, or manufacturer. Fewer meaningful and insightful metrics that lead to a common knowledge base and clear understanding on how to make improvements are better than many metrics that lead to conflict and confusion. Temperatures on the rise; flowers and trees in bloom; and that time of year when we start to think of the annual ritual—spring cleaning.

Your Innovation Platform for the Digital Thread

Oracle SCM

Product Lifecycle Management, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Quality Management, Service and Customer Experience need to work together cohesively in a connected world. Our customers enjoy the benefits of the industry´s most comprehensive support coverage, which provides major product and technology releases, 24x7 assistance with service requests, access to My Oracle Support including Knowledge Base, and much more.

Our New, Flexible Workforce! Are You Reaping the Benefits?

Supply Chain Game Changer

They build a knowledge base anchored in different products and services, different design and fulfillment models, and employer-worker “engagement models”. If businesses learn to tap into this knowledge, they will maximize the value of these worker relationships. With Social Media at their disposal, the talented telecommuters and freelancers will both find you or avoid you based on how you embrace them. They will likely engage in internet based simulations and “labs.”.

The Oracle PLM to Cloud Strategy

Oracle SCM

Our customers enjoy the benefits of the industry´s most comprehensive support coverage, which provides major product and technology releases, 24x7 assistance with service requests, access to My Oracle Support including Knowledge Base, and much more. From Jan 29th till 31st, 2018 our flagship event, Modern Supply Chain Experience , saw nearly 3000 participants, many of whom were interested in Oracle Product Lifecycle Management.

Time to Look into the Future of Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

From the starting point of the traditional buy-sell, transaction-based purchasing, the practice has moved through stages of change that redefines most aspect of the business. A typical Purchasing Function is limited to the transactional job of collecting information about the requirements of user departments and carrying out commercial checks and balances to finally procure the product & service based on c ost reduction only and focused on supply continuity. Subscribe Here!

Digital Transformation Facilitates On-Time Delivery

Aera Technology

The problem is only worsening as pharmaceutical manufacturers struggle with growing complexity across a highly volatile global supply chain. Legacy applications use static, rule-based calculations to determine a reasonable promise date for a particular drug or customer. Healthcare as a whole is becoming more collaborative as care providers, drug makers, insurers and other stakeholders align around goals of patient-centric personalized medicine and value-based care.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But is that enough of a far-reaching vision to offer much more than an incremental view of what we see today based on existing technology? Any view of the near future is more likely to describe incremental changes and incremental advancements based on the current knowledge base. This will include every step and process within the manufacturing line, warehouse or distribution centre of your company or that of one of your suppliers. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Richard Markoff: “Don’t be too rigid in what we define”

Supply Chain Movement

I have to make sure that everyone understands the best way to manage our knowledge and best run customer collaboration and demand planning with our vendors. We have 42 factories and we manufacture 86% of what we sell. Who do you like to meet for an exchange of knowledge? However, I think in five years it will be important for me to leave corporate and go back to an operational role to see how things have evolved and refresh my knowledge base.

World War 3.0: Humans vs. Artificial Intelligence

My Office Apps

“It allows us to really create a knowledge-based economy and leverage that to create better automation for a better form of life. ” Co-founder and CTO of Nara Logics Dr. Nathan Wilson said the shift toward artificial intelligence-based systems will likely cause the economy to add jobs that facilitate the transition. World War 3.0: Humans vs. Artificial Intelligence. Today, artificial intelligence is a household name and sometimes even a household presence. (Hi,

World War 3.0: Humans vs. Artificial Intelligence

My Office Apps

“It allows us to really create a knowledge-based economy and leverage that to create better automation for a better form of life. ” Co-founder and CTO of Nara Logics Dr. Nathan Wilson said the shift toward artificial intelligence-based systems will likely cause the economy to add jobs that facilitate the transition. World War 3.0: Humans vs. Artificial Intelligence. Today, artificial intelligence is a household name and sometimes even a household presence. (Hi,

Insights from the C-Suite: Supply Chain People Are Making a Difference in the World

Material Handling & Logistics

Whether you’re talking about the technology—AI, augmented reality, bitcoin, blockchain—or workforce development, or the changing nature of manufacturing, it used to be a fairly stable environment. They’ve found a way to enable and differentiate themselves based on their supply chains. Organizations that are looking for leaders are looking for that broad-based knowledge, not just specific content in one particular supply chain function.

6 Supply Chain Trends That Could Truly Shake You Up (2018 Update)

Logistics Bureau

This has already dramatically transformed the IT industry itself, as packaged software sold with one-time licences has become cloud-based services sold with a renewable monthly subscription. If upstream partners fail, as in the case of Thai computer disk drive manufacturers (factories hit by flooding) or Japanese semi-conductor producers (the 2011 tsunami), supply chains running too lean may have no fallback solutions. Knowledge Emerging as Resource Number One.

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Labor Day 2019

Enterra Insights

”[1] The National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO, Jay Timmons ( @JayTimmonsNAM ), notes, “Manufacturers face a workforce crisis with more than half a million unfilled manufacturing jobs today and 2.4 But manufacturers are also problem solvers and committed to being part of the solution. This is manufacturers demonstrating that we are keeping our promise to invest in our people. Take the advanced manufacturing sector of Georgia.