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] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Since 2011, the federal government focused on changing this paradigm and made American manufacturing a priority. Under the guidance of the Department of Commerce/NIST , they developed an infrastructure with dedicated funding to rebuild our manufacturing sector. government is following suit by establishing a network of manufacturing innovation hubs throughout the country. National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, The Infrastructure of Manufacturing Innovation Hubs.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures. Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Enhance Supply Chain Security. At the center of Atlas’ product line is Atlas Exchange, a secure document exchange providing a “connect-once, access-all” network, securely linking retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and logistics service providers. Note: Transplace is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices. Robinson, Con-way, and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors).

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Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? It’s really interesting how [activity around driverless vehicles] has developed fairly rapidly over the last couple of years,” said Jeff Potts, Senior Vice President Business Development at LeanLogistics , in a recent Talking Logistics episode. Vehicle performance guidance uses a 15-point Safety Assessment to set clear expectations for manufacturers developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. Additionally, the company’s manufacturing expertise will enable the reduction of production costs.

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

The topic of the meeting was the logistics to launch of the AMR Research Top 25. Only 29% of manufacturers easily manage total cost trade-offs. On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

But I did manage to keep a pulse on what was happening in the supply chain and logistics industry; here are the items that caught my attention: KFC restaurants could remain closed for ‘remainder of the week’ due to chicken shortage crisis (Independent). Logistics Outsourcing: Another Case of Being “Penny Wise, Pound Foolish”. Still think logistics is just a cost center ? Still don’t see the link between logistics and brand reputation?

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Showcase Your Company's Supply Chain Excellence — Three Days to Submit

Supply Chain Brain

Finalists are asked to present their case studies at CSCMP's 2018 EDGE Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. In special cases where companies (manufacturers, retailers, etc.) Business Strategy Alignment Education & Professional Development Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics HR & Labor Management Humanitarian Logistics Quality & Metrics Regulation and Compliance SC Analysis & Consulting Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt

Becoming a High Performing Sense and Respond Enterprise: End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility is Key

Talking Logistics

The flow of supplies, finished goods, and information are widely distributed, presenting significant challenges across a manufacturer’s entire supply chain network of customers, suppliers, and logistics providers. Next-generation business networks, where commerce is digitized and flows across buyers, suppliers and logistics providers, is key to enabling future looking capabilities. As supply chains extend globally, they become more complex.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Intra-company and intercompany, across the supply chain and across the globe, from the operator level to the management suite, information on all aspects of production, manufacturing, sourcing, and distribution is increasingly visible and accessible at all levels, so that appropriate decisions can be made and applied. in Labor Savings Per Shipment: Automated booking improves productivity and quality of logistics team’s activities.

[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 US Manufacturing Interactive Footprint Map.

Kraft Foods Names Daniel Myers Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

Myers, 56, will lead the functional groups that make up the company’s integrated supply chain, including Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering and Customer Service and Logistics. “This expertise will complement our current End-to-End Cost Management initiatives, including Project SAVOR in Procurement and Lean Six Sigma in Manufacturing. Myers earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.

Is the Food Supply Chain Breaking?

Enterra Insights

Meat and poultry employees have among the highest illness rates of all manufacturing employees and are less likely to report injuries and illness than any other type of worker, federal watchdog reports have found. Food Dive reports, “While food and beverage manufacturers scramble to keep up with demand as consumers stock their pantries, many now must also contend with coronavirus outbreaks in their factories.

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4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

He, like a number of supply chain professionals, laments the fact that the term “supply chain” doesn’t do a great job of suggesting the complex work involved in running the manufacturing, movement, and storage of a product. A recent study by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, revealed that 90 percent of CEOs believe they should be doing more to attract supply chain talent. It’s not enough for someone to understand logistics.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks. However, commonly used KPIs used by supply chain executives are usually focused on logistics performance (e.g., Flexibility, in particular in manufacturing, is an important skill that when implemented well can produce long term efficiencies and robustness to the supply chain.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, and Florida all still desirable locations for carriers. Westcoast Logistics. Shippers should not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas. Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. Tennessee.

4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

He, like a number of supply chain professionals I spoke to over the past month, was lamenting the fact that the term “supply chain” doesn’t do a great job of suggesting the complex work involved in running the manufacturing, movement, and storage of a product. A recent study by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, revealed through surveys of companies that 90 percent of CEOs believe they should be doing more to attract supply chain talent.

Disruptive Times Require Adaptive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

which makes Internet-connected exercise bikes, but also for more traditional manufacturers such as the athletic footwear and apparel company Nike Inc.”[3]. The staff notes, “As a result of the expansion of its direct-to-consumer business, Nike is moving away from aggregating inventory in one central warehouse in Memphis, Tennessee, to putting product in facilities closer to the customer.” Today there is a lot of focus on reshoring manufacturing.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. Currently, some vendors have reopened with limits so shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order logistics?interruptions

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

The world of logistics is increasingly driven by technology , with artificial intelligence, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation among the biggest logistics trends today. Alexandra Zelenko is a Marketing and Technical Writer at DDI Development company that delivers web and mobile digital solutions for a wide range of business expertise, such as recruitment, fintech, CRM, e-learning, logistics, etc.

Three Common Supply Chain Weaknesses And Strategies To Overcome Them

Bristlecone

The lack of visibility — the ability to track parts or products from the manufacturer to their final destination — is a supply chain weakness with massive consequences. A report from the University of Tennessee found that 93% of companies surveyed had positions dedicated to risk, but supply chain risk was not included in their purview. Forbes, April 8, 2019. On their face, supply chains sound straightforward. They are the steps required to get a product or service to the customer.

Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for SCM

Supply Chain Movement

Professor Theodore Stank from the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee provided an update on the status of supply chain management within companies, saying that supply chain professionals have not yet reached the end of their journey. Logistics is in the digitisation hotspot, such as in the case of 3D printing which is creating a new and different type of need for raw materials.

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The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

Interestingly enough, the biggest hub in the United States is Memphis, Tennessee. 3D printing taking the place of manufacturing for on-site building and delivery. Précis: Overnight shipping has transformed the consumer experience and logistics train. BlueGrace Logistics investigates how it works. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Logistics 3PL Publish as a report E-commerce has radically changed the way we look at shipping.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

Buying becomes actions of an offer, acceptance, logistics involves weight, volume, time and cost, and inventory becomes everything we don’t need, so the logal is to minimize it. A post-global world is actually good for supply chains, as it drives proximity of resources closer to customers and suppliers, as organizations seek to manufacture locally. An expert in bird migration noted that a massive group of warblers in Eastern Tennessee, suddenly flew away and left for Florida.

25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

From raw materials sourcing to warehouse operations , logistics technology , order fulfillment and beyond, there are dozens of points throughout the supply chain, all of which contribute to overall supply chain efficiency. I am buying a sheep and goat farm alongside a larger space for a garment factory so that I can control where the cashmere and wool is coming from, how it is processed and how it is manufactured before it is sent to my customers.

BluJay Launches 2019 Frictionless Tour Tailgate Events at NFL and College Football Games

BluJay Solutions

The Frictionless Tour is a great way to showcase BluJay’s innovative blend of logistics applications, network, data, and people working together to remove friction from the supply chain – with the excitement of football season as a backdrop.”. 12: Mississippi State Bulldogs at University of Tennessee Volunteers. Transforming supply chain logistics with the BluJay Global Trade Network, we enable customers to unlock the power of more than 40,000 universally connected partners.

Supply Chains on the Other Side of Crisis

Enterra Insights

For many manufacturers, the coronavirus pandemic proved to be an excessive stress test. Ted Stank, professor of supply chain and logistics at the University of Tennessee, notes, “There are a lot of issues that play into [whether a manufacturer can easily pivot]. 5] In most cases, manufacturers that have pivoted to crisis production will pivot back to normal operations. In every crisis, there is a turning point.