QAD Named to Food Logistics Magazine Top 100 Providers


Food and beverage manufacturing can be complex and challenging. A Resource for Manufacturers. There are several resources available to learn about everything from industry trends and solutions to day-to-day challenges manufacturers face, especially in today’s changing marketplace. Food Logistics , published by AC Business Media, is an online resource as well as a hard copy print magazine dedicated to the food and beverage industry.

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Trends In Manufacturing: 5 Tangible Technologies are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing Now


Continuous improvement is part of the game in manufacturing. Among the new trends in manufacturing improving the industry, additive manufacturing and cloud-based systems will push manufacturing forward in 2017. In fact, rapid design and lightning-fast prototyping, reports Mark Dohnalek of Manufacturing Business Technology magazine , will allow manufacturers to design and produce products in a few days, if not hours. Manufacturing

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Omnichannel In Manufacturing: Why Manufacturers Are Following Retailers to an Omnichannel World


The application of omnichannel in manufacturing primarily focuses on the collaboration between suppliers, or vendors, and distributors. The Problem: Seamless Omnichannel Experiences Extend Beyond Retailer-Customer Relationships Keeping up with customers’ demands has natural implications for business-to-business sellers, including manufacturers. Manufacturers still using disjointed processes and operating in functional silos are unable to keep up with demand.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017


Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017. Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. Manufacturers must adapt to changing demands, or they will become nothing more than a statistic in history books.

Accelogix COO Named a 2019 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine


Accelogix, a leading provider of consulting, implementation, and development services for Supply Chain Execution Systems (SCES), announced today that its Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Kirklewski, has been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s prestigious 2019 Pros to Know listing. The full list of 2019 Pros to Know is available at [link] and in the March 2019 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.

The 5 Benefits of Virtual Reality in Manufacturing


In February 2016, Good Morning America brought virtual reality experiences to the masses as everyone went with “GMA on Safari,” reports Fortune magazine (video below). For manufacturers, virtual reality represents a major breakthrough in how products are created. Let’s take an in-depth look into the world of virtual reality, what’s holding it back, and why manufacturers are looking to virtual reality in manufacturing. How Does Virtual Reality Benefit Manufacturers?

The 3 Myths & Current State of American Manufacturing


manufacturers, supply chain, logistics, transportation, and freight management. Today we focus on the realities that we face with American manufacturing. The argument for American manufacturing is clear, and the topic has graced the stages of all political candidates. closely follows China’s lead in manufacturing, and in fact, the U.S. is on track to surpass Chinese manufacturers by 2020, reports Chris Mathews of Fortune magazine. Manufacturers.

Steel Fabrication and General Manufacturing Tips and Tricks for 2015


Now is the Time for Manufacturing to Look at Logistics Efficiency. By employing proper freight accounting , through freight payment, auditing, and consolidation services, within a TMS solution, a shipper can go from paying $11 per freight invoice, all the way down to only 5 to 10% of the $11, according to Inbound Logistics magazine. Manufacturing seems heading for a long awaited comeback. Manufacturing manufacturing tips

5 Reasons Why The Use of the IIoT by Manufacturers Is Unavoidable


The Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) has been a major topic among manufacturers and third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) for several years. However, the IIoT is beginning to encroach on all aspect of manufacturing and supply chain management for its wide-ranging deployment and application to improving processes. Over 2017, this will become an impossibility as the IIoT by manufacturers moves closer to every aspect of the economy and business operations, and you know why.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


Approximately 60 percent of today's unfilled manufacturing jobs are due to a shortage of applicants with sufficient proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and math ( STEM ) skills. This estimate is according to responses provided by 83 percent of the manufacturing executives who participated in a survey conducted as part of an industry study by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte Consulting LLP. capacity to keep pace with needs of manufacturing.

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of 2016 …So Far


We continue our series on the top 5 blogs in our 4 main categories ( Freight , Manufacturing , Logistics , and Supply Chain ). Today's post will cover the top 5 manufacturing blogs from 2016 so far. Top Manufacturing Blogs from the First Half of 2016 So Far. The manufacturing blogs category most top viewed blog posts from the first half of 2016 included several elements of manufacturing. 6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016.

4 Big Benefits for the Use & Implementation of Predictive Analytics In Manufacturing


The predictive analytics of the past are becoming more apt and intellectual, powering a new age in manufacturing. Additionally, major manufacturers are working to prioritize predictive analytics and use them to improve production. Let's take a look at the increase in utilization and implementation of predictive analytics in manufacturing and what it means for manufacturers. US and China Lead Prioritization of Predictive Analytics in Manufacturing.

The 2016 State of Manufacturing Industry Trends: E-Commerce, Robotics, & Analytics


At the onset of 2016, we identified key trends to watch for in manufacturing, and as the year draws to a close, it’s time for an evaluation of our predictions to discover the state of manufacturing. The State of Manufacturing: eCommerce, Analytics, and Robotics. E-Commerce Grew More Important in Manufacturing. E-commerce was expected to become the dominant player for manufacturers in 2016 through the following: Increasing share of aftermarket parts sales.

JDA Customer PVH Named a Top Innovator by Apparel Magazine

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Each year, Apparel Magazine acknowledges apparel retailers, brands, and manufacturers that demonstrate innovation in the apparel supply chain. JDA is proud to recognize that PVH has been named one of Apparel Magazine’s 10 th annual Top Innovator Award winners. The post JDA Customer PVH Named a Top Innovator by Apparel Magazine appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain


Entering these team projects in a magazine, or Lean contest is a motivator to boost teamwork and ensure that MDI is effective every day. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The post How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain lean culture

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Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel


Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Demand management General News Inventory management Response Management Supply chain collaboration Supply chain management Enterprise resource planning (ERP) Excel Manufacturing Microsoft Excel Reason (magazine) Sales & Operations Planning Supply chain Visibility

Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

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If you’re like me, you’re reading a couple of good books, have several more on your “got to get to” list and a magazine or two with the corners folded down for when you have a little airplane time or for a quick read over lunch. Here’s hoping your list isn’t too long, as I’d like to recommend that you add the latest issue of JDA’s award-winning Real Results magazine. What’s on your summer reading list?

Outsourcing Technology to 3PLs: 9 Reasons Why Manufacturers Will Continue to Invest


Automation sales declined throughout 2016, but industry experts believe a major shift toward third-party companies is coming, reports Patrick Burnson of Supply Chain Management Review Manufacturers need to increase production without increasing overhead costs, and outsourcing technology to 3Pls is the perfect solution. Manufacturers Need to Process Higher Volumes of Information. More manufacturers are also looking for ways to consolidate operations.

5 Future Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing & Logistics


Manufacturers are set to invest up to $70 billion in the Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) by 2020, reports John Greenough of Business Insider. While leading manufacturers continue to review the scope and potential benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things the majority asserts Megan Crouse of , continue to debate the effectiveness and capacity to implement IIoT solutions in today’s manufacturing processes. IIoT’s Greatest Impacts on Manufacturing.

Skills Gap: Why It’s Creating New Manufacturing Opportunities


The manufacturing industry of a country is directly proportional to its gross domestic product (GDP). every dollar spent on manufacturing adds $1.32 manufacturing industry faces a serious crisis, the skills gap. million manufacturing workers are expected to retire as well. Unfortunately, the skills gap only appears to be growing worse, but it is creating several groundbreaking manufacturing opportunities. . Manufacturers Can Re-evaluate Factory Processes. .

Why OEMs Partnering With Reputable Suppliers Deliver a Desired Product


Unfortunately, the market has now become saturated with sub-par manufacturers and fly-by-night suppliers. As explained by LEDs Magazine , the major LED lighting manufacturer, Leedarson, has already taken steps with a technology company to create IoT-connected LED light strips, that have the potential to unlock additional savings in LED lighting. OEMs Need a Manufacturer With a Proven Record of Delivery on Speed, Price, and Quality. Manufacturing

Supply Chain Movement 20 – Trends & Consulting

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Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector. A Boston Scientific medical device is used somewhere in the world every two seconds, but the company is much more than a medical device manufacturer.

5 Facts About American Manufacturing & 3 Reasons to Work In Manufacturing


They are a great company and very representative of the pride of American Manufacturing. We are featuring two of their quick blog posts below that are relevant to the state of American Manufacturing today: the real facts about the industry and why someone should work in manufacturing. And in June of 2013, Fast Company, a magazine about innovation, featured Marlin Steel in an article titled " The Road To Resilience: How Unscientific Innovation Saved Marlin Steel."

“We want people in the supply chain to be multi-skilled” – Henri-Xavier Benoist

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The mission for the Tokyo-based company and the world’s largest tyre manufacturer is to achieve Dan-Totsu – to be an absolute and undisputed leader – in all aspects of business. Since joining the company three years ago, the vice president Logistics & Supply Chain, has been transforming process and organisation to establish the supply chain as the backbone that cost-efficiently connects upstream manufacturing with downstream sales, customers and end users.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Goodbye Manfacturing.

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Goodbye Manfacturing Business Technology Magazine. As reported by Jim Brown on his blog, the veteran magazine, Manufacturing Business Technology is closing shop. Ive been a big fan of this trade magazine since I came into SCM back in 1996. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

Modern Supply Chain Analytics: Are You Keeping Up?

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According to Supply Chain Digital Magazine, many manufacturers are falling behind with more than two-thirds of them being unable to provide data-driven analytical information to support their business decisions. Prescriptive Analytics predictive analytics Supply Chain Optimization supply chain modeling Supply chain analytics Supply chain digital twin

Supply Chain Movement 22 – Logistics Outsourcing

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Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Reports 3PL 3PL Subway Map ABB contents Daniel Helmig disruptions Frank Vorrath High tech innovation Johnson Controls logistics outsourcing Lora Cecere LSP magazine Supply Chain Movement Supply Chains to Admire transportation

5 More Manufacturing Technologies to Impact the Industry in 2016


Yesterday we started our two part series about manufacturing technology trends we will see impact the industry in 2016 by painting a picture of the top 4 trends. In today's conclusion, we now focus on 5 other manufacturing technologies that will also impact the manufacturing industry, but to a lesser degree than yesterday's predictions. 5 Manufacturing Technologies Looking to Impact the Manufacturing Industry in 2016.

Manufacturing Day 2019

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Nestled among these myriad national days is National Manufacturing Day?, According to the site, “[National Manufacturing Day is set aside to] celebrate those who proudly stand behind our goods and services made in America. They create jobs through entrepreneurship, and their competitiveness revitalizes American manufacturing. ” Unlike many national days that pass largely unrecognized, National Manufacturing Day draws the attention of many large manufacturers.

Supply Chain Agenda of Alessandro de Luca, SVP at Merck Group

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It involves supply planning, distribution and warehousing, demand planning, country customer service and contract manufacturing operations (CMO) for all brands within the pharma division, which has a turnover of Euro 6 billion per year.”. Subscribe on tablet to read the full version>> Reports Alessandro de Luca CPFR demand planning Global Supply Chain interview magazine Merck Q3 supply chain agenda supply chain project

An Executive Q&A – Challenges of a Private Label Manufacturer


With this in mind, I spoke with Craig Ablin, vice president of supply chain with Clement Pappas , to get his perspective on a few of the unique challenges private label manufacturers face. 1) What are the top supply chain challenges you face as a private label manufacturer? As a private label manufacturer, there are many moving parts across several products that all have to work in concert with each other.

Turkey’s leading online retailer Hepsiburada wants own delivery network

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In the beginning, manufacturers, mostly in the fashion business, offloaded old inventory to Internet companies who sold it at a huge discount. Subscribe on print to receive the next issue>> Reports delivery network e-commerce Gurhan Saatcioglu Hepsiburda interview magazine online retail Q3 SKU supply chain Turkey warehouseHepsiburada prepares for the next growth phase. Turkey’s leading online retailer wants own delivery network.

Supply Chain Movement Q4: Cross-border

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24 | Manufacturing and distribution shift to Eastern Europe. Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent. The Balkans are also an emerging manufacturing region for Europe. Reports Allison Thomas cross-border global trade management magazine PepsiCo risk management Supply Chain Disruption Supply Chain Movement Supply Chain Professional Theme: Cross-border.

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


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.

Seek loyal logistic service providers

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Remco Rijsenbrij, Operational Director at salad and spread manufacturer Johma: “We could choose a service provider offering a price way below the market average but that could also lead to problems. Subscribe on print to receive the next issue>> Reports Danny van der Ster Foot Locker Intersafe johma logistic provider magazine management article marco de jong Q3 Remco Rijsenbrij supply chain satteliteConquering the waves with the shipper.