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Realizing the Value of Supply Chain Optimization for Tire Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

New technologies revolutionizing transportation are creating tremendous opportunities but also unprecedented challenges for tire manufacturers. The establishment of efficient global supply chains has become critical to competitiveness.

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Manufacturing and the Titanium Economy

Enterra Insights

We all know the storyline that insists advanced economies have moved on from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age and have become service-focused rather than a manufacturing-focused. Padhi adds, “The death of manufacturing has been greatly exaggerated.

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Managing Supply Chain Disruptions: U.S., U.K. Manufacturers Accelerate Procurement

ivalua

Ivalua study finds 97% of procurement leaders see significant disruption in direct materials supply chain; 67% not confident in existing technology; 84% consider modernization a ‘strategic priority’. The post Managing Supply Chain Disruptions: U.S.,

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Procurement vs. Purchasing: What’s the Difference?

Logistics Bureau

The best way to understand the difference between procurement and purchasing in a business is to consider the process involved in buying a car, says Logistics Bureau’s procurement specialist, Trent Morris. Procurement First, Purchasing Follows. Procurement Analyst.

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

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Purchasing Manufacturing Network Design Software? Consider These Factors

River Logic

Manufacturing network design software focuses on optimizing plant locations, capacity, and product flow paths. Manufacturing Network Design Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Network Optimization Network Optimization Footprint Optimization

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Snapshot of 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group through its affiliate the Supply Chain Matters blog shares select individual prediction snapshots that are included in our Annual 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Research Advisory publishing later this month.

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July 2022 Global Manufacturing Indices Indicating Declining Momentum

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides commentary relative to July’s global manufacturing PMI indices relative to data indicating declining momentum, and some contraction among specific global regions. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI® report, a composite index produced by J.P.

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Why Manufacturers Need to Rethink AI in Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Throughout the industrial value chain, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have been adopted at an accelerating rate. The global manufacturing industry is ground zero for this environment. These events have ripple effects that can impact supply and demand.

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Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturers and Consumer-centric Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers and their end-customers constantly engage in a complicated dance that has no choreographed steps. Sometimes CPG manufacturers take the lead and sometimes consumers take the lead. Taking the Digital Path to Purchase.

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Problem Solved: Boost Resilience with Supplier Diversity

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

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The Fallacy of the Self-driving Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

”) So, I sat across from a stranger on a cold winter night, the only thing that we had in common was our experience in supply chain planning. . And won’t the supply chain follow suit?” Self-driving supply chains are an example.

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Philip Morris Drives Manufacturing Insights Using A Digital Twin

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chains quickly move through fads and buzz words. Today, entangled in digital supply chain discussions is the concept of the digital twin. In our pandemic research, we interviewed thirty manufacturers. What can you tell me about your supply chain?

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Global Manufacturing Activity Continues Downward Trajectory at the Close of 2022

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides highlights of both December 2022 and full year reported global PMI indices that at the close of 2022 present a far different picture from the start of the year. Global Manufacturing Activity Levels. Sources; S&P Global and ISM, 2022.

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Trends 2022: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

The manufacturing sector covers such a broad spectrum of products and processes that any discussion about industry trends must take place at a very high level. One of the megatrends that has been driving manufacturing for over a decade is digitization. Manufacturing Trends.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

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Availability of 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Advisory

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group announces that our latest Research Advisory, 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains is now available for reading.

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Post-Pandemic Supply Chains: A Prognosis from Johnson & Johnson

MIT Supply Chain

How a global manufacturer has learned some vital lessons about managing uncertainty and planning for the future Meri Stevens, Worldwide Vice President of Supply Chain, Consumer Health and Deliver at Johnson & Johnson speaks with MIT CTL Director Prof.

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Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 19: Overcoming Disruptions and Instilling Supply Network Resiliency with Jabil

Supply Chain Matters

We are pleased to announce to our Supply Chain Matters readers the listening availability of our latest podcast: Overcoming Supply Chain Disruptions and Instilling Supply Network Resilience in Post Pandemic Supply Networks.

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Rethinking Global and Local Manufacturing!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy? In today’s business climate, many companies are grappling with the decision of whether to manufacture their products locally or overseas. Supply Chain issues.

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How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Chip Shortages

It will have a long-term impact on all industries, even those that don’t directly relate to the chip manufacturers. This whitepaper covers everything supply chain leaders would need to know about the chip shortage crisis and how manufacturers can tackle this shortage.

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Pre-pandemic only 30% of supply chain leaders were satisfied with their supply chains, and during the pandemic, business leader satisfaction is falling precipitously.

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Trends 2023: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

For years, supply chain professionals have toiled in obscurity while making the global economy run smoothly. When the Covid pandemic threw a wrench into the supply chain’s well-oiled machine, supply chain challenges were suddenly front-page news.

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Going Digital for Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

However if your company needs to reduce manufacturing lead times, streamline inventories, boost efficiency, make the right promises to your customers, and all of this at the same time, you need to challenge this status quo. “I do not need a Production Scheduling solution!”.

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Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Supply Chain Shaman

After finishing the Supply Chains to Admire report and the Youtube series (to be released this week), this is my feeling. What Is Supply Chain Excellence? The seven years of work on the Supply Chains to Admire is part of my quest to answer Keith’s question.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

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COVID-19, Manufacturing, and What to Expect in 2021

River Logic

In 2020, manufacturing took a huge hit as a result of the constraints around COVID-19. On the other hand, the October and November 2020 Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is higher than any time since 2018, indicating a pent-up demand for manufacturing.

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Optimization and Execution: How Manufacturing can lead the Industry Renaissance

DELMIA Quintiq

Global manufacturing today faces significant operational challenges. How should manufacturers adapt to meet the challenges and shift from product-centric to customer-centric operations? Manufacturers that execute without having a realistic plan are working blindly.

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Breaking Industry Supply Chain News from Tesla

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights a breaking news development involving Tesla’s existing Nevada based Gigafactory that will be of interest to Automotive EV manufacturers and their supply networks.

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How manufacturers and distributors can address supply chain management challenges

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The supply chain management uncertainty in the post-COVID world shows no signs of letting up. With current conditions, it looks like there may never be a return to the pre-pandemic era of supply chain stability. How Supply Chain Management is changing.

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The State of Data and Insights in Healthcare Logistics

This report, produced by Worldwide Business Research, explores the progress companies have made toward supply chain digitization and logistics maturity.

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August 2022 Global Manufacturing Indices- Declining Momentum Accelerating

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides our commentary and perspectives on published monthly global manufacturing PMI and supply chain activity indices. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI® report, a composite index produced by J.P.

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October 2022 PMI Reporting Points to Global Wide Manufacturing Contraction

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides monthly highlight commentary and perspectives on published October 2022 global manufacturing PMI and supply chain activity indices. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI® report, a composite index produced by J.P.

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Mid-Year Assessment of 2022 Supply Chain Predictions- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group via its affiliated Supply Chain Matters blog shares a mid-year assessment of previously published 2022 predictions for industry supply chains published at the beginning of 2022. Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing Activity.

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How to Address Counterfeit Parts in the Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

These products pose a serious threat to the supply chain, not only in terms of… General Inventory management Production Supply Chain Management china counterfeit due diligence logistics procurement suppliers supply chain supply chain manufacturing USA

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Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. Procurement: Purchase price variance and procurement cost.

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Save The Supply Chain Leader From Groupthink

Supply Chain Shaman

Thirty-one months of supply chain disruption. The Russian invasion of Ukraine stretches into a much longer war resulting in serious disruptions to the food, automotive, and semi-conductor supply chains. Supply Chain Performance over the Period of March 2020 to July 2022.