4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

Technology could improve New York’s taxi system. The new technology enabled IT departments to collect immense amounts of data about assembly line operation, but they could not see beyond these new databases. This changed when some talented professionals recognized that applying queuing theory to the data derived from PLCs would enable auto manufacturers to forecast production line bottlenecks.

Reshoring Or Not, What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder with Real American Manufacturers

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a two part series featuring Chuck Intrieri, who along with providing excellent insights over at his industry leading The Lean Supply Chain blog, is also a consultant who works with companies for Cost Reduction, Supply Chain Optimization, Logistics, Manufacturing, and 3PL Selection. We recommend you get in touch with him if you'd like an expert to guide you to the next level in your manufacturing business. . What is Manufacturing?

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The 3 Myths & Current State of American Manufacturing

Cerasis

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.

How Locally Grown Products are Disrupting F&B Manufacturing

QAD

There is a developing trend that has been gaining steam in recent years that has the potential to seriously impact and “disrupt” food and beverage manufacturing. For example, a food label in a store in New York might read “ New York State Grown and Certified ”.

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.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was in my home town of New York to surprise my mom for her birthday. New Watch. After going downtown I found a shop that produced t-shirts right in New York City. Living in Switzerland and before now in Austria it is much, much easier to find locally manufactured products from pens and pencils to clothes. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

Supply Chain News on What US Metro Regions are Driving the Most Job Growth from Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Rust Belt Cities Lead the Charge, while New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles Sees Manufacturing Job Losses

U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

Supply Chain Nation

manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . manufacturing activity gains ground. manufacturing activity expanded and hiring increased in May. The New York Times’ article, Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.? While new training programs are attempting to close the U.S. Manufacturing friday in 5

U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

Supply Chain Nation

manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . manufacturing activity gains ground. manufacturing activity expanded and hiring increased in May. The New York Times’ article, Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.? While new training programs are attempting to close the U.S. Manufacturing friday in 5

Investing in Manufacturing Innovation & Competitiveness: Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States?

Cerasis

Editor's Note : In this guest blog post from Adams Nager, of ITIF (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation) , he stresses the importance of fostering innovation and spurring competitiveness of American Manufacturing by focusing on more R&D from both the public and private sectors. This post is a reminder to all manufacturers, that in order to help yourselves, and help the economy, we cannot keep our eye of the long-term or investing for it. .

Manufacturing Day 2019

Enterra Insights

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. Americans continue to develop products and unlock new technologies that grow our economy. They create jobs through entrepreneurship, and their competitiveness revitalizes American manufacturing.

22 Year Olds: Focus on Generating Value and Not Shifting it Around

River Logic

I did my Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Manufacturing Systems (as explained in my previous blog). Several of my class mates moved on from supply chain to do an MBA at some top-ranked school and then relocated to New York or San Francisco to be in the financial services sector (investment banking, hedge funds etc). Supply Chain Manufacturing

A Strategic Approach to Outsourcing European Distribution

Logistics Viewpoints

Welch Allyn, a private company headquartered in Skaneateles Falls New York in the USA, is a leading global manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment. I spoke to Tom Doherty, Senior Director Global Supply Chain at Welch Allyn, about the process they used to select a third party logistics (3PL) partner for European distribution.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. South Korea has reported the lowest number of new cases in 4 weeks , leading the way on the containment execution roadmap. In fact, in the last 6 weeks alone, I have personally been to the front lines of Yokohama, Milan, New York, and San Francisco , working alongside some of the world’s most professionally-committed food manufacturing & distribution, plastics manufacturing, and industrial operations personnel.

Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

The small island would later be given a new name by a prince from Palembang, the capital of Srivijaya, naming it Singapura (“The Lion City”), from the Sanskrit words “simha” (lion) and “pura” (city). Manufacturing in Singapore. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

From suits to PPE gowns and masks, from baby wipes to disinfectant wipes, from food service to grocery to food & beverages manufacturers, companies around the world are stepping up to contribute and serve where they can.

This Tech Startup Could Revolutionize The Fashion Industry With Its Latest Project [Forbes]

Sourcemap

Sourcemap, a New York City tech start-up is building a platform, that could transform the fashion industry: a digital map of all clothing manufacturers in Bangladesh. Read the full article at [link]. Apparel Clients Ethical Trade Field Verification Press Supply Chain Transparency Traceability Social Compliance

Manufacturing as an Economic Key

APICS

Earlier this week, in “Small Factories Emerge as a Weapon in the Fight Against Poverty,” The New York Times focused on one such area in Baltimore. There, Marlin Steel is a success story, maintaining its ground and producing metal baskets for bigger manufacturers such as Ford, Boeing, and Merck In the United States, as in other areas of the industrialized world, factories have changed. Many have moved to lower-wage countries, leaving industrial wastelands in their place.

Pandemic success stories: What can be learned from these triumphs?

USC Consulting Group

One of the manufacturers that was able to take advantage of this change in people’s workout habits was Peloton. The New York City-based firm sold millions of said bicycles in the first quarter. Sales surge for disinfectant suppliers and manufacturers.

[Infographic] American Manufacturing: How Important is “American Made”

Cerasis

American manufacturing has a long history, ranging from the creation of 95 percent of all clothing sold in the US in New York City, reports Highsnobiety , to startups designing mobile device covers and protectors, explains The New York Times. Unfortunately, some manufacturers have used the “American Made” label to deceive customers, creating uncertainty about the future of American manufacturing. Does “American Made” Benefit Manufacturers?

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

ToolsGroup

The subway system is the lifeblood of New York City, carrying an average of 5.7 There are many pieces of the modern manufacturing supply chain, and when it comes to inventory management, each one must operate as a part of a global single system to be most effective.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Be sure to check out this case study to read how we helped a major healthcare company implement a new UDI labeling process for medical devices. New Hampsire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York.

[INFOGRAPHIC & VIDEO] A 2D Explainer of Rapid Prototyping & Additive Manufacturing in 3D Printing

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Headquartered in New York, Shapeways has factories and offices in Eindhoven, Queens, and Seattle. Our goal is to stay abreast and keep readers abreast of all the latest trends which affect the manufacturing industry. . In the same way, Shapeways's goal is to educate users about the rapid prototyping uses and additive manufacturing process of 3D printing that are explained in the infographic and video below. What is Additive Manufacturing?

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

ToolsGroup

The subway system is the lifeblood of New York City, carrying an average of 5.7 There are many pieces of the modern manufacturing supply chain, and when it comes to inventory management, each one must operate as a part of a global single system to be most effective.

Understanding the Challenges Facing Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Firms

USC Consulting Group

Businesses navigating the global aerospace and defense sector reached new heights in 2018, generating record revenues and laying the foundation for sustained organizational success through fast and furious merger and acquisition activity, according to research from PricewaterhouseCoopers. This global economic strategy has produced mixed results , The New York Times reported. Together, these issues pose a huge problem for aerospace and defense manufacturing firms.

COVID-19 Virus is expected to reduce meat selection and raise prices

Operations and Supply Chain Management

On Sunday, the meat processing giant Tyson Foods ran a full-page advertisement in the New York Times and other newspapers outlining the difficulty of producing meat while keeping more than 100,000 workers safe and shutting some plants. Manufacturing Supply Chain RiskDavid Pitt , 4/27/2020 Associated Press. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Meat isn’t going to disappear from supermarkets because of outbreaks of the coronavirus among workers at U.S. slaughterhouses.

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Podcast: VC Brian Aoaeh on the Future of Supply Chain Investment

Requis

Venture capital (VC) investor, columnist and educator Brian Aoaeh is part of the new generation of investors who are unlocking the opportunities in supply chain. Brian describes himself as “obsessively enthusiastic” about supply chain, and has helped many supply chain professionals connect and find synergies as the co-founder and organizer of the New York Supply Chain Meet Up and the Worldwide Supply Chain Federation.

An Interview with an Expert on Omnichannel Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Then I went to Troy Built in Upstate New York, and I was the Director of Materials Management, which means I had everything from the manufacturer/supplier all the way through manufacturing. Today, the supply chain goes from the manufacturer/supplier all the way through the supply chain from manufacturing, warehousing, 3PL, eCommerce - whatever it takes to get to value to the customer.

Ford gets free publicity for promising autonomous cars in 5 years

Techgistics

Boudette, writing for the New York Times: At a news conference on Tuesday at the company’s research center in Palo Alto, Calif., While technically possible, I find it unlikely that an incumbent auto manufacturer will pull this off in the next 5 years. Neal E. Mark Fields, Ford’s chief executive, said the company planned to mass produce driverless cars and have them in commercial operation in a ride-hailing service by 2021. No steering wheel. No pedal.

Chef?d to Bring Meal Kits to Walgreens, Duane Reade Stores

Supply Chain Nation

restaurants and retailers unhappy; Microsoft takes on Amazon Go with checkout-free retail tech; a new report counts the costs of logistics failures; and truckers in China park their trucks to protest high fuel prices. CNBC reports that Chef’d will soon sell its meal kits at 30 Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in the New York area as part of a partnership with Smithfield Foods. Retailers and restaurants were supposed to be the big winners under the new U.S.

Types of Risks Impacting Supply Chains in 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

For example, an analysis carried out by AIR on the potential impact of Hurricane Harvey on regional manufacturing found that, based on percentage of the total potential revenue loss, the top three subsectors are petroleum and coal products manufacturing (37%), chemical manufacturing (13%), and oil and gas extraction (12%). Risks can be categorized into three broad areas such as natural catastrophes, man-made and economic.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. South Korea has reported the lowest number of new cases in 4 weeks , leading the way on the containment execution roadmap. In fact, in the last 6 weeks alone, I have personally been to the front lines of Yokohama, Milan, New York, and San Francisco , working alongside some of the world’s most professionally-committed food manufacturing & distribution, plastics manufacturing, and industrial operations personnel.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County. My first job was working as a customer service representative for a bulk candy company that had an online store and 4 retail locations in New York.

This Week in Logistics News (October 6-10, 2014)

Talking Logistics

across from the Empire State Building in Midtown [and on the same busy street as Macy’s flagship store], would function as a mini warehouse, with limited inventory for same-day delivery within New York, product returns and exchanges, and pickups of online orders. If it is successful, however, the New York location could presage a rollout to other U.S.

The need to know

EFT

on Tuesday unveiled the perks of its new membership program, Walmart Plus, which will grant subscribers unlimited free delivery, fuel discounts and no checkout lines. Alibaba Group opens China factory as part of new manufacturing initiative. New York Times].