Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

The advantage of a ‘pull’ system, over more traditional push based manufacturing, is that we only produce what is needed when it’s needed. Millennials are not as keen to join the profession since it pays marginally less than farming and manufacturing jobs. But why just in North America?

Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. auto manufacturing market melted down, I was conducting value stream mapping workshops at tier one suppliers (Magna, TRW, Yazaki, Johnson Controls, etc.). Top Warehouses in North America. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America.

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love

Kinaxis

As part of the panel, four ex-AMR analysts –Roddy Martin, Mickey North Rizza, Lora Cecere and CJ Wehlage– will share insights on the results and the trends.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Manufacturers like P&G are having to do the same too. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born.

How Lot Traceability Can Help Your Business

Unleashed

If you’re the manager of a manufacturing business , you’ll do whatever it takes to keep a factory running without a hitch. Technology plays a key part in the manufacturing world. Lot traceability is a group or “lot” of goods that were made together in the same manufacturing run and produced using the same materials. With lot traceability, you can have stronger inventory control processes in your manufacturing facilities.

Auto Manufacturers Struggle with Mexican Supply Chains

Loftware

Mexico plays an important role in the North American auto industry. In fact, one in five vehicles produced in North America is made in Mexico , according to the Detroit Free Press - double the rate recorded in 2004.

Sustainable Manufacturing is the New Key to Profitability

IQMS

Just a few years ago, sustainability in manufacturing was seen as a nice-to-have. Today, sustainable manufacturing is becoming a critical factor in a manufacturer’s ability to compete and maximize profitability. Sustainable Manufacturing Initiatives that Drive Cost Savings.

The Freight Industry is Uberized in North America!

Freightera

Freightera Logistics is the first market place that connects manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers to road transport companies of all sizes who still have space in their trucks. The post The Freight Industry is Uberized in North America!

3 Ways Robotics Are Crucial to Aerospace Manufacturing & Design

Cerasis

The United States aerospace manufacturing industry is a highly competitive one. These factors make aerospace manufacturing companies highly valued partners, even internationally. These heavy-duty robots play a key role in many manufacturing processes, ensuring uniformity and safety. Robotics Are Crucial to Aerospace Manufacturing & Design. In partnership with KUKA Systems North America, Boeing developed a robotic manufacturing process for its aircrafts’ fuselages.

Bringing It All Back Home – OTR TMS Supports Reversion to Regional Manufacturing

Supply Chain Collaborator

Will the trend toward a return to “regional manufacturing” boost volumes in over the road transportation in North America as manufacturers move away from Asian overseas operations?

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

Of the nearly 73,000 manufacturing firms in the United States that exported in 2015, more than 70,000 (or 96.4 percent) were categorized as small or medium-sized manufacturers, of which more than 44,000 (or nearly 61 percent) were manufacturers with fewer than 100 employees. Often relying on one foreign market (58 percent of smaller manufacturers) and one product category, trade restrictions and tariffs can close the doors to some of these companies. North America

Our Users Take Us Higher — We’re an Inventory Management FrontRunner Again!

Unleashed

It is very hard to find a similar system that offers Bill of Materials and the type of manufacturing understanding as there is in Unleashed. Company News awards CA inventory management inventory management software North America US

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. The post Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace appeared first on Freightera Blog.

The repatriation of North American manufacturing

3AG Systems

Echoing the WWII war production efforts, the speed with which manufacturers have responded to healthcare equipment shortages is nothing short of heroic. In this environment, the question of security will naturally lead to the question of whether we will see a repatriation of manufacturing capability. For the better part of 2020, or what now seems like an eternity, we have been in the midst of an unprecedented economic transformation.

Real-Time Monitoring Fuels IoT Growth In Manufacturing

IQMS

72% of manufacturers say real-time monitoring is essential for streamlining and making inventory reconciliation more efficient. Manufacturers are prioritizing real-time monitoring to attain the goals of increasing product quality, reducing time-to-market and attaining faster revenue growth.

Supply Chain Assessment and Packaging Redesign Drastically Reduces Damage for Leading Mechanical Systems Manufacturer

CHAINalytics

Regardless of where you are and what you do, we can all agree that having reliable mechanical systems regularly available is a quintessential aspect to our daily lives that we often take for granted.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

Transplace

and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2 nd , 2019.

Bonus: Top 11 thru 20 Most Popular Manufacturing Blog Posts

Cerasis

However, with most of our customer base in the manufacturing field, with the remaining in distribution and other industries, we thought it was vital that we featured some of the other manufacturing blog posts that were also popular in 2014. Manufacturing manufacturing blog posts

Managing Automotive Supply Chains in a Global Economy

Loftware

How can manufacturers better manage their global supply chains? For instance, many cars produced by American manufacturers contain components that were made all over North America. So do many cars produced by Japanese manufacturers and sold in the North American market.

Manufacturing Nearshoring Will Have an Impact on Supply Chain Automation

Supply Chain 24/7

AlixPartners 2016 annual survey of manufacturing and distribution companies serving North America and western Europe found that 69% say they consider near shoring a possible opportunity to meet US and European demand, this up from just 40% in last year’s analysis

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling and Logistics

Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M) companies are advancing their business models to focus more on providing services and capability to their customers, a practice known as “servitization.” He spent ten years working in manufacturing businesses, beginning his career as an apprentice.

Small Business Manufacturing in America: Innovate, Design, Develop and Manufacture

Supply Chain View from the Field

I had a remarkable interview with a medium sized supplier today, that has truly found a business model which I believe holds a promise for a new industrial revolution in North America. The approach is built on one of America’s most important capabilities that makes it stand out globally: the ability to generate ideas and bring them to market. I believe this is the new model for American manufacturing.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

Transplace

and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2 nd , 2019. Over the past few weeks, a number of new regulations and key pieces of legislation have been the main focus of the transportation news landscape.

Managing Merged Manufacturing Operations

IQMS

Revere Packaging invests in IQMS/DELMIAWORKS manufacturing ERP software to optimize production, scheduling, and profitability of its eco-friendly products. We need to be able to see our manufacturing performance in ‘real time’ to remain competitive in our market.”.

Shoring up Sourcing Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Shifting manufacturing operations in Asia back to North America provides companies more control of their supply chains, says Steve Sensing of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

How a digital transformation can maximize the value of your meat supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

Beef, poultry and pork producers from Europe and North America all share a similar challenge: how to get the most value out of an animal. Manufacturing Protein

LogiMed Virtual Event

Locus Robotics

Since 2014, LogiMed has served as the largest gathering for medical device and diagnostics supply chain heads in North America. VIRTUAL EVENT/WEBINAR FREE LogiMed Virtual Event July 14, 2020 Noon EDT | 9AM PDT. Improving Your End-To-End Supply Chain During Turbulent Times.

LogiMed Virtual Event

Locus Robotics

Since 2014, LogiMed has served as the largest gathering for medical device and diagnostics supply chain heads in North America. VIRTUAL EVENT/WEBINAR Improving Your End-To-End Supply Chain During Turbulent Times. July 14, 2020. Noon EDT | 9AM PDT.

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

DELMIA Quintiq

Covering wide ground on manufacturing. At the manufacturing track, the speakers covered various topics on production optimization, from constraint-based planning to analytic adoption to an insightful firsthand account of Quintiq’s business operations-supporting capability.

How Supply Chain Planning Can Create Profit in a Declining Market

ToolsGroup

It bought its main rivals to become North America’s largest fine paper manufacturer. [1] To overcome historical obstacles, Angleson set three ambitious goals: Change the relationship between the manufacturer and distributor from manipulation to collaboration.

At Tesla’s Factory, Building the Car of the Future Has Painful and Permanent Consequences for Workers

Supply Chain Brain

But while Tesla may eventually reinvent the automobile, it hasn’t yet reinvented automobile manufacturing. HR & Labor Management Automotive Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Industrial Manufacturing North AmericaTerrill Johnson was installing car trunks at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, when he heard the sound that would define his next few years, if not the rest of his life. “It It was a big, loud pop,” he said.