ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19

IQMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed manufacturers to rapidly shift gears, from addressing work-from-home policies to managing extreme swings in demand and uncertain supply chains. a leading manufacturer headquartered near Cleveland, OH. All Posts Manufacturing Trends & News

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.

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What Do Our Presidential Candidates Have To Say About Manufacturing?

Cerasis

We’ve discussed several of the myths and solutions to enhancing the current state of American manufacturing. Take a moment to watch this video and think about what it means to “Vote Manufacturing.” So, how do you identify a manufacturing vote? manufacturers.

It’s Manufacturing Week! – A Look At American Manufacturing and Ingenuity for MFG Day

Cerasis

Editor's Note: In honor of Mfg Day 2016, we feature two of our friends from The Rodon Group and Manufacturing Stories in a celebration of what already makes America great. A Focus on Plastic Injection Molding and American Manufacturing. Manufacturing

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. Pennsylvania.

Best-Cost vs. Least-Cost Sourcing

Talking Logistics

The “reshoring” of manufacturing operations from China and elsewhere to the United States continues to make headlines. And earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published an article about how the toy maker K’Nex has moved most of its manufacturing operations from China to its factory in Pennsylvania. Back in December 2012, for example, Apple announced that it is investing $100 million to build some of its Mac products in the US.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Pennsylvania has closed all 35 of its highway rest stops, impacting bathrooms, vending machines, and parking access for carriers. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Throw Back Thursday: Remembering ‘Meeting Customer Demand in a Complex Industry’ from Kinexions

Kinaxis

This global manufacturer of surface-cutting tools, with headquarters in western Pennsylvania. Kennametal strives to meet customer demand for customized products, while also manufacturing to stock. by Melissa Clow Kinexions is in 26 days!

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. 2015 ATA Management Conference and Exhibition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; October 17-20.

[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 industries generated $2.1

Building Outside-in Processes: Answering A Question From the Audience

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spoke at the CPHA supply chain conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Retail forecasts are never a good source of data for the manufacturer. This was the inaugural supply chain event for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

The Importance of Supply Chain Resilience

Enterra Insights

… This comes after a survey by Thomas found 60% of North American manufacturers say operations have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.”[1] First, it showed that the full force of the federal government will be brought to bear in the manufacturing of vital medical supplies. ’ … Western companies find it cheaper to manufacture goods in China, and elsewhere in Asia, than to do so closer to home.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

My local Pennsylvania town’s recycling organization no longer accepts cardboard or glass. Meanwhile, turbulence is the norm for manufacturing supply chains. A few solutions optimize distribution and tactical manufacturing supply together through in-memory modeling.

Inspiration, Education, and Practical Advice: Modern Supply Chain Experience 2018

Oracle SCM

And we’re proud and honored to feature stories from customers such as The Wonderful Company , Church and Dwight , Actuant , Seagate , Cisco , APL Logistics , and NLMK Pennsylvania. Manufacturing. By Krista Sterner , Event Marketing Director.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Based on a historical perspective, they should be called collectively as "Logistics/Supply Chain" OR "Logistics and Supply Chain" because of many reasons as below, - Both terms share the same root in military operations (not one from military and the other from industrial/manufacturing context).

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Did You Know That … Early examples of intermodal containers include railroads from 1830s (various sized containers), and Pennsylvania Railroad regular container service (1929). Export manufacturing starts moving away from ports. The History of the Shipping Container.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. As a result, retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses can resume normal operations with a 50 percent capacity restriction. . Pennsylvania ? .

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board

ThroughPut

Just-In-Time has become the global benchmark for manufacturing and supply chain efficiency. I believe this team is creating the ideal process improvement software that enables process value and profit sustainability in the manufacturing industries of Japan, as well as those around the world. and IOT initiatives around software, there is excellent potential for manufacturers to optimize end-to-end production processes throughout the product lifecycle.

Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers

NC State SCRC

Other teams, including the Minnesota Twins, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Minnesota Wild, and universities, including Purdue University and Pennsylvania State University, are also interested.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. Some of Michigan’s stay-at-home order was relaxed at the end of April and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the formal order was extended until May 28.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

Organizations around the world are now adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology solutions to create smarter, leaner, safer and sustainable manufacturing systems. Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing?

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

Ecommerce logistics starts with moving inventory from the manufacturer and lasts until it ends up at the end customer’s destination. Suppliers or manufacturers are those who have inventory ready to ship to a business destination.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board

ThroughPut

Just-In-Time has become the global benchmark for manufacturing and supply chain efficiency. I believe this team is creating the ideal process improvement software that enables process value and profit sustainability in the manufacturing industries of Japan , as well as those around the world. and IOT initiatives around software, there is excellent potential for manufacturers to optimize end-to-end production processes throughout the product lifecycle.

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Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

Organizations around the world are now adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology solutions to create smarter, leaner, safer and sustainable manufacturing systems. Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars. September 25th, 2019.

Good News For Workers In New (and Old) Distribution Centers

Lucas

Shiny new fulfillment centers built by Zulilly, Amazon and WalMart (among others) are creating thousands of new jobs in the shadows of shuttered manufacturing plants in places like Bethlehem and Allentown, Pennsylvania. Conveyors in a Zulilly fulfillment center.

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Good News For Workers In New (and Old) Distribution Centers

Lucas

Shiny new fulfillment centers built by Zulilly, Amazon and WalMart (among others) are creating thousands of new jobs in the shadows of shuttered manufacturing plants in places like Bethlehem and Allentown, Pennsylvania. Conveyors in a Zulilly fulfillment center.

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WordPress Ecommerce Shipping: Scaling Your Online Store Through Shipping

ShipBob

Instead, you work with manufacturers to help sell their products. It’s set up so that a customer makes a purchase on your site, and the manufacturer ships directly to the customer. When done well, it’s a high-profit business for sellers, but it’s also incredibly competitive as manufacturers can have multiple sellers selling their products. You’re at the mercy of your manufacturer. WordPress powers 35% of websites on the internet.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There are similar scenarios playing out in Texas and Pennsylvania as well. A neighbor of mine’s relative was recruited to the Bakken to help develop manufactured home communities.

Future of Procurement Study Available

Supply Chain View from the Field

Charles Babbage’s book on the economy of machinery and manufacturers, published in 1832, referred to the importance of the purchasing function. i] By 1866, the Pennsylvania Railroad had given the purchasing function departmental status, under the title of Supplying Department. i] Charles Babbage, On the Economy of Machinery and Manufacturers, 2nd ed. I recently completed a study of 25 CPO’s, each providing their view of what procurement will look like in 2025.

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New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland

EFT

Kroger is incredibly excited to construct one of our industry-leading Customer Fulfillment Centers in Maryland in relationship with Ocado to bring fresh food to our customers faster than ever before," said Robert Clark, Kroger's senior vice president of supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing.

Drugmakers Face Puerto Rico Factory Challenges with Shattered Infrastructure

Material Handling & Logistics

Tax breaks and incentives made Puerto Rico the Caribbean’s economic powerhouse two decades ago, helping attract dozens of drug and device makers that built state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. It expects to resume operations at its Dorado manufacturing facility this week.

What Supply Chain Risks are Threatening Your Company?

Enterra Insights

Common sense alone tells you automobile manufacturers face different risks than cosmetics manufacturers. Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem, professors at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, recommend being “alert to near-misses.”

Allentown gains traction as freight hub

DAT Solutions

Allentown, PA, was once a major manufacturing town, but it has emerged more recently as a popular location for warehouses and distribution centers, especially at this time of year.

How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

In fact, I spent an extra year in college at the University of Pennsylvania just to get the exposure of real biotechnology research, after I wrapped up my Chemical Biomolecular Engineering degree with a minor in Pharmaceutics & Biotechnology, exactly for infections like the coronavirus.

FOCUS 2015: On Track for Innovation

Supply Chain Nation

There are incredibly complex challenges facing retailers, distributors and manufacturers today, including the rise of omni-channel selling and the connected consumer.