The Past, Present and Future of ERP

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The post The Past, Present and Future of ERP appeared first on SYSPRO US. All Industries Distribution ManufacturingFor many of today’s established organizations, the path to success and the evolution of business management technology are closely interwoven.

Big calculations, inspiring presentations: Highlights from #GartnerSCC

DELMIA Quintiq

Just 10 years ago, supply chain management was a relatively obscure function that was usually parked under manufacturing. It felt like a whirlwind, but this year’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference was definitely one of the highlights of the year for us. The outlook from Gartner is very positive: There’s no better time to be in the supply chain industry. We couldn’t agree more. Leading the next decade.

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Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference

Synovos

Donald Shoemaker, Vice President Engineering & Consulting Services for Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, has been selected to present a paper at the upcoming Reliable Plant 2020 conference in Louisville, KY. Shoemaker will present his paper “ Should We Be Doing More? The post Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference appeared first on Synovos.

See the past, present and future of your supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

See the past, present and future of your business from a fresh perspective. Representatives of industry-leading organizations from retail, manufacturing, public transport and more – already in the process of rethinking their optimum. Before the rise in wearable technology, how did you measure the distance you ran, the number of steps climbed, and the amount of calories burned?

20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

Cerasis

If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. This community would not exist if it were not for manufacturing being the core of the other industries. . 20 Manufacturing Blogs You Need to Be Reading. Manufacturing manufacturing blogs

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

Market Review: Past, Present and Future. The past, present and future market forces causing today’s extreme truck capacity shortage include: Strong Economy. economy in 2017 and so far in 2018, manufacturers have been producing more goods than usual and requiring more freight to be shipped. Present. and many jobs in manufacturing and other industries available, desirable alternatives to trucking jobs remain.

Manufacturing Plant Site Selection: Where to Locate Your Manufacturing Plant

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This article comes from Steve Wright who works for Whirlwind Steel and shares his knowledge on manufacturing plant site selection. There are a number of factors to consider in manufacturing plant site selection to ensure you have the best location for your new plant. Unlike retail, office, or residential locations, a manufacturer must also consider various environmental regulations , workforce issues, and raw material availability, among other things.

The 5 Benefits of Virtual Reality in Manufacturing

Cerasis

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. Virtual reality in manufacturing is referred to as “digital design, simulation, and integration. What Are the Hindrances to Use of Virtual Reality in Manufacturing? How Does Virtual Reality Benefit Manufacturers?

Unwrapping production: How to transform packaging manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

To meet consumers’ increasing appetite for choice, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturers develop a huge amount of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs). This has a direct impact on packaging manufacturers who now need to find ways to cope with more diverse demand. The packaging industry is one of intense competition, so individual manufacturers have to keep up. As a result, most packaging manufacturers struggle with delivery reliability and high inventory levels.

Taking Packaging Manufacturing to New Levels with Digital Technology

QAD

But to keep up in t oday’s rapidly changing business environment, packaging manufacturers must move beyond the concept of digital printing in order to realize the real transformation digital technology brings to manufacturing. Digitally Connected Manufacturing.

AGCO: Driving a Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

I loved Peggy’s presentation at the Summit. While many employers would have penalized the employees for tablet breakage , Peggy explored the world of wearables to enable her digital manufacturing transformation. AGCO’s culture of innovation policy deployment enabled employees to pioneer a technology solution for manufacturing. To solve these problems, AGCO partnered with Proceedix to develop an application for manufacturing. Improvement in Digital Manufacturing.

How the Virtual Twin Experience Can Help Manufacturers Ramp Up Production While Implementing Social Distancing in Factories

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers are reeling from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their operations and supply chains. As manufacturers transition to recovery phase, the search is on for the fastest way to ramp up production while still respecting all safety regulations. Digital acceleration allows manufacturers to create optimized contingency plans that take into account real-time data and conditions. Manufacturers can compare factory layouts and multiple production scenarios.

How Food Manufacturing Software Drives Profit [w Case Studies]

Unleashed

Effective inventory management is crucial to reducing costs in any manufacturing business. Cost reductions in food manufacturing can be achieved by using food manufacturing software that improves ordering processes and minimises overstocking of expensive raw ingredients.

Returning Food and Beverage Manufacturing to a New Normal

QAD

COVID-19 has disrupted manufacturing operations worldwide. The automotive industry was shut down and many other manufacturing sectors have been severely impacted. The food and beverage industry is no exception as manufacturers have been impacted in a number of areas. A number of disruptive events are contributing to the overall effect on manufacturing operations. Food & Beverage Manufacturing Restart and Continuity Plan.

Returning Food and Beverage Manufacturing to a New Normal

QAD

COVID-19 has disrupted manufacturing operations worldwide. The automotive industry was shut down and many other manufacturing sectors have been severely impacted. The food and beverage industry is no exception as manufacturers have been impacted in a number of areas. A number of disruptive events are contributing to the overall effect on manufacturing operations. Food & Beverage Manufacturing Restart and Continuity Plan.

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

Cerasis

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.

Manufacturing Gains From Machine Learning

IQMS

Improving semiconductor manufacturing yields up to 30%, reducing scrap rates, and optimizing fab operations is achievable with machine learning. Bottom line: Machine learning algorithms, applications, and platforms are helping manufacturers find new business models, fine-tune product quality, and optimize manufacturing operations to the shop floor level. New products are proliferating in manufacturing today, and delivery windows are tightening.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

As we close the year of 2015, we want to take a look at some manufacturing trends for 2016. We look at 6 core areas that manufacturing companies will take a long look at as they gear up for a successful 2016. E-Commerce for Manufacturing. The Internet’s large-scale global penetration has spawned an increasingly large number of technology and web-savvy consumers, creating a huge opportunity for both industrial manufacturers and their end customers.

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RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers

Cerasis

RFID, which usually comes in the form of a miniscule chip that utilizes radio waves in the identification and tracking of specific people, objects, tools or vehicles, offers a number of benefits to the manufacturing industry in general. RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers. Manufacturers who include RFID chips in their vehicles can make it possible for every dealership across the nation to enjoy the levels of efficiency and service as Fields.

The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

Fast forward 100 years and a very different image materializes: the customer of the present demands variety. Fulfilling this multi-faceted demand has become a major challenge for car manufacturers, who have to deal not only with countless models and colors but also with an ever-increasing range of features and options. Volatile customer demand can be bridged by making use of contract manufacturers. Often OEMs are hesitant to make use of contract manufacturing relationships.

5 Reasons Why Manufacturers Who Focus on Customer Experience Will Win

Cerasis

Manufacturers have always struggled to know their customers. Unfortunately, this means manufacturers face an even greater challenge, as more customers translate into greater use of customer service. But, our predictions’ post noted how manufacturers are having trouble with transforming customer input into responsiveness and enhancements to the customer experience. But, how do manufacturers turn their focus to the customer experience? Manufacturing

SupplyOn presents innovative ‘Industrial Track&Trace’ solution at Hannover Messe 2019

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

SupplyOn AG, provider of intelligent supply chain management solutions for the manufacturing industry, is joining forces at the Hannover Messe 2019 trade show with Bosch Rexroth and smart factory solutions specialist IoTOS GmbH to present an innovative Track&Trace solution that allows seamless, real-time tracking of customer orders from placement through to goods delivery

Manufacturing Needs Smart Machines To Grow

IQMS

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) presents integration architecture challenges that once solved can enable use cases that deliver fast-growing revenue opportunities. ISA-95 addressed the rise of global production and distributed supply chains yet are still deficient on the issue of data and security, specifically the proliferation of IIoT sensors, which are the real security perimeter of any manufacturing business.

Real-time Information Increasingly Important for Manufacturers

QAD

Manufacturers Thrive on Timely Information. While this is an extreme example of timely information access from the financial sector, manufacturers are realizing the need to access timely data in order to rapidly respond to changing business conditions. Are exceptions presented to users in a timely fashion to avoid inefficiencies and unexpected costs? Currently, an industrial manufacturer has an advanced IoT enabled oil cap included within their engines.

RoHS Compliance Can Present Surprising Complications

Loftware

Electronics Manufacturing LabelingMaterial restrictions in electronics remain important - and varied.

4 Best Ways Manufacturers Can Perfect Their Supply Chain

USC Consulting Group

Leading the way — and defying the odds — are manufacturers. Yet with COVID-19 and product shortages still a reality, some manufacturers are wondering what they can do to improve their supply chain resiliency to prepare for present and future disruption. In a separate poll conducted by the ISM, purchasing managers at some of the largest manufacturing companies expressed ongoing unease about future shocks to their supply chain while they scramble to remedy current shortages.

Manufacturing Connect Seminar 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturing Connect Seminar 2016. URL: jda.com/manufacturing-connect-2016-scm. Join us at the Hilton Amsterdam on 25th May for this exclusive gathering of Supply Chain experts and business strategists which will address the challenges that manufacturers are faced with today; delivering profitable fulfillment and adaptable manufacturing. Date: 25 May 2016. Venue: Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Organisation: JDA Software.

How to Improve the Execution of Manufacturing Strategies (Pt. I)

QAD

Manufacturers’ strategies don’t always deliver hoped-for results. In this article, we’ll consider the first of two simple steps to reduce risk and improve the chances of a successful manufacturing strategy. Developing a Manufacturing Strategy. Manufacturers are no different from other organizations. That’s not surprising because manufacturing is complex. The leaders of most manufacturers are competent. Structured Planning in Manufacturing .

Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years. Because manufacturers have historically moved factories to regions featuring cheap labor and few regulatory restrictions (sometimes referred to as outsourcing or offshoring), a misconception has arisen about the importance manufacturing to national economies. ”[1] Manufacturing becomes even more relevant to advanced economies thanks to data and digitization.

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The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

On the other hand, as technological capabilities develop throughout the supply chain, and techniques such as additive manufacturing make it increasingly possible to produce items on demand, it’s possible that some supply chains may evolve in which warehouses are completely unnecessary. Imagine stepping back in time to visit a large warehousing operation in 1990. If it were only possible, such an adventure would really throw today’s distribution center advances into focus.

UPS Supply Chain Innovation Keynote Presentation at SCRC Meeting this Fall

NC State SCRC

One of the highlights of our SCRC meeting was the presentation by David Quintilio, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at United Parcel Service. Macroeconomic Trends of increased globalization, the movement of manufacturing to Asia, the rapid growth of urbanization and the accompanying challenges of delivery in urban environments, volatility in commodity prices and tariffs, and increased weather disturbances driven by climate disruptions means that UPS must become nimble.

A Global Shift for Manufacturers: Industries with Increased Demand

USC Consulting Group

However, with manufacturers and supply chains across the world reeling with the ongoing problems the pandemic has presented, we are seeing a definite shift in the ways business is conducted. Manufacturing. As a result, manufacturers are shifting to domestic sources.

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a collaborative blog post series about mobility in manufacturing & logistics along with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps. We encourage our audience to visit The Catavolt Blog for more relevant posts about mobility in manufacturing for best practices, tips, and great industry insights. Logistics Manufacturing Technology Transportation internet of things

Manufacturing Bottlenecks vs. Constraints

TPSynergy

When talking about problems in the supply chain, manufacturing bottlenecks and constraints are often used interchangeably to indicate problems with in the manufacturing process. Manufacturing Bottlenecks. A bottleneck in manufacturing occurs when a sudden increase in production causes a necessary resource, such as a machine or personnel, to be overloaded. Manufacturing Constraints. They also present a continued problem to the supply chain and result in delays

A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit

Kinaxis

by Hans Velthuizen This week I attended the 5 th Annual Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit near Heathrow. The objective of the summit was to provide an open forum for highly insightful presentations that span a broad range of topics critical to the biologics field. It was a two-day gathering dedicated to cutting edge technology, innovation and strategy across the entire small molecule & biopharmaceutical manufacturing process.