How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine

GlobalTranz

Lean and green are not only trendy topics, but they also make good business sense, especially for manufacturers. However, since both concepts have been saddled with a lot of hype, manufacturers have tended to shy away from pursuing these goals. In it’s purest form, lean manufacturing is about eliminating waste and increasing quality and consistency — despite the pundits who insist you can be lean only if you can spell and pronounce words such as kaizen, kanban and heijunka.

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Bipartisan Consensus on Chinese Threats: U.S. Must Build New Supply Chains with Allies

Resilinc

government must retool supply chains to reduce national security vulnerabilities that stem from China’s dominance in mining and manufacturing. “We’ve There are high risks in depending so heavily on East Asian manufacturers, even if they are close U.S.

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[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

GlobalTranz

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 employs a higher share of workers without a college degree than the economy overall. On average, non-college-educated workers in manufacturing made 10.9 percent, 491,900 jobs), Wisconsin (16.3

We Only Have One Planet: Supply Chains Can Help Save It

Enterra Insights

The official Earth Day web site provides the following history of the Day’s origins: “ Senator Gaylord Nelson, a junior senator from Wisconsin, had long been concerned about the deteriorating environment in the United States. energy use of manufacturing, gas emissions, etc.)

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Mr. Intrieri is a highly experienced and credentialed supply chain professional and is a recognized thought leader and innovator, primarily in the areas of Third Party Logistics (3PL), Supply Chain Optimization, and Logistics, strategic sourcing, international procurement, supplier management , contract negotiations and reviews, and purchasing operations. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com.

New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

Tompkins Blog

Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium is the premier source for supply chain benchmarking and best practices knowledge. With more than 350 participating retail, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution companies, the Consortium sponsors a comprehensive repository of over 10,000 data points complemented by search capabilities, online analysis tools, topic forums and peer networking for supply chain executives and practitioners. Chris Ferrell, Director Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

New Survey Says Alignment of Supply Chain and Business Strategies Is Critical to Success

Tompkins Blog

Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium is the premier source for supply chain benchmarking and best practices knowledge. With more than 350 participating retail, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution companies, the Consortium sponsors a comprehensive repository of over 10,000 data points complemented by search capabilities, online analysis tools, topic forums and peer networking for supply chain executives and practitioners.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

According to the press release: Transplace leverages the CombineNet ASAP® advanced e-sourcing technology as part of its expert solutions, helping customers develop and optimize their carrier strategy for procurement events involving truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), and intermodal needs. Transplace delivered more than 50 customer solutions in 2012 using the CombineNet sourcing technology, in industries including consumer goods, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Revenue data is sourced from the companies’ websites and market research platforms such as Macrotrends. The company used to be a subsidiary of PSA Group, which is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. states on three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 2.4-2.8

Freight Plus

Foxconn experiencing buyer’s remorse over Wisconsin LCD factory. In addition, the Taiwanese manufacturer pledged $10 billion to the plant and promised it would create 13,000 jobs. Uber Freight sourcing truckers to rate shippers. Economists at SMC Jump Start 2019 expect economic growth to slow. A strong year of growth in 2018 has given way to concerns in 2019 regarding trade wars, stock market volatility, and the government shutdown. “I’m

Rockwell Automation: Supply Chains to Admire Winner

Supply Chain Shaman

At Rockwell this includes all processes end-to-end except for manufacturing. In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. From a manufacturing perspective, products vary significantly in complexity.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

At Rockwell this includes all processes end-to-end except for manufacturing. In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. From a manufacturing perspective, products vary significantly in complexity.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

As an example, Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS 325) encompasses a variety of chemical manufacturing codes including petrochemicals (3251), but none for biobased chemicals. Manufacturers go through a certification process that has been developed in a partnership with ASTM International to ensure quality control and consistent results. As noted by manufacturers, the program allows manufacturers to reveal the actual percentage of a product’s content that is biobased.

Oshkosh takes victory lap over Postal Service delivery truck contract

The Supply Chain Journal

Postal Service, undercutting an assertion by Workhorse Group ( NASDAQ: WKHS ) that being its passed over for the contract dooms the mail service to remaining a source of planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions. Oshkosh Truck Corp.

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