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.

Optimization and Execution: How Manufacturing can lead the Industry Renaissance

DELMIA Quintiq

Global manufacturing today faces significant operational challenges. How should manufacturers adapt to meet the challenges and shift from product-centric to customer-centric operations? In addition to adapting strategic operations, manufacturing companies also require a tactical ability to plan and execute flawlessly at the facility level. Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) and Planning & Optimization are both critical parts of the optimal solution.

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TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

I began my presentation at last month’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference with that question, in a session titled “TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt,” where I co-presented with Andra Gibson (Project Manager, Logistics Service Solutions at Carhartt) and Gregg Lanyard (Director, Product Management at Manhattan Associates). What defines the small and mid-sized business (SMB) market for transportation management systems (TMS)?

L’Oréal: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Based in Paris, L’Oréal is a global personal care manufacturing company. This case study is the best example we have seen of a customer-centric supply chain. Some manufacturing sites are more focused on regional markets and on mass-market consumer products, others – mostly small branches in the US, France, and Japan – act on global scale for luxury segment. It is one of the most effective regional/global governance models studied.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Case Study: TMS Reporting Saves 20% for Steel Manufacturer

PLS Logistics

A national, high-quality steel manufacturer was experiencing difficulty within its supply chain because of a limited scope and sole focus on outbound management. The steel manufacturer realized its need to outsource logistics functions to a 3PL. As a steel manufacturer, the company needed a 3PL that prioritizes safety and could be responsible for various levels of transport.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background. In order to accelerate the learning, this article has gathered 20+ most sought-after supply chain case studies, analyzed/categorized them by industry and the findings are presented. Manufacturing systems and regulatory compliance are considered to be very complex, coupled with the limited number suppliers due to the high barriers to entry.

Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? Digital Manufacturing as an Enabler of Workforce Productivity. As manufacturers continue to invest in automation and software simulation solutions, the need to integrate each of these disparate systems together increases. Validation by Case Study.

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. Many companies are already doing it, and according to a recent BCG study, 54 percent of companies with over billion in revenues are now considering it. These “Bring Manufacturing Back” initiatives have many moving parts and require careful planning and execution and very skillful project management.

Case Study: How Modine Makes Labeling in SAP Pain-Free

Loftware

In the face of intense global competition, no manufacturer can afford the costly delays and disruptions due to labeling errors. Modine , a global leader of thermal management solutions, long recognized that a centralized approach to labeling was necessary to ensure labeling consistency across its manufacturing supply chain. Manufacturing SAP Barcode Labeling enterprise

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

This classification extends to the manufacturing facilities and personnel keeping us fed and supplied. Doing more with less is more critical in manufacturing than ever. Manufacturers of medical and cleaning supplies, as well as the specialists overseeing trucking, delivery and logistics companies, might have to make do with limited supplies and labor. They might even find themselves conscripted into manufacturing essential products under the Defense Production Act.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

September 26, 2019) A new study by ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Spinnaker, a supply chain services company, has found that only 7% of companies are reaping the benefits of digital transformation of supply chain planning. The study shows that companies are aspiring to reinvent themselves as an entirely new entity, working to balance all these dimensions to achieve their digital transformation goals. PRESS RELEASE.

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Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? Digital Manufacturing as an Enabler of Workforce Productivity. As manufacturers continue to invest in automation and software simulation solutions, the need to integrate each of these disparate systems together increases. Validation by Case Study.

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

Cerasis

We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider. We hope the following case study shows you the proverbial proof in the pudding of effective Logistics KPIs management. . A Case Study of How one Large Shipper Used Effective Logistics KPIs Management to Stay Strategic and Competitive.

Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017

Cerasis

Are industrial manufacturers seizing all the opportunities of a more digital world? A recent article suggests that, by 2018, only 30 percent of manufacturers investing in digital transformation will be able to maximize the outcome. A GT Nexus study found 75 percent of respondents describe digital transformation of the supply chain as “important.”. That same study found only 5 percent of those surveyed were very satisfied with their digital progress so far.

DiManEx Contributes to Find the Business Case for Digital Spare Parts in VTT Study

DiManEx

The report finds compelling business cases for spare part digitization and provides recommendations on the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) in the aftermarket. Aftermarket services are extremely important for many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

Our approach simply breaks accountabilities and goals across the areas of Manufacturing, Logistics/Network Optimization and Ingredients/Packaging. We would not have succeeded without a team effort across R&D, the business leaders, and SC disciplines of engineering, procurement, and manufacturing. We started these improvement efforts in the center of the supply chain with an emphasis on building manufacturing capability, reliability and flexibility.

Next Generation Supply Chain Risk Management: A Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of a wide range of agricultural equipment. We are entering an era where it is becoming possible to detect supply chain risks much more quickly. A case in point is offered by AGCO. In a discussion with AGCO’s Jan Theissen, Director of Strategy and Methods, and Jake Stone, Manager of Supply Chain Risk and Contract Management, I learned about this public, Atlanta headquartered corporation’s […].

Study finds COVID deepening the relationship between shippers and 3PLs

EFT

The new study from Penske has found that shippers and their 3PLs are moving closer to a strategic relationship and further away from a transactional one, driven by the pressures of COVID-19. .

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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., And, according to a Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study, 54% of companies with above one billion in revenues are now considering reshoring. 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. Engineering isn’t disconnected from manufacturing.

Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

ToolsGroup

The manufacturing industry has a strong heritage of adopting game-changing technologies to deliver higher quality products more efficiently. In a recent KPMG study, 69% of manufacturing CEOs say acting with agility is “the new currency of business; if we’re too slow, we will be bankrupt.” As supply chain complexity and competition escalate, so do related manufacturing challenges. Cited: 2018 KPMG Global Manufacturing Outlook study.

Steel Fabrication and General Manufacturing Tips and Tricks for 2015

Cerasis

Now is the Time for Manufacturing to Look at Logistics Efficiency. Inform yourself on these trends by downloading the Capgemini/Penn State/Panalpnia 2013 18th Annual 3PL Study. Manufacturing seems heading for a long awaited comeback. The post Steel Fabrication and General Manufacturing Tips and Tricks for 2015 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Manufacturing manufacturing tips

2019 Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study

Supply Chain Brain

Now in its ninth year, E2open’s 2019 Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study is the most consistent, comprehensive and useful study of its kind. The study encompasses over $250 billion in annual sales from global manufacturers across a variety of industries, including consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, animal care, chemicals, and oil and gas. What does best-in-class forecasting and inventory management look like?

New 3PL Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

In the 2015 19th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, survey results showed the continuing, positive overall nature of shipper-3PL relationships. The 2015 3PL Study showed that 73% of those who use logistics services and 77% of 3PL providers are satisfied that they have received open, transparent and effective communication from their partners. The results from this year’s study again confirm that the IT gap continues to narrow to some extent.

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Surgery Center Case Study: Less Time at Computer, More Time in OR

Hybrent

The Hybrent application instantly searches all distributors and manufacturers for the optimal price and product availability. The post Surgery Center Case Study: Less Time at Computer, More Time in OR appeared first on Hybrent. Case studies Ambulatory Surgery Center Case Study Materials Management System Multi-specialty Patient Care Supply Chain ManagementSITUATION. Springhill Surgery Center, based in Little Rock, Ark.,

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

ToolsGroup

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left), sat down with me to discuss how manufacturers optimize their inventories. But that’s not the only shift in manufacturing. Data availability and advanced analytics are also shaping the industry by providing new insights into efficient manufacturing processes. Incorporating weather data directly into their model gives that manufacturer a leg up.

Medical Device Manufacturing in 2021 – The 3 Key Challenges

Unleashed

For medical device manufacturers connected to the Covid-19 pandemic response, 2020 has been a year of growth. However more broadly the industry has faced the same challenges as other manufacturing sectors, with a -4.4% Regulations and Medical Device Manufacturing in 2021.

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.

How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019

IQMS

By 2023, 30% of manufacturing companies with more than $5B in revenue will have implemented Industry 4.0 Blockchain’s greatest potential to deliver business value is in manufacturing. Increasing visibility across every area of manufacturing starting with suppliers, strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier quality to shop floor operations including machine-level monitoring and service, blockchain can enable entirely new manufacturing business models.

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

Case Study: Major Medical Company Meets UDI Compliance

AB&R

This label includes pertinent information such as the manufactured date and lot number. The post Case Study: Major Medical Company Meets UDI Compliance appeared first on AB&R. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management barcode verification case study medical device label regulations Solution process UDIBackground and Challenge.

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

ToolsGroup

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left), sat down with me to discuss how manufacturers optimize their inventories. But that’s not the only shift in manufacturing. Data availability and advanced analytics are also shaping the industry by providing new insights into efficient manufacturing processes. Incorporating weather data directly into their model gives that manufacturer a leg up.

10 Ways Machine Learning Can Improve Manufacturing Today

IQMS

to $2T in supply-chain management and manufacturing. By 2021, 20% of leading manufacturers will rely on embedded intelligence, using AI, IoT, and blockchain applications to automate processes and increase execution times by up to 25% according to IDC. Machine learning improves product quality up to 35% in discrete manufacturing industries, according to Deloitte. to $2 in supply-chain management and manufacturing. 7T value to manufacturers.

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

Case Studies. A Case Study. This case study will show you the analysis of Apple Supply Chain core processes, challenging issues and complexities of its operations. Information about Apple Supply Chain is a bit here, there and everywhere, its kinda tough to find the actual case study. To the best of my knowledge, many business schools still use the case study " Apple Computers Supplier Hubs: A Tale of Three Cities " from Stanford University (1996). A Case Study.