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. They might even find themselves conscripted into manufacturing essential products under the Defense Production Act.

The sustainability slog

Supply Chain Movement

The path to sustainable supply chains is proving to be a long, hard slog with numerous obstacles along the way. Secondly, there is a gap in value potential, since CEOs largely see sustainability as adding value in five years’ time rather than right now.

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Keeping Sustainability at the Forefront of Packaging Manufacturing

QAD

No manufacturer would be blamed if they put operational sustainability plans on the back burner during the current environment. Yet it seems sustainability will surely survive this moment, which means manufacturers must stay vigilant. .

How To Make Manufacturing Sustainability A Strategic Priority

DELMIA Quintiq

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Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

Green Is the New Black: Why Green Manufacturing & Sustainability Matter

Cerasis

In a blog post earlier this year, we noted how since the election, more manufactures have expressed interest in reshoring and avoiding offshoring entirely. However, manufacturers are considering other ways of improving factories and supply chains as well. more companies are turning toward sustainable alternatives and methodologies (like green manufacturing) in boosting competitive advantage and increasing revenue, explains Stuart Hall of Global Manufacturing.

[Watch] On-Demand Recording: Live Q&A: Sustainability in Manufacturing

Dragon Innovation

Miller and re:3D , Co-Founders, Matthew Fiedler and Samantha Snabes were featured in a live Q&A session, answering questions on Sustainability in Manufacturing for this live webinar recording, that has been packaged to be watched on-demand. DFM Hardware Manufacturing High Volume Manufacturing supply chain SustainabilityDragon Innovation , CEO & Co-Founder, Scott N.

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. In the process, it has highlighted an aspect of manufacturing ERP that is not as visible in more normal times— business continuity. Never in the history of ERP have we seen it play a bigger role in the continuance of manufacturing operations around the world. All Posts Manufacturing Trends & News

Top 10 2020 Manufacturing Trends

IQMS

Bottom Line: 2020 manufacturing trends are driven by manufacturers’ strong confidence in their ability to deliver high-quality products that earn repeat orders while delivering excellent customer experiences. Sustainability is manufacturing’s greatest inflection point of 2020.

How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Cerasis

Today I will discuss how a company can sustain a lean culture once they have implemented lean practices in order to achieve continuous improvement. Your company has started the lean journey, but how do you sustain it? Let's first talk about first setting the stage, then give you practical practices and tactics to achieve a sustainable lean culture, and then provide core key performance indicators (KPIs) to track your progress. Once implemented, Lean has to be sustained.

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How to Build a Sustainable Supply Chain

Dragon Innovation

Why incorporate sustainability in supply chains. If you’re a hardware company in 2020, the sustainability of your products should be a driving factor when considering product design and supply chain. According to a study published in 2019, there is overwhelming evidence to suggest that modern consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products. Manufacturing supply chain management supply chain Future of Manufacturing Sustainability Sustainable Supply Chain supplier

Creating a Sustainable Earth Through Sustainable Manufacturing

Cerasis

In the decades that have followed, the emphasis on adopting eco-friendly practices, implementing sustainability measures, and protecting the environment has continued to grow, gaining traction across diverse industries , sectors, and settings — including the manufacturing world. Today, this increased environmental awareness is influencing how some companies, and, in particular, some manufacturers, conduct everyday operations. Manufacturing sustainable manufacturing

Technology Improves Manufacturing Disaster Preparedness

DELMIA Quintiq

Disaster preparedness is imperative everywhere, but that goes double for the manufacturing industry. With the right application of intelligent technologies, manufacturers and supply chain partners can more easily make proactive decisions, like diverting vessels and making other route changes.

4 Ways to Leverage Your Supply Chain Towards Sustainability

Dragon Innovation

We mentioned before that to create a sustainable supply chain , it's important to consider building a solid business case for your stakeholders. But just because you're not a big fish doesn't mean there aren't ways to practice sustainable supply chain management.

Manufacturing in the Age of Experience Spotlights Sustainable Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

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Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. However, while technology evolves to allow better tracking of carbon footprint, there’s a potential to substantially improve overall with sustainable logistics by addressing a less often discussed but insidious problem. There’s an alarming paradox in the world of consumer packaged goods sustainability.

Why Is Supply Chain Sustainability Becoming Increasingly Important in Manufacturing?

River Logic

The move to greater sustainability can be seen everywhere from small, local businesses to large multinational ones. While many companies identify the supply chain as the most difficult aspect of their business to make sustainable, it is also one of the most important. Supply Chain Sustainability

How smart steel manufacturers are sustaining continuous growth

DELMIA Quintiq

Smart steel manufacturers have found a simple solution — intelligent, flexible planning. Smart steel manufacturers realize that the market’s volatile conditions require lightning-fast response in order to sustain growth. Steel manufacturing is a series of highly complex and precise processes. Manufacturing Supply Chain Planning & OptimizationIt’s a tough balance to maintain: Delivery performance, cost efficiency and customer satisfaction.

Corporate Sustainability: Are Companies Vulnerable?

Supply Chain Shaman

“Supply chain sustainability” is the management of environmental, social and. Supply Chain Sustainability (definition). Since then, how have supply chain leaders and corporate sustainability leaders defined supply chain initiatives? We wanted to know, so we worked in concert with GreenBiz to get answers from 64 supply chain leaders and corporate sustainability officers. For many, the goal is to use sustainability as a brand advantage.

Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation

QAD

Manufacturing isn’t exempt from this pressure. The manufacturing industry has adopted “Lean” techniques enthusiastically. Lean is about driving out waste from every aspect of manufacturing. Climate-driven Manufacturing Innovation. Additive Manufacturing.

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. These facts set the stage for exponential manufacturing growth in 2018. Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible. Check Out the Top 2018 Manufacturing Trends. Reshoring is expected to be a major driving force and one of the most important of the 2018 manufacturing trends. Manufacturing Trends

Sustainable Packaging is Here to Stay!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Sustainable Packaging article and permission to publish here provided by Erich Lawson. Let’s have a closer look at why sustainable packaging is beneficial. Here’s a Look at the Importance of Sustainable Packaging: Sustainable Packaging is Easily Disposed. Sustainable packaging, on the other hand, is easy to dispose. Sustainable Packaging is Biodegradable. Sustainable Packaging is Versatile. The post Sustainable Packaging is Here to Stay!

Environmental Sustainability in Manufacturing

Dragon Innovation

Being in manufacturing for a long time, we’ve always had great concern about workers’ safety in the manufacturing of a product, but little visibility or regulation on what happens to the product and people that interact with it after the original consumer is done using it.

What’s the status with sustainable manufacturing?

DELMIA Quintiq

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Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles

Cerasis

Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6 percent, report having implemented sustainable solutions within the last two years. How Important Is Sustainability in Logistics? What Is Needed For Sustainability in Logistics?

Lean Manufacturing

LeanCor

A motor manufacturer’s warehouse space and on-hand materials were growing exponentially as it received, processed, and stored material for potential future use. Recognizing a need to extend its lean manufacturing program in o rder to tackle problem areas in the warehouse, the motor company partnered with LeanCor to optimize material flow and reduce production time losses due to parts shortages. Problems are visible, improvements are sustained, PDCA rhythm is established.

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How Sustainability Will Fundamentally Change Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

As buyers have more access to information, companies won’t have a choice on whether to focus on a sustainable operation or not; it will be as baseline an expectation as one-day-delivery. In the electronics industry, manufacturing processes and the supply chain as a whole constitute up to 80% of a typical firm’s greenhouse gas emissions. We will be speaking more about trends in sustainability and the Planner of the Future at our virtual ICON event, May 5-6.

Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

C3Nano is a material technology company developing and manufacturing transparent conductive films, the main component in all touch sensors used in phones, tablets, and more. Based in Silicon Valley, they’re fully scaled in California but have operations in China and South Korea, giving Cliff an up-close perspective on offshore manufacturing, supply chain, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. How are we going to sustain jobs or children?

Q&A: American Manufacturer, UCan Zippers, Shows Pride, Quality, and Commitment to American Manufacturing

Cerasis

In that interview we mentioned that he would visit Made In USA Zipper manufacturer, UCan Zippers to film a video documenting the company's commitment to American Manufacturing for nearly 30 years. Why are we having an interview with an American Manufacturer on a logistics blog, you ask? Almost everything you touch, see, use, have fun with, was made by a manufacturing company. Further, most likely, that object made by a manufacturer was brought to you on a truck.

Four Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Inventory Planning and Sustainability

ToolsGroup

You can’t scan the headlines without coming across an article or advertisement about sustainability, but there is precious little information about how supply chain planning software supports green initiatives. Here are just a few of the sustainability benefits.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017. Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. Manufacturers must adapt to changing demands, or they will become nothing more than a statistic in history books.

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.

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Opens Public Consultation

Material Handling and Logistics

“The initiative will provide buyers and suppliers with clear guidance on which third-party auditing and certification schemes cover key sustainability requirements and apply robust verification practices,” said Chris Tyas, Global Head Supply Chain, Nestlé SA.

Manufacturers Should Focus on This Most Critical Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence

Cerasis

We conclude this two part series about manufacturing operations excellence by consultant Chuck Intrieri, by outlaying why manufacturers should focus on a critical component that will help sustain manufacturing operations excellence for years to come. What is Driving Sustainable Manufacturing Operations Excellence? What is the most important part of manufacturing? The most important resource in manufacturing is people.

Why The Time Is Now for Sustainable Procurement

Jaggaer

Earth Day (April 22nd) is a celebration of commitment to creating a safer, healthier and cleaner world, making it a natural time to reflect on the power and value of sustainable procurement programs. With that, global businesses are committing to key sustainability objectives such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions , eliminating slave labor , avoiding plastics , conserving water used in production , tapping into renewable energy sources and more.