Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

What Toyota positions are being moved to Texas? What are the incentives that Texas is offering Toyota? Texas to Pay $10,000 for Each Toyota Job. Toyota will move California staff to Texas. “We weren’t pursued by Texas,” Mr. Lentz said.

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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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Apple’s New Mac Pro to Be Assembled in Texas After Tariff Waiver

Material Handling & Logistics

Key components of the desktop computer will be manufactured in China and assembled in the United States

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam.

The State of the Health of The US Manufacturing Sector & Manufacturing Technology Orders

Cerasis

In this blog, Andy discusses the health of the manufacturing industry, manufacturing technology orders, and setting benchmarks for company performance. The State of the Health of The US Manufacturing Sector & Manufacturing Technology Orders. Manufacturing

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line? The United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) data report is compiled monthly by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Who is Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)?

Manufacturing Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Nestled among these myriad national days is National Manufacturing Day?, According to the site, “[National Manufacturing Day is set aside to] celebrate those who proudly stand behind our goods and services made in America. They create jobs through entrepreneurship, and their competitiveness revitalizes American manufacturing. ” Unlike many national days that pass largely unrecognized, National Manufacturing Day draws the attention of many large manufacturers.

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.

Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

Why do manufacturers need to transform their operations to a circular model? Historically the reasons for manufacturers to engage in any sustainability initiatives were mainly regulatory or social.

Beyond Bottlenecks: Theory of Constraints & Enterprise Optimization

River Logic

One of my least favorite classes while working toward my MBA at the University of Texas was Operations Management. Sure, it was better than financial accounting, but whenever I looked at the material, I thought, “I’ll never run a manufacturing plant.

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Supply Chain Ask an Expert – Part 3 with Dr. Erick Jones

All Things Supply Chain

Jones of the University of Texas, Arlington. Jones focuses on industrial, manufacturing and systems engineering … Continue reading → Supply Chain - Ask an Expert supply chain ask an expert supply chain trends

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. Texas.

Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

Transplace

Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation. Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7 th , 2019.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

Transplace

Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation. Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7 th , 2019.

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Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

Transplace

Our 17th annual Shipper Symposium in Dallas, Texas wrapped up today — and from the insightful keynote speakers and breakout presenters to the activities and attendees, we’re positive that this year’s event has been one of the best yet.

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Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Recently I had the opportunity to deliver a lecture on digital supply chains to my students at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Recently I had the opportunity to deliver a lecture on digital supply chains to my students at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Transplace

Reuters has reported that “the reshuffling of border agents, announced last week to process the record number of migrant families entering the United States from Mexico, prompted delays of up to 12 hours for trucks crossing from Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez to El Paso, Texas.”.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Public Perception of & A Brief Timeline of Moments from the American Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

At Cerasis, our customers are manufacturers from the American Manufacturing Industry. In today's post, we feature an amazing infographic below from a joint report by Deloitte Manufacturing and the Manufacturing Institute. 1850: American System of Manufacturing.

Energy efficiency: Are fossil fuels or renewables the more reliable source?

USC Consulting Group

Michael Webber, deputy director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, told the Houston Chronicle the answer is largely dependent on what resources you’re using and from where you’re operating.

Shipper Symposium 2019 – Take Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension!

Transplace

Join us at this year’s signature event on May 6-8, 2019, at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Texas. Shipper Symposium 2019 – Take Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension! The 17 th annual Shipper Symposium is coming up fast!

Why Supply Chain Managers & Procurement Should Collaborate

Cerasis

Most of the problems surrounding the disconnect today relate to a mistrust between suppliers and manufacturers, reports Gerand Chick and Robert Handfield of Supply Chain Quarterly. In Lubbock, Texas, reports The Dallas Morning News , Amazon recently opened a pickup and drop-off location for purchases and returns, taking advantage of Texas Tech University’s proximity to the area, enabling greater distribution of goods to college students.

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

Good for someone that wants to buy Halloween candy for 75% off the day after Halloween, but not so great for the candy manufacturer or retailer. I admit, I love to eat Halloween candy as much as most grade school children (maybe more). My favorite: candy corn of course!

[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

The New Solar Tariff Promises Big Changes in Clean Energy Manufacturing

Elementum

The so-called “safeguard tariffs” will decline each year by 5 percent before expiring in 2023.The move comes in response to a petition last year from solar panel manufacturers Suniva and SolarWorld. panel manufacturers were being harmed by imports and recommended a 35 percent tariff against foreign panel manufacturers. Manufacturing only comprises a small portion (about 14 percent ) of all jobs in the solar industry.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

It has been further spurred by the trend of nearshoring over the last decade, as American companies have relocated their manufacturing facilities to Mexico to take advantage of a skilled workforce, improving infrastructure, and proximity to the United States.

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How Supply Chain Will be Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Material Handling & Logistics

Hurricane Harvey has struck a significant blow to the Houston, Texas metro area, home to the sixth largest import terminal in the world, as well as all of the shipping lanes in the Gulf Coast area.

E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, November 27, 2018 – E2open today announced the completion of the acquisition of INTTRA following regulatory approval. More efficient ocean shipping with the integration of procurement, manufacturing and distribution. Better logistics capacity utilization with enhanced visibility into manufacturing forecasts and future shipping needs. . One that brings together data from customers, channels, suppliers, contract manufacturers and partners.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

The outcome is expected to either significantly impact an existing automotive supplier network or prompt manufacturers and suppliers to move or begin operations. The Wall Street Journal reports that at least 11 states are in talks to land the manufacturing plant.

Supply Chain Impact of Hurricane Harvey Could Be Worse than Expected

Material Handling & Logistics

to the region of Texas that was affected by Hurricane Harvey, and 300 of them are in the Houston vicinity. This region of Texas is responsible for almost $600 billion in economic activity and is home to ports that trade with many countries around the world.

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Gaining Favorable Attention with Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

I went to the University of Texas and wanted to be a Latin teacher, but then found out how much that paid and decided to get into business and marketing. One of the biggest things we’ve seen is manufacturers going right to consumers, so we’re working on a great solution for this.

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Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

Material Handling & Logistics

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers urged a “careful re-evaluation of these tariffs so they address legitimate concerns” without harming users of the metals. manufacturers with higher costs, impede construction-sector growth and hurt job creation in both industries.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

2) Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management at Western Washington University. 3) OnCampus Texas. This program is developed by University of North Texas and it offers international students to complete one year course related to logistics. Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Covering loads has been easy in the Northeast, except outbound South Texas, Southern California, and Florida as capacity out of these regions is tighter with produce heating up. Outbound freight from South Texas continues to increase in volume, as a result capacity has tightened. Texas.

Transplace’s Year in Review: Memorable Moments from 2018!

Transplace

In May, we welcomed a record number of the best and brightest transportation and supply chain industry leaders to our 16th annual Shipper Symposium in Frisco, Texas. Miscellaneous acquisition better together BiTA blockchain Carrier Symposium carriers donations emissions environmental industry logistics manufacturing retail Shipper Symposium shippers suppliers supply chain technology Transplace Cares transportation trends trucking