Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. This shift to direct selling is making itself felt on manufacturers’ supply chains and their profitability. As omni-channel comes to the manufacturing sector, disruption will inevitably follow.

Global Trade & Transportation: Best Practices for Global Manufacturers

Supply Chain Brain

These include, new sanctions imposed on countries like Russia and Venezuela; the US withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal; and Brexit — the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. There have been significant changes to global trade in recent years.

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Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Brazil is located in Eastern South America and borders the Atlantic Ocean as well as the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. Manufacturing in Brazil. Brazil also has the third largest manufacturing sector in the Americas. Manufactured products in Brazil include shoes, textiles, chemicals, cement, aircraft, motor vehicles and machinery and equipment.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan. Fashion and luxury goods manufacturers are defining their own seasons, which is making the planning of campaigns more complex.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. Venezuela. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The law requires “retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in the state [with over $1 million $100 million in annual worldwide gross receipts] to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains for tangible goods offered for sale, as specified.”

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Grace Line had instituted the first international service, US to Venezuela, in 1962. Export manufacturing starts moving away from ports. More types of goods are traded economically, and much manufacturing is transferring to developing economies. The History of the Shipping Container.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Venezuela. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Venezuela. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Venezuela. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

Revenues Sagging? Here's How to Thrive in 2016

Demand Solutions

Think Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. That’s a recipe for throwing your manufacturing schedule off kilter or creating a situation where you cannot satisfy customer demand. I have the opportunity to travel the world with my job, and this has provided me with firsthand experience of the challenges facing many or our customers and prospects. I don’t know about you, but I’m not feeling great about the global economy right now.

Revenues Sagging? Here's How to Thrive in 2016

Demand Solutions

Think Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. That’s a recipe for throwing your manufacturing schedule off kilter or creating a situation where you cannot satisfy customer demand. I have the opportunity to travel the world with my job, and this has provided me with firsthand experience of the challenges facing many or our customers and prospects. I don’t know about you, but I’m not feeling great about the global economy right now.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Venezuela. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Venezuela. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Libya, Iraq, Russia, and Venezuela have all seen incredible political turmoil as significant oil producers, yet diesel prices have stayed in a tight range for the last 12 months and are currently $0.065 per gallon cheaper than this time last year. A neighbor of mine’s relative was recruited to the Bakken to help develop manufactured home communities.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Venezuela. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

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SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

The logos illustrate the manufacturers’ choices about whether or not to produce close to their sales markets. Venezuela. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs.

Global Momentum in ‘Conflict Minerals’ Transparency?

EcoVadis

In January of this year, Intel announced its manufacturing of the world’s first ‘conflict free’ processors. An appeal from the National Association of Manufacturers , the U.S. Indonesia , Venezuela ). As the first Conflict Minerals reports ( SD form ) are due at the latest by May 31st 2014 as per mandatory S.E.C disclosure requirements , publicly listed companies in the U.S.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Grace Line had instituted the first international service, US to Venezuela, in 1962. Export manufacturing starts moving away from ports. More types of goods are traded economically, and much manufacturing is transferring to developing economies. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling and Logistics

The latest smart manufacturing concept that we developed and demonstrated is the robot-on-a-cart concept for autonomous assembly or conveyer tending. As manufacturers continue to expand the various applications these systems can handle, we’ll see more firms designing lights-out facilities. . We’ll be watching this technology closely as drone manufacturers add capabilities necessary for various warehouse applications.

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