Report Indicates Possible Potponement of Boeing South Carolina Unionization Vote

Supply Chain Matters

About a month ago, Supply Chain Matters called reader attention to reports that the largest labor union at Boeing had filed a petition with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a labor union organizing vote within the commercial aerospace producer’s North Charleston South Carolina production and final assembly facility.

Labor Union Seeks Organizing Vote at Boeing South Carolina Facility

Supply Chain Matters

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a labor union organizing vote within the aerospace producer’s North Charleston South Carolina production facility. The North Charleston South Carolina production facility was established as a secondary production and final assembly facility for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The largest organized labor union within Boeing has filed with the U.S.

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Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community. Locating the plant near Toyota’s existing manufacturing site would enable the two companies to source parts from companies nearby that supply components for Corolla production.

Supply Chain News on Volvo Picks South Carolina for New Plant, as Battle Royale with UAW Likely on Schedule for 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Big Win for the Palmetto State, as Most New North American Auto Plants Going to Mexico of Late

Time for Value Chain 4.0?

Supply Chain Shaman

” As I turned down my bed, amused by the coverage of the primary election results of South Carolina and Nevada on CNN. and thank South Carolina and promise to make America Great Again, I thought of the work of the German government on “Industrie 4.0.”

Breaking News- Boeing Indicates Manufacturing Defect in Some Dreamliner Wing Structures

Supply Chain Matters

Inspections are being carried out at Boeing assembly facilities near Seattle and Charleston South Carolina. Aerospace Supply Chain Product Quality Supplier Management Boeing 787 supply chain independent blog commenting on global supply chain developments Supply Chain Matters Supply chain Matters blog

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

It will take two to six months for supply chains to get back to normal, and some industries will suffer permanent losses, especially farmers. Long Beach is the highest-ranked port in the United States (20th in the world) with a berth productivity of 88, compared to 130 for Tianjin (China), 104 for Shanghai, 86 for Rotterdam (Netherlands), 78 for New York-New Jersey, and 71 for Charleston (South Carolina).

Guest Post from Tim Barnes: Navigating Trump’s 35% import tax, and how US companies can utilize “Parallel Manufacturing” to grow globally

NC State SCRC

Given our latest discussions on the impact of the Trump presidency on the supply chain, Tim Barnes’ excellent article shown below is exceptionally timely! This model is used to a lesser extent with companies that supply the US government.

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

Otis attempted a reshoring project, bringing production from Mexico to South Carolina. Otis representatives say the company failed to consider the consequences of the new location and tried to do too much at once, including a supply chain software implementation.

Unlocking the Value of Global Supply Chain: the Case Studies

Supply Chain Opz

Global supply chain is a very challenging subject in supply chain management because it involves different customer''s requirement, more complex operations/collaboration and unforeseen risks. In the past, they supplied products to department stores.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I also worked with a team of leading thinkers in developing the Future of Procurement Report (published by KPMG) , as well as publish the BVL International Global Logistics Trends and Strategies report with a team of leading academics and executives in Europe, China, North and South America, Russia, and India. I helped create the first North American chapter of BVL International in the Carolinas, and we hosted two meetings at Volvo in North Carolina and Thyssen-Krupp in South Carolina.

BMW Announces Significant Investment in U.S. Manufacturing

Supply Chain Matters

Two of the most strategic markets for global automotive supply chains are that of China and the United States. Thus, it was rather noteworthy that last week, German premium auto maker BMW AG announced plans to invest a $1 billion dollars to expand its existing sports utility production facility located near Spartanburg South Carolina. manufacturing Supply Chain Matters Supply chain Matters blog

Hurricane Matthew: What You Need to Know

Elementum

Today, the Category-3 is headed for Jacksonville, Georgia, South and North Carolina. South Carolina: Saturday through Saturday evening. North Carolina (mainly south): Saturday afternoon through early Sunday. Supply Chain Strategies.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

We are excited to extend our improved distribution model to the Northeast because it will provide quicker service to our large retailers and benefit consumers in this key market,” said Dave Swihart, senior vice president, Global Supply Chain, ScottsMiracle-Gro. “In Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation News & Info Supply Chain Management green supply chain sustainability sustainable A new 100,000-sq.

Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

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” Moore stated, “The new global value chain is based on relationship management: coordinating, collaborating and communicating to expedite and troubleshoot orders across an ecosystem of suppliers and channel partners. Activant provides customers with industry-specific software, professional services, content, supply chain connectivity, and analytics. Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Videos

5 Things Trump Said in the NY Times Interview that Relate to Supply Chain

EFT

Given the limited amount of information on how the President Elect’s policies might impact supply chain and the headline-grabbing nature of this interview, we thought we’d go through the transcript and highlight the potions that have some relevancy for global supply chains. FRIEDMAN: Just so you know, General Electric has a big wind turbine factory in South Carolina. This all has implications for US as well as global supply chains.

Hurricane Irma: Updates and Impacts

Elementum

Current Storm Status: While Irma has weakened to a tropical storm , it’s still packing winds of up to 97 kph and now covers six states : Alabama, North and South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. Operational/Supply Chain Impacts: Ports and terminals in Miami, Tampa, St.