5 Steps to Applying Lean Manufacturing Principles in the Retail Supply Chain

The Great Recession of the early 2000s was a period when many businesses were recognizing the...

The self-learning supply chain: Turning manufacturing into a self-adjusting process

By Marcus Malinen, Vice-President of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes brand.A key challenge for manufacturers is the need to...

Truck-maker to use 3D printing for metal components

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has started using 3D printing to make certain metal components for older models of its trucks. A thermostat cover was the first...

Collaborative robots improve production costs, product quality

Small manufacturer decreases reliance on suppliers by using affordable automation to bring parts production in-house. Go to Source Author: gkokoris@ehpub.com Source: Latest Posts - Supply Chain 24/7{/exp:xml_encode} Powered...

Calculating the True Cost of Productivity

Labor is frequently the dominant cost of a facility, no matter where it is located within the U.S. Go to Source Author: gkokoris@ehpub.com Source: Latest Posts -...

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EY Interview Part II: U.S.-China Trade Disputes and Supply Chain Digitalization

Given the uncertainty in U.S. trade policy, making plans for doing business in the Asia Pacific region has been daunting lately for supply...

Bureau of Labor Statistics Report Downplays Impact and Severity of Truck Driver Shortage

Is the U.S. labor market for truck drivers broken? A consistent theme in the freight transportation sector for more than a while has focused on...