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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Logistics crests the hill – Supply Chain Management Review

By most any measure, logistics had a notable year in 2018. U.S. Business Logistics Costs rose 11.4% to hit $1.64 trillion, or 8.0% of...

NextGen Supply Chain Interview: Michael Zimmerman

This month we spoke with Michael Zimmerman, a Partner and the Americas Lead for Analytics at the management consulting firm A.T. Kearney. He...