Managing through Procurement and Supply Chain Challenges
In an age when black swan event-induced disruption has become more commonplace, having complete visibility into your suppliers and collaborating with them have never been more critical.
How a Digital Transformation Supports Supply Chain Resiliency for Manufacturers
Let's look at how leveraging AI and mobile app development modernizes supply chain operations to create more resiliency in the face of inevitable changes and disruptions.
How to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk in the Food & Beverage Industry
Transparency, sustainability, waste reduction and food safety are all significant concerns in need of addressing if food manufacturers want to stay relevant, competitive and optimally profitable, and relying on old strategies is no longer a viable option.
How Manufacturers Are Redefining Product Roadmaps Amid Ongoing Supply Chain Challenges
Product managers are in a tough position in 2022. Many supply shortages for items like chips or raw materials are expected to be backed up until 2025 or longer. The cost of shipping has increased exponentially.
Designing a More Responsive Supply Chain: 7 Strategies for Manufacturers
Responsive supply chains are flexible, quickly adapting to demand shifts and disruptions. They can then mitigate challenges that affect industry competitors and minimize waste. Here are seven ways manufacturers can create an effective one.
Industry Outlook: E-Commerce Industry
Before the e-commerce surge, many companies operated on a goods-to-goods basis, meaning warehouses would ship pallets of product to retail stores for distribution. With a shift to goods-to-consumer, companies must change how they are packaging and shipping their product.
7 Critical Flaws in the Manufacturing Supply Chain and How to Correct Them
The manufacturing sector seems to be experiencing delays and disruptions far more than other industries. Part of this is because of others' reliance on it, and another reason is the commonality of critical flaws within supply chains.
ELECTRONICS SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES
Strategic Sourcing is about investing in alternate sources and deep supply-based analytics to squeeze every available part out of the worldwide supply.
Crushing the Bullwhip Effect in Your Supply Chain with Inventory Optimization
Building raw material and semi-finished inventory is a typical management response to help ensure supply chains can deliver customer orders on time, but it doesn't always provide the relief needed and carries a lot of inventory costs with it.
The Future of Supply Chains Post-Pandemic
Wondering how to solve supply chain problems? Leaders should ask these three questions to uncover supply chain strategy opportunities.
1st African Material Handling Warehouse Automation Company to Exhibit at MODEX 2022
Recently, Simon Armanious, based currently in Canada, shared more about the Egyptian company and why the timing for growing the North American distribution channel is ideal.
The New Supply Chain Issues Can't Be Handled the Old Way
Supply shortages, cybersecurity threats, and a lack of worker digital skills are the top three challenges faced by manufacturers, according to an IDC survey in November 2021.
How Manufacturers Can Deal With Supply Chain Issues and Still Grow
New orders hit a 16-month low in October 2021, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Similarly, 26 commodities were in short supply, some for more than a year. However, despite these setbacks, manufacturers still have a chance to grow.
Minimizing Supply Chain Losses From Climate Change
Supply chains and the climate are more intricately linked than many may realize. Just eight global supply chains are responsible for more than 50% of greenhouse gas emissions.
Strategies for Addressing 3 Emerging Challenges in the Manufacturing Supply Chain
Over the past few years, several significant obstacles have emerged for manufacturing supply chains. Here are three of the most pressing of these and what strategies could address them.
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Pleora Technologies - Simplified AI for Visual Inspection of Electronics
Pleora's Visual Inspection System helps operators detect errors and defects for unique component types, assembly steps, and custom low-run products where automated optical inspection (AOI) is too complex and expensive. The system helps DICA Electronics: Avoid costly, errors as a result of detecting errors at different phases in production, Speed time in detecting the root cause of the in-field errors with Tracking & Reporting apps for traceability, Maintain consistency in training new employees on requirements or with staff any time a new product is added, Easily train the system using 'good product' images for multiple product lines with no programming skills required, Reduce subjective decision-making, especially over a long shift, reducing error-escapes.