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Manufacturing supply chain collaboration News
May 15, 2017
The era of 3D printing and additive manufacturing may be just around the corner, but the industry needs to coalesce for it to grow to scale, according to panel at Rapid + TCT conference.
August 14, 2015
Analysts give Infor the thumbs-up on its acquisition of the cloud commerce vendor GT Nexus, saying it helps it compete with SAP and Oracle.
May 22, 2015
Businesses such as Apple, Microsoft and Google have risen to the top largely because they're founded on powerful platforms. How can companies that sell products -- like spices or sprinklers -- benefit from the platform model?
May 21, 2015
It may be early in the game, but use cases demonstrate that Internet of Things pioneers are having great success with IoT-connected products.
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Overall equipment effectiveness is a measure of manufacturing operations performance and productivity, expressed in a percentage. Continue Reading
Dual sourcing is the supply chain management practice of using two suppliers for a given component, raw material, product or service. Companies use this approach to lower the risk of relying on a single supplier, a practice called single sourcing. ... Continue Reading
Migrating to the cloud along with your supply chain partners can be a boost to business. But you'll need to answer key strategic questions before doing so. Continue Reading
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Demand-driven S&OP is meant to close the gap between a company's long-term forecasts and its short-term responsiveness. Here are the fundamentals of this new approach. Continue Reading
In this Q&A, Paul Browning of Mitsubishi Hitachi explains how additive manufacturing technology helps build gas turbine parts that are more cost-effective and energy-efficient. Continue Reading
Supply chain finance enables companies, such as manufacturers, to lengthen their payment terms, while simultaneously enabling suppliers to get paid early. Here's a look. Continue Reading
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Heijunka has made significant inroads in the automobile industry, and manufacturers in other industries can also benefit from this production leveling solution to balance supply and demand. Continue Reading
Stratasys' new Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator printer technology aims to grow 3D printing in manufacturing with a cloud-connected system that improves speed and reduces costs. Continue Reading
Vendor claims new technique provides faster, more flexible production and will help make 3D printing an integral part of the manufacturing process. Continue Reading
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Preventing the bullwhip effect requires a fundamental and strategic shift from supply-focused materials planning to demand-focused materials replenishment. Continue Reading
Over the years, managing supply and demand has become increasingly complicated. Here's a look at factors that influence today's supply chain risk assessments. Continue Reading
A critical goal of supply chain management is to foster alignment and collaboration. Here's how concurrent manufacturing can help. Continue Reading