One third of the energy consumed in the United States is by the manufacturing sector. Ninety percent of the manufacturing sector are small- and medium-sized businesses, or SMM, that use about half of the energy consumed in manufacturing. Electrical demand, also known as...
Businesses are moving faster than ever before, and companies must take advantage of every possible innovation that can increase the efficiency of business processes, particularly in supply chains. One innovation that companies often overlook is using digital signage for...
Knowledge is power, especially in the electronics supply chain. Once available only to big OEMs with big IT budgets, business intelligence (BI) capabilities are becoming affordable and implementable for even mid-sized manufacturing organizations.
The changes taking place in the marketplace are having dramatic effects on both food manufacturers and retailers. For example, in order to improve efficiencies food manufacturers are requesting greater lead times from retailers while retailers are in need of agility. Dennis...
When news broke last week regarding the Chines government’s decision to devalue, its dollar, known as the Yuan, by nearly two percent, it sent a ripple throughout the global economy in a few different ways. One of the things...
How can supply chain management enable profitable growth? Getting to the answer requires retailers to take a broader, more strategic perspective of supply chain management, one that goes beyond defining supply chain excellence only in terms of cost reduction and control....
With online sales growing faster than store revenues, big U.S. retailers say distribution to digital consumers is getting more efficient and even becoming a better financial proposition.
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