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...
Mobile supply chain management (MSCM) is a growing mobile enterprise application category that remains fragmented and can be somewhat confusing to customers.The promise of a quick, hard-dollar return on investment (ROI) drives this market.
Some of the best-practices from the retail world's physical supply chain, including data standards and visibility, can be leveraged for efficiency in financial services. Improving standardization across the industry can be as simple making sure a bond yield communicated...
The growth of the additive manufacturing sector from 2008 to 2023 implies great changes in the global supply chain and manufacturing. When a company's success is achieved in great part due to its long and consistent history of supply chain management success and sustainability...
Michael Fillauer looks for suppliers that can deliver the quality materials and electronic components his company needs in the small quantities his industry demands. Fillauer is president of Fillauer LLC, a manufacturer of orthotics and prosthetic devices, many of which...
Retail supply chains are longer and more tangled than ever before – the complexity of the data sets and the management of far-flung suppliers coupled with high customer expectations around service and reliability are taxing traditional approaches to supply chain management...
These days more consumers care about the manufacturing conditions and the environmental impact of the physical products that they buy. They care about whether their manufactured goods are produced in safe working conditions and that the businesses pay a living wage. Many...
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