Apr 10, 2017
Supply Chain Millennials: 30 Leaders Under 30 — Class of 2017
These 30 supply chain Millennials represent some of the best qualities of their generation, and offer hope the manufacturing industry is pointed in the right direction.
Mar 15, 2017
US and Canada Both Gain from NAFTA
NAFTA is helping both the U.S. and Canada remain globally competitive, which is especially important right now when American and Canadian commerce is being threatened by the manufacturing base in China.
Mar 15, 2017
US Envisions Regional Manufacturing 'Powerhouse', Navarro Says
Peter Navarro, head of the White House National Trade Council said the U.S. wants Mexico and Canada to unite in a regional manufacturing “powerhouse” that will keep out parts from other countries.
Mar. 14, 2017
Case Study: Taking the Pain out of After-Sales Service
Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division needed to supply parts for its TASKI floor cleaning machines to more than 500 field engineers across Europe, but getting these parts was proving to be time-consuming. Sealed Air teamed up with the supply chain experts at UPS and expanded their delivery options from 19 warehouses to over 15,000 UPS Access Point locations in Europe. This significantly reduced the time field engineers spent getting their spare parts, enabling Sealed Air to improve customer service and save on infrastructure, inventory and operating costs.
Mar. 14, 2017
Increasing Efficiencies in Your Industrial Supply Chain
92% of industrial companies say rising competition is squeezing margins. (Source: UPS Industrial Buying Dynamics Study). Competitors are everywhere, and competitive advantages are in short supply. Boosting your bottom line in the face of greater competition is about finding efficiencies in your supply chain. UPS can help you find those efficiencies.
Mar. 13, 2017
Maximize Industrial Business Growth
Almost 50% of industrial businesses see lack of differentiation as a barrier to growth (Source: UPS Industrial Buying Dynamics Study). UPS can help you stand out by taking your product to more markets, expanding global capabilities, and providing a better customer experience. When it comes to shipping your industrial products, we can handle it. Whether it’s in new markets or new channels, we can help grow your business.
Mar 10, 2017
A Tale of Two Suppliers
When an OEM offered supplier development assistance to two key suppliers, their responses were as different as day and night.
Apr 27, 2017
Best Practices for IoT Success
Join us April 27 as established IoT users highlight the areas of the organization that have benefited the most from IoT, as well as the ways customer experiences have been improved through use of IoT data for analytics.
Apr 12, 2017
Manufacturing's Great Debate
Is the idea or the execution the key to successful innovation? Roles in defining and deploying disruptive technology.
Mar 9, 2017
In Search of Supply Chain Visibility: Transparency Via The Cloud
For manufacturers to gain deeper insight into their supply chain, they must overcome a number of process, technological and cultural hurdles.
Mar 7, 2017
US Will Reclaim Global Supply Chain, Trump Trade Aide Says
Navarro: “If we are able to reduce our trade deficit through tough, smart negotiations, we should be able to increase our growth rate. Without action to close the gap, 'foreigners' will eventually own so much of America that there will be nothing left to trade.”
Mar 6, 2017
Trump Knows Investors Want Speedy NAFTA Talks, Canada Says
The stakes are high. Canada-U.S. trade in goods and services totaled $669 billion in 2015, narrowly ahead of China as the top U.S. trading partner.
Mar 5, 2017
How to Keep Toxic Substance Inventories EPA Compliant
The chemical reporting obligation of the federal Toxic Substances Control Act will affect nearly every manufacturer, even those exempt from other kinds of EPA reporting.
Mar 3, 2017
Lean Supply Chains Make Winners of Us All
Companies with a lean, integrated, technologically savvy supply chain strategy will likely be the ones who end up on the winning side.
Mar 3, 2017
3 Quality Issues a Leading Process Manufacturer Solved with Cloud ERP
For food and beverage manufacturers, product quality isn’t just another checkbox on a long list of priorities. It’s a whole discipline by itself. In fact, if it’s not the main focus of your business, you probably won’t stay in business. Dominion Liquid Technologies (DLT) knows the importance of focusing on quality. This private label manufacturer of coffee and pancake syrups, cocktail mixes, and energy drinks recently set out to automate its quality processes and gain more control over production. DLT achieved both of these objectives by moving its core business processes to a cloud ERP platform.
Mar 3, 2017
The Ordinary Magic of the 21st Century Supply Chain
To Hans Thalbauer, a senior vice president at SAP, the modern world is extraordinary. And merely reading the news can be a source of inspiration.
Mar 2, 2017
Protectionism Would be 'Disaster' for Autos Says Ghosn
"When people talk about development of protectionism -- for carmakers it's a disaster because the whole supply chain has been built on open borders. On average a car has 3,000 parts and these parts are coming from all over the world," said CarlosGhosn.
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