Friday, June 23, 2017
Planning took center stage at the Best of the Best conference. But attendees acknowledged recognition of its benefits is far from certain.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, told supply chain managers charged with keeping abreast of the latest changes in automation. But in a subsequent report released this week, analysts say that some sectors of the industry continue to resist.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The maritime industry and broader ocean supply chain are suffering from major and costly inefficiencies due to ineffective data sharing and poor cross-industry collaboration, according to a new report and industry survey released today by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network in coordination with Navis and XVELA, both part of Cargotec
Robots need to be built, programmed, customized, maintained, serviced and continuously updated. This requires logistics planners, hardware designers, engineers, computer programmers, materials management specialists, and a multitude of other technicians.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
The advent of the Industry 4.0 brought with it the next phase in the digitization of the manufacturing sector.
May shipments at 987,650 were up 3.3% annually, which was down from April’s 9.7% annual spread, which was the fastest rate of growth going back to February 2016
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You've negotiated a contract with your supplier, signed the deal, and then what? In this webinar, procurement expert Mark Trowbridge will explore 10 places where additional value can be found in a company's highest-value provider relationships throughout the supply chain - AFTER the contract has been signed.
Given that the MicroMasters’ testing process and course standards are designed to be as demanding as those of on-campus MIT classes, the MicroMasters credential itself is also expected to provide those who earn it with opportunities for career advancement.
Monday, June 19, 2017
You won’t become the leader in your industry by imitating your competitors
In an effort to further promote the advantages of a career in supply chain management, APICs has boldly announced the launch of a new expanded Supply Chain STEM Educational Outreach Program aimed at K-12 students.