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[INFOGRAPHIC] Public Perception of & A Brief Timeline of Moments from the American Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

At Cerasis, our customers are manufacturers from the American Manufacturing Industry.

What Exactly is Amazon. 3PL? Retailer? IT Company? Delivery Company? - Answer: All of the Above

10xLogistics

I have written about the growth of Amazon as a 3PL / Logistics company for a long time and yet even I, after following them very closely, did not fully understand their reach into all facets of the value chain until this week.

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Inventory Modeling Leads to a Winning Strategy

Apparel Logistics

Logistics companies use data to help their clients make smart inventory choices. Without this level of assistance, retailers of all sizes can make small mistakes with big repercussions. Something as simple as having too much of an item in stock can put financial pressure on your business.

Five Ways Logistics Is Going Green

World Food Programme Logistics

WFP/Photolibrary. 1) Contracting Eco-Friendly Vessels. WFP is working with major shipping companies, which are obliged by industry regulations to use the latest eco-technologies in order to improve energy efficiency and environmental performance.

What are your peers saying about Supply Chain Network Design?

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. How do you find the optimum balance? That's what Supply Chain Network Design is all about. This report delves into the benefits of SCND as a process and what companies are looking for and struggling with when it comes to supportive technologies.

TLA Programmes are listed under SkillsFuture Directory

The Logistics Academy

SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points.

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Top 4 Challenges You Need to Master for International Shipping

CLX Logistics

By Raimond Van Kampen, Vice President of International Logistics, CLX Logistics. As increased globalization and mobile workforces continue to create opportunities for international business, it is more important than ever to realize the need for seamless global trade.

The Expert Talks- Sustainability

Infosys Supply Chain Management

About The Expert Vijayaraghavan Krishnamurthy is a Principal Consultant working with Digital and Integration Services at Infosys. Vijay has worked extensively across areas spanning Supply Chain Planning and Execution.

Tips For Shipping Your Car Overseas

Trans Global Auto Logistics

4 Tips For Shipping Your Car Overseas. Overseas car shipping will be smooth sailing if you follow these tips. OVERSEAS SHIPPING TIP 1. Verify that your paperwork is in order.

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4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Cerasis

Industrial IoT and big data are converging to enable demand-driven 'smart supply chains.' The advancements in 3D printing and 'Additive Manufacturing,' coupled with supply chain efficiencies, could make distributed manufacturing a reality, ushering in the era of smart manufacturing.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Learning is in the Making: The Powerful Combination of Making & STEM

Cerasis

Today is National Manufacturing Day !

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 9 Progressive Information Technology Movements Moving Manufacturing into Industry 4.0

Cerasis

This is a summary post of the 9 pillars of technological advance report from Boston Consulting Group.

Q&A: “Made In USA” Documentary Filmmaker Stresses More Americans Gain Awareness of Manufacturing Ahead of UCan Zippers Visit

Cerasis

As we know, over the last two decades, manufacturing has largely been pushed overseas. As the number of US manufactured goods declined, manufacturing expertise and skills began to dwindle and become almost a lost art form.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Effective Supply Chain Management In Manufacturing Key to Revival of Industry in U.S.

Cerasis

The more people you add into any project, the more complicated everything gets.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Reverse Logistics: Managing the Business Circle of Life

Cerasis

It’s a story we have all heard: nature is a repetitive circle of events. From the grass to the antelopes to the dirt beneath our feet, life moves in a circle, and business practices move in a similar fashion.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

The world has changed from the oil days of machine assisted assembly lines and manufacturing processes as more robots have entered the workforce.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing: Understanding Millennial Experience in Order to Gain Talent

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: As an older Millennial who landed in Transportation Management & Logistics marketing, our target audience are manufacturers who ship freight. So, about 2+ years ago I made the choice to write about things our target audience cares about.

The Most Important Distribution Center Metrics to Track and Understand

Cerasis

Throughout the supply chain, the use of metrics to track and understand processes provides an invaluable resource for ensuring increased production and customer satisfaction.

[INFOGRAPHIC] What Manufacturing Really Looks Like: Celebrating Manufacturing Day 2015

Cerasis

As we have stated in several manufacturing posts , manufacturing is an industry that pulls at a lot of the heart strings of Americans.

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[INFOGRAPHICS] 4 Uses of Supply Chain Technology Applications Moving Shippers into the Future of Effective Management

Cerasis

In today's highly competitive marketplace, it’s imperative for businesses to innovate new ways to streamline their supply chain and optimize productivity.

The Manufacturing Renaissance: This Ain’t Your Grandpappy’s Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

Manufacturing Renaissance?…… …… But, Change is Bad… Right? Humanity walks a pathway between the past and the future. When a society does not understand the mistakes and innovations of the past, it will experience them once more in the future.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

Cerasis

Historically, new technologies have been slow to come to, and be adopted by, the transportation industry. However, several innovative companies are challenging this norm.

Can Robots + Humans = The Ideal Workforce in Manufacturing?

Cerasis

Portions of this article were written by Jeff Green, Social Media Manager at Rethink Robotics and appeared on their blog. .

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

When someone hears the company name “Walmart” several things come to mind from a pop culture standpoint. From the bullying of getting small town business out of business, to the famous “People of Walmart,” to the genearl low approval rating by consumers.

9 Steps to Establish the Lean Supply Chain: A System of Interconnected & Interdependent Partners

Cerasis

Top management knows that lean can add value , but many still haven’t moved past the initial education stage into full-scale lean supply chain implementation. One reason may be that they haven’t made the paradigm shift as to how to implement lean.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 3 Core Supply Chain Management Trends Gearing Up to Change SCM Forever

Cerasis

Jabil sponsored a global Dimensional Research survey to capture hard data on current experiences, challenges and trends with the supply chains of electronics manufacturing companies.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 4 Forklifts and Lifting Equipment Safety Tips: A Workplace Safety Primer

Cerasis

Unless you’re superman, you’re not going to be lifting heavy pallets anytime soon. Enter the forklift. Forklifts are great tools for businesses that need them. But, they can also be very dangerous.

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Make Way for the Supply Chain Internet of Things (IoT)

Cerasis

Agility is needed in an ever-changing market. A supply chain that is transparent with an open configuration can accept the changes that the Internet of Things or IoT will bring. This nascent concept will provide faster communications from device to device without human input.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a blog post about remembering the fundamentals in order to achieve success.

[WHITE PAPER] Yes, Robotics are Coming, But People Still Power Manufacturing

Cerasis

In a previous guest blog, The Rodon Group along with Rethink Robotics wrote, titled " Can Robots + Humans = The Ideal Workforce in Manufacturing? ": Robots such as Baxter can also help companies save money and increase productivity.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Expert Reveals 7 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This blog post is from SupplyChainOpz. We found it as a great summation of all the things companies must consider when mastering their supply chain. Many studies state that those who can manage the functions with the supply chain, they have a competitive advantage.

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Why Are There Fewer US Manufacturing Jobs Today? 4 Driving Forces to Understand

Cerasis

With the release of the May 8, 2015 Jobs Report , many businesses and employees within the manufacturing industry have grown concerned. According to the report, the average number of total US manufacturing jobs in the United States changed very little since April.

6 Benefits of Effective a Reverse Logistics System & The 9 Core RevLog Metrics to Track

Cerasis

While conventional logistics optimizes the flow of goods from producer to consumer, reverse logistics manages the processes for inverting that flow to deal with returned parts, materials and products from the consumer back to the producer.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Understanding Safety in Manufacturing Pays Off

Cerasis

Today we bring you some digestible information around safety in manufacturing. Our aim at Cerasis continues and will always be to provide the most important information to those in the manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and logistics industry.

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