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Sustainable Manufacturing for Sustainable Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

For many companies, this process begins with an overhaul of their manufacturing processes, looking at ways to promote sustainable manufacturing. Sustainable manufacturing is one step in the process of building sustainable supply chains. What exactly is sustainable manufacturing? Not all emissions are created equally.

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Food Manufacturing Headaches? Let’s Solve ‘Em!

Trinity Logistics

This makes food manufacturing a reliable and even diverse industry to run a business in. We’ll cover logistics challenges that commonly hurt food manufacturing businesses and how working with a third-party logistics (3PL) company, like Trinity Logistics, can solve and simplify your processes for shipping food.

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The Growing Role of the CFO in Crafting Sourcing Strategies

Supply Chain Brain

Manufacturers are rethinking their sourcing strategies, and for that exercise the chief procurement officer occupies center stage. But there’s another executive who’s playing an equally vital role.

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Procurement vs. Purchasing: What’s the Difference?

Logistics Bureau

The best way to understand the difference between procurement and purchasing in a business is to consider the process involved in buying a car, says Logistics Bureau’s procurement specialist, Trent Morris. Procurement First, Purchasing Follows. But all of those things become purchasing as opposed to procurement.

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How One Manufacturer Used GEP SOFTWARE To Save $45M in Direct Material Sourcing

For global manufacturers, managing direct and indirect material spend can get very complicated very quickly. Multiple legacy systems prevent procurement from standardizing processes and tracking what they’re spending with each supplier.

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The Amplio Story with Trey Closson

The Logistics of Logistics

Trey is the Co-founder and CEO at Amplio , an Atlanta based tech firm that predicts and prevents material and parts shortage for companies in the electronic manufacturing space. Trey Closson is the Co-founder and CEO at Amplio, an Atlanta based tech firm builds supply chain resilience for electronics manufacturers. About Trey Closson.

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Industry Outlook: Manufacturing Trends

Trinity Logistics

Many of today’s manufacturing trends are in line with the industry’s goals to improve processes, create more efficiency, and meet consumer demand. The manufacturing industry has seen challenges, from changes in the way people work to the rapid growth in demand, with many of these challenges accelerated by the recent covid-19 pandemic.

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Contract Management in Telecom & High-Tech

Continual technological changes necessitate adjustments to manufacturing and supply chain processes, leading to a heavy volume of contracts that outpaces most industries. The high-tech and telecom sectors face a contract management crisis if the process isn’t managed properly. What can CPOs do to ease the contract management burden?

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Problem Solved: Boost Resilience with Supplier Diversity

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

Supplier diversity programs are impactful and effective tools in your business strategy because they guarantee a diverse supplier base and ensure inclusivity within your ultimate procurement plan.

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How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Chip Shortages

It will have a long-term impact on all industries, even those that don’t directly relate to the chip manufacturers. TadaNow has helped many customers with short-term and long-term planning to prepare them for supply chain shortages and procure needed electronics components in the most efficient way possible.

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Diversifying sourcing and manufacturing. Optimizing your supply chain based on costs and service levels. Modeling carbon costs. Dealing with multiple capacity constraints. Network design for risk and resilience. Evaluating M&A and investment opportunities.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

We’ll address how automation in the supply chain will provide employees with the following: More Strategic Procurement. More Efficient Manufacturing as well as ability to fill the skills gap & make more strategic employees. Improved Picking & Warehouse Efficiency thanks to Picking Autonomous Mobile Robots & Voice Commands.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

The supply chain management techniques that dominated the last 30 years are no longer supporting consumer behavior or logistics and manufacturing capabilities. Procurement strategies in response to network delays and bottlenecks. Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? So what’s working now?

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The State of Data and Insights in Healthcare Logistics

Medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers have faced increasing logistical challenges over the past two years. Readers will also find key suggestions from procurement leaders in the healthcare space on how to prepare for the future. Increasing demand for specific products is also causing supply chain shortages.

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S&OP Reimagined: Overcoming the New Normal with a Revamped S&OP Process

Speaker: Fernando Penteado, CPSM - Supply Chain and Logistics Executive, Global Markets Expert, and International Speaker

Now, as a variety of disruptive events cause supply chain challenges, companies are contemplating bold moves to keep business moving, including moving sourcing and manufacturing closer to home markets and maintaining a larger reserve stock to help manage the fluctuations in supply and demand.