Digital Technology for Warehouse Productivity

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Digital Technology for Warehouse Productivity appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Digital businesses use technology to create new value in business models, customer experiences and the internal capabilities that support its core operations.

How Product as a Service Enables the Circular Economy

Logistics Matter

The post How Product as a Service Enables the Circular Economy appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Circular Economy Product as a Service Startup Supply Chain

The 3 Things that Matter in Delivery Productivity

Logistics Viewpoints

For all who are familiar with the saying “There are 3 things that matter in realty: location, location, location”, there are also 3 “Ls” for delivery productivity: less, less and less. Time is the enemy of delivery productivity and the less loading, less unloading and less driving time spent, the more deliveries can be made. The post The 3 Things that Matter in Delivery Productivity appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Transportation delivery productivit

Innovating Production and Supply Networks to Increase Value from New Product Introductions

Logistics Viewpoints

Product and service innovation, driven by digital technologies, is key to gaining extra value from new product introductions. The post Innovating Production and Supply Networks to Increase Value from New Product Introductions appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Network Design new product introduction supply chainOne particularly interesting development is the emergence of modular plants. Forecasting a NPI can be very difficult.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

Shipping strategies you can use to make your operation more productive and cost-effective. You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be?

Nine Technologies to Boost Warehouse Productivity

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Nine Technologies to Boost Warehouse Productivity appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Warehousing is in the midst of a tech-driven revolution as companies race to identify and adopt emerging technologies that cut costs, optimize operations and improve overall supply chain efficiency.

Spotlight on forklift safety products

DC Velocity

These new products are designed to enhance the safety of forklift operators and pedestrians wherever lift trucks are in use. Lift Trucks

Six Effective Sourcing Techniques for Electronics Products

SIPMM Professional Publications

Nowadays, suppliers do not solely have an impact on reducing costs and improving products or services but are more involved in the product design and development process. The post Six Effective Sourcing Techniques for Electronics Products appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Hence, selecting the right suppliers and composing the optimal supply base is one of the most challenging parts of strategic purchasing. Sourcing is a part of the purchasing […].

Traceability Products

Material Handling and Logistics

Omron Microscan has released three traceability-related products: the HAWK MV-4000 smart camera, the MicroHAWK ID-45 reader and HS-360X handheld reader

Coming AI Revolution in Retail, Consumer Products

Material Handling and Logistics

A new survey finds that 85% of retail and 79% of consumer products companies surveyed plan to be using intelligent automation for supply chain planning by 2021

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Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ.

Man + Machine: Driving Supply Chain Productivity

Material Handling and Logistics

New warehouse technologies are a critical component to keeping pace with the demands of retail distribution

Hytrol to hire 140 production employees

DC Velocity

jobs will help production facility meet growth forecasts for 2019, company says. Addition of Jonesboro, Ark., Material Handling

Product Returns: The Hangover Headache of E-Commerce

Talking Logistics

But there’s an equally big story that’s just beginning: dealing with all the product returns. However, for e-commerce, that share ranges from 15 percent to 30 percent, depending on the product category.”. Are you investing to improve and innovate your product returns capabilities?

Why OEMs Partnering With Reputable Suppliers Deliver a Desired Product

Cerasis

Getting a compatible LED lighting product, such as a power supply, is essential in order to extend the life expectancy and the quality of LED light strips. OEMs, therefore, need to know why partnering with reputable suppliers delivers the right, desired product.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

higher productivity and an overall better recruiting. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4.

Crucial Service Levels for Logistics Providers of Pharmaceutical Products

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Crucial Service Levels for Logistics Providers of Pharmaceutical Products appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. The process of discovering a molecule and conducting clinical trials before approval for pharmaceutical purposes is not only challenging but also complex.

Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

WEBCAST | Consumer Products September 13, 2018 | 12 PM EDT Stuart Nussbaum | Partner and Consumer Products Sector Leader, Mazars […].

How US Manufacturers can Improve Manufacturing Productivity to Overtake China

Cerasis

In this article, Daniel investigates how the US can overtake China with manufacturing productivity. US manufacturers rank computer technology alongside having the right staff as a crucial driver of the industry’s competitiveness, while productivity is not far behind.

High-speed Product Laner

Material Handling and Logistics

Shuttleworth has introduced its high-speed product laner, a high-speed solution for dividing product from single to multiple lanes

Dare to Compare: Mazars USA’s Consumer Products Annual Benchmarking Study

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Benchmarking is the process of studying industry or competitive practices, functions and products and finding ways to meet or improve […]. The post Dare to Compare: Mazars USA’s Consumer Products Annual Benchmarking Study appeared first on The Ledger.

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How to Improve Manufacturing Productivity In Harsh Environments

Cerasis

Remaining competitive in an ever-changing market requires you to constantly improve manufacturing productivity. So-called ‘best practices’ to improve manufacturing productivity tend to focus on the performance of people. Your Manufacturing Productivity Pain Points.

Putting the Focus on Consumers and Commercial: WorkWave PestPac’s Q4 Product Updates

WorkWave

Pest Control Product UpdateTime To Read: 1 minute Control Your Day with RouteOp. Don’t let last-minute customer requests derail your daily appointments. RouteOp ’s new interface design and functionality allows you to handle real-time updates with ease.

Small-Batch Production Cart

Material Handling and Logistics

has developed a cart to support small-batch production of parts through a multi-stage manufacturing process Creform Corp.

Getting Production Scheduling Right

AIMMS

How the right production schedule enables fast, profitable decision making at Nampak. As we discussed in our recent Supply Chain webinar, this is not an easy task if you have a lot of fluctuating demand and uncertainty in your production process.

Nissan ends Infiniti production in Europe

Automotive Logistics

Production of the Q30 and QX30 at the Sunderland plant in north-east England will end in the middle of this year. The withdrawal of Infiniti production from Western Europe in early 2020 has ramifications for the retail side of the business.

Top Uses For Big Data Analytics in Consumer Products and Retail

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

The use of big data analytics is vital for consumer product and retail companies to remain competitive. The post Top Uses For Big Data Analytics in Consumer Products and Retail appeared first on The Ledger.

Integrate Product Packaging into Distribution Center Operations

247 Customs Broker

Specific consumer products look exactly the same when they roll off the manufacturing line. To satisfy retailer requirements, however, these identical products are wrapped, sealed, tied and packed in dozens, even hundreds, of different ways for presentation on the retail shelf. Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies often outsource product packaging to outside contract packagers, adding […].

How An ERP System Can Increase Your Supply Chain Productivity

Cerasis

Maintaining an efficient and productive supply chain is the backbone of any successful business, and ensuring that your supply chain is well-managed and cost-effective is of vital importance. When it comes to identity and access management, IT security practices often hinder productivity.

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Rack Safety Products

Material Handling and Logistics

Adrian’s Safety Solutions’ line of rack safety products offers capabilities ranging from pallet push-through prevention to solutions for work area protection or pick-and-pack operations

The ‘Golden Ticket’ to Improving Manufacturing Productivity

Cerasis

Improving manufacturing productivity hinges on keeping those computers fully operational. Improving manufacturing productivity hinges on keeping those computers fully operational". Manufacturers worldwide are bemoaning that computer-controlled systems , used as part of day-to-day production processes, are unreliable and create more problems than they solve. . It’s painful to see the number of production lines that grind to a halt each year as a result of computer downtime.

Boeing's 737 Production Cut Echoes Throughout Aerospace Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

Boeing’s suppliers cannot dial down production overnight, and changes to aircraft production rates usually take 12-18 months to flow through the supply chain

BMW looks to the cloud to boost productivity

Automotive Logistics

BMW has begun using a digital cloud platform built on software supplied by Microsoft to increase manufacturing and supporting logistics productivity. The post BMW looks to the cloud to boost productivity appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Order Picker for Long Products

Material Handling and Logistics

Combilift has introduced a purpose-built order picker for long products

Subaru suspends production at Gunma

Automotive Logistics

Subaru has halted all vehicle production and distribution at its Gunma assembly plant in Japan because of a possible defect in an electric power steering unit. Production of other models has also been suspended as they are built on the same lines.

Less idle, more productive

Fleet Owner

An efficient food-delivery company found there was much to be desired with old manual data-entry processes drivers once used. Updating those processes and bringing things up to speed produced some eye-opening savings