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By Admin · June 20, 2017
The advent of the Industry 4.0 brought with it the next phase in the digitization of the manufacturing sector.
By Josh Bond · June 20, 2016
Buyers’ and suppliers’ insights bring manufacturing industry trends into focus.
<p><strong>Did you return any portion of production into or closer to North America from a low-cost country for North American consumers in 2015?</strong></p> By Josh Bond · June 20, 2016
Buyers’ and suppliers’ insights bring manufacturing industry trends into focus.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 5, 2015
Forget cost cutting. Innovation and sustainability are the most important factors in business today. The companies that get it right can still win in a flat economy, says ISM CEO Tom Derry.
By MMH Staff · January 20, 2015
IBM Institute for Business Value shows how procurement exerts greater influence across the enterprise.
By Josh Bond · June 17, 2014
University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute reports on successful strategies for supply chain integration.University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute reports on successful strategies for supply chain integration.
By Patrick Burnson · May 1, 2014
Despite an incredible increase in the average purchasing salary also revealed that a gender disparity in both pay and opportunities is still prevalent.
By Clive Purchase · August 1, 2011
The prime objective for all supply chains is to provide clients with what they want, when they want it. Inventory management plays a central role in every supply chain’s need to satisfy its clients.
By Ralph Cox, Principal, Tompkins Associates · July 28, 2011
The prime objective for all supply chains is to provide clients with what they want, when they want it. Inventory management plays a central role in every supply chain’s need to satisfy its clients.
By Clive Purchase · July 26, 2011
Minimizing inventory investment and carrying costs while maintaining high service levels can be a tough balancing act. But best-practice companies have shown that it can be done - profitably.
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From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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