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How Will Autonomous Vehicles Change Manufacturing?
Brian Hoey
Flexis

It may be a while before self-driving cars, aka autonomous vehicles, become viable consumer goods, but autonomous mobility is already making its slow entry into the world of manufacturing. So far, about 10% of US manufacturers have adopted some kind of autonomous or semi-autonomous mobility within their value chains—mostly in the form of “free range” autonomous robots like self-driving forklifts, cranes, and even drones. In this way, the digitized planning and execution processes that are increasingly possible in the early days of the Industry 4.0 can be integrated more fully and more completely with what’s physically happening on the shop floor.

Interestingly, the vast majority of these early adopters cited cost savings as a top reason to make the switch—while a majority of those who hadn’t yet adopted this kind of techno ...  >>

JDA Survey Finds Understanding Consumer Behavior Is the Missing Link in Manufacturers' and Retailers' Path to Omni-channel Success
In today’s highly competitive, omni-channel market, companies are realizing the path to success hinges on their ability to understand consumer behavior. Retailers and manufacturers can unlock significant competitive advantage by leveraging consumer insights to make category decisions and create localized merch  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Senior Procurement Program Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Quality Engineer
     
     Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Production Technician Associate (Th-Sat 6am-7pm) - Filling (Diag Tech)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche
Transportation Coordinator
     
     Burbank  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Strategic Sourcing Lead (Electrical Components)
     
     Des Plaines  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Electrical Engineer - Procurement
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Program Manager North America
     
     Cambridge, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Analyst - PCT Logistics
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips
Production Technician (Th-Sat 6am-7pm) - Filling (Diag Tech)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche
Import Coordinator
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Planner - Downtown Chicago
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Warehouse & Distribution Support, Philips Healthcare, (Home Based)
     
     Home Based  -  PERM  -  Philips
Mechanical Engineer - Procurement
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Executive Assistant (Nashville, TN)
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips
 

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News & Trends
 

Last update 4 Jun 2021
Production growth accelerates amid stronger client demand, but supply chain disruption remains marked
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...

The Future of Grocery: Enabling a Circular Supply Chain

The grocery industry is at a crossroads—either adapt and stay afloat or remain stationary and hope for the best. Changing consumer trends and expectations have made the traditional grocery retail model incapable...


Education
 

Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

In Pricing, Success Breeds Success

A.T. Kearney's Pricing Full Potential (PFP) Analyzer does the heavy lifting when it comes to pricing. The more market power you have, the more you can still gain from your pricing strategy.In the summer of 2013, A.T. Kea...