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Industry 4.0: Separating hype from true innovation

While definitions for Industry 4.0 are numerous, it’s essentially: “The marriage of physical and digital technologies such as analytics, artificial intelligence, cognitive technologies, and the Internet of Things (IoT). This marriage of the physical with the digital allows for the creation of a digital enterprise that is not only interconnected, but also capable of more holistic, informed decision making,” according to Deloitte. Data collected from the physical world (like machinery) is used to generate insights, which are then reapplied to the physical world. Deloitte says, “These feedback loops generate abundant opportunities for new products and services, better ways to serve customers, new types of jobs and wholly new business models.”


The magnitude of change ...  >>

So you have implemented a WMS, now what?

Extend the value of your WMS with a synchronized workforce management program. Most companies achieve far greater results when a WMS is integrated with a workforce management program, including: - Improved warehouse associate productivity - Increased utilization of warehouse labor - Identification of non-produc  >>

The 9th Annual North American Supply Chain Summit

Think differently about supply chain The Supply Chain Summit 2018 is the meeting place for the forces of innovation, transformation and connectivity that will fundamentally reshape the supply chain industry over the coming years. Join us in Atlanta on June 5 - 7 and decide the future.   ...

The Westin Peachtree Plaza - Atlanta  
3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta

Think differently about supply chain   2018's must-attend sessions Drive the digital evolution: Transform your operation and your customers’ businesses by embracing new technologies, anticipating change and reacting with speed and agility Capture emerging opportunities in eCommer ...

The Westin Peachtree Plaza - Atlanta  
Internet of Manufacturing Midwest

Internet of Manufacturing Midwest US is the only event bringing together C/VP Level business and technical executives from leading manufacturers, to share best practices and inspire new revenue opportunities. This two-day conference and delivers high-level presentations, hands-on and interactive sessions, and extend ...

Chicago, IL  
Medical Device Manufacturing Summit 2018

The Medical Device Manufacturing Summit is the premium forum bringing together senior medical device manufacturing executives and leading solution providers.  As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for focused discussion on cutting edge technology ...

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, NV  

Job Opportunities
Supply Planner
     Ewing  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Distribution Center Area Manager - Lowell (Ontario, CA)
     Ontario, CA  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Supply Chain Analyst - Consumer Goods Industry
     Glendale  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Market Procurement Manager
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Category Manager - Surface Equipment
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

VP of Global Procurement & Quality - Personal Care Products
     Los Angeles  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Inventory Planning & Purchasing Director
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Electro-Mechanical Engineer, Procurement
     Monroeville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Demand Planning Analyst-1
     New Jersey  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Purchasing Manager
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Nike Distribution Center Maintenance Technician - Tue-Fri Evening Shift - NALC Location
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Sr. Sourcing Associate
     Plainsboro - NJ  -  PERM  -  Bristol-Myers Squibb

Warehouse Supervisor
     Conshohocken, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Senior Production Analyst
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Procurement Engineer
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

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News & Trends

Last update 1 May 2018
U.S. manufacturing operating conditions improve at fastest rate since September 2014
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...

What does agility mean in the era of digital disruption?

  Digital disruption is the new normal. And, as part of their digitalization journey, manufacturers now have a whole spectrum of modern tools to embrace. Greater agility is often touted as one of the important be...

Purchasing Techniques, Negotiation and Cost Reduction
Supply Chains: Purchase and Suppliers Management
     New York
Supply Chains: Purchase and Suppliers Management
     New York
Fleet Planning and Management
Fleet Planning and Management

Local & Regional Agenda

Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

Building the Brand of Procurement and Supply

Forward-thinking players are setting their sights on advancing the future of procurement with active value management. But there’s a long way to go to become an essential part of the enterprise performance conversa...

International Agenda