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Industry 4.0: Obstacles and opportunities

Digital manufacturing. Industry 4.0. You’re probably familiar with these terms, and maybe you’ve even successfully piloted these concepts. But how do you roll out such an initiative more broadly, beyond a specific use case, to ensure you are deploying “operational intelligence” to your entire operation and across factories, and gaining the promised productivity increases?

Many companies start with a predictive maintenance pilot, according to Capgemini’s podcast: “Emerging Trends in Digital Manufacturing with Pascal Brosset.” Improving the reliability of critical assets has an obvious payback, uses proven analytics, and is overseen by a limited, self-contained team: Maintenance. Further, more and more equipment manufacturers provide maintenance services or applications along with the asset itself, which further accelerates

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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>


Job Opportunities
 
Procurement Manager
     
     Wood Dale  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Manager, Packaging and Chemicals
     
     Boston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Master Scheduler
     
     Torrance  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Buyer
     
     Chicago Heights  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Manager
     
     New York  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Warehouse Operations Manager
     
     Redondo Beach  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Manager- Indirect Procurement (P2P)
     
     New York  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

IT Strategic Sourcing Analyst
     
     Boston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

IT Procurement Category Manager
     
     Oak Brook  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Buyer
     
     Crete  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Buyer
     
     Crete  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Category Manager - Facility Services
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Procurement Manager - Facility Services
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Material Handler I - B Shift
     
     Saint Charles, Missouri  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Production Supervisor - Air MI
     
     Missouri  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 4 Jan 2019
PMI slips to 15-month low in December
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Retail

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...


Autonomous Vehicles Will Further Clog City Centers Unless Lawmakers Step Up, Boston Study Finds

Autonomous Vehicles Will Reduce the Number of Cars and Overall Travel Times in Cities, But Potentially Worsen Traffic and Increase Travel Times an Downtown Areas, a World Economic Forum/BCG Study Shows...


Education
 
26
Feb
2019
Material Handling 101: Fundamentals, Analysis and Selection
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
12
Mar
2019
Supply Chain Project Management: Fundamentals
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
25
Mar
2019
Bid Package Development & Supplier Selection
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
26
Mar
2019
Engineering the Warehouse
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
26
Mar
2019
Contracting Excellence
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

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Resources
 
PPG INDUSTRIES, LTD.

Company Established in 1883, PPG Industries manufactures protective and decorative coatings, sealants, adhesives, metal pretreatment products, flat glass, fabricated glass, continuous-strand fiberglass products, and...

Rethinking Supply in Food and Beverage

Global pressures on the food and beverage industry will only increase in coming years. More strategic supplier relationships will ensure you are ready for the changes.Amid rapidly transforming supply-and-demand pressures...


International Agenda