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Georgia Tech - The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute

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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2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

With all signals pointing toward a good year, manufacturers have a decision to make. They can enjoy the strong economy while it lasts or look to the future and invest in technologies that will help them build a stronger organization that can prosper through economic shifts. Last year, the common thread throughou  >>


Events
 
28
Nov
2018
AI Expo North America 2018

The AI Expo North America, the leading Artificial Intelligence Conference & Exhibition is taking place on November 28-29 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. It will showcase the next generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial Intelligence, providing an opportunity to explore and d ...

Santa Clara Convention Center, CA  
 
28
Nov
2018
Blockchain Expo North America 2018

The world’s largest Blockchain conference & exhibition Blockchain Expo brings together 6000+ dedicated delegates across key industries for two days of world-class content from leading brands embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies. Presented in a series of top-level keyno ...

Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley  
 
28
Nov
2018
IoT Tech Expo North America 2018

The World’s Largest IoT Event Series will bring together key industries from across the globe for 2 days of top level content and discussion. Exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering the impact is has on many industries including Manufacturing, Transp ...

Santa Clara Convention Center, CA  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Sourcing Excellence Manager
     
     Tampa - FL  -  PERM  -  Bristol-Myers Squibb

Lead - OpEx / PMO Procurement
     
     New Brunswick - NJ  -  PERM  -  Bristol-Myers Squibb

Inventory Management Ops Analyst
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Global Inventory Operations Lead
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Order Management Specialist
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

IT Procurement Manager
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Control Manager
     
     Philadelphia  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Inventory Control Manager
     
     Upper Saddle River  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Director - Logistics
     
     Radnor  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Category Manager - Electronic Components
     
     Detroit  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Procurement Manager - Contract Manufacturing
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Commodity Manager
     
     Marlborough MA  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Planning Lead
     
     Greater Dallas TX  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Chain/AOS Program Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Category Manager, Financial Services
     
     Buffalo Grove  -  PERM  -  Michael Page





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 Nov 2018
New order growth accelerates to five-month high
   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...


The Role of Cloud in Digital Transformations

It’s an exciting time to be a supply chain professional, as new technology advancements such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are fueling rapid supply chain inno...


Education
 
10
Dec
2018
Project Management for Supply Chain Professionals
     Miami
10
Dec
2018
Advanced Techniques: Purchase Management, Negotiation and Evaluation of Suppliers
     New York
24
Dec
2018
The Role of Transportation in Export Businesses
     New York

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
FLORIM CERAMICHE SPA: On the road to Industry 4.0: advanced planning & finite capacity scheduling

Florim Ceramiche SpA has been worldly recognised as a leader in ceramics industry for more than 50 years, thanks to its committment to research, innovation and social responsibility. Florim business style can be summa...

6 ways to know which solutions really predict performance

The testing and assessment industry has aggressively expanded over the last two decades. There are numerous solutions from HR consultants, I/O psychologists, and technology vendors. But, one size does not fit all when...


International Agenda