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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

SCM Portal Conceptual Framework is based on the SCOR Model (TM). In order to let you get the most appropriate information according to your actual role inside Supply Chain Management, to each information has been assigned a specific label to identify its main concentration:

 
 

 



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Achieving maintenance 4.0 in food and beverage manufacturing
Infor
Infor

Since the Industrial Revolution, manufacturing processes have undergone several revolutions characterized by ever-greater automation. Today, the fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, takes advantage of big data and machine learning to drive smart, highly automated processes. A pretty familiar concept.

Less well understood, but equally momentous, has been a parallel evolution in asset maintenance. Maintenance 1.0 relied on highly-trained specialists to visually inspect machinery. Maintenance 2.0 gave humans instrumentation to measure how equipment was running, while Maintenance 3.0 used real-time monitoring to understand the condition of an asset systematically and programmatically. Now with the Internet of Things (IoT) collecting sensor data, Maintenance 4.0 sees that data captured in a data lake repository, and algorithms and analytics applied to better predict when a given asset will fail, and how to correct the problem—preventing a potential foo ...  >>

Understanding risk in pharmaceutical supply chains
Risk in pharmaceuticals is often associated with drug shortages: events that prevent patients getting the right medicines at the right time. In traditional supply chains, supply risk is typically managed through increased inventory. However, excessive inventory is unsustainable, and may conceal the variety of factor  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Manufacturing Production Planner
     
     Litchfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Production Technician - 1st shift - Mon -Fri 7:00AM-3:30PM
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche
Head of Supply Chain Operations
     
     New York  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Logistics and Supply Chain Analyst
     
     California  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst
     
     Des Plaines  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sr. Logistics Manager--3PL Operations
     
     Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Sr Program Manager, Supply Chain
     
     Framingham, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips
Senior Manager, Manufacturing Engineering (Upstream Operations)
     
     California - Vacaville  -  PERM  -  Roche
Supply Chain Specialist
     
     Calabasas  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Master Planner - Industrial Manufacturer
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sr. Inventory Analyst
     
     Deerfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Global Strategic Sourcing Leader - Electronics
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sr. Supply Chain Planner - Deerfield - CPG Organization
     
     Deerfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Director
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Inventory Planning Leader
     
     Paramus  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
 

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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 May 2021
Strongest improvement in operating conditions on record amid marked uptick in client demand
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

3 questions manufacturers should address for digital transformation success

Last week, Phil Lewis, Infor VP Solution Consulting EMEA, spoke at the virtual Future Factories Summit MENA and offered key insights on how manufacturers can successfully digitally transform, and help propel the secto...


Education
 
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May
2021
Supplier Cost Analysis and Financial Analysis
    
 8 
Jun
2021
Warehousing and Inventory Management
    
23
Jun
2021
Contracting: Beyond the Basics
    
21
Jul
2021
Developing Excellence in Strategic Risk Management and Procurement
    
10
Aug
2021
Construction Law Contracting
    

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
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...

FOB
After-sales service as a driver for word-of-mouth and customer satisfaction: insights from the automotive industry

This study aims to study the effect of the after-sales service experience and its quality on overall customer satisfaction and word-of-mouth (WOM) within the automotive industry. Based on the additional marketing mix ele...


International Agenda