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Industry 4.0: Obstacles and opportunities

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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  >>


Events
 
14
May
2019
ProcureCon Travel 2019

Where Travel Sourcing Innovators Connect and Inspire   What is ProcureCon Travel? An interactive, peer-led event created by and for senior travel sourcing leaders. For almost 20 years, the ProcureCon conferences have helped companies like yours transform their programs through innovative workshops a ...

Hilton Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV  
 
15
May
2019
DESIGN & MANUFACTURING

Unmatched Networking, Product Sourcing, and Education See the latest tech advancements and find inspiration to tackle your toughest project challenges across the design engineering spectrum at New England's premier industry showcase. Now is your chance to double your professional contact list, consu ...

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA  
 
15
May
2019
BIOMEDevice

3 Leading Shows on 1 Expo Floor Explore the latest medtech trends and technologies at BIOMEDevice Boston, featuring two additional expos — Design & Manufacturing New England and Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston. Don't miss New England's largest medical technology event, featuri ...

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA  
 
15
May
2019
ESC - Embedded Systems Conference

Designed for Embedded Systems Professionals The nation's largest embedded systems conference is back in Boston with a freshly redesigned education program tailored to the needs of industry professionals like you. Following extensive research, ESC 2019 brings a thoughtful approach to learning with va ...

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Supply Chain Analyst
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Head Of Products Manufacturing Engineering
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director, Procurement Engineering (Medical Consumables & Sensors)
     
     Colorado Springs, Colorado  -  PERM  -  Philips

Implementation Manager (Procure to Pay)
     
     Jersey City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Manager
     
     Alexandria  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Slotting Area Manager - North America Logistics Center
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Purchasing Manager
     
     Santa Monica  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Senior Demand Planner
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Global Business Process Expert P2FG - Manufacturing
     
     Home Based  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Replenishment Manager
     
     Compton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

STOCK CHASER
     
     Ontario, California  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Manufacturing Technician, Aseptic Operations, CPC
     
     Oregon - Hillsboro  -  PERM  -  Roche

Mechanical Engineer- Procurement
     
     Monroeville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Strategic Sourcing Specialist
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Distribution Manager
     
     Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 2 Apr 2019
PMI dips to lowest since June 2017 and price pressures moderate
   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...


Digital transformation in the life sciences supply chain show me the data

The life sciences supply chain starts with a miracle Is there a more challenging industry than life sciences? In a recent Forbes interview on why it’s so hard to bring tech into pharma, Vas Narasimhan, Chief Exe...


Education
 

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...

What Do We Really Know About What We Know? The Nature of Relationship Governance in the Reverse Supply Chain

Inter-organizational relationships have received significant attention in the marketing channels literature (Anderson and Weitz, 1992; Mohr and Spekman, 1994; Morgan and Hunt, 1994). More recently, the supply chain liter...


International Agenda