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How Will Autonomous Vehicles Change Manufacturing?

Brian Hoey
Flexis

It may be a while before self-driving cars, aka autonomous vehicles, become viable consumer goods, but autonomous mobility is already making its slow entry into the world of manufacturing. So far, about 10% of US manufacturers have adopted some kind of autonomous or semi-autonomous mobility within their value chains—mostly in the form of “free range” autonomous robots like self-driving forklifts, cranes, and even drones. In this way, the digitized planning and execution processes that are increasingly possible in the early days of the Industry 4.0 can be integrated more fully and more completely with what’s physically happening on the shop floor.

Interestingly, the vast majority of these early adopters cited cost savings as a top reason to make the switch—while a majority of those who hadn’t yet adopted this kind of techno

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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  >>


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Supply Chain Analyst - CONTRACT 11 Months
     
     Glendora  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Quality Manager
     
     St. Louis Area, MO  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Inventory Planner
     
     Coeur d'Alene Area, ID  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Director, Supply Chain Management - GBS
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Engineer (Mechanical Commodity), Philips Healthcare, (Bothell, WA.)
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Operations Site Lead (Director) RMD and RSS
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Order Entry, Data Entry, Logistics
     
     Melville  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Production Lead Specialist, Operations - Packaging, 2nd shift
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Logistics Specialist
     
     Melville  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Order Entry Associate
     
     Melville  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Manager, Indirect Strategic Sourcing
     
     Stamford, CT or Malvern, PA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Sr Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Maple Grove, MN.)
     
     Maple Grove, Minnesota  -  PERM  -  Philips

Production Technician - Filling (Diag Tech / THR - SAT / 6am-7pm)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Import Logistics Coordinator
     
     Queens  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Production Technician Associate - Filling (Diag Tech Assoc). (Thur-Sat/13 hour /6am-7pm)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche





 
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Last update 3 Nov 2020
PMI improves to highest since January 2019
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Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...


How Will Autonomous Vehicles Change Manufacturing?

It may be a while before self-driving cars, aka autonomous vehicles, become viable consumer goods, but autonomous mobility is already making its slow entry into the world of manufacturing. So far, about 10% of US manu...


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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...

The Future of Procurement: Executive Overview

What do you think the future holds for procurement? And do you think your predictions line up with those of your peers?You can find out by downloading this overview of a recent Oxford Economics global survey involving mo...


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