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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

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 ...  >>

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 more than 1,000 procurement executives and practitioners. It covers a wide range of topics that matter  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Senior Procurement Program Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Quality Engineer
     
     Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Production Technician Associate (Th-Sat 6am-7pm) - Filling (Diag Tech)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche
Transportation Coordinator
     
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Strategic Sourcing Lead (Electrical Components)
     
     Des Plaines  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Electrical Engineer - Procurement
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Program Manager North America
     
     Cambridge, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Analyst - PCT Logistics
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips
Production Technician (Th-Sat 6am-7pm) - Filling (Diag Tech)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche
Import Coordinator
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst
     
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Supply Chain Planner - Downtown Chicago
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Warehouse & Distribution Support, Philips Healthcare, (Home Based)
     
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Mechanical Engineer - Procurement
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Executive Assistant (Nashville, TN)
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips
 

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News & Trends
 

Last update 4 Jun 2021
Production growth accelerates amid stronger client demand, but supply chain disruption remains marked
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...

Three scenarios for generating supply chain value beyond the four walls of your enterprise

Digitizing core processes in combination with trading partner connectivity, helps supply chain leaders increase responsiveness and adaptability. As more organizations look to remove manual tasks from their operations,...


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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...

The Digital Transformation Directive: Practical Approaches To Tackling Disruptive Technologies At The C-Suite

This report provides C-level supply chain executives and their key transformation leaders with tools and frameworks to develop a roadmap and establish a directive for digital transformation.  ...