Category Archive: Supply Chain Visibility

Sep 20 2017

THE SHIPPING SURVIVAL GUIDE: Juggling efficiency with bigger container ships

As the prices paid to move cargo over long distances have plummeted, shippers have turned to ever-larger ships in search of volume-driven savings. But that strategy is putting a massive financial burden on the ports needed to service them, creating friction between shipping interests that depend on one another to survive. Both sides are looking …

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Aug 23 2017

MATERIALS COMPLIANCE: Deadlines loom, but preparation takes years

A barrage of materials-compliance regulations is springing up worldwide, challenging manufacturers to be proactive in protecting revenues, avoiding fines, and maintaining product quality. Some, however, have transformed their approach to the regulations from a burdensome compliance “chore” into a competitive advantage. When Agilent Technologies (USA) learned that it needed to remove lead solder from its …

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Jul 19 2017

Megan Wild

Identifying Mission-Critical Parts and the Impact On Your Supply Chain

Managing a factory is by no means an easy task. Chances are, you have your hands full between supervising workers and overseeing production processes. All these are necessary for keeping the factory in working order. What would happen if you had a major equipment failure, though? Do you have a protection plan in place? If …

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Feb 23 2016

The Advantages of Procrastinating in a Fast-paced Manufacturing World

As a global manufacturer, there might be a few things you could learn from the insurance industry about risk management.

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Feb 11 2016

What Global Manufacturers Can Learn From the Insurance Business

As a global manufacturer, there might be a few things you could learn from the insurance industry about risk management.

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