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Category: Logistics


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

What’s ahead for the drug delivery market in 2019?

January 15, 2019

Via: Mass Device

What were the trends that drove the biopharma and drug delivery markets in 2018? Many of 2018’s key trends revolved around increasing regulatory requirements. However, as the market continues to move toward more personalized medicine, such as cell and gene […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Analyst downgrades pressure medtech stocks

January 3, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Several medical device companies took hits yesterday after analysts on Wall Street downgraded their stocks, on a day when the major market indices each closed up a hair, and even medtech firms that enjoyed upgrades came under pressure. Globus Medical […]


Logistics, Process

Apple shares slide after iPhone maker issues rare revenue warning

January 3, 2019

Via: Reuters

The rare revenue warning – the company’s first in nearly 12 years – sent shockwaves through global financial markets with chipmakers that supply to Apple being the hardest hit. Shares of U.S.-based suppliers and chipmakers including Cirrus Logic Inc, Skyworks […]


Logistics, Process

Manufacturing Drives Vietnam’s Decade-High Growth of 7.1% in 2018

December 28, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The country has long been one of Asia’s fastest growing economies — GDP growth topped 5% over the past five years — largely driven by the exports of cheap manufactured goods, from Nike shoes to H&M T-shirts, as well as […]


Logistics, Process

Exxon in ‘Bull’s-Eye’ as Worst Year Since Reagan Limps to Close

December 26, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Things haven’t been this bad for the world’s biggest oil stock since Ronald Reagan became president. But brace yourself, 2019 may not be much better. Exxon Mobil Corp., (IW 500/1) down about 20% for the year, is headed for its […]


Logistics, Process

GE Forms New Software Company in Overhaul of Digital Strategy

December 13, 2018

Via: Industry Week

General Electric Co. (IW 500/6) is creating an independent company for its software business as the struggling manufacturer rethinks what had been a key pillar of its growth strategy in recent years. GE will retain ownership of the new operation, […]


Logistics, Process

Rough Roads: Will Political Uncertainty Slow Automotive Innovation?

December 11, 2018

Via: Industry Week

For Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of the Americas, Fourth of July week 2018 was a fireworks show that needed no pyrotechnics. Tariffs on automobiles shipped to China from the U.S. went from 25% on June 30, down to 15% on […]


Logistics, Process

Top 10 manufacturing trends for 2019

December 7, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

10. Investment / funding for SMEs As established enterprises wrestle with becoming more innovative and agile, ‘buying in’ that mindset and approach will be an increasingly attractive option. For start-ups and SMEs, the benefit is being able to access funding […]


Logistics, Process

Technology, governance and risk:  Navigating the evolving challenges of the manufacturing industry

December 3, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The ever-changing manufacturing industry requires flexibility and an open mind to face both the current challenges and those that the future brings. With the uncertainty of Brexit, this becomes more apparent as companies must reassess their financial management and adoption […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

BMW Still Preaches Free Trade as Tariff Threat Lingers

November 28, 2018

Via: Industry Week

BMW AG will keep spreading the gospel of free trade and back its rhetoric up by investing more in its massive U.S. plant, all as the Trump administration mulls higher tariffs on imported autos. The German automaker is presenting two […]