Category: Logistics

Logistics, Process

Streamline Your Supply Chain Strategy Using These 3 Steps

July 22, 2021

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Did you know that the supply chain of an organization impacts every single facet of the business? However, today’s supply chains are constantly changing, and leaders are being forced to reduce costs and increase efficiencies each step of the way. […]

Logistics, Process

Prep for Next Crisis with a Supply Chain Control Tower

July 9, 2021

Via: Industry Today

It seems the hits just keep on coming for global manufacturers. After a year of massive COVID-driven upheaval in the global supply chain, the Ever Given’s six-day blockade of the Suez Canal snarled passage for more than 400 ships and […]

Logistics, Process

Manufacturing’s Playbook: A More Resilient Supply Chain

June 30, 2021

Via: Industry Today

We’ve hit the 100-day mark of Biden’s enforced supply chain review. The executive order is a welcome first step in the fortification of U.S. supply chains, especially when you consider 35% of manufacturers are likely to be disrupted over the […]

Logistics, Process

Shipping Watchdog Urged to Speed Up Pace on Emission Curbs

June 21, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Trafigura Group said the shipping industry’s regulator needs to act with “lightning speed” to cut carbon emissions from an industry that spews more C02 into the atmosphere each year than France and the U.K. combined. The commodities trading giant wants […]

Logistics, Process

Chinese Trucking Startup Seeks $1.6 Billion in US IPO

June 16, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Full Truck Alliance Co., an Uber-like trucking startup, is looking to raise as much as $1.57 billion in an initial public offering, which would make it one of the biggest U.S. listings by a Chinese company this year. The firm, […]

Logistics, Process

J.B. Hunt, Waymo Partner to Test Self-Driving Trucks in Texas

June 10, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has partnered with autonomous vehicle developer Waymo to move freight with self-driving trucks in Texas. Through this limited pilot program, Waymo’s autonomous trucking unit, Waymo Via, will transport loads along Interstate 45 between facilities in Houston […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

Biden Administration Unveils Plans to Shore-Up Supply Chains

June 8, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The White House on Tuesday unveiled a report with new initiatives to shore up supply chains for critical resources like semiconductors, batteries, rare earth minerals and pharmaceuticals. This all-of-government approach could bear positive economic implications, create new American jobs, and […]

Logistics, Process, R & D

Manufacturing as a Service to emerge from manufacturing transformation

June 4, 2021

Via: Today's Medical Developments

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., predicts Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) will emerge as a result of that manufacturing transformation that’s replacing the more traditional manufacturing model. LMA Consulting […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

FDA seeks 8% budget boost for CDRH to back resurgence of domestic device production

June 1, 2021

Via: MedTech Dive

The Center Devices and Radiological Health budget has increased quickly in recent years, rising from $480 million in 2018 to $628 million in 2021. Increased user fees played a big part in that four-year rise, growing approximately 49% over the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Can suppliers avoid extinction as the automobile pivots to electric?

May 28, 2021

Via: Automotive News

When technology transforms an industry, it can begin quite slowly … and then it happens all at once. Take the first iPhone. When it first launched in 2007, it was often discussed with derision as many failed to grasp its […]