Tag: Supply Chain

Logistics, Process

COVID-19: Supply chains key for automotive manufacturers

May 8, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

Vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 and 2 component manufacturers should avoid severing relationships with businesses further down their supply chains and look for ways to support them on the way to recovery. Doing so could give them a competitive advantage […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

Trump’s restart of U.S. economy to hinge on Mexico, Canada help

April 17, 2020

Via: Automotive News

As President Donald Trump and his economic advisers look to start reopening the U.S. economy in May, a central question is emerging for companies with supply chains stretching across North America: What if Mexico and Canada don’t have the same […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Kia to resume production in Georgia on Monday

March 20, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Kia’s assembly plant in West Point, Ga., is set to resume production Monday after the automaker said it suspended output Thursday over supply chain issues. In addition, according to a report by WGCL-TV, five employees at the plant are self-quarantining […]

Logistics, Process

Xiaomi says 80% of supply chain operational ahead of 5G phone launch

March 19, 2020

Via: Reuters

China’s Xiaomi had resumed operations for over 80% of its supply chain as of Thursday in the wake of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, the company’s president said. Wang Xiang told an online media briefing that the company was still very […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Carmakers Worry About Sales Collapse Due to Coronavirus

March 10, 2020

Via: The New York Times

FRANKFURT — European auto manufacturers have so far defied expectations that supply chain chaos would bring their assembly lines to a standstill. Even after northern Italy, an important node in the global parts network, went into lockdown on Sunday, carmakers […]

Logistics, Process, R & D

Will 2020 Be the Year You Embrace Blockchain in Manufacturing?

February 20, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The power of trust is what binds manufacturers and their distribution channel partners to honor their commitments with each other’s best interests. Lately, however, that trust is strained as revenue growth shrinks across the supply chain. According to McKinsey & […]

Process, R & D

Manufacturing expert Lisa Anderson discusses the key areas to ensuring manufacturing success

January 18, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., predicts that manufacturing will be a top economic force in 2019. Key to the success will be creating a resilient supply chain. LMA Consulting […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Faces New Production Snarls for Cash-Cow 737 Jetliner

August 9, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Boeing Co. is working through cascading supplier problems that will hamper third-quarter deliveries of its 737 jetliner, the planemaker’s largest source of profit. Hiccups at the makers of fuselages and engines, combined with record 737 output, have contributed to a […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

US Airforce launches additive manufacturing in supply chain initiative

May 23, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The initiative includes industry leaders within additive manufacturing and aerospace, including 3D Systems, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK, and Northrop Grumman. The project, which has reached its third stage, will be overseen by America Makes and led by the University of […]

Logistics, Process, Production

US Manufacturing Activity Showed Continued Vigor in April, Monthly Index Indicates

May 1, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.S. manufacturing activity remained robust in April but the pace of growth slowed, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Manufacturing ISM Report on Business. The April PMI registered 57.3%, the second consecutive monthly decrease and down two percentage […]