Tag: Supply Management

Logistics, Process

Farnell white paper helps with supply chain issues

February 4, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

Far has published the whitepaper in partnership with Supply Management Insider and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). The paper, titled ‘Confronting the hidden costs and challenges in your electronics supply chain’, sets out several avenues for buyers […]

Process, Production

Factory Growth Unexpectedly Advances to Four-Month High

October 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A measure of U.S. manufacturing expanded in September at the fastest pace in four months, bolstered by robust demand for factory goods and burgeoning inventory. The Institute for Supply Management’s gauge of factory activity rose to 61.1 from August’s 59.9, […]

Logistics, Process

ISM Report: US Manufacturing Contracts for First Time in Three Years

September 3, 2019

Via: Industry Week

U.S. factory activity unexpectedly contracted in August for the first time in three years as shrinking orders, production and hiring pushed a widely followed measure of manufacturing to its lowest level since January 2016. The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing […]

Logistics, Process

US Factory Gauge Falls to Two-Year Low as Orders, Output Cool

May 1, 2019

Via: Industry Week

A gauge of U.S. factories fell in April to the weakest level since late 2016, signaling that manufacturing headwinds extended into the second quarter as companies continue to confront uncertainty about trade. The Institute for Supply Management index slumped to […]

Logistics, Process

US Manufacturing Quickens While Prices Keep Spiraling Upward

June 1, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.S. manufacturing expanded at a faster pace in May and order backlogs grew by the most in 14 years, even as price gains for materials continued to accelerate, the Institute for Supply Management said on June 1. Highlights of ISM […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Manufacturing in US Expands at Fastest Pace in 13 Years

October 2, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Robust order growth and healthy production pushed the Institute for Supply Management index to record levels. Powered by robust order growth and healthy production, American manufacturing expanded last month at the fastest pace in 13 years, figures from the Institute […]