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5 Key Transportation Functions to Optimize Your Supply Chain Strategy

Manufacturers who still haven’t adopted the Internet of Things by now, the transportation and supply chain process will only become harder from now on.

The five functions listed below depend on the automation and optimization of order processing, warehousing, load bui… Read More

Strengthening the Manufacturing Workforce

While the manufacturing industry facing challenges in hiring the right people to fill the skills gap, warehouses and the trucking industry has increased their employment growth.

One of the challenges that the manufacturing industry is faced with is hiring a skilled and ed… Read More

How Supply Chain Analytics Can Benefit Your Supply Chain Optimization Strategy

Supply chain analytics is very important for the manufacturing industry to understand the supply chain between manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, wholesalers and customers. Thankfully, research done by Transparency Market Research firm came out with its latest re… Read More

Supply Chains: Optimizing U.S. Manufacturing’s Global Competitiveness

In the process of optimizing the performance of all levels of the supply chain, manufacturing executives discuss ways on improving America’s global competitiveness.

Earlier this month, the White House assembled over 30 manufacturers at the White House Supply Chain InRead More

SCMEP Helps Itron to Optimize Supply Chain Operations

SUpply Chain Optimization for ItronHow can a world leader committed to the resourceful use of energy and water better its own operations in a resourceful, efficient way? This question, among others, is what Itron asked the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP), who helped the aforemen… Read More

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