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Manufacturing Digitalisation Symposium: Ericsson’s Unlocking the Potential of Industrial Digitalisation with 5G discussion

Next generation 5G networks offer manufacturers the chance to build smart factories and truly take advantage of technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) for troubleshooting, and the Internet of Things (IoT). With competitiveness and efficiency now everything for manufacturers, the importance of game-changing technologies like 5G has never been greater. In… Continue reading Manufacturing Digitalisation Symposium: Ericsson’s Unlocking the Potential of Industrial Digitalisation with 5G discussion

Digitalizing Factory Operations with a Universal Platform

It’s time for factories to forget about the clipboard. Related Articles The fashion industry landscape has changed dramatically in the last two years, with a huge push toward digitalization to speed up processes, cut costs and stay flexible. However, while brands are usually the ones driving tech adoption, factories on the other side of the… Continue reading Digitalizing Factory Operations with a Universal Platform

An Easier Path to Digital Quality Management in Manufacturing

Manufacturers have seen the need to digitize operations for quite some time, but the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the issue to center stage. They’ve had to adapt to sudden, dramatic changes like more remote workers and social distancing across production lines. It didn’t take long to realize the outdated, manual tools they’d been using for… Continue reading An Easier Path to Digital Quality Management in Manufacturing

Manufacturing Digitalisation Symposium – Key takeaways

On 15th July, it was an honour and a privilege to chair the Manufacturing Digitalisation Symposium 2021 and while the event is still fresh in the minds of those who attended, I would like to round up some of my key takeaways. The Manufacturing Digitalisation Symposium saw expert digitalisation leaders share their insights at this… Continue reading Manufacturing Digitalisation Symposium – Key takeaways

Digital Supply-Chain Maturity Assessment Sets Stage for Optimizing Performance

Innovation Digital Supply-Chain Maturity Assessment Sets Stage for Optimizing Performance An MEP partnership helps SMMs identify improvement gaps and opportunities Published: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 – 12:01 The premise for the NIST MEP Digital Supply-Chain Network project is familiar to MEP centers—many small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) are often not ready for Industry 4.0 and… Continue reading Digital Supply-Chain Maturity Assessment Sets Stage for Optimizing Performance

What is the Digital Supply Chain?

Subscribe Here! Email Address Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer Digital Supply Chain Overview! (Video) Get OUR EBOOKS HERE All of the technologies that we hear about every day, from Blockchain to Virtual Reality, have many areas of applicability in both our personal and business lives. But in the area of Supply Chain, which truly… Continue reading What is the Digital Supply Chain?

Same Day vs Next Day Delivery … What’s the Difference? (Infographic)

Subscribe Here! Email Address Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer Last Mile Delivery! What is your Strategy? Same day vs next day delivery article originally published at https://www.gopeople.com.au.  Permission to publish here provided by Jake Smith. E-commerce has changed the game of how parcels are transported and delivered to customers. With the help of advanced… Continue reading Same Day vs Next Day Delivery … What’s the Difference? (Infographic)

Digitization Enables Customer-Centric Supply Chains

Many companies view their supply chains as a “must-have,” a necessary cost center for getting product to market. Through the creative deployment of advanced digital tools, however, some industry leaders are changing that attitude. They’re using their supply chains not only to improve internal operations but to optimize the customer experience. Ryder System, Inc. has… Continue reading Digitization Enables Customer-Centric Supply Chains

US needs 330M square feet of warehouse space to keep up with e-commerce: CBRE

Dive Brief: The U.S. will need to add 330 million square feet of warehouse space dedicated to online fulfillment by 2025 in order to keep pace with the expected uptick in e-commerce sales over the same time period, according to a recent report from CBRE. The report expects e-commerce sales in the U.S. will increase… Continue reading US needs 330M square feet of warehouse space to keep up with e-commerce: CBRE

Retail Sales, Factory Data Show Growing Pains for U.S. Recovery

An onslaught of economic reports on Tuesday added to evidence of a U.S. recovery in full swing, yet one experiencing growing pains. While retail sales in May fell more than forecast, Americans may simply be shifting more of their spending to services such as travel and entertainment. The government’s report also showed merchant receipts were… Continue reading Retail Sales, Factory Data Show Growing Pains for U.S. Recovery