Category: Additive manufacturing

This Week’s Hannover Messe Conference- The Presence of Rivals

In this Supply Chain Matters commentary we focus on the Hannover Messe technology conference and the presence of two rivals with differing messaging and go-to-market strategies.

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Lean Manufacturing for Today’s Customer-Driven Supply Chain

The Supply Chain Matters blogs provides a guest blog contribution from Richard Lebovitz describing how new Lean thinking, artificial intelligence and connected factory management will lead the new age of manufacturing.

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What to Expect in the New Normal- Fostering More Connected Manufacturing and Supply Network Synchronization

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides added depth to a 2021 prediction for multi-industry supply chains: The need for fostering more connected manufacturing and supply network synchronization.

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2021 Predictions: Fostering Connected Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operational Synchronization

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, highlights a specific 2021 prediction for industry supply chains: Fostering Connected Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operational Synchronization.

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The Digital Transformation of Capacity Planning Management

Supply chain management technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari addresses the digital transformation of capacity planning management in either process or discrete manufacturing settings, in the context of new definitions, thinking and direction.

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Reshoring of Medical PPE Production in the United States- Jabil’s Response

n this Supply Chain Matters blog, we provide added highlights of one contract manufacturer’s effort, that being Jabil,  to respond and support the added domestic production of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) needs within the United States.

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Commercial Aerospace Industry Update- Contrast in Strategy and Outlook

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides and updated industry-focused commentary focused on the commercial aircraft industry business, aircraft demand and supply chain challenges. One manufacturer has stood out for its customer collaboration and more agile supply chain capabilities.

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Supply Chain Meets the Board Room- Getting the Sense of the Broader Business Picture

Supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari highlights a recent supply chain technology conference featuring a Harvard Business School professor, and how current and future supply chain management leaders need to understand and advocate in the language of broader business strategy and outcomes.

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Healthcare Supply Chains- The Critical Link in COVID-19 Virus Containment and Treatment: What Have We Learned and a Call to Action

Supply Chain Matters Editor Bob Ferrari provides added editorial focus to healthcare related supply chains as the critical link in ongoing COVID-19 virus containment and treatment needs. This commentary is a call to action for sharing acquired learning ad addressing the process and technology needs of future healthcare supply networks.

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Supply Chain Matters 2020 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Six

The Supply Chain Matters provides a series of individual blogs that explore added detail and perspective around each of ten 2020 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. Prediction Six highlights what we anticipate business teams will likely prioritize in the leveraging of supply chain management focused advanced technologies in the coming year.

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