This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Airship Ariella Brown 8/9/2016 Post a comment The capacity and ability of France’s Flying Whalesa airships to take on or discharge weighty cargo from a hover position would render it a much more cost-effective way to transport large loads via air than using heavy-lift helicopters.
Electronics Recycling Systems Not Meeting Expectations Carole Mars 7/14/2016 Post a comment The logistics of moving used devices through to their final disposition constitutes one of the single largest costs related to managing used electronics, as low commodity values for materials recovered do not cover the costs of responsible treatment.
Putting IoT into production Ariella Brown 7/11/2016 Post a comment IoT’s boost to productivity at Fujitsu pulls together all the pieces of the production puzzle to improve the whole, which is greater than the sum of its parts.
Committing to Ethical Standards for the Supply Chain Ariella Brown 7/5/2016 Post a comment Ford Motor Company is the first automaker to achieve full membership of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) — a nonprofit group of electronics companies working to improve the social, environmental and ethical conditions of their global supply chains.
Delving into the Top 5 Enterprise Labeling Trends Josh Roffman 4/18/2016 Post a comment As labeling has becoming a mission-critical component in the supply chain, especially for those companies that are operating globally, we need to keep an eye on the trends and needs that are driving the optimization and efficacy of labeling.
The State of On-Shoring: The Problem of China Jim O'Reilly 4/14/2016 (7) comments China has had a good run as a low-cost manufacturer with decent product quality, but labor costs have risen drastically over the last decade making the country vulnerable to re-sourcing decisions that take into account the logistics costs and risks associated with long pipelines.
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