Supply Chain Should Bank on Business Networks Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/1/2014 (2) comments Increasingly, procurement is evolving as a strategic function within most manufacturing organizations. Business networks are evolving to connect the supply chain and give procurement the edge it needs.
PLC: How Does Your Company Stack Up? Change in the Chain 3/13/2014 (2) comments Product lifecycle management, from design to end of life, is especially critical to success in the high-tech industry. It's time to close the gaps in your PLM activities.
Closing the Direct Procurement Gap Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/29/2014 (1) comment Today's supply chain bears little resemblance to the procurement channel of the past. It's time for direct procurement practices to evolve and catch up.
Live Chat 10/10: SMB Manufacturing Sees Slow Gain Hailey Lynne McKeefry 10/7/2013 Post a comment We've asked Mike McDonald, vice president of member recruitment for Prime Advantage, to come and share more about all the hottest manufacturing topics, from conflict minerals and sourcing concerns to the current talent pool, and how they will impact OEMs.
Manufacturers Can Learn From Showrooming Laurie Sullivan 6/17/2013 (25) comments The supply chain business model requires novel ways of thinking to slim down and cut costs. Along that line, perhaps the electronics industry can learn from showrooming in the retail sector.
DoD Issues Electronics Counterfeit Rule Peter Buxbaum 6/13/2013 (7) comments The US Department of Defense has issued a proposed rule that would require DoD contractors to implement counterfeit electronic part detection systems as part of their approved systems.
High-Gain Questions Lead to Wins Career Engineering 6/5/2013 (12) comments When you want to propose a new process or procedure, you need to start with great questions that elicit information needed to persuade your group to move forward.
Intel’s Supply Chain Sweet Spot At the Source 4/30/2013 (20) comments As Intel improves its chip technology and deals with a declining PC market, the company is still making a concerted effort to improve its supply chain.
Get Supply Chain Analytics on Your Roadmap Lalit Wadhwa 4/12/2013 (1) comment Technology plays a critical role in assimilating large and complex data sets from upstream and downstream members of the value chain, analyzing it and modeling it to optimize the supply chain.
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