Articles & News on Supply Chain Optimization

HeavyCORE Program Delivers Fast Turnaround Times for HEAVYCON Components

  • News

With the new HeavyCORE program, Phoenix Contact customers can receive the company’s most commonly used heavy-duty connector components within days of placing an order.

Industrial Shields Expands in Latin America

  • News

The company signs agreements with five new distributors covering most of the South American continent.

Beckhoff Welcomed into Key MHI Industry Groups

  • News

By joining the MHI Solutions Community and CSS groups, Beckhoff further commits to supplying innovative automation technologies for intralogistics.

Manufacturing Industry Asked to Participate in Survey of Reshoring Opportunities

  • News

AMT – The  Association For Manufacturing Technology is asking industry, including OEMs, job shops, technology suppliers and distributors, to participate in an online survey to help in “Rebuilding the Supply Chain.” The survey is open through Feb. 28, 2021.

Leadec Expands its Automation Footprint with the Acquisition of US-based Diversified Automation

  • News

Leadec has acquired Diversified Automation, an automation controls and software solution provider, effective Dec. 31, 2020.

The Future of Blockchain in Intellectual Property

  • by Mr. Sumit Prasad
  • Feature

This article discusses five potential use-cases that Blockchain based Intellectual Property Management presents in the current state of intellectual property industry.

RS Components Releases 2020 Indirect Procurement Report: ‘The Evolution of MRO Procurement’

  • News

Report highlights the profound impact of the pandemic on the world of procurement, with over 50% of companies reporting supply chain disruption.

Three Supply Chain Management Strategies Delivering Results for Manufacturers Today

  • by Louis Columbus
  • Feature

Among the most effective supply chain strategies manufacturers can employ are creating more ways to collaborate, managing costs more effectively through shared incentives, and increasing supplier visibility to facilitate compliance and mitigate risks. Let’s look closer at each of these strategies.

ThroughPut Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Macnica Networks Corp.

  • News

ThroughPut Inc., the Industrial AI Supply Chain pioneer, today announced a strategic alliance with Macnica Networks Corp., a leading Japanese global technology distributor, to provide data-driven AI Software Solutions for end-to-end Supply Chain and Operations Excellence.

How Blockchain Can Streamline and Improve Manufacturing Processes

  • by Claudia Jarrett
  • Feature

Claudia Jarrett, US country manager at industrial parts supplier EU Automation, shares some current blockchain applications and discusses how blockchain can streamline and improve manufacturing.