Articles & News on Supply Chain Optimization

IFS Refreshes its Brand Ahead of Milestone Launch

  • February 18, 2021
  • News

New identity reflects IFS’s growth journey and future plans, focused on helping customers be their best when it really matters—at the "Moment of Service."

RB Express Partners with Peak-Ryzex to Enable Real-Time Communication Between Delivery Drivers and Operations

  • February 12, 2021
  • News

Independent Service Provider for a major ground logistics company relies on Peak-Ryzex’s turnkey mobile workforce solution to improve operational efficiencies.

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $456.7 Million in December 2020

  • February 8, 2021
  • News

December orders of manufacturing technology totaled $456.7 million, nearly a 40% increase from November 2020 and a 17.6% increase over December 2019.

Optimas Solutions Custom Engineering Provides Substantial Cost, Time and Investment Savings for OEMs

  • February 4, 2021
  • News

3D printing, rapid prototyping, state-of-the-art equipment enhance competitiveness of Optimas' Cold Forming Manufacturing for fastener acquisition.

Coupling Automation: Pairing Supply Chain Planning with Price Optimization

  • by Mike Mills
  • January 26, 2021
  • Feature

A new automation couple has surfaced: pairing supply chain planning with pricing optimization.

Supply Chain Management with Digital Transformation

  • by Yuji Izawa
  • January 19, 2021
  • Feature

Process plants can use digital tools to break down silos, avoiding needless cost and waste.

HeavyCORE Program Delivers Fast Turnaround Times for HEAVYCON Components

  • January 15, 2021
  • 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

  • January 15, 2021
  • News

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

Beckhoff Welcomed into Key MHI Industry Groups

  • January 12, 2021
  • 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

  • January 11, 2021
  • 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.