Articles & News on Supply Chain Optimization

Integrating Renewable Sources into a Reliable Power Ecosystem

  • by Morteza Seraj
  • May 21, 2019
  • Feature

Efficient control hardware combined with the management and optimization offered by virtual power plants provides an opportunity to meet that challenge today. This article provides a practical overview of how virtual power plants can provide the answer.

Remote Monitoring for the Industrial Supply Chain

  • October 31, 2018
  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation Remote monitoring is not a new phenomenon. The technology has already established itself as standard part of control in manufacturing. This article explains how manufacturers can optimize their supply chain with remote monitoring.

Industry 4.0 Make to Order Manufacturing at Valpak, Who Would Have Guessed?

  • by Bill Lydon
  • August 15, 2018
  • Feature

I was impressed by a tour of the Valpak Manufacturing Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, hosted by Siemens, which is a great example of a company applying Industry 4.0 make to order manufacturing concepts.

Blockchain vs the Tangle

  • July 30, 2018
  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation As cryptocurrencies become more popular, their creators are vying for new customers. This article explains how blockchain and the Tangle differ and what both can do to improve manufacturing practice.

Blockchain after Bitcoin: What impact can blockchain have on the future of manufacturing?

  • July 9, 2018
  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation Blockchain is changing the finance industry, and there is potential for it to revolutionize other industries too. This article explains how Blockchain can revolutionize manufacturing.

Deloitte Study: Manufacturers' digital supply chain expectations outpace reality

  • April 4, 2018
  • News

The survey of more than 200 manufacturing organizations found that 51 percent of respondents believe their DSN maturity is at least "above average" compared to competitors, yet only 28 percent have started implementing DSN solutions.

Enterprise-wide Supply Chain Solutions: Building Better ERP Efforts

  • January 2, 2018
  • Feature

By Frank Kapper, Upland Ultriva Over the past decade there has been a great need for better technology solutions to address global demand-driven and enterprise-wide supply chains.

Schneider Electric helps Showa Shell Sekiyu enhance supply chain management

  • September 21, 2017
  • Case Study

Scope of the deployment includes asset management, planning, scheduling, network supply and distribution optimization, and High-Performance Computing (HPC) modules.

Honeywell announces several products to boost supply chain productivity

  • February 21, 2017
  • News

The technology ranges from a 3-D dimensioning system that automatically captures the volume of parcels to connected solutions that boost the productivity of workers in brick-and-mortar retail stores.

Peak-Ryzex announces partnership with FarEye to extend digital supply chain

  • News

Peak-Ryzex, a provider of digital supply chain and mobile workforce solutions, has announced a partnership with FarEye, a predictive logistics platform that enables enterprises to orchestrate, track, and optimize their logistics operations.