Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors and 43 of their Tier 1 partners joined forces with Pure Michigan Business Connect to host the first Detroit Three supplier summit.
IBC has announced the addition of Amada Machine Tools America, Inc., to its buying group as a...
Praxair, Inc., through a subsidiary, has signed a long-term contract to supply industrial gases...
German automotive manufacturer, Daimler, is taking self-driving vehicles to the next level. Check out this big rig truck that drives itself.
3D printing is being touted as the most disruptive technology to hit the industrial marketplace in years, but exactly how will manufacturers and distributors be affected?
Recently, the FBI released a bulletin titled “Man-in-the-Email” Fraud Could Victimize Area Businesses, outlining how three Seattle area businesses sent electronic payments to their China-based suppliers, only to learn that the payments were intercepted by thieves and diverted from the supplier, sometimes leaving the supplier, and other times the purchaser, “holding the bag.”
Radians' new order fulfillment system, or pick module, from Integrated Solutions will be fully operational by July. Once completed, the automated system will become the central hub of their warehouse operations, expediting the pick and ship process for optimum product flow.
The steel industry was expected to benefit greatly from the domestic boom in oil and gas drilling. But the anticipated windfall from supplying drilling companies with tubular steel for oil and gas pipelines is being undermined by a flood of cheap imports.
With its diverse economy comprised of retail, apparel, and manufacturing industries and its central location (10-hour drive from almost 50% of U.S. markets), the Columbus Region is an ideal location for supply chain and distribution operations and facilities.
In a new video The Alibaba Effect, Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, shares in-depth insight into how Alibaba will affect every U.S. business, and what they can do about it. Just last year, Alibaba made astounding margins, earning 43 cents to every dollar earned.
The Obama Administration has opened the door to more exports — without changing policy — by allowing some light oils to be defined as petroleum products like gasoline or diesel, which are not subject to export restrictions.
Recently opened electronics and electrical distributor, American Component Exchange (ACE), is now distributing several lines of Rayovac’s battery products.
The transaction brings a significant portfolio of unique intellectual property into Unisource as well as over 500 additional manufacturer, distributor and third party logistics provider clients to the combined company.
A contract that covers nearly 20,000 dockworkers is set to expire, and businesses are worried about disruptions.
Wal-Mart says the new center will fill online orders after it opens early next year. The company says it expects to start hiring for full-time jobs at the center in October.
The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3% increase from the previous year.
Power management company Eaton launched the MyEaton website for U.S. and Canadian distributors, providing personalized access to its expanded electrical solutions.
Some companies want to extend semi trailers from 28 feet to 33 feet - but will these longer trucks pose more safety risks?
The rebirth of a MI mine is almost miraculous to local residents who have borne the brunt of its demise, but it's part of something even bigger: a surprising resurgence of a mining industry that once was an economic pillar in three Upper Midwestern states but has been in serious decline.
Apollo is a supply chain management services company providing Class C production components and supply chain solutions, headquartered in West Midlands, England, with operating locations in England, France, Poland, and India.
Disappointing first quarter growth in manufactured exports, together with a continued rise in the extremely large deficit, does not bode well for a resurgence in export competitiveness, according to an analysis from the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).
The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a two-year high in April, as sales of exports declined and imports surged to a record high. The Commerce Department says the deficit rose to $47.2 billion in April, up 6.9% from an upwardly revised March deficit of $44.2 billion.
Combined new and used commercial vehicle (GVWs 3-8) registrations in the first quarter of the 2014 calendar year were 319,045 units, an increase of 5 percent over the same period in the 2013 calendar year, according to recent analysis from IHS Automotive.
"This acquisition will bring together two Quebec based technology companies with complementary product lines, and extend our leadership in healthcare supply chains where more than 30% of our business is currently coming from," said Peter Brereton, President and CEO of TECSYS.
This new release from RAVAS demonstrates the advantages of integrated material flows and information flows, using iForks with built-in RFID-scanner.
Learning the difference between third party logistics (3PL) and fourth party logistics (4PL), as well as 1PL and 2PL – and the rise of even fifth party logistics (5PLs) – is both confusing and highly debated among those in the supply chain industry.
The investigation, made public four years ago with FBI raids in the Detroit area, has led to criminal charges against dozens of people and companies, stretched across continents and reverberated through an industry responsible for supplying critical car components.
Research by MIT Sloan School of Management Visiting Prof. Suzanne de Treville finds that it’s often more costly than companies think to offshore. Using a new finance tool, she shows how the mismatch costs that result from extending the supply chain may well be higher than the lower cost offered by the offshore supplier, leading to reduced profits.
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