The future of factories is “smart manufacturing,” which can also deliver financial benefits, according to an IDC report that provides a guide for implementing smart manufacturing. The latest IDC Manufacturing Insights report, IDC PlanScape: Smart Manufacturing – The Path to the Future Factory, uses the IDC PlanScape methodology to provide the framework for a #Business [...]
Executives shifting gears to improve customer service SOURCE: UPS
DESCRIPTION:ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – High-tech companies are making strategic shifts to their supply chain models to enable greater customer-centricity, meet changing consumer demand patterns and capture new #growth opportunities. Findings come from the 4th annual global UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights.
Interest in near-shoring has more than tripled since ...