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  • Plotting the Complex Path of Products

    Startup’s software maps supply chains for companies and consumers In March 2011, Leonardo Bonanni was preparing to defend his Ph.D. thesis about Sourcemap, software that lets consumers map every connection of a product supply chain ...

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  • Four Steps to Build a Quality Network Through Improved Supplier Management

    Linking suppliers increases visibility, efficiency, and safety Driven by market expansion, financial pressures, and the need to accelerate innovation, today’s manufacturers have expanded their global operations and supply partners...

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  • Presidential Candidates Want to Bring Back Millions of Outsourced Jobs

    Here’s why they can’t One of the big themes in the current presidential race is how decades of free trade have dealt a heavy blow to the U.S. worker as millions of jobs were shipped overseas to take advantage of cheap labor.r...

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  • ISO/TS 16949 Piles on the Requirements This Year

    Some background to the automotive standard update now underway     In 2014, the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) reported that the automotive industry wouldn’t upgrade the ISO/TS 16949 standard to ISO 9001:2015, much to the dismay of Tier One suppliers. In a...

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  • How Do We Uncouple Global Development From Resource Use?

    Maintaining economic growth while streamlining resource use     The world is using its natural resources at an ever-increasing rate. Worldwide, annual extraction of primary materials—biomass, fossil fuels, metal ores, and minerals—tripled between 1970 and 2010. ...

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  • Managing Compliance in the Supply Chain

    As global regulations proliferate, these five best practices become key ...     read more Original: http://www.qualitydigest.com/inside/management-article/090716-managing-compliance-supply-chain.html By: Ryan E. Day @ Quality DigestPosted: September 8, 2016, 1:40 am

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  • Value Chains, Global Terrorism, and the True Cost of Doing Business

    At a cost, companies can adapt to the challenge     The costs of global terrorism on business go beyond the destruction caused in the attacks and actually impact the value of brands and supply chains for products, new research shows. It can give a competitive edge to some c...

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  • Ensuring Quality and Efficiency Across the Supply Chain

    Once again, Deming’s philosophy rings true     Manufacturing has changed dramatically during the past several years. Where once original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) made products primarily within their own four walls, now those companies must manage a complex globa...

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  • Taming Turbine Internal Alignment Challenges

    ACQUIP uses laser tracker technology to provide industry-leading rotating equipment solutions     You might say what Henry Ford did for the automobile, GE, Siemens, and Mitsubishi have done for the gas and steam turbine industry. Naturally, the tools and technicians of both...

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  • Optimize Supply Chain Management With Onboard Truck Scales

    Weigh the advantages for yourself     Numerous industries need to measure the weight of goods at different stages of production and distribution. Accuracy, speed, and throughput rank high on their list. If you use outdated weighing systems, a number of challenges crop up th...

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