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  • Why the Supply Chain is a Manufacturer's Strategic Nucleus

      The ISM's Tom Derry explains why supply chain professionals are participating in the most strategic decisions at their company. read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/why-supply-chain-manufacturers-strategic-nucleus By: Dave BlanchardPosted: June...

    Tags: Education / Training, Procurement, Supplier Relationships, Teamwork, Leadership, Manufacturing Leader of the Week, Supply Chain, Workforce, The Latest

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  • Toyota, Uber Announce Plans to Partner

    Under the partnership, Uber drivers can lease vehicles from Toyota and make payments from their earnings. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/toyota-uber-announce-plans-partner By: Posted: May 24, 2016, 10:26 pm

    Tags: Emerging Technologies, Strategic Planning & Execution, Leadership, Technology, The Latest

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  • Natural Work Teams, the Untapped Resource

    R. Keith Mobley, CMRP, Life Cycle Engineering Leveraging the latent knowledge of the workforce—through its natural work teams—has made the difference for world-class organizations and can do the same for your ...

    Tags: Lean / Six-Sigma, Teamwork, Workforce, The Latest

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  • Adidas to Launch Robot-made Shoes in Germany from 2017

    The new state-of-the-art 4,600-square-meter plant is still being built, but Adidas showed off a foretaste of it to the press, promising to automate shoe production, currently done mostly by hand in Asia, and enable the shoes to be made more quickly and closer to its sales outlets read moreOrigi...

    Tags: Global Economy, Technology, The Latest

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  • Permit Traps – Proceed at Your Own Risk

    Quentin Riegel Government decisions derailing permits for infrastructure projects raise serious questions about future access and the cost of energy in this country. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/public...

    Tags: IndustryWeek Wire, nam.org Shopfloor, Public Policy, Strategic Planning & Execution, The Latest

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  • Behind the World’s Top Drugmakers’ Approach to Zika Vaccine

    Bloomberg Vaccine makers are hesitant to manufacture large stockpiles to combat the Zika virus, because people may develop an immunity before the product is ready. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/operatio...

    Tags: Global Economy, Leadership, Operations, The Latest

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  • Top 10 Countries with Resilient Supply Chains

    Resilient supply chains give businesses a distinct advantage by protecting their operational integrity, revenue stream, market share and shareholder value, says FM Global. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/top-10-countries-resilient-supply-chains By: Posted: May 24, 20...

    Tags: Leadership, Supply Chain, The Latest

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  • How Many Times Has Your Company Started (and Stopped) Implementing Lean?

    Your company might be experiencing a successful lean and Six Sigma improvement effort that comes to a crashing halt. Can anything be done to stop this? read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/how-many-times-has-your-company-started-and-stopped-implementing-lean By: Posted:...

    Tags: Lean / Six-Sigma, Corporate Culture, Quality, Operations, The Latest

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  • New Auto-Supply Park to Open in South Africa in 2018

    The South African government’s auto-incentive program has attracted companies including Toyota, Ford Motor Co. and BMW AG to set up factories and invest in creating jobs in an economy with an unemployment rate of more than 26%. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-mana...

    Tags: Competitiveness, Expansion Management, The Latest

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  • Shippers: Enjoy the Ride While It Lasts

      Conditions for shippers may have reached their peak, so take advantage of the favorable environment before it begins to taper off in the fall. read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/shippers-enjoy-ride-while-it-lasts By: Dave BlanchardPosted: May 24, 2016, ...

    Tags: IndustryWeek Wire, MH&L RSS, Transportation, Supply Chain, The Latest

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