Deal includes health care fund for retirees, but can't stop closure of Texas plant.
Truck Tonnage Index For November falls 3.6 percent, single worst month since last recession, according to American Trucking Associations.
Agreement reached to end 8-week strike at Cleveland Works facility.
Plant has become flagship for flexible manufacturing.
Dan Gaudette will be replaced by Bill Krueger, who was VP of manufacturing in Smyrna.
New study by ARC Advisory Group sees market growing at an annual 8.2 percent rate.
Company was at center of ports-management storm earlier in year.
Chinese companies are moving to northwest Arkansas to be closer to buyers.
Supply chains are anything but rigid. Your ability to adapt to unforeseen changes can define your level of success in hitting targeted customer service levels, reducing costs, and achieving competitive advantage.
The first major snowstorm of the season has forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights in the Midwest and caused a Fed Ex cargo plane to slide off the runway at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
How prepared are suppliers to respond to the continued falling demand? And what is the way out of this continued decline?
Toy shortage appears likley this holiday season, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Study anticipates 41 to 50 percent of all goods and materials to be purchased from sources outside U.S.
Is your company ready to make the move? These indicators can help you decide.
Company moving production to Caribbean basin.
SPX said it will streamline structure, eliminate COO position.
Troy Lutes will lead business to help manufacturers solve problems across their enterprise.
By helping small and mid-sized manufacturers implement new strategies, production techniques and cost-saving technology, the Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center says companies it worked with will realize about $450 million in sales, costs savings and employment gains in fiscal 2006.
Reducd output in facilities in France and Spain will help to balance inventory levels.
After years of stable pricing, suppliers of "pieces and things" all now see a reason to reinitiate their prior practice of providing their manufacturing customers with periodic price increase letters. To find out how to better cope with this trend, read on.
Arbitrarily setting price can lead to costing inefficiencies. A collaborative, cost-based system can make a difference.
Trends are born, live and die, according to the demands of the market. In the supply-chain world, relentless competitive forces are constantly pushing and pulling processes, technologies and strategies. Although these major trends will continue to influence manufacturing and logistics operations for the foreseeable future, here are four trends to watch for.
Risk exists in every supply chain, but a supply flow built for liquid products goes a long way to reduce risk factors. Find out why discrete methods simply can’t compete with liquid-based methods.
The need for an overall management platform for different wireless systems has become even more critical as use spreads to different departments and different locations.
Over two-thirds of companies report they are either investigating or implementing Supply Chain Finance (SCF) programs to lower end-to-end costs, according to a study from The Aberdeen Group.