The Coca-Cola Co. says its net income slipped in the second quarter from a year ago, as rising costs for ingredients offset its expansion overseas.
U.S. companies added to their stockpiles in May but their sales fell for a second straight month. The Commerce Department says business stockpiles grew 0.3 percent in May from April.
China's economic growth fell to a three-year low, and a potential recovery later this year will probably be too weak to pull the world out of its slump.
Gov. Chris Gregoire lost out to Alabama on Airbus' new facility, but says the company knows "we've got the best (suppliers) in the world."
The San Jose, Calif., company said supply chain problems drove up its costs during the quarter and hurt its sales of power regulators.
A 5 percent increase in prices may boost profits, but analysts aren't sure if it will help the company climb out of its recent second-quarter loss.
Let’s face it — the state of costing in almost all U.S. companies today is atrocious. It has not kept pace with advancements in technology or manufacturing.
The use of technology and open collaborative network processing can do the same for the financial supply chain as has been done for the physical supply chain.
The aircraft maker notified airlines last October that cracks were found in one of its Boeing 717s, but wants more time for a part maker to produce more spares.
By freeing up the money that would go to the manufacturing process, the OEM can move those funds to further product development or create the next best thing.
Product development projects are often kept quiet by processors looking to protect their “secret recipes.” However, some companies are using open innovation to share their R&D projects with suppliers and others who may be able to help make the final product a larger success. We spoke with Michael Antinone of the General Mills Worldwide Innovation Network (G-WIN) about the benefits of putting development projects out in the open.
Haynes CEO Mark Comerford says the $24M investment will add about 20 percent to the Kokomo factory's capacity and create 40 new jobs.
The automaker's profit and sales are at record highs despite "extreme volatility" due to the earthquake in Japan and flooding in Thailand.
Every supply chain professional knows it’s a dangerous world out there, full of highly volatile and unpredictable elements that can grind production to a halt, all in the time it takes for a crack of thunder to rumble across the skies. However, it might surprise you that risk management is not just a defensive way of reducing the negative impact of unexpected or unwelcome events - it’s also a way to proactively boost business.
To find out, Puma is tracking environmental costs inflicted at every step of the manufacturing process that transforms rubber, cotton and leather into sneakers.
Just as two cars may be of vastly different quality even though both have one steering wheel and four tires, not all wire is exactly the same, even though it appears to be on the outside.
Unilever said challenges linked to next month's closing of its Hagerstown plant have limited its ability to produce a variety of popular Northeast treats.
With the announcement that China GDP has slowed sharply in the first three months of the year, the unbridled demand for labor will also cool off, as its previous strategy of pushing hard on the gas pedal to grow GDP at any cost won’t work any longer. China is now driving with two feet. One foot is tapping the brakes (by curtailing construction) and one foot is gently pressing the gas pedal (through the loosening of credit by banks).
As the nation’s largest independent architectural finisher, Linetec operates its own fleet of trucks providing customers with weekly pickup and delivery services, and will now offer these in Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Top Boeing executives celebrated the efforts of Spirit AeroSystems, which never missed a shipping date after its plant was hit by a tornado April 14.
LNS Research President and Principal Analyst Matthew Littlefield will address best practices for electronics and high-tech manufacturers to help optimize their global supply chain for leaner operations, streamline the launch of new products and better comply with complex industry regulations.
Small businesses that make machines for other manufacturers are seeing sales jump as their customers are making investments and getting equipment loans.
The computer maker aims to transform its business so it can keep pace in the highly competitive tablets and smartphone sector.
A BP spokesman says the company believes the animals somehow became trapped in a large shipping container from India.