Micro-Multinationals: Q&A with HSBC’s Mark Luppi

Globally and in the US, a new breed of company – including manufacturers – are taking advantage of growth outside their home market and going international.

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West Monroe Partners

The Case for a Sustainable Supply Chain: Making the Leap from Attention to Action

Sustainability is a common topic of debate in boardrooms and executive suites, as manufacturing leaders seek to understand the value of investing in sustainable strategies. One area of particular focus has been sustainability in the supply chain.

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Fifth Third Bank

Managing Your Financial Supply Chain

Manufacturing leaders understand that they must manage their physical supply chains: sourcing and tracking the raw materials and parts that come into inventory and shipping their finished goods out to customers.

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Lloyd's Register

Chances and Challenges: Harnessing the Potential of Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) is one of this decade’s most disruptive technologies. Duco de Haan, Commercial Development Director at Lloyd's Register Energy, believes this would transform the challenges faced by many companies.

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IDC Manufacturing Insights

2016: Manufacturing is “Hot”

As an industry, manufacturing is "hot." Regions are creating manufacturing initiatives, countries are creating policies to lure manufacturing back and prepare the next generation of talent, maker fairs show entrepreneurs and small-scale artisans how they too can design and manufacture…

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JAXUSA Partnership

Heating Up: Jacksonville’s Growing Prosperity

When looking across the United States at regional areas that serve as major drivers of industrial growth and overall economic prosperity, the city of Jacksonville and its surrounding counties are often (unfairly) left off the list. While it has long…

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Incentive Solutions

Using Incentives to Build Distributor Loyalty

As a manufacturer, if you make up less than 10% of your distributors' product mix, you are not getting the attention of management or, more importantly, sales representatives.

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UK Follows California’s Lead in Holding Companies Responsible for Slavery in Supply Chain

In March 2015, the United Kingdom passed the Modern Slavery Act ("UK Act"). This is the first of its kind in Europe.

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Supply Chain Professionals

More and more university students today expect what they learn in the classroom to have a direct impact on what they will be doing in the "real-world."

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New IDC PlanScape Provides Framework for Implementing a Micrologistics Network Strategy

By 2017, 50 percent of manufacturers will explore the viability of micrologistics networks to enable accelerated product delivery.

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Optimizing Labeling for Today’s Global Supply Chain

In today's fast-paced global economy, it's critical to identify, understand and measure how labeling impacts your supply chain and your company's business growth.

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Foley & Lardner LLP

Protecting and Maximizing a Manufacturer’s Business Through Distress

Manufacturers should prioritize, understand, and address troubled supplier situations with greater advance awareness. They should continually analyze their contracts to maximize leverage, and therefore make legal options available, when dealing with troubled suppliers.

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