Manufacturing Support Logistics: The Ins and Outs

Apr 21 2015

Posted by Jeff Alexander

 

Let’s face it, it’s a tough market out there. With more and more manufacturers stepping up to compete in the global market, it’s going to take a lot more work to get your company out there and noticed amidst the crowd. This can be a little overwhelming at the best of times and seemingly impossible at the worst. For this reason many manufacturers have switched to Lean Manufacturing...

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Topics: Manufacturing Support, Supply Chain Solutions

The Manufacturing Supply Chain: 3 Things You Need To Know

Apr 14 2015

Posted by Jeff Alexander

Being a successful manufacturer hinges on your company’s ability to do quite a few different things really well – and all at the same time.

This is especially true when it comes to your manufacturing supply chain which, when it comes down to it, can be one of the most important parts of your business. Supply chains themselves are very complex, requiring skilled management and technology to run...

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Topics: Manufacturing Support, Inventory Control

4 Things You Need to Know About Manufacturing Support Logistics

Mar 31 2015

Posted by Jeff Alexander

If you’re running a manufacturing business then you understand that timing is important. Every step and every move you make needs to be perfectly planned; choreographed to maximize efficiency. This is the only way to get ahead of your competition, especially if you’re competing in a global market. While this might seem like an impossible task, you don’t have to do it alone.

Manufacturing...

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Topics: Manufacturing Support, Supply Chain Solutions

How to Improve Your Line-side Delivery with Manufacturing Support

Feb 10 2015

Posted by Jeff Alexander

When it comes to improving your manufacturing operation, it always comes back to being more efficient.

When you are looking to maximize efficiency, every step counts and every wasted movement ends up costing your company in one way or another. This is especially true with it comes to a process like line-side delivery. Having a steady flow of supplies to the production floor means that your...

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Topics: Manufacturing Support

Analysis: 6 Key Predictions for the Future of Manufacturing

Dec 24 2014

Posted by odwlogistics

The future of manufacturing looks bright in the US. A recent IndustryWeek article - read it here - makes 6 interesting predictions about what is in store for US manufacturing in 2015.

We won't all spoil all the predictions made in the article, but we will highlight some interesting factors that are certain to impact the future of manufacturing in the US.

1 - Lower gas prices: The US shale gas...

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Topics: Manufacturing Support