Before much longer, 3-D printing will compress the supply chain — enabling 3-D-printed parts anywhere, any time and at any quantity — and it will force a shift in product innovation from physical manufacturing to demand manufacturing...
A VR supply chain allows manufacturers to design and architect in 3-D, evaluate designs and make critical decisions about new products and customer buying decisions.
3-D printing will challenge many traditional supply chain constraints and open up new opportunities, but don't ignore basic processes in the rush to innovate.
A Wisconsin startup aims to help manufacturers by automating and simplifying the process of exporting their products.
Supply chain partners need to collaborate and have visibility to enable a lean supply chain to be truly successful.