Customer Relationships http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en Predictive Analytics Let Manufacturers See More Clearly into their Supply Chains http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/predictive-analytics-let-manufacturers-see-more-clearly-their-supply-chains <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ProMat 2015 Report: Customer demands for lower delivered costs are driving manufacturers to get smarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/predictive-analytics-let-manufacturers-see-more-clearly-their-supply-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/predictive-analytics-let-manufacturers-see-more-clearly-their-supply-chains#comments Customer Relationships Planning & Forecasting Supply Chain Technology The Latest Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:53:00 +0000 163501 at http://www.industryweek.com Sergey Nivens / Thinkstock Ford Recalls More than 220,000 Vehicles in North America http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/ford-recalls-more-220000-vehicles-north-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford has issued three different recalls affecting more than 220,000 vehicles in North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/ford-recalls-more-220000-vehicles-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/ford-recalls-more-220000-vehicles-north-america#comments Customer Relationships Transportation Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:51:00 +0000 163321 at http://www.industryweek.com Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Kraft Recalls Mac & Cheese Over Metal Fragments http://www.industryweek.com/safety/kraft-recalls-mac-cheese-over-metal-fragments <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kraft says it's received eight complaints from customers who found metal pieces among the macaroni. 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