Supply Chain

Current reporting and analysis on the technology and trends manufacturers are using to get their products to market faster and cheaper on a global scale.


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Customer Relationships

What Does a Lower PPI Mean for Pricing?

Feb. 1, 2024
Customers who endured price hikes may now expect reductions, but the data tells its own story.
Supply Chain

Supply Chain 2024 Outlook Podcast: Production Pulse

Jan. 27, 2024
Part of Endeavor Business Media's "Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast," this episode shares a recent discussion of supply chain challenges for 2024.
Supply Chain

Production Pulse: Supply Chain Outlook 2024

Jan. 25, 2024
2023 should have been a recovery year for the supply chain, following the major disruptions of 2022, but problems remained with parts shortages and shipping problems. Will 2024...
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Planning & Forecasting

Which Regions Are Most at Risk for Supply Chain Disruption?

Jan. 25, 2024
More manufacturers are reshoring as insurance against geopolitical strife.

Mapping Your Supply Chains Helps Prioritize Risks, Actions

Jan. 8, 2024
As a manufacturer you understand that supply chain disruptions happen all the time. What you don’t know is when or how they will impact your operation and business. But ...



IW Black History Quiz

Feb. 20, 2024
Who was the "father of the videogame cartridge"? The first Black carmarker? Manufacturing and Black History intersect.
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Labor / Employment Policy

So That Happened: Building Manufacturing Careers and UAW-Driven Pay Raises at Toyota

Nov. 1, 2023
IndustryWeek editors cover those stories and look at regulators prosecuting executives for cybersecurity failures, sugar prices and the future of energy.
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Supply Chain

Manufacturers Share Their Seriously Scary Supply Chain Stories

Oct. 31, 2023
These aren’t your typical campfire horror tales.
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AI in the Supply Chain

Oct. 27, 2023
Using AI to Improve Your Sales & Operation Planning
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Supply Chain

Traffic Jammed, Strikes Authorized, Lawsuit Settled: IW's Weekly Reads

Sept. 1, 2023
Also, celebrating the 2023 IW Best Plants Award winners and how football teaches leadership.