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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AI in the Supply Chain

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

Make Supply Chain Resiliency the Cornerstone of Your Risk Preparation Program

Sept. 19, 2023
Keep your company one step ahead by optimizing your supply chain to mitigate unexpected challenges or disasters.
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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.
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Planning & Forecasting

A Nearshoring Checklist: 4 Prerequisites for Success

Aug. 16, 2023
The decision to regionalize should take into consideration manufacturing footprint, established supply chain and other factors.
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Customer Relationships

Getting into a Hospital’s Purchasing Database Is Harder than You Think

Aug. 9, 2023
Follow-up on a customer’s inventory system can make or break a medical product launch.


The IndustryWeek US 500

Download the IW U.S. 500

May 24, 2023
Download the list of the 500 largest US public manufacturers in an easy to read .pdf format
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Japan's Largest Port Shut Down By Ransomware Attack

July 6, 2023
A ransom demand to restore systems at the Port of Nagoya, from which Toyota Motor Corporation ships parts and vehicles, followed shortly after a successful cyberattack.
Truck Traffic

Labor Strife, Insolvent Shippers: Dealing with Summer Supply Chain Snarls

June 30, 2023
One large carrier leaving the marketplace means many shippers will scramble for capacity.
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Technology and IIoT

Production Pulse Tech Thursday: Augury and AI, Protolabs on Networking

June 8, 2023
Manufacturing technology leaders discuss the value of generative AI and how distributed supplier networks can support production.

Doing the Math to Unlock Intelligence from Supplier Quotes

June 6, 2023
With some well-placed equations and a little extra time, you can make better-informed decisions.