Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing Trends

ICE, automotive

How the End of the ICE Age May Surprise You

If you’ve been following automotive industry trends over the past decade, you might think that most auto OEMs are shifting investment to wholeheartedly embrace an all-electric revolution. After all, like me,...
make to order, make to order at scale, clothing, disruptor, consumer products, food and beverage, CPG

Make to Order at Scale – A Disruptor Here to Stay

What if one day, we all woke up, opened up our closets to grab out clothes for the day, and there were nothing but blue shirts? Your pants are still there,...
CARES Act, manufacturing, disruption

The CARES Act: Potential Actions for Manufacturers

When the world learned there was real potential for a novel coronavirus to reach their hometowns, people and companies became increasingly concerned. Not only was a new reality unfolding, companies were...
automotive supplier, automotive, coronavirus, covid-19, impacts

COVID-19’s Immediate Impact on the Automotive Supplier Industry

The onset of COVID-19 arrived at a time when the global automotive industry was already in a state of tumult, with suppliers and automakers looking at a future defined by electrification,...
fixed assets, action center, finance, insights, KPIs

Actionable Insights: Fixed Assets

In our previous Actionable Insights blog, we discussed the Operating Expenses Action Center. Next, we will provide an overview of the Fixed Assets Action Center as well as the associated key...
singapore, business, manufacturing

Doing Business in Singapore

The Malaysian island of Singapore was originally known as Temasek (“Sea Town”) after the first settlers found it in AD 1298-1299. The small island would later be given a new name...
pandemic, disruption, covid-19, coronavirus, manufacturing, supply chain, risk

Manage Manufacturing & Supply Disruptions During COVID-19

A pandemic associated with widespread business disruption can so easily shape the future for manufacturers and suppliers. In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, big changes are already happening, such as an...
manufacturing, beet sugar, sugar, food and beverage manufacturing, beet sugar shortage

Sugar Beet Shortages Could Impact Food and Beverage Manufacturing

One October, when I was about 10 years old, my family and I traveled from the east coast of the United States to Michigan for a relative’s wedding. As we were...
expenses, operating expenses, action center, insights

Actionable Insights: Operating Expenses

In our previous Actionable Insights blog, we discussed the Customer Support Action Center. Next, we will provide an overview of the Operating Expenses Action Center as well as the associated key...
switzerland, business, economy, manufacturing, industry

Doing Business in Switzerland

The Swiss Confederation became independent from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. A constitutional government replaced the Confederation in 1874. Switzerland has a history of neutrality and was not involved in...

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