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There is a long standing interest in the dynamics of organizational buying and how and why the process can have such a significant impact on profitable operations. The battle between purchasing directives and engineering objectives is often a focus of the conflict. Both groups share the common goal of improving the efficiency of company operations with a target of increased profitability, however their blueprints for achieving this objective sometimes seem
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OK, is it still cheaper to manufacture goods in China and other areas around the world? Yes, but if you factor in some of the intangibles and trends manufacturing in the USA might make far better business sense!
A recent survey of 200 executives of large USA manufacturers, conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, found 21% were currently relocating production back to the USA, or currently planning to move in the next two years. In addition, 33% said
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US Productivity Levels Soar Using Automated Material Handling Systems To Help Re-Shore Manufacturing
In today’s manufacturing and distribution world the keys to success is certainly keeping productivity up, up and further up! In the US, clearly the levels of productivity are increasing is good for US businesses and labor. A large part of this increase in productivity has been organizations that have been improving and increasing the efficiencies of their operations.
Working smarter by using integrated systems and intelligent material handling systems allows organizations to sell