Blog, in Supply Chain Development

Why Every Manufacturer Should Care About Conflict Minerals

on July 27, 2016 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development

Conflict Minerals

The tragic stories of human rights violations and corruption throughout the Congo region of Africa are gut-wrenching. The term “conflict mineral” refers to the mineral ores that are in high demand such as tantalum, tungsten, tin, and gold; commonly called […]

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Buy Local

on June 29, 2016 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development, Workforce Development

Buy Local
Working together to support local manufacturing

Imagine a community where manufacturers could help educators to understand what is needed in the workforce and the schools worked to align their curriculum to meet the needs of the local companies.

Imagine a community […]

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3 Ways to Ensure Quality Products

on March 31, 2016 | posted by

within Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain Development

Written by: Christopher Marcum

Like all manufacturers, you face a common battle in the quest to succeed—the battle to ensure that what you produce, both to and through delivery, is of the highest possible quality. This means confirming not only the […]

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Supply Chain: 4 Things You Can Do to Be More Competitive

on August 27, 2015 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development

Written by: Jessica Orr with content from MEP Supply Chain Optimization 

No matter where you fit in the supply chain there are four things you can do to improve your supply chain competitiveness:

1) Define a Supply Chain Strategy

Establishing a consistent strategy is […]

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Why Won’t You Let Me Give You Money?

on June 1, 2015 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development

Written by: Josh Kemplin & Mary R. Miller

In Manufacturing your suppliers make or break your business. They are really an extended part of your team. Yet like everyone else they’re not perfect…

And then there are days like this. You […]

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