How Simulations Drive Industry 4.0 Growth

February 28, 2019
How is Industry 4.0 like The Matrix? Accurate digital simulations are very important to each.

5 Important Logistics 4.0 Stats to Know

February 26, 2019
As we more firmly enter the Industry 4.0 era in manufacturing, shipping and freight forwarding paradigms will have to keep up by offering the same levels of integration and digitization as their industrial counterparts.

How Customer Expectations Are Changing the Manufacturing Industry

February 21, 2019
Henry Ford wanted the general public to stop thinking of cars as a luxury and start considering them an attainable goal for working class buyers. How did he do it? By making cars cheaply enough that they could be purchased (the story goes) by the very factory workers who were helping to build them.

Press Distribution in the Digital Era

February 19, 2019
As newspapers have increasingly faced existential threats from television and internet news sources, the industry’s already-thin margins have gotten even thinner. What is to be done?

What Are Digital Twins?

February 14, 2019
What are digital twins, and what do they have to do with NASA's Apollo 13 mission?

The Supply Chain Manager's Guide to the Furniture Industry

February 12, 2019
As global commerce is evolving, the furniture industry is evolving along with it. What does this mean from a supply chain management perspective?

Can Digitization Reduce Supply Chain Disruptions?

February 07, 2019
The top supply chain disruptions include climate and weather events, forecasting errors, new trade regulations, oil and freight price fluctuations, machine and fleet breakdowns, and poor IT and technology integration, among others. Can supply chain digitization help fight them?

What Is Job Shop Scheduling?

February 05, 2019
The ability to create efficient production schedules in a job shop can be a key value added propositions for manufacturers. But it's easier said than done.