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.
Modern product life cycles involve a lot of prototyping, and it has historically been difficult to know in advance what the result of any given change or adjustment might be. Luckily, Industry 4.0 is rapidly changing the journeys that products take from conception to production.
How do you answer thorny questions about demand, capacity, and inventory management in a way that yields smooth production scheduling and minimum of slowdowns? One potential answer is to implement order slotting.
In order to remain competitive in the world of modern manufacturing, production planners are constantly searching for new ways to derive more value from their operations via improved operational capacities.
We’ve spoken a bit on this blog about the impact that artificial intelligence and machine learning can have on a given company’s supply chaining planning and day-to-day operations, but what impact does this technology stand to make on the global supply chain as a whole?
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