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The economic case for reshoring
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If you ever wondered about a manufacturing model that works, look no further. The following article about the economic case of reshoring explains the Sonic Manufacturing model perfectly. Tags: Manufacturing, Reshoring
The Wearables Window
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Finding the right partner with the right offering is vital to a company’s success. This is a an insightful synopsis on what we see in our business every day. Executives in the EMS industry today are finding their roles changing from a pure sales person or a marketing person to more of a consultant to the audience described in the article. Truly a well written article.
RoHS 2 Creeps Up on the Industry
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Gary Nevison and the folks in the element14 community are doing their part to educate the electronics community about the new requirements of RoHS 2, an update to the European Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS), which took effect January 2.
The Case for Backshoring
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For years, the NCR Corporation simply followed the pack. Like many other large U.S. manufacturing companies, in the past couple of decades the maker of automated teller machines (ATMs) relied heavily on offshoring and outsourcing to trim factory costs. By making much of its equipment in cheaper offshore locations in the Asia/Pacific region, and by hiring Singapore’s Flextronics International Ltd. to make other equipment, NCR could slash hundreds of millions of dollars in plant expenses and be…
Procurement Analytics Enabling Journey to Value
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Procurement Analytics Enabling Journey to Value Making Procurement Relevant In this report, the Innovative Data Leveraging (IDL) process was described in different contexts, but the common thread in each case was that it provided a data-driven approach to driving change. Of course, leveraging analytics is difficult without some prior investment in strategic procurement systems. However, the IDL approach can help organizations at all maturity levels build a solid path toward an analytics-enabl…