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industry 4.0 robotics

This is a summary post of the 9 pillars of technological advance report from Boston Consulting Group. You will also find a great infographic underneath that shows what manufacturing CEOs have on their mind this year when it comes to bringing all of these pillars together to use in manufacturing processes.9 Progressive Information Technology Movements Moving Manufacturing into Industry 4.

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made in usa 30 day journey sweepstakes

A couple of weeks ago we interviewed Josh Miller, who is the Creator/Producer of the Documentary Film “Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey” with the tagline and aspiration of “We’ll restore The American Dream together!”, in a blog post ahead of his visit to Made in USA manufacturer, UCAN Zippers USA.

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supply chain big data

Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history. Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software, and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide ground-breaking insight into how to improve business-model efficiency.

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Thomasholmes is by legal definition a freight broker. Although our claim to fame is our web based TMS freight rating technology, the Thomasholmes Rater, which includes a technology suite of products and integrated managed transportation services, it is in our interest to understand the future of freight and how we as freight brokers fit in.

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additive manufacturing 3d printing

Today we bring you a great infographic and video about 3D Printing. View both the video and inforgraphic below. from our friends over at Shapeways. Founded in 2007, Shapeways is led by folks who’ve spent most of their careers in startups, and combine serious technical chops with an inspiring vision of what the world could be. We’re bringing together a passionate, dynamic team of game changers.

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ucan zippers american manufacturer

Last week we featured an interview with Josh Miller, documentary filmmaker of “Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey.” In that interview we mentioned that he would visit Made In USA Zipper manufacturer, UCan Zippers to film a video documenting the company’s commitment to American Manufacturing for nearly 30 years.

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future of procurement management

At Thomasholmes we work with our shipper customers who procure items every day and have needs for inbound freight management as they secure those products from their vendors. Increasingly, as we work with procurement folks at these companies, we are hearing that technology for better communication and to create more efficiency.