U.S. Manufacturing CFOs Optimistic About Business Prospects

Prime Advantage polled US manufacturing executives about their financial concerns of industrial manufacturing companies and found that they believe the prospects of their individual companies exceed that of the general economy. “The results of our 2016 CFO Survey indicate a continuing state of manufacturing optimism, coupled with strong expectations for increased revenue for our members…

Reverse Logistics: Data in the Details

Companies need to start taking a closer look at reverse logistics. With a sufficient amount of data available to be analyzed and applied correctly, it could further improve their bottom line. Reverse logistics has always carried a stigma in the world of supply chain management. Known as the process associated with maximizing the value of…

Operations or IT: Don’t Pick a Side

Recently, I was telling a colleague about how we helped a retailer with a weeklong pilot project with our distribution center technology. The results were exciting. Day one, productivity shot up 8%, which translated into labor savings that any operations executive would love. It shone a light, though, on a very real tussle that occurs…