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Inbound Logistics Names Ryder a 2016 Top 100 3PL Provider

MIAMI--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has been named an Inbound Logistics Top Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider for 2016. Inbound Logistics editors have selected 100 3PL providers whose products and services are

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The Potential Destructive Effects of Financial Measures

How is value created from a manufacturing business? This does not seem like a challenging question. Businesses make a profit, have positive cash flow, the stock price goes up, or the business can be sold for more money. Simple, right? Make the financial statements look good, and value is created. This is the natural order of things in business and

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Debunking Common Internet of Things Myths

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is often focused on the benefits of connecting assets to provide granular visibility into processes with the hopes of driving operational efficiencies across organizations. When sensors and equipment are connected, data can be more effectively collected, analyzed and turned into actionable intelligence. This

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Evolving Towards the Industrial IoT

By Bob McIlvride, Director of Communications, Skkynet We’ve heard plenty of talk for the past year or two about the Industrial IoT (Internet of Things). The benefits are enticing: leveraging Big Data analysis of production data, connecting seamlessly to remote facilities, shifting capital expenses to operating expenses, and providing

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US Factory Output Jumps 0.5 Percent For Biggest Gain In Year

NewsU.S. factories cranked out more autos, machinery and chemicals in July, lifting production by the most in a year.Contributed Author: Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics WriterTopics: Economics

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Manufacturing Minute: Liquid Metal Electronics

NewsIn this episode, a look at making liquid metal electronics and Nissan’s solid oxide fuel cell. Staff Author: Jon MinnickTopics: Energy

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