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Here’s a look at the top 20 cities in the U.S. for advanced manufacturing.

MADE IN AMERICA: 20 TOP U.S. CITIES FOR MANUFACTURERS

More than 11 million Americans worked in the manufacturing sector in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. These are good jobs, too: T­he average payroll by employee in manufacturing is $57,266. But while manufacturing was the heart of the American economy a century ago, today it’s far more select. Here’s a look at the top 20 cities in … Read More

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manufacturing
Here’s a look at the top 20 cities in the U.S. for advanced manufacturing.
Anthony Pignataro 12:05 AM  8/4/2020

MADE IN AMERICA: 20 TOP U.S. CITIES FOR MANUFACTURERS

More than 11 million Americans worked in the manufacturing sector in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. These are good jobs, too: T­he average payroll by employee in manufacturing is $57,266. But while manufacturing was the heart of the American economy a century ago, today it’s far more select. Here’s a look at the top 20 cities in the U.S. for advanced manufacturing. Columbus, Indiana Columbus is one of the nation’s true powerhouses, with 38 percent of employment dedicated to … Read More

silk road
The Digital Silk Road is neither well defined nor understood, but it will re-shape the global economy. Here’s what you need to know.
Leigh Wedell 11:59 PM  7/27/2020

CHINA IS GIVING ANCIENT SILK ROAD TRADE ROUTES A DIGITAL MAKEOVER

The New Silk Road is Paved by Bits and Bytes In 2015, China launched its Digital Silk Road (DSR) initiative. The DSR is the digital backbone for China’s modern reconstruction of the ancient silk trade routes. Against the backdrop of heightened U.S.-China tensions and the COVID-19 pandemic, the DSR is how China is creating new trade ecosystems and deepening its trade relations across the developing world. The pandemic has propelled us all faster toward a digital world as we adapt to distance … Read More

women
These Top Women in Logistics prove that women are valuable players in the logistics landscape.
Taylor Girardi 11:59 PM  7/15/2020

2020’s TOP TEN WOMEN IN LOGISTICS

Women in logistics can be a rare find. That’s not to say women aren’t welcome in the typically male-dominated field; in fact, they often bring a valuable change of perspective. However, many women simply do not choose careers in logistics. While there are many theories as to why this is, one thing remains for sure: Women in logistics are blazing new trails and helping to change the face of the industry with everything from initiatives that foster growth to environmental policies … Read More

Global Logistics

shipping process
Here are a couple of ideas on how to improve your company's shipping process.

How to Improve Your Company’s Shipping Process

Jonas Myers 11:59 PM  8/3/2020

Having international shipping capabilities has practically become a must for any serious online store. At the very least, you need to have a solid shipping service within your country if your company is going to grow and properly sell your product. So, it stands to reason that having an overall efficient shipping service is something you really ought to invest … Read More

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manufacturing
Here’s a look at the top 20 cities in the U.S. for advanced manufacturing.

MADE IN AMERICA: 20 TOP U.S. CITIES FOR MANUFACTURERS

Anthony Pignataro 12:05 AM  8/4/2020

More than 11 million Americans worked in the manufacturing sector in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. These are good jobs, too: T­he average payroll by employee in manufacturing is $57,266. But while manufacturing was the heart of the American economy a century ago, today it’s far more select. Here’s a look at the top 20 cities in … Read More

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communications
As companies navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of internal communications becomes even clearer.

A workplace should be more than simply a place where employees carry out their jobs. It should also be a place where they feel empowered to grow, develop, contribute to the organization, and feel the direct impacts they have. Think of your workplace like a car: Communication functions like the car’s internal computer, sending the correct signals to disparate parts so they … Read More

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corporate
Success is dependent upon how executives formulate and execute corporate strategy.
Mostafa Sayyadi 9:19 AM  8/2/2020

How Global Leaders Formulate and Execute Corporate Strategies to Meet External Challenges

Any organizations have plans going well into the future. Strategic goals spanning five to fifteen years while short-term goals are more tactical and are just as important. Two prominent scholars that are well known in the Academy of Management – one of the largest leadership and management organizations in the world, by the names of Charles Hofer and Dan Schendel see strategy as a “fundamental pattern of present and planned resource deployments and environmental interactions that indicates how the organization … Read More

knowledge management
Executives inspire people to create new ideas and develop effective mechanisms to acquire knowledge from various sources such as suppliers, customers, business partners, and competitors.
Mostafa Sayyadi 11:51 PM  7/31/2020

Researchers Propose a Model to Better Manage Knowledge and Innovation in Multinational Corporations

With a clear understanding of knowledge management, executives can make more effective managerial decisions. Knowledge management has been evaluated from various perspectives. This variation may differ because knowledge management is understood in many different ways and therefore different scholars focus on different aspects of it and offer several options of managerial application. These perspectives are discussed below. Taking a Technological Perspective Executives know that they can take a technological perspective. In this case, the executive understands how knowledge management as facilitating organizational … Read More

information technology
Information technology plays a crucial role in creating, retrieving, storing and applying organizational knowledge.
Mostafa Sayyadi 11:50 PM  7/29/2020

Investing in Technology to Build Knowledge-Based Companies

Executives understand how knowledge management as facilitating organizational processes and activities uses information technology to organize existing information. Information technology plays a crucial role in creating, retrieving, storing and applying organizational knowledge stated by Maryam Alavi and Dorothy Leidner’s MIS Quarterly review. Executives focus on individuals as the major source of knowledge and show how followers tie together so that they can affect the sharing, storage, transfer, and apply knowledge within organizations. Executives, therefore, see these connections, and the related shared … Read More

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Consumer habits are changing, and if the high street is to survive, it will need to create an immersive experience that makes the customer's life easy, whether online or off.