The Problem with Just-In-Time Inventory

By Logan Wamsley

According to a recent study from commercial real-estate firm CBRE, nearly 96% of existing space in the U.S. is currently in use, and large companies are working quickly to adapt to a new but uncomfortable reality: space, where it can be found, is expensive. For today’s manufacturers, it’s not uncommon to pay up to 30%…

The US Is Investing in Semiconductors, You Should Too

By Logan Wamsley

In the wake of the Ukraine crisis, as well as the ongoing geopolitical tensions with China and the continued supply chain issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. is prioritizing semiconductor manufacturing on its own soil more than ever. Indeed, President Biden in his State of the Union address highlighted his push for new…

How Automotive Manufacturers Are Responding to U.S. Sanctions on Russia

By Logan Wamsley

Although many of the sanctions the U.S. placed on Russia following the invasion of Ukraine are designed to minimize the negative effects felt by U.S. consumers, manufacturers are still experiencing strain as a result of them. Nowhere is this truer than in the automotive industry, where many manufacturers have taken measures to align with the…

Manufacturing Supply Chains Already Seeing Effects of Sanctions on Russia

By Logan Wamsley

As the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to intensify, the globe is intensifying the sanctions placed on Russia in response. And manufacturing supply chains are feeling the pressure. As of this writing, the European Commission has prepared a new package of sanctions against Russia and Belarus that will ban three Belarusian banks from the international…