MFG.com Blog

LiveSource is Going to Make Waves... and it should because the industry needs some freshness
May 11 2012 - 12:21pm
A few years after I founded MFG.com it became apparent to me that we would need to develop a solution that offered our sourcing users a migration path to increased sophistication as their needs and...

Lean Sourcing and Supply Chain Management is a Strategy of the Past
May 9 2012 - 5:56pm
The traditional way of managing a supply chain and strategic sourcing.... lean principles, fewest number of vendors possible, etc. just doesn't make sense any longer.  It is old school thinking. ...

If I Owned a Machine Shop
May 9 2012 - 4:03pm
Machine shop owners often ask me what I would do if I were running a shop in America right now in order to grow sales, profits and mitigate my risk related to another downturn or losing a big...

Single Source Single Factory MEGA FAIL
Apr 19 2012 - 1:03pm
Despite all the attention that the global supply chain received after the tragic events in Japan last year, the global auto industry is once again scrambling around because a disruptive event has...

MFG.com Review by Spargo Machine Products – No Complaints Here
Feb 15 2012 - 12:00am
Check out this review on MFG.com by Spargo Machine Products Spargo Machine Products is a 5 star rated (out of 5 possible stars) machine shop in Terryville, Connecticut. Spargo Machine Products is...

New MFGWatch Survey Results Announced! Q4 2011
Feb 14 2012 - 12:00am
Today, on our 12th year anniversary (oh yeah…and Valentine’s Day!), we launched the 10th edition of our MFGWatch Survey. The results are extremely interesting and very encouraging for the state of...

MFGWatch Survey of European Manufacturers – Q3 2011
Dec 14 2011 - 12:00am
Beginning in the first quarter of 2011, MFG.com expanded its MFGWatch Quarterly Survey of North American Manufacturers to include manufacturers from Europe, the Middle East & Africa (EMEA). The...

Your Supply Chain Risk Mitigation Insurance Is Now At Risk
Nov 28 2011 - 2:42pm
If you weren't paying attention, something really interesting was published over on Procurement Leaders.  An unprecedented amount of claims on business interruption policies have caused Munich Re to...

The (Supplier) Match Game
Nov 16 2011 - 6:19pm
We hate to waste time. We really hate to waste time doing something we don't like doing. Who really likes to do supplier research? I haven't met anyone yet and I have been doing this for about 10...

Webinar (Buy-side Focus): The Packaging Marketplace; The New Way to Discover & Collaborate with Qualified (and Rated) Suppliers
Oct 19 2011 - 2:08pm
Join us next Wednesday in a Buy-side focused Packaging webinar (for free)! You will walk away from this webinar with all the information you will need to successfully source your next Packaging...

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