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Is it Time to Revive Supply Chain in Engineering and Manufacturing?

Engineering and Manufacturing Doomed to Fail without Supply Chain Innovation

In a white paper commissioned by DHL, Lisa Harrington, an innovation issue existing within businesses especially those in engineering and manufacturing industry has been thoroughly discussed. According to Lisa Harrington, President of LHarrington Group, firms in engineering and manufacturing industry are not meeting the level of innovation needed in terms of adding competitive advantage and […]

Network Rail

Network Rail Plans to Open NDC at Former Peugeot Site

Network Rail plans to open a 300,000 sq ft national distribution centre, NDC, at Prologis’ Ryton site, which was the site of the former Peugeot plant. The £25 million national distribution centre, which will be located near Coventry in the West Midlands, will create as many as 100 jobs.

Nitrogen Tire Inflation

Ford Motor Company Supports Nitrogen Tire Inflation

Nitrogen tire inflation may seem like a gimmick, but the practice does have the research to back up its legitimacy. Ford Motor Company conducted a study in 2004 on the effects of nitrogen inflation on tire aging and performance. The study, which took place over a six-month period, found that those tires completely filled with nitrogen had aged slower than those with a 50/50 mixture of nitrogen and compressed air.