Archive for Month: January

​Not All MRP Software is Created Equal

Image source: MRPeasy I’ve been working with several of my New York Institute of Technology MBA students in various practicums I’ve setup. I’m finding a lot of them have extensive backgrounds and studies in supply chain management. For someone who consults with many corporations, both large and small, I...

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Itron Is Rallying on North American Demand for Smart Meters

Image Source: Itron Homepage, Product Catalog Growth in Smart Meters According to data compiled by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), nearly half of all U.S. electricity customers have smart meters. Installations of smart meters have more than doubled since 2010, and they are still increasing year-over-year. Berg Insight,...

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Transportation Sector Crashed Hard and What it Means

The Transportation Index, a common measure of economic optimism or pessimism, collapsed very early in trading after the Martin Luther King holiday (January 20, 2020). We found this very informative because a rotation like this suggests optimism may be waning by global investors, and future expectations of growing economic...

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​Trimble’s Expanding SaaS Business Makes It Far More Agile

Trimble, Inc., formerly known as Trimble Navigation, makes hardware and software for global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) receivers along with other technology solutions for workers in multiple industries including advanced military GPS. The California-based company highlights four segments of its business: building and infrastructure, geospatial, resource and utilities and...

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Jabil: Diversified Manufacturer Growing with Technology

Jabil Inc. is a manufacturing services company that outsources for many of the largest companies in the world including Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Magic Leap, Go Pro, Tile, Keysight Technologies and Zebra Technologies among many others. As one of the largest U.S.-based manufacturers, the company has nearly $26.3 billion in revenue...

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