Tag Archives: MAPI

MAPI_weekly_update
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Transitioning to a Digital Supply Network In an increasingly digital world, surrounded by connected devices, manufacturers are recognizing the necessity and benefits of moving from a linear supply chain model to a flexible, digital supply network...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Transitioning to a Digital Supply Network In an increasingly digital world, surrounded by connected devices, manufacturers are recognizing the necessity and benefits of moving from a linear supply chain model to a flexible, digital supply network...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Changing Nature of Ocean Traffic After Panama Canal Enlargement The 2016 Panama Canal expansion added a third set of locks while doubling its shipping capacity. With the physical enlargement came a new transit booking system and...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief The Perplexing Pot Puzzle A developing issue for employers this year is drug policy. More pointedly, the issue is whether current policies achieve the overall company goals without impeding personal rights. The Slow March Forward In...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief A New Normal for U.S. Manufacturing Growth? No one should be concerned that the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) pulled back from an unrealistic 60.8% in September to a still strong 58.7% in October. The September reading...

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MAPI_weekly_update
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief A New Normal for U.S. Manufacturing Growth? No one should be concerned that the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) pulled back from an unrealistic 60.8% in September to a still strong 58.7% in October. The September reading...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief The GDPR is Coming, What Does It Mean for My Organization? Over the past few years, we have witnessed significant changes in the regulatory landscape for manufacturers doing business in Europe. One of the biggest changes...

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MAPI_weekly_update
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Troubling Signs Amidst Persistent Strength in Employment Numbers Employment remains a star in an otherwise lackluster economic expansion. U.S. employer payrolls swelled by a strong 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate fell a tick to...

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MAPI_weekly_update
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Continuing Evidence of U.S. Manufacturing Improvement The release of the May manufacturing report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) extends a string of recent evidence that the U.S. manufacturing sector is finally shaking off its...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Signs of Spring Growth for Manufacturers The March 2017 Manufacturing ISM® Report on Business® indicates another solid month for a manufacturing uptick. The ISM Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) came in at 57.2%, a 0.5 percentage point...

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