After a successful pilot project held in five states, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) has launched a new supply chain optimization program to help U.S. manufacturers become more competitive.
According to John Remsey, a lead subject matter expert for the effort, manufacturers of any size can benefit from the program, which seeks to increase competitive advantage through stronger, more collaborative supply chains. “Our goal is to help manufacturers align their corporate strategy to their supply chain strategy,” says Remsey. “When disruptions occur due to natural or systemic factors, manufacturers with a supply chain strategy are able to respond more quickly.” More
NIST-MEP Supply Chain Optimization Program to Aid U.S. Manufacturers