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AGCO thrives by looking for ways to continuously improve its supply chain.

By Alan Dorich, senior editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Some companies are set in their ways and content to rest on their laurels, but not AGCO. “It has recognized it needs to adapt not only to the current conditions, but adapt and support what we believe the future will hold on the product landscape, corporate strategy, and global operating environment,” Vice President of Global Materials Greg Toornman declares.

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Ripple Foods focuses on product innovation to offer its customers more options while continuously working to improve the flavor profile. 

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers

Competition in the plant-based protein segment continues to rise as more consumers actively seek these options in their diets. Plant-based food sales have doubled over the past year and research firm Markets and Markets projects the global plant-based protein market to reach $5 billion by 2020. 

VanderlandeThe growth in ecommerce presents a lot of opportunities for Vanderlande, but it doesn’t want to abandon its focus on quality and delivery.

By Staci Davidson

What connects travel and ecommerce? The supply chain, particularly how luggage and packages of goods are moved from place to place, from facility to truck. Vanderlande works hard behind the scenes to help ensure travelers’ luggage gets where it needs to be and efficiently, while also helping ecommerce providers deliver their goods on time. The company’s work has made it the global market leader for value-added logistics process automation at airports and in the parcel market. 

AkebonoAkebono North America aims to get ahead of supply chain issues whether man made or natural disasters.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Akebono’s automotive customers expect just-in-time delivery of brakes and parts. “There is more and more pressure on the suppliers to own more and more of the system,” Vice President Grant Church says. “In the old days, the customer would pick up at the dock and deliver to his own buildings. We are often asked to take on that responsibility. “

TecmaThe Tecma Group of Companies relies on data analytics to increase efficiencies and cost-effectiveness throughout the supply chain for its clients.

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

As the United States trade war with China continues to escalate, goods manufactured in Mexico are expected to become more competitively priced, making the country a more attractive option for manufacturers’ shelter maquiladora operations. Because of this, The Tecma Group of Companies is preparing for significant growth having positioned itself over the last 30 years as the go-to entity management company.

AFGlobalBy building a strong supply chain, AFGlobal Corp. enhanced its business and strengthened its culture.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Serving complex industries needs a well-organized operation to maintain a high level of service. Working with the global oil and gas, power generation, industrial and aerospace markets, AFGlobal Corp. understands this well. Five years ago, AFGlobal realized it wouldn’t be able to achieve sustainable growth without a strong supply chain, so it set out to establish one. 


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