Latest Trends in UK Manufacturing

Apr 10, 2018 | Podcast

Welcome to the sixth in our popular series of podcasts, where we regularly talk ‘all things supply chain’ with industry experts and leaders, including our very own faculty members.

Hosted by Supply Chain Academy (SCA) Director, Alex Mortimer, we continue the series by welcoming David Fagan – Regional Manager for the EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation.

Podcast #6 – Latest Trends in British Manufacturing and the Supply Chain with the EEF

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Alex and David discuss the following during the podcast:

Latest Trends in British Manufacturing and the Supply Chain with the EEF

Clearly Government is pushing Export with their Exporting is Great initiative as the UK imports more than we export. The manufacturing sector is an important one to the UK so we discussed:

  • What the EEF does
  • Looking ahead – there seems to be several factors affecting manufacturing in the UK these include: (i) Technological Development (ii) Quality procedures (iii) Availability of Finance (iv) Managing Talent (Skills)  (v) Government Policy (vi) Effective management of Supply & Demand
  • We talked about these in relation to the latest data trends researched by the EEF
  • David talked about the trends nationally, Eg North, Midlands, East and West
  • We talked about the core issues in Technology &  Automotive
  • Clearly the manufacturing sector has a culture of learning and development – we discussed their main learning needs
  • How supply chain management affects manufacturing
  • Additional struggles Where are the pain points? What’s the solution?
  • We explained our partnership with The Supply Chain Academy  – We are holding a joint event on supply chain digital, with the leading minds on Big Data, Technology, Strategy and Manufacturing, your colleagues are speaking as part of the business panel.

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