What are the top 5 logistics & supply chain trends in 2023?
The only way a business can thrive is with the help of growth. There is no growth without evolution. But evolution only comes with change! Accepting these changes in our work is what many manufacturers struggle with. Today let’s take a look at what trends and changes in supply chain and logistics manufacturers should look forward to in 2023.
Here's top 3 reasons why outcome-based manufacturing is beneficial!
For a project or a client, at the end of the day, what matters most are the final results. The result is not just project completion but also the project’s successful. Which is why knowing its outcome is something every manufacturer should know.
Top 3 ways to develop your manufacturing network strategy
A manufacturing network includes various entities that are interconnected such as functions, transactions, and operations that are part of the production process. Therefore, what goes through your manufacturing setup is what makes it efficient and bulletproof.
Why is manufacturing ecosystem an important part of the industry in 2023?
Today almost every industry is shifting its assets to digital platforms. The main cause behind this is because of the consumers. As the days pass by many consumers are expecting more than just a sale of the product.
Manufacturing process analysis: Steps & benefits you should know!
Process analysis has been deemed to be a huge part of the business process over the past two decades. It is a step-by-step review of all procedures that is required to perfect a task. So, you might wonder, why would you require a detailed report or study about a task?
Top 5 things about supply chain planning you should know!
Supply chain is an integral part of the manufacturing a product. This includes the journey from the retrieval of raw materials to the delivery of the finished product to the end user. As this includes the collaboration of various entities, viable data exchange, and operating advanced machinery, there are a few steps a manufacturer such as you must follow. Let's take a look at a few key things to you should know about supply chain planning.
Why do we need a stable supply chain in manufacturing?
Supply chain is a network of businesses and people that are a part of the production process. This includes everyone from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of the finished product to the end user. As there are numerous people and entities involved in this, it can get difficult to monitor each and every aspect. So, what do manufacturers do in such a situation? This is where the stability of the supply chain comes into play.
Guide to lean six sigma in manufacturing to improve production
A user's main intent is always to get the best product in the least amount of time. Though numerous other factors come into play, these two take the lead. This is why we, as manufacturers, have to do our best to improve production so, our clients can have the ideal product they desire in no time. One such way is with the help of six sigma and lean six sigma manufacturing. So, let's take a deep dive into what these are and how they can benefit the manufacturing industry.
Time to market (TTM): It's importance & 3 ways to improve it
To sell any new product, there are two things you must consider. One is the demand, and the other is the right time to sell. Fabricating a product becomes unnecessary if the product does not reach the end user at the right time. So why does a survey say that over 45% of product launches are delayed by at least a month? This generally occurs because it is difficult to organise everything to ensure the product reaches the market on time. So, let’s take a look at 5 easy ways to improve time to market in manufacturing.
Top 5 manufacturing industry trends in 2023
There are times when everyone thinks to themselves, "Isn't there a better way to work?" Which is exactly why trends are essential. These are changes that are brought into the world of any industry, including manufacturing, for the betterment of the current workflow. It helps manufacturers enhance their existing procedures and find a better way to build their ideal and efficient manufacturing systems. Some of these trends in recent years have included digital transformation, artificial intelligence, Industry 5.0, and others.
Top 5 element of logistics in supply chain you should know!
Logistics is part of the supply chain management process that oversees all the procedures within the company. Whereas the supply chain oversees all the processes within the company and its partners, and collaborators, manufacturing logistics deals with procedures from acquiring raw materials to product creation. Many things happen during this process that can alter the course of production, so let's look at what logistics in manufacturing is and why it's important.
5 key steps of consumer electronics manufacturing everyone should know
Every manufacturing process is the perfect symphony of five main steps, which are design, prototyping, testing, production, and after-sales support. Almost every product’s fabrication has the same foundational procedures. The only thing that is different among these is that each of them includes numerous methods that require various levels of expertise. This is why many companies that are into manufacturing hire people from different fields based on their requirements.
5 facts people must know about India's manufacturing in 2023
India is one of the most sought-after countries when it comes to the manufacturing industry. The industry's output in just 2021 was $446.50 billion, a 22.32% hike from the previous year. Which only means this industry is going to boom in the upcoming years. Want to know how? Consider these facts that will cement the idea of India's manufacturing industry's growth.
Here's 3 easy ways manufacturers can reduce their carbon footprint
Many people believe that the carbon footprint is the only source of unsustainable environmental practices. Though it plays a role in environmental sustainability, it is not fully responsible for the uninhabitable Earth. So why are so many people around the world, including the manufacturing industry, focusing on reducing their carbon footprint during their production process?
What is the importance of value chain & it's components in manufacturing?
A value chain is a step-by-step procedure taken by a company to deliver a product within a given time period. Each step taken plays a crucial role in ensuring the product's fabrication without compromising its quality. The analysis of these procedures that adds value to your manufacturing process is known as value chain analysis.
How to become an authorised economic operator (AEO)?
If you are a part of the manufacturing industry, you might have come across a chance to import or export your goods. But the various policies and red tapes that you have to cut through can get tiring and exhausting. Which is where AEO comes into play. It helps you minimise that amount of work. In just 2022 there are over 4000 AEO entities registered in India. Want to know how? Keep reading.
Manufacturer's guide to bring good to the society: 4 easy ways!
We live in a world surrounded by beauty and life. With our current economic and environmental conditions, this beauty is slowly fading away. We all have to do our part to improve our current society's state. In this article, we will discuss 4 easy things you can do as a manufacturer to help the world. Keep reading to know more!
What is consumer electronics manufacturing? Its importance & trends!
Consumer electronics have been part of the manufacturing industry for decades. It started with Edison's invention of the electric typewriter, and now we are stepping towards organic electronics and AI-infused technology. With each passing year, we are able to design unimaginable machines that not only geared towards helping people but also are contributing to society.
Manufacturing inventory: 3 easy ways to optimize them for excellent performance
With the fusion of technology and human intellect, the manufacturing market is expanding every day. In just 2021, India was ranked 2nd index and overtaken the United States in the manufacturing industry. This subliminally means that the industry is expected to evolve more in the future. It also includes optimising your production to the fullest, part of which is inventory.
Top 4 local sourcing benefits in manufacturing you must know!
In manufacturing, it is impossible to produce everything we need for production internally. which is why many companies have copious sources for raw materials, labour, machinery, transportation, and others. As each step of the manufacturing process involves some form of outsourcing, you might wonder, where can you fulfil these requirements? There are two ways for vendors to source, one of which is local sourcing, and the other is global sourcing. Though both have quite a few remarkable pros and cons, employing local vendors has its fair share of advantages. While choosing your supplier, you should select one who is not compromising on quality. Besides these, numerous factors weigh in the decision process. So, let's look at why we should use the products and services of local vendors.
Here's why manufacturing's aftermarket support is a profitable revenue source!
Manufacturing to its core is to generate revenue through the fabrication of quality products. But what if this is not enough? In recent years, especially with the pandemic, almost every industry has faced severe problems which include gaining profits. Which is why finding a better way to improve is pertinent. One such way is aftermarket support for end-customers.
5 challenges to overcome in supply chain for the upcoming years?
Just in the past decade, the manufacturing industry has faced numerous changes. The pandemic is one of the largest such challenges. Though it was a tough time, the entire world has seen many changes they did not expect to work out, with the manufacturing industry being one of them. Many people were not prepared to face challenges such as labour shortages, sterilization, sudden drop in production rate, etc. Now that we are well into the post-pandemic era, why not take advantage of forecasting. It is one of the best ways to predict future challenges and get in front of such problems? Keep reading to find out what the future challenges in the manufacturing industry will be and how you can overcome them.
Why is sheet metal important in electronic manufacturing?
Sheet metals are metals that are converted into thin, flat pieces through the metalworking process. They are commonly used in the manufacturing of almost every product. Various industries utilise sheet metal in their product fabrication. Some of the industries are construction, automation, aviation, and consumer electronics. Even at Radiant Appliances & Electronics, we use these to manufacture top-notch LED TVs and other electronics. Keep reading to find out why so many industries include sheet metal in their production.
Top 4 reasons why supply chain management is important
Supply chain management (SCM) is the backbone of manufacturing. It deals with the flow of goods, information, and finance of products and services. As it is a complex web of information and its management, its importance is undeniable. With each passing day that goes by, the SCM is changing by adapting itself to technological advancements. Let's deep dive into what ways supply chain management can help you during manufacturing
How are organic electronics changing the industry’s future?
A world without technology is close to impossible today. We see many riffs and advances in technology each day, one of which is organic electronics. Simply put, these polymers/organic molecules are generally designed to have similar functions as those of a desirable electronic. They have features and properties that inorganics don’t. Some of which are sensing, biocompatibility, and flexibility. Keep reading to find out more about organic electronics & how they can benefit the manufacturing industry!
What is smart manufacturing & how can it benefit you?
Do you ever wonder if there is way to simplify everything? That is exactly what smart manufacturing is! It is the perfect solution to deal with modern day problems. Smart manufacturing is the process of infusion automation with the help of data analytics to improve your efficiency and final output. With AI becoming an integral part of technology, there are numerous things we can look forward to employing into manufacturing in the upcoming years. Want to find out, how it works? Keep reading!
Top 7 reasons why industry 5.0 brings better future
The manufacturing industry has changed a lot in the past few years. Each revolution from industry 1.0 to 4.0 brought a different form of change to the world. We are now emerging into the future with industry 5.0. So, you might wonder what’s in store for the upcoming industrial revolution? Keep reading to find out what changes industry 5.0 brings that will make our future better.
Top 4 types of automation in manufacturing & their importance!
Automation in manufacturing is about enhancing machinery with new and modern technology. According to market research, the automation market’s size was USD 205.86 billion in 2022. It is also known to increase up to USD 395.09 billion by the end of 2029. Based on these statistics, we can say that automation is not going away anytime soon. In fact, it is to expand further into a bigger market with copious opportunities and trends. So, let’s take a look at what the new generation of technology has in store for the future.
All You Need to Know About IoT devices
Internet of Things, or IoT is about enabling the connection of everyday objects with the Internet. This allows appliances such as television, AC, refrigerator, microwave, lamps, and fans to interact. Industry experts have termed it as the next big thing in the world of technological evolution.
How to stop the hustle and establish work-life boundaries
Most diligent people overwork while sacrificing their personal lives and wear these as badges of honor. The constant need to stay connected and get things done attitude can leave mental and physical health in shambles. However, not having a work-life balance will hamper your motivation to work. Hence, establishing work-life boundaries is an integral part of healthy workplace culture.
Top 7 manufacturing challenges & How to overcome easily
Every manufacturer aims to have an optimal setup in their production process. Even though having an ideal manufacturing setup is a great advantage for production, it is close to impossible. Which is why many manufacturers create a production line that is relatively close to the ideal conditions for the most efficient output. If you would also like to do that, then take a look at the most commonly encountered challenges in manufacturing and how to overcome them.
Top 6 supply chain analytics & optimization trends for the future
The supply chain plays a huge role in any manufacturing project. So, having a functioning supply chain eco-system that is fully optimized is crucial. To do this, many companies use supply chain analytics. Because they are adapting to this method, the industry has grown exponentially. In just 2021, experts say that the market size is valued at USD 5.63 billion and can increase by 17.6% in the approaching years of 2022-2030.
Supply chain analytics: types, importance, key features & challenges
Many companies use supply chain analytics to make data-driven decisions. Analysts use summarized data to gain insight or extract value from a large amount of information.
5 types of manufacturing processes & their advantages
Manufacturing is an essential part of every industry that fabricates goods. It is the process of converting raw materials into final products with the help of machines and manual labour. This process usually includes idea formation, planning, forming a prototype, and finally production. Though it seems simple, the process includes many intricate steps and procedures. Here is a brief on different methods of manufacturing and their respective benefits.
Electronics manufacturing trends to pay attention to in years to come
Despite the pandemic-induced economic slowdown, technological advancements played a significant role in the growth of the electronics manufacturing sector. Smarter manufacturing practices have been the biggest driver of this growth. We intend to explore five trendsetting developments in this article today.
Young Indians (YI) Visit – The Sequel Visit
We are once again delighted to host bright and passionate young minds from Young Indians (Yi) who visited Radiant on Friday 1st October 2021 on a familiarisation cum orientation visit to the largest EMS plant in Telangana. Yi is an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) formed in the year 2002 with an objective of creating a platform for young Indians to realize the dream of a developed nation. Yi has around 3700 direct members in 55 chapters, and engages around 29500 students through chaupals, under the brand ‘Yuva’. The Yi membership includes young progressive Indians between the age group of 21-45 years and comprises entrepreneurs, professionals and achievers from different walks of life. "To become the Voice of Young Indians Globally" being the vision of Yi, it provides a platform for young Indians to participate in and contribute by becoming an integral part of the Indian growth story. Yi's work is divided primarily into three groups:"Youth Leadership", "Nation Building” and “International Engagements”.
Young Indians (YI) Visit
27 bright young minds from Young Indians (Yi) visited Radiant on Saturday 4th September 2021 on a familiarisation cum understanding visit to the largest EMS plant in Telangana. Yi is an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) formed in the year 2002 with an objective of creating a platform for young Indians to realize the dream of a developed nation. Yi has around 3700 direct members in 55 chapters, and engages around 29500 students through chaupals, under the brand ‘Yuva’. The Yi membership includes young progressive Indians between the age group of 21-45 years and comprises entrepreneurs, professionals and achievers from different walks of life. "To become the Voice of Young Indians Globally" being the vision of Yi, it provides a platform for young Indians to participate in and contribute by becoming an integral part of the Indian growth story. Yi's work is divided primarily into three groups: "Youth Leadership", "Nation Building” and “International Engagements”.
Commuting @ Radiant
At Radiant, we ensure that our talent (both employees and 3rd party associates) are spared the rigours and expenses involved in the daily commute to work and back. We focus on Safety, Speed, Reliability and Quality of transport to make their everyday journey an uneventful and a comfortable experience. We firmly believe that investing on our transport fleet is a long term strategic investment that defies the laws of diminishing returns and instead focuses on intangible returns like improved attendance figures, reduced attrition rates higher efficiency at work besides ensuring more quality time off work due to reduced transit time.
Good Food & A Good Life at Radiant
At Radiant, we take great pride in creating good food on a daily basis at our in house factory canteen that serves piping hot, nutritious and delicious meals to over 2000 persons on a daily basis. Our state of the art canteen that was opened in January 2021 has a seating capacity of 600 persons per meal shift and operates 24 * 7 serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea to our staff, workers, vendors and other associates who make our daily operations successful and target oriented. Let us walk through our canteen infrastructure to understand why our resources troop into the same day and night to find solace in good food and good life @ Radiant.
L & D Initiatives at Radiant
Something that can always be done better not only the second time but always each and every time is an output of a common notion understood among many, “Practice makes a man perfect”. But how many understand that the pattern of improvement can be sufficiently regular to be predictive? How many understand such patterns when grouped, can help us achieve a common task. The composite of these patterns is what results in an industrial learning curve which then quantifies to performance.
Recognising our outstanding performers
At Radiant, we nurture, recognise and reward talent that performs beyond the call of duty and exhibit our core values of Adaptive, Agile and Savvy. Our workforce was no exception to the onslaught of the second wave of the pandemic that reared its ugly head in end April before finally subsiding in mid-June 2021.
Radiant is proud to complete the production of 3 million TV sets
Radiant is proud to announce the production of 3 million TV sets at its state of the art factory located at E City – Hyderabad. This feat was achieved at 11:41 am on 27th May 2021 during the A shift.
Diversity and Inclusion at Radiant
Diversity and inclusion are two interconnected concepts- but they are far from interchangeable. Diversity is about the representation of an entity whereas inclusion is about how well the contributions, presence, and perspectives of different groups of people are values, appreciated, and integrated into an environment.
Unboxing the logistics juggernaut at Radiant
At Radiant, the concept of logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) follows the age old adage of “Womb to Tomb” i.e. from conception to demise. We follow world class established concepts and principles of logistics to ensure 100% availability of incoming and outgoing material at all times, thus ensuring zero downtime and delays, both to our internal and external stakeholders (customers). Our logistics and SCM functions are looked after by a dedicated, dynamic and experienced team of die-hard professionals who understand the criticality of keeping things running as per a predesignated plan and ensuring no gaps between the demand and supply ecosystems.
Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) at Radiant
At Radiant, we take great and justifiable pride in adherence to EHS norms as mandated by the law of the land besides traversing the extra mile in self auditing and complying with our own internal benchmarks and standards. We firmly believe that environmental friendly manufacturing processes coupled with our workforce’s health and safety is the gold standard in determining our value as a solution provider to the EMS industry and our esteemed customers. Read on to understand how we pay focussed and undiluted attention to this vital aspect of manufacturing thus ensuring we produce our end products adhering to established standards of EHS in the EMS industry.
Quality Control at Radiant!
At Radiant, we firmly believe that adherence to world class quality controls and processes enable us to live up to our values of Trust, Transparency, Loyalty and Quality with all our customers thus enabling them to return back to us for world class products and solutions that enable ensures their business to be ahead of the curve at all times. At our factory, Quality consciousness is imbibed into a new joiner from the time he/she accepts our offer to join the organisation by means of detailed instructions and process flowcharts that enables him/her to seamlessly complete the joining process and documentation.
5 Reasons why working at Radiant is exceptionally rewarding
As Richard Branson created and took Virgin Atlantic from scratch to the skies, we at Radiant are on a mission to soar above the Indian Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) spectrum with our motto of #adaptive #agile #savvy being followed in everything we do and how we do it on a daily basis. Our core values of Trust, Transparency, Loyalty, and Quality symbolizes our relationship with our customers and also shapes our internal ethics and behaviour attitude within ourselves amongst our workforce.
Populating an Unpopulated Locality
At Radiant, we boast of an employee base belonging to 19 states and Union territories of India. Majority of our employees who join us from other states and cities are apprehensive in terms of finding a good location to relocate once they join and thus they scour the internet for available choices and options. At Radiant, many of our innovative employees who had joined us from outstation locations came out with an out of the box solution “Start residing in nearby localities after doing some research and then continue with the population expansion of Radiant staff”.
We are proud and pleased to announce 100% achievement of our production and despatch targets for the month of April 2021. Working under the shadow of the 2nd wave of the pandemic with increasing caseloads and a general setting of panic amongst the society, the question is “How did we do it?”
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