Complexities and challenges are greater than ever in the industrial sector, but this presents forward-thinking brands with unique opportunities for growth.

Supply chain volatility, challenges, and our increasing dependence upon a supply network that spans the globe has many organizations rethinking their manufacturing operations. More and more, many of us realize that if we are to bring predictability back into our supply model, we need greater visibility and control of our supply chain. With the lead time and price moving upward, owners and users want to extend productivity through effective preventive maintenance programs that minimize downtime and maximize throughput. The result of these factors? A resurgence in bringing manufacturing operations “closer in” and an increased emphasis on revenue-generating service offerings.

It’s not Manufacturing as our Fathers knew it…

  • Industrial environments are clean, efficient, and highly automated today. The world needs to rethink how it views manufacturing.
  • Supply constraints resulting from pandemic and geo-political factors are fueling an industrial renaissance in countries and industries that need more control over raw material and component supply. Now is the time to find new partners and streamline operations.
  • Manufacturers today are system integrators. Very few manufacturers are vertically integrated to the point that they source and produce the product from raw material to finished goods. It takes a network of suppliers and producers that work together in a highly coordinated supply network to bring a product to market and match supply to demand, all the while delivering impeccable quality. Growing your company creates a “halo effect” that positively impacts entire communities and industries.

A growing Industrial Base and a shrinking workforce create challenges… and opportunities

  • Manufacturing needs to be recast in the minds of today’s workforce to attract top-tier talent. Nowhere is the need for positive Employer Branding greater than in the Industrial sector.
  • Today’s industrial environments offer interesting and challenging careers that revolve around design and technology. Innovation is the key to remaining competitive on the global stage.
  • Flexible work schedules and creative working arrangements now bring many of the perks and benefits of technology, marketing, and sales jobs into the industrial space. We have a unique opportunity to help people see industrial careers in an entirely new light.

Need an agency partner that knows your industry and can help your brand grow? If yes, then we should talk. Cargo might be just what you need.