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December 2014

December 2014

By the time you receive your copy of the December issue of SCMR, the holiday rush should be ready to peak and taper off as we all look forward to the year ahead. This issue can help readers prepare in several important ways. This issue also brings you our annual Executive Guide to Supply Chain Resources. This is a comprehensive guide to services, products, and educational opportunities targeted to supply chain professionals. The editors at SCMR wish all of our readers a successful year to come. We hope that the information and insights in this issue will play a part in that success.
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December 2014

December 2014

By the time you receive your copy of the December issue of SCMR, the holiday rush should be ready to peak and taper off as we all look forward to the year ahead. This issue can help readers prepare in several important ways. This issue also brings you our annual Executive Guide to Supply Chain Resources. This is a comprehensive guide to services, products, and educational opportunities targeted to supply chain professionals. The editors at SCMR wish all of our readers a successful year to come. We hope that the information and insights in this issue will play a part in that success.

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December 2014 Features

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Outlook: Globalization Heads Toward Recovery in 2015
As the global economic center of gravity shifts eastward many analysts say emerging economies will see bigger gains than advanced economies. At...

6
What’s Your Supply Chain Priority?
What does it take to remain a supply chain leader? Supply Chain Management Review put that question to executives at four of...

10
Rebalancing Act 2015: This Year’s Battle For Your Supply Chain’s Life
What you need to know, and which indicators you should be watching, to win the re-balancing battle between inventory and transportation.

16
Looking Back Over 25 Years of Research on Third-party Logistics
Over the past 25 years, the third-party logistics (3PL) industry has evolved from an emerging industry to a global best practice, setting the...

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