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December 2015

December 2015

It’s December, and time once again for our annual Executive Guide to Supply Chain Resources. This is a comprehensive guide to services, products, and educational opportunities targeted specifically to supply chain professionals. The editors at Supply Chain Management Review wish all of our readers a successful year to come.
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December 2015

December 2015

It’s December, and time once again for our annual Executive Guide to Supply Chain Resources. This is a comprehensive guide to services, products, and educational opportunities targeted specifically to supply chain professionals. The editors at Supply Chain Management Review wish all of our readers a successful year to come.

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Top Story

Global Economy Likely to Remain Stalled in 2016
At this time last year our experts told us to expect a “gravity shift” toward economic centers in the East. China’s sudden decline has changed all that, and it now appears that supply chains may remain in stasis worldwide.

December 2015 Features

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Global Economy Likely to Remain Stalled in 2016
At this time last year our experts told us to expect a “gravity shift” toward economic centers in the East. China’s...

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Raising the Public Sector Bar Through Private Sector Best Practices
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), one of the nation’s largest and oldest public utilities, turned to best-in-class procurement practices from the...

16
Key Distribution Strategies of Top Omni-channel Retailers
Omni-channel retailing has turned traditional distribution upside down. Based on a recent survey of 18 top retailers, we look at how the best...

22
How They Did it: Service and Price Come Together
To get the most value for its transportation spend, Knorr-Bremse Asia Pacific Ltd. created a rating system that links the performance of...

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Third Party Risk: Too Close for Comfort
You’ve got a handle on many of the potential supply chain "disrupters" that can paralyze your business. But the real risk is embedded in areas you may have overlooked.
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Additive manufacturing and 3D printing promise to simplify manufacturing, reduce inventories, and streamline operations. But, to determine when and how to apply additive manufacturing, organizations need a decision model that assesses it’s market strategy, supply chain performance, and complexity.
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EDITORS' PICKS
Supply Chains in Advanced Markets Should Become More Agile, Says Atradius
Higher inflation, falling unemployment, and strengthening Purchasing Manager Indices all suggest...
Trade Trends Report Confirms E-Commerce Urgency
Because trade policies remain fluid, shippers must have the information needed to be flexible and...

Supply Chain Digitization of Ocean Cargo Gateways Examined by chainPORT
The chainPORT initiative is led by the Ports of Los Angeles and Hamburg Port Authority in Germany,...
Procurement Still Falls Behind in Digitized Supply Chains, Says Accenture
“The digital revolution has largely overlooked procurement,” says Accenture.