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Magazine Archives

December 2016

December 2016

It’s December and thus 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. As with years past, we’re also featuring several articles we trust will offer food for thought in your supply chain in the coming year.
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December 2016

December 2016

It’s December and thus 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. As with years past, we’re also featuring several articles we trust will offer food for thought in your supply chain in the coming year.

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December 2016 Features

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McDonald’s “Secret Sauce” for Supply Chain Success
The fast food leader stays atop the marketplace with a “System” where suppliers and McDonald’s “share the pie.”

10
How They Did It: American Casino’s Winning Strategy
American Casino and Entertainment Properties embraced supply management principles for three of its most critical service supply items. The result has been...

16
Competitive Supply Chains
The best supply chains are more than a collection of technologies and processes. As supply chain evolves from tactical to strategic, they...

26
Global Economic Outlook Subject to Change with Trump Presidency
The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president has the potential to upset the established global order and change...

30
Sustainable Distribution at REI
Specialty outdoor retailer REI’s new distribution center brings together the next generation of materials handling and sustainability into one facility.

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