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September-October 2010

September-October 2010

You’re the Top!” In addition to being a great Cole Porter song, it’s a sentiment all of us would like to hear both in our personal and professional lives. Let’s take the professional perspective here. Looking at things from a supply chain perspective in particular, just how do you get to be considered “the top”? You’re the Top!” In addition to being a great Cole Porter song, it’s a sentiment all of us would like to hear both in our personal and professional lives. Let’s take the professional perspective here. Looking at things from a supply chain perspective in particular, just how do you get to be considered “the top”?
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September-October 2010

September-October 2010

You’re the Top!” In addition to being a great Cole Porter song, it’s a sentiment all of us would like to hear both in our personal and professional lives. Let’s take the professional perspective here. Looking at things from a supply chain perspective in particular, just how do you get to be considered “the top”? You’re the Top!” In addition to being a great Cole Porter song, it’s a sentiment all of us would like to hear both in our personal and professional lives. Let’s take the professional perspective here. Looking at things from a supply chain perspective in particular, just how do you get to be considered “the top”?

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Winning Tactics: Lessons from the Supply Chain Top 25
This year’s edition of the Top 25 supply chains published by AMR Research, now part of Gartner, contains some familiar names and some new faces. But beyond the list itself, the most important learning for supply chain professionals is that certain tactics consistently define the leaders, regardless of industry or geography. These are the tactics that lead to operational and financial success.

September-October 2010 Features

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Winning Tactics: Lessons from the Supply Chain Top 25
This year’s edition of the Top 25 supply chains published by AMR Research, now part of Gartner, contains some familiar names and...

22
The Indispensible Supply Chain Leader
“Indispensible” supply chain managers play four critical roles: cross-functionalist, choreographer, coach, and champion. By executing these roles skillfully and consistently, they not...

30
The Growth Potential in Managing Supplier Risk
The downsides of a supplier failure are pretty obvious. Less clear are the advantages to be gained by aggressively managing and mitigating...

36
Supply Chain Lessons from Haiti
Even the most efficient organizations are often ill-prepared for what is needed after an earthquake or similar disaster. Priorities shift suddenly from ...

44
Need a Breakthrough? Try Business Process Outsourcing
With conventional approaches to supply chain cost cutting pretty much exhausted, what’s the next big area of opportunity? It may well...

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