Monday, May 13, 2013
The recent recall of half a million SUVs will put significant stress on Chrysler's global supply chain, adding pressure to replenish stock and keep the impact to daily operations at a minimum
Monday, May 06, 2013
These are major logistics challenges of a huge event like this, and the Bloomsday logisticians did a remarkable job.
Friday, May 03, 2013
A significant percentage of supply-chain professionals surveyed during ISM's 98th Annual International Supply Management Conference in Dallas this week expressed many of the same concerns we have addressed recently.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Shortly before staging the 98th Annual International Supply Management Conference & Educational Exhibit
ion in Dallas this week, ISM received some valuable social networking exposure
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
SCMR will be running a special article in our July/August issue on the use of social media in the supply chain.
Posted on 04/23 at 08:13 AM
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Thursday, April 18, 2013
Being able to communicate with your senior executives in their language, and thereby connect with them, is a key element determining the future of procurement.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Supply chain professionals will benefit greatly from the ability to access targeted information when they want it.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Once considered the “workshop of the world,” China now seems to be losing its cache as an unstoppable manufacturing powerhouse.
Posted on 04/12 at 03:39 PM
Friday, April 05, 2013
The Hackett Group's study found that procurement leaders expect their budgets to decline by 0.4 percent in 2013.
Posted on 04/05 at 05:57 PM
Thursday, April 04, 2013
The TÜV SÜD Safety Gauge has found that escalating consumer demand coupled with substantial annual recall costs mean that investing in enhanced product safety can improve consumer well-being and drive commercial success at the same time.
Posted on 04/04 at 02:48 PM
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
According to a new survey by Consero Group, an international consultancy based in Bethesda, Md, over 50 percent of Chief Procurement Officers said their company pursues short-term savings from suppliers that undermine long-term value.
Posted on 04/03 at 04:18 PM
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
According to the London-based think tank, near shoring will increase, but off a very low base, so its impact on deep-sea ocean carriers is unlikely to be significant in the short-term
Thursday, March 28, 2013
One of the greatest opportunities for procurement and supply management professionals is connecting with their company’s senior management.
Doing so can help create an awareness of supply management’s potential, and thereby improve the odds of gaining top management’s buy-in and support.
Monday, March 25, 2013
When it’s all said and done companies do two basic things – they sell (products and/or services) and to sell, they need to buy. An oversimplification? Not really. Whether a company is comprised of thousands of employees, or only one, it’s very likely that to sell a good or service the company needs to buy something? Even the company of one.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Supply chain executives seeking to learn more about the critical issues facing the United States Postal Service will be convening in San Francisco next week for the annual National Postal Forum.