Current news, information and trends on supply chain management systems including software, strategies, operations, best practices.
Posted 05/16 · 01:09 PM · MMH Editorial
Partnership to provide NetSuite customers with SuiteApps for HighJump Software’s warehouse management, direct store delivery and electronic data interchange solutions.
Posted 05/15 · 12:40 PM · SCMR Editorial
While digital progress has enriched the lives of many supply chain managers and the companies they serve, industry analysts warn that there’s a dark side to our reliance on complex computer systems. Indeed some experts contend that our product pipelines have never been more vulnerable to disruption
Posted 05/15 · 12:22 PM · SCMR Editorial
Industry analysts agree that it’s important to make risk assessment an ongoing process, allowing for frequent plan updates as political conditions, fuel prices, tariffs, currency exchange rates, labor costs, and other supply chain security threats arise.
Posted 05/13 · 05:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
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
Posted 05/13 · 05:01 PM · SCMR Editorial
JDA eight emphasizes the notion of convergence of software applications
Posted 05/13 · 04:52 PM · SCMR Editorial
While retail sales were up in April, the growth rate was less than impressive based on data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation
Posted 05/13 · 09:19 AM · SCMR Editorial
As the Port of Los Angeles hosted the 28th World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors last week, a crucial vote was being cast to determine its logistical future.
Posted 05/10 · 08:44 AM · MMH Editorial
The first user conference since the JDA/RedPrairie merger sees record attendance.
Posted 05/06 · 05:59 PM · SCMR Editorial
On paper, it would seem that a shorter ocean transit route would have a positive impact on the environment. But several scientists contend that the shift of some freight from the U.S. West Coast to the East Coast will represent no more than "a push," when it comes to cleaning the air and addressing climate change.
Posted 05/06 · 10:51 AM · SCMR Editorial
These are major logistics challenges of a huge event like this, and the Bloomsday logisticians did a remarkable job.