From the January-February 2015 Issue
As long as there have been boats and beasts of burden, intrepid business professionals, governments, and marauders have sought fame, fortune, wealth, and value by going global. Think the Phoenicians, Marco Polo, and the Vikings in days of old. Or in contemporary times, think of China, BRIC, EMEA, and other emerging markets. One could argue that outsourcing to China a few decades ago gave birth to supply chain management as we think of it today. This month we’re including an online bonus column from APQC. While this issue focuses on global management, we didn’t want to miss out on the column.
Global Supply Chain Operations: A Region-by-region Assessment of Readiness
Now Cheaper, But not “Cheap Oil”
Supply Chain Innovation Critical in Ebola Response
Emerging Nations Lose Their Luster with Evaluation of Risk and Reward on Localization
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Professional Associations listings:
APICS—The Association for Operations Management
CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals)
International Society of Logistics
ISM (Institute for Supply Management)
MHIA (Material Handling Institute of America)
NITL (National Industrial Transportation League)
SIG (Sourcing Interests Group)
Supply Chain Council
TRB (Transportation Research Board)
WERC (Warehousing Education & Research Council)