Monday, July 28, 2014
Southeast Asian waters adds further incentive for pirates
The era of constrained labor supply is just beginning, and the decreasing share of populations that are in the working age cohort will keep human capital a front-burner issue for goods producers for decades, according to a new Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation report.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The new US REL Working Capital Survey for 2014 demonstrates that supply chain managers have a lot of work to do in balancing their books
The amount tied up in excess working capital at nearly 1000 of the largest public companies in the U.S. is over a trillion dollars, according to the REL research
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Competition. Commoditization. Tight margins.
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
In the current environment of proliferating product portfolios and increasing demand volatility, there is a great deal riding on getting demand planning right.
Can we actually do something to right the scales of justice?
The market for supply chain management (SCM) software, maintenance and services posted another year of solid growth, generating $8.944 billion in 2013.