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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Bringing millennials into the supply management profession is challenging because the usual recruitment tools don’t work. As we educate millennials about the profession, we also need to educate ourselves about millennials.
Posted on 08/25 at 11:00 AM
Economist Brian Beaulieu sees an improving economy over the next 24 months, with forward thinking companies expanding their capabilities. Is your supply chain ready for 2017?
Friday, August 21, 2015
Regardless of the industry, the best companies are in the midst of transforming their supply chains to gain a sustainable competitive advantage.
Risk is a fact of life for the supply chain professional due to innumerable forces subject to change or beyond control within the supply chain such as legal, security, regulatory and environmental compliance; weather and natural disasters; and terrorism.
Posted on 08/21 at 02:45 PM
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Supply management. Supply chain management. Procurement. Logistics. They're all bandied about these days, but just what is the right name for the profession?
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Raytheon’s supply chain leader says new technologies such as data analytics and Big Data will make supply chains better, faster, and smoother.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Optimization models are commonly used to identify cost efficient network flows. This tool is especially useful for modelling complex flows, for example when various products move through a distribution network via multiple paths and transportation modes.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Infor, a supply chain and logistics technology services and ERP software provider, said this week it plans to acquire GT Nexus, a global provider of cloud-based global commerce technology, for $675 million. Infor said the deal is expected to become official within 45 days, pending regulatory approval.
Posted on 08/12 at 01:43 PM
Friday, August 07, 2015
But many supply chain managers may wonder: With jobless claims at near a four decade low, what are the implications for a spike in interest rates and subsequent impact on supply chains?
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
July non-manufacturing activity saw a decent jump from June to July, according to the most recent edition of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute of Supply Management
Posted on 08/05 at 11:45 AM