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Monday, July 11, 2016
How do Millennials in our profession think and act? What drives the successors of today’s supply chain leaders? Supply Chain Management Review interviewed four up and coming 30-something managers from varied backgrounds and supply chain specializations to help answer these questions.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 51.3 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) in May, representing a 0.5 percent gain over April. From October through February, the PMI had seen sub-50 readings, with October marking the first month that the PMI was below 50 since November 2012.
Posted on 06/01 at 03:45 PM
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
One of the many interesting facets of the Semiannual Economic Forecast issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is its “special questions” segment featured at the end of the report.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Supply chain resilience is vital to robust business performance. Threats to resilience—such as depressed oil prices, natural catastrophes and the spread of terrorism—are keeping financial executives around the world up at night.
Posted on 05/12 at 09:14 AM
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Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 55.7 in April (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was up 1.2 percent compared to March, with economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector growing for the 75th consecutive month. The April PMI is 0.5 percent above the 12-month average of 56.2.
Posted on 05/04 at 03:06 PM
Monday, May 02, 2016
Manufacturing activity in April remained on the right side of growth for the second straight month, following six months of contraction, according to the April edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Friday, April 15, 2016
There are three distinct categories of talent necessary for achieving optimal performance: “procurement employees” are just one of the three categories.
Posted on 04/15 at 09:23 AM
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Thursday, March 03, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.4 in February (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 0.1 percent off from January, with economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector growing for the 73rd consecutive month. The February PMI is 3.2 percent below the 12-month average of 56.6.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
In its Manufacturing Report on Business, ISM said that the PMI, its index to measure growth, was 49.5 in February (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), topping January by 1.3 percent and sub-50 for the fifth month in a row.
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With an average age of 27, the 2016 supply chain superstars span industries ranging from manufacturing to education, financial services, medical devices, information technology, oil and gas, and government. Many are driving improvement in areas that matter to them and benefit society, such as sustainability.