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Monday, January 11, 2016
Over the next five to ten years, a record number of people will leave the workforce—and taking with them years of wisdom and experience that is not easily replaced. If you’re not worried about the impact of that much talent walking out the door, you should be.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
The December 2015 Semiannual Economic Forecast issued yesterday by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) took on two items that have been prevalent in addressing current trends in the form of: sharply lower oil prices the strength of the U.S. dollar.
Monday, August 03, 2015
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth fell 0.8 percent to 52.7 (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth). PMI growth has been at 50 or higher for 31 straight months (with the overall economy growing for 74 months), and the current PMI is 1.7 percent below the 12-month average of 54.4.
Monday, June 01, 2015
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth was up 1.3 percent compared to April at 52.8 (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth), showing growth for the second straight month after five months of sequential declines, which had been in effect since October 2014. The current PMI is 2.1 percent below its 12-month average of 54.9.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Growth firmly remains in the cards for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in 2015
Monday, April 06, 2015
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.5 in March, which was 0.4 percent below March and also 0.6 percent below of the 12-month average of 57.1. Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector has grown for the last 62 months, according to ISM.
Monday, June 02, 2014
Manufacturing activity remained in growth territory last month, with nearly across-the-board increases in some of its key metrics
Sunday, May 18, 2014
The world needs procurement, manufacturing, logistics and distribution rock stars
Monday, May 12, 2014
One of this year’s Richter Scholars, Dismuke is one young student who is excited about supply chain management
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Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) released its 2014 Salary Survey that revealed a decrease in salary for the average professional, and the fact that compensation was the most important factor for job candidates evaluating job opportunities in the supply chain industry.