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Thursday, January 12, 2017
In today’s world where the supply chain is always evolving, it’s critical for managers to remember that their role is more important than ever.
Monday, January 09, 2017
Prologis, a leading logistics real estate company, has a new paper on how demand drivers behind the fast-growing logistics real estate industry are changing and their future implications.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Following a decline in September, the Shippers Conditions Index from freight transportation consultancy FTR was neutral in October, the most recent month for which data is available.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Supported by decent growth trends in recent months, the December 2016 Semiannual Economic Forecast recently issued by the Institute for Supply Management makes it clear that the future looks fairly bright for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Connected technologies are on the rise throughout the manufacturing and distribution value chain. Industry 4.0, as this digital and physical integration has been dubbed, seems to be reshaping how products are designed, produced, distributed and everything in between.
Monday, November 07, 2016
The strategic supply chain requires a new kind of leader; one with skills and orientations not currently found in many supply chain managers. Here’s what we need to complete that change, and the steps to get there.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Samsung’s recent Galaxy Note battery fiasco—in the aftermath of the huge Takata airbag and Volkswagen emissions scandals—really highlights the one thing that no company should ever do when confronted by earth-shaking bad news: don’t panic!
Monday, October 03, 2016
Global commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield released its latest U.S. Macro Forecast, confirming that the economy weathered rough headwinds in the first half of 2016.
Coming off of its first decline after a five-month stretch of growth, manufacturing activity in September showed a bounce back of sorts, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Manufacturing Report on Business.
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Monday, September 26, 2016
World-class procurement organizations are nearly twice as likely to have talent retention planning in place, and see turnover rates that are more than 50 percent lower than typical companies