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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.
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
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
A recent survey done by one prominent search firm indicates that demand for supply chain professionals in manufacturing and retail have “gone through the roof.”
Friday, September 09, 2016
With just a little more than two years on the job as CEO, Jon Slangerup today announced his resignation from the Port of Long Beach.
The industrial real estate market remains in a strong position for various reasons, according to the Second Quarter Industrial Outlook report from commercial real estate firm JLL.
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Oracle said this week it has acquired LogFire, an Atlanta-based provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud-based, Warehouse Management Systems in an effort to complement its Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud suite.