Filed in Supply Chain Management
Monday, November 23, 2015
Regardless of the motive, environmental and social supply chain sustainability requires a level of transparency, and ultimately integrity, that is only beginning to be recognized.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
After being caught off guard by a phenomenal increase in sales in 2013, a company in the auto battery replacement market wanted to improve the accuracy of its sales forecasts.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
"It's just not fair!" How many times have your kids said that to you? Or, how many times have you heard that from a colleague describing collaborative supply chain relationships?
Monday, November 09, 2015
Changes in customer behavior are set to disrupt businesses in all industries over the next five years. Yet, most company operations are not designed to deliver what customers value – now or three years from now.
As our news section story on sustainability opines, research from West Monroe Partners finds that half of North American supply chain executives consider green supply chain a strategic priority. But there’s a disconnect: how do these executives define it?
For the third straight year, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. convened its Annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago recently to identify key global industry trends.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Even with the fourth mild sequential decline in a row, manufacturing in October still showed growth, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
With highly volatile freight rates and oil prices, the freight forwarding market is undergoing structural changes and an uncertain global economic situation means that forwarders need to be attuned and responsive to macro-trends.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The Pacific Coast Council of Custom Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association, Inc. stages its annual conference – WESCCON – at this time of year to bring supply chain managers up to date on the latest ocean freight trends and practices. It also gives industry experts a chance to speculate on “worst case scenarios.”
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Monday, October 12, 2015
MIT has opened up new pathways to online education and professional master’s degrees, with the introduction of a unique online credential called the MicroMaster’s credential and a new route to gaining an MIT master’s degree.