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ISM Manufacturing Report on Business Shows Promise for Most Sectors

Posted 11/02 · 04:42 PM · SCMR Editorial
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.

Port of Oakland’s “task force” focuses on efficiency

Posted 11/02 · 04:23 PM · LM Editorial
In the wake of a summer-long labor shortage hampering dockside operations, the Port of Oakland now maintains that its “efficiency task force” is ready to establish new benchmarks for cargo throughput.

Chicago Ranks High In Supply Chain Circles

Posted 11/02 · 03:06 PM · SCMR Editorial
Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. recently issued “From First Mile to Last Mile,” a global logistics report examining the primary factors that will impact the global pattern of warehousing and logistics over the next generation, as well as the elements already shifting global trade flows and retail formats.

3 Keys to Managing Supplier Integrity

Posted 11/02 · 02:42 PM · SCMR Editorial
A procurement department’s supplier relationships can vary widely. In some cases, the relationship is strong and productive. In others, the relationship can be tense, fraught with disagreement, or fully dysfunctional.

Global Logisitics: Managing the freight forwarder maze

Posted 11/01 · 10:00 PM · LM Editorial
Global logistics managers have always been under pressure to find the right balance of specialized intermediaries matched with the markets they want to serve. That challenge is becoming increasingly complex, however, as mega-brokerage enterprises capture more share.

2015 NITL Executive of the Year: “Man of Steel” more than a metaphor

Posted 11/01 · 09:00 PM · LM Editorial
Having rebuilt his port and community after Hurricane Katrina, Gary LaGrange is reshaping New Orleans as a major cargo gateway.

60 seconds with Abe Eshkenazi, APICS

Posted 11/01 · 07:06 AM · MMH Editorial
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi about materials handling in the supply chain.

Oracle Launches Next-Generation Cloud Program

Posted 10/26 · 11:02 AM · SCMR Editorial
Supply chain managers attending the annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco today learned that t a record number of the company’s partners are extending their opportunities and revenue potential in the cloud.

Paying the Price for Outdated SKU Clusters

Posted 10/26 · 08:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Companies often group inventory items into classes in order to manage them more efficiently. Managers routinely use these clusters or segmentations in their inventory replenishment planning decisions. However, as companies grow and their operations expand, these classifications can become outdated.
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How Manufacturing Employers Are Getting Lean

Posted 10/23 · 02:21 PM · MMH Editorial
Comprehensive survey illustrates trends in utilization of lean programs and pay rates for lean champions.

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