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Saturday, February 04, 2012
China experts are also telling us that other manufacturers may be expecting “quality fade” unless they build in more transparency with second- and third-tier suppliers.
Monday, January 16, 2012
It’s not every day you’re asked to reinvent one of the high-tech industry’s most iconic companies. But that’s exactly what’s been driving Cindy Reese since she arrived from Sun Microsystems to become Oracle’s senior vice president for worldwide systems operations early last year.
Friday, December 30, 2011
There's an ancient Chinese legal concept known as “Lian Zuo” or the “Five Degrees of Culpability."
Friday, December 02, 2011
With its primary index—the PMI—showing signs of leveling out in recent months, the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business increased nearly two full percentage points in November to extend the growth streak for economic activity in the manufacturing sector to 28 straight months and the overall economy showed growth for the 30th consecutive month.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Taking steps to enhance the joint intermodal service they launched in March 2010, entitled UMAX, Class I railroad carriers Union Pacific and CSX recently announced service enhancements for this offering.
Monday, November 07, 2011
When holiday shopping season picks up, December 12 and December 22 could shape up to be two of its busiest days.
Sunday, October 02, 2011
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals will unveil its new certification program, SCPro, at its annual conference this week in Philadelphia
Saturday, October 01, 2011
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Third party logistics transportation services provider Exel, a wholly-owned entity Deutsche Post DHL, recently announced it plans to begin construction on a 250,000 square-foot distribution facility in Laredo, Texas.
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
With all the noise out there about the economy—whether it be lack of growth, a dim outlook, and sluggish demand (all of which are occurring in one form or another)—it often is easy to overlook some of the good, or positive things, which actually are occurring.