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Thursday, March 08, 2012

As the economy continues to gradually show signs of improvement, retail-based shippers are being proactive in shifting from cost-cutting to growth. That was one of the main findings of the Third Annual State of the Retail Supply Chain report by The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Auburn University.

Monday, March 05, 2012

The January NMI—at 57.3—is up 0.5 percent over January and is at its highest level since reaching 58.3 in January 2011. A reading above 50 represents growth.

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Even with a slight decline from January, data released today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) indicates that manufacturing is on strong footing and still in growth mode.
Posted on 03/01 at 02:22 PM
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Dealing with challenges and the unknown is considered a given for supply chain and logistics managers. When the unexpected happens, it is imperative that they are taking steps to manage risks in an efficient and proper manner. But according to a report from Accenture and the World Economic Forum, entitled “New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk,” that is not always the case.

Monday, February 06, 2012

A supply chain expert offered up his take on the White House's National Strategy for Supply Chain Security.
Posted on 02/06 at 01:57 AM
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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.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:46 AM
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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.
Posted on 01/16 at 04:43 PM
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Friday, December 30, 2011

There's an ancient Chinese legal concept known as “Lian Zuo” or the “Five Degrees of Culpability."
Posted on 12/30 at 11:13 AM
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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.
Posted on 11/10 at 10:05 AM
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