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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
In an effort focused on addressing “supply chain issues that affect the international competitiveness,” Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank late last week announced the debut of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness
Monday, October 08, 2012
That mindset was front and center at a session at last week’s Council of Supply Chain Management’s (CSCMP) Annual Conference last week, entitled “How Supply Chain Drives Shareholder Value.”
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
A recent survey of 3PL industry leaders contained some revealing forecasting news.
Monday, October 01, 2012
Ann M. Drake, chairman and chief executive officer of DSC Logistics, Inc., will receive the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) prestigious 2012 Distinguished Service Award.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Consensus views on a U.S. manufacturing resurgence have largely centered on rising labor costs in markets such as China as the key driver of re-shoring back to the U.S.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
America has a growing mineral dependence on nations with abysmal labor practices and human rights violations
Saturday, September 01, 2012
Today more than ever, innovation is a top priority. Sixty-two percent of executives questioned in a recent Accenture survey noted that their business strategy is “largely” or “totally” dependent on innovation. Nowadays, however, companies don’t only need to innovate, they also need collaborators—partners—to help make innovation happen.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
When H. J. Heinz Company and CEVA Logistics, announced a five-year ocean freight contract earlier this week, it may signal similar groundbreaking deals in the future.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
In its ongoing quest to help U.S. multinationals remain competitive in the global marketplace, the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute recently convened its private sector “advisory board” in Chicago for a one-day forum
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
In today’s “world flash” update, analysts said that all the key economies of the world have slowed down, almost simultaneously.