Supply Chain Should Bank on Business Networks Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/1/2014 (2) comments Increasingly, procurement is evolving as a strategic function within most manufacturing organizations. Business networks are evolving to connect the supply chain and give procurement the edge it needs.
It’s Time for Better Systems in the Yard Mary E. Shacklett 3/31/2014 (4) comments We've automated many aspects of the supply chain, but the trucks that come into the warehouse are still managed in the warehouse. It's time for a forklift upgrade of yard management.
The Internet of Supply Chains Christian DeFeo 3/28/2014 (5) comments With the help of the distribution community, the wave of excitement over the Internet of Things has the potential to liberate engineers and transform designers.
Student Pays Engineering Forward Jessica MacNeil 1/31/2014 (8) comments Jim Balz's path to engineering and philanthropy wasn't always clear, but when he got involved in the FIRST Robotics Competition his interest became a passion. Now his work is gaining support from the engineering community, even seeing him speak at major conferences and events.
If It’s on NPR, It Must Be True Wade McDaniel 1/29/2014 (5) comments As organizations talk about re-shoring, labor costs should only be part of the discussion. Taken as a whole, this is a movement whose time has come.
Closing the Direct Procurement Gap Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/29/2014 (1) comment Today's supply chain bears little resemblance to the procurement channel of the past. It's time for direct procurement practices to evolve and catch up.
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