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Getting to Fluid Distribution Networks
Mary E. Shacklett 4/7/2014 (5) comments
With the impact of the omnichannel approach and the rapid changes in customer and product demands, old-style distribution network planning doesn't work anymore. Let's talk about how to reevaluate distribution networks to stay with the flow.
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.
Getting Into Google's Headspace
Logical Link 2/4/2014 (12) comments
Google has gotten plenty of attention as a technology company. However, there's every chance that in the not-too-distant future, this less-than-typical OEM will migrate to top-tier OEM status.
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.
Con Min Certification Drags in Central Africa
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 12/13/2013 (2) comments
Even as manufacturers scramble to meet the demands of compliance with the Dodd Frank Act by May 2013, lack of certification of mines may slow down efforts to identify mines that meet conflict mineral requirements.
Unreliable Mineral Supplies Impede US Innovation
Hal Quinn 11/22/2013 (10) comments
From the lithium in laptop and smartphone batteries, to the copper circuitry in satellites and the silicon in semiconductors, minerals are fundamental to America’s most innovative industries, including the electronics supply chain.
Shutdown Grazes Tech Supply Chain
Tam Harbert 11/21/2013 (4) comments
The federal government shutdown didn't bring business to a halt, but business did get grazed, and, as always, there will be an impact in the electronics supply chain.
Instead of Going to China, Bring China to You
Logical Link 11/19/2013 (18) comments
For years, companies sent their manufacturing operations to China. Now with economic woes still hanging heavy over many developed countries' GDP growth potential, some nations are trying to get Chinese companies to send operations -- and investments -- their way.
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