Monthly Archives: April 2007

RFID Support Services from Supply Chain Network

Given the powerful manner in which RFID or Radio Frequency Identification can be used to connect products to systems without the need for human intervention, ubiquitous supply chain management is now a distinct reality. The big question is how do … Continue reading

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Staples Turns to Blue Sky Logistics

From BSL: “Office supply giant Staples has named Blue Sky Logistics to be its supply chain visibility provider, inking a perpetual agreement for an enterprise license to use the solution provider’s visibility products across distribution transactions in its supply chain. … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic: Greening Your Supply Chain

There are toxic chemicals lurking in just about everyone’s supply chain. The question is do you know how many there are, and are there opportunities to minimize them? Not only is this a positive action towards reducing the number of … Continue reading

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Software-as-a-Service Set to Soar

On-demand technology platforms are playing an increasingly important role in enabling information and process collaboration, according to a new Aberdeen Group benchmark study titled, “B2B Collaboration: How On-Demand Platforms Accelerate Value and Impact TCO.” For the study, Aberdeen surveyed more … Continue reading

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LEED Certification for Patagonia’s Reno Service Center

The Reno Service Center of Patagonia the manufacturer and retailer of outdoor gear has received LEED Silver Certification. The company’s mission is to ” build the best product, do no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to … Continue reading

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Greening the Heartland Conference

The Greening the Heartland conference will take place September 12-14, 2007, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center. The Monona Terrace Convention Center is located at One John Nolen Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53703. Greening the Heartland Conference

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LEED Certification Organizations by Country

Visit one of the below dozen sites to learn more about LEED Certification in your area: World Green Building Council US Green Building Council Canadian Green Building Council UK Green Building Council Green Building Council of Australia New Zealand Green … Continue reading

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LEED Certification for Your Logistics Facilities

So as a logistics professional, what can you do to contribute to the well being of our environment? One obvious opportunity is to make the millions of square feet of facilities we build and manage more environmentally friendly. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Out of School

Do you harbor a burning desire to upgrade your logistics and supply chain management knowledge base? Few of us have the spare time to go back to school, but learning while working has never been easier or more affordable than … Continue reading

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We have now launched our free weekly newsletter at SupplyChainNetwork.com which will be delivered every Monday morning with the latest on rfid, logistics and supply chain management. If you’d like to subscribe to receive the latest available information on logistics, … Continue reading

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EPCglobal Ratifies EPCIS – PRESS RELEASE

EPCglobal Ratifies Global Standard for Secure, Real-Time Data Sharing EPCIS Standard Provides Greater Visibility for the Benefit of Business and Consumers Across Industries and the Globe. Brussels, 16 April 2007: EPCglobal Inc announced a groundbreaking industry standard providing the capability … Continue reading

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Spend Analysis

Spend Analysis The success of any supply management initiative is largely dependent upon the ability to access, organize, and analyze spend data. TotalSpend is the first solution to combine proven data classification, analysis, and spend category management capabilities – all … Continue reading

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Distance Learning in Logistics

With the advent and rapid growth of Distance Learning in Logistics, learning more about topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management has never been easier or more affordable than today. When I first got involved with logistics, there wasn’t even … Continue reading

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Warehouse Centric Supply Chain Management

Now that many have come to terms with and acknowledged the need to manage entire supply chains, a number of professionals are now searching about trying to determine the best way of actually doing this! In the increasingly complex tangle … Continue reading

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Sources for Carbon Emissions Credits & Trading

Although to date most carbon emissions reduction mandates are voluntary targets, proactive companies are seeking to purchase carbon emissions “credits” to offset whatever remaining carbon is generated by their supply chain to become in effect carbon neutral. There are a … Continue reading

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Resources on Carbon Neutral Supply Chain

Please review the below resources we’ve identified to assist you in furthering your knowledge of The Carbon Neutral Supply Chain. ClimateBiz – The Business Resource for Climate Management Carbon Down, Profits Up US Department of State – Climate Change US … Continue reading

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Read All About It: Carbon Down, Profits Up!

Over the last 12 months, we have observed an unprecedented expansion in the number of corporations and governments reporting action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We see front runners across a diversity of sectors, from public to private, oil … Continue reading

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Support Organizations for Carbon Neutral SCM

Once your interest in pursuing the goal of creating a Carbon Neutral Supply Chain has been peaked, you’ll also want to explore the many agencies, associations, publications and other organizations out there which can assist you on this quest. Please … Continue reading

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