Monthly Archives: March 2008

Cool Chain Quality Indicator

From CCA: “Whatever it is that you eat – it wouldn’t be quite the same without a reliable cool chain. The prerequisite for juicy fruits and vegetables, for tasty milk- and dairy-products, for fresh fish, seafood and meat is an … Continue reading

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All Supply Chain Risks Are Not Created Equal

From Big “S” Security: “Oftentimes, the first time you look at a problem, the bigger it looks. It’s only after you spend some time analyzing it that you realize that you can break it up into bite-sized chunks and begin … Continue reading

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Supply Chains Hold Key to Survival

From Barloworld Optimus: “Supply chains hold the key to survival for thousands of companies caught up in the global economic downturn ‘like never before…’ That’s the view of consultancy and software developer Barloworld Optimus whose Global Business Development Director Fraser … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Spending Spree

From Industry Week: “There’s at least one market that looks like it’ll be enjoying a healthy 2008: supply chain technology. Based on a recent study conducted by analyst firm AMR Research, spending on supply chain technology is expected to grow … Continue reading

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Deutsche Post World Net Splits Logistics and Forwarding

From dpwn.de: “In its meeting on March 4, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG decided on changes to the Executive Management Board. Effective immediately, Deutsche Post World Net will separate the LOGISTICS corporate division into two operating units. Supply … Continue reading

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LeanLogistics Becomes Division of CHEP

Brambles announced today that it had agreed to acquire LeanLogistics, a leading provider of technology-based transport and supply chain solutions, for $45 million cash. The Chief Executive Officer of Brambles, Mike Ihlein, said the acquisition would enable CHEP to provide … Continue reading

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