Monthly Archives: May 2008

AMR Announces Top 25 Supply Chains for 2008

From AMR: “The AMR Research Supply Chain Top 25 identifies companies that demonstrate leadership in applying demand-driven principles to their global supply chains. Our goal is to show how supply chain excellence contributes to economic value creation, and, in so … Continue reading

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Will High Oil Prices Reverse Globalization?

The rising price of oil is making international trade of heavy cargo prohibitively expensive, and acting as an incentive for importers to find products such as steel closer to home, new research by CIBC World Markets shows. For heavy products, … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals Of Supply Chain ROI

From johnbdev.org: “When it comes to discussing supply chain ROI or supply chain return on investment, the usual practice companies undertake is to use three years for its calculation. Aside from that period of three years, there are also a … Continue reading

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Measuring your Return On Intelligence (ROI) – Simplifying Supply Chain Visibility Webinar May 21st!

Please join us on May 21st, 2008 at 4:00pm est for the first in our series of free online SCN Supply Chain Network webinars. This month our topic is Measuring your Return On Intelligence (ROI) – Simplifying Supply Chain Visibility … Continue reading

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Shocks To The Supply Chain

Chief Executive: “Last summer, when The Boeing Co. announced it would delay the introduction of its 787 Dreamliner, CEO Jim McNerney blamed the problem on the company’s supply chain. A large product like an airplane uses thousands of individual parts, … Continue reading

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