Monthly Archives: October 2008

Fastfrate Names Peter Marshall President and CEO

Consolidated Fastfrate Inc., a leading provider of transportation and logistic services in Canada, today announced that Peter Marshall has been named President and Chief Executive of Consolidated Fastfrate Inc. and its subsidiaries, effective immediately. Ron Tepper will become the Company’s … Continue reading

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Aravo SIM Goes Live Globally with GE

Aravo Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand Supplier Information Management (SIM)software and services, today announced that GE has launched Aravo SIM (TM) to power and transform GE’s supplier information management processes across all of its business units worldwide.

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Join Our SCN Supply Chain Network LinkedIn Group!

In November we launched the SCN Supply Chain Network Group on Facebook in concert with our article Start Utilizing Facebook for Business? As many of our readers utilize LinkedIn versus Facebook, we’ve now also established the SCN Supply Chain Network … Continue reading

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Understanding and Attacking Supply Chain Fraud

We’re pleased to present Supply Chain Network readers with an interesting and insightful series of articles on Supply Chain Fraud contributed by Norman Katz of Katzscan Inc. Regardless of where you operate in North America, Europe or Asia, the regulatory … Continue reading

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The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!

Our next SCN Webinar is scheduled for November 12th at 10:00 am eastern featuring a presentation and video demonstration by Seegrid’s Joel Reed of the Seegrid moblie robotic pallet trucks. Somewhere in the back of my mind I guess I … Continue reading

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Supply Chain News: CSCMP 2008 Review and Comment

From Supply Chain Digest: “I am just back from Denver and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual global conference. Thanks to the many of you who have written with kind words for the daily video summaries offered … Continue reading

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New SCN Articles Archive Introduced!

Researching specific logistics and supply chain management topics, looking for freight and transportation tips or if you need more information on SCM software solutions you’ll find many interesting and in depth articles published previously here on the Supply Chain Network … Continue reading

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Annual 3PL CEO Survey Reveals Impact of Economy on Global Supply Chains

DENVER, Oct. 6, 2008 – Results from the “2008 3PL Provider CEO Perspective” surveys were presented today by Dr. Robert Lieb, Professor of Supply Chain Management at Northeastern University, and Joe Gallick, Senior Vice President of Sales for Penske Logistics, … Continue reading

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Ryder Set to Acquire TCTL and CRSA Operations

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today (10/3) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Transpacific Container Terminal Ltd. (TCTL) and CRSA Logistics … Continue reading

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Sustainable Supply Chain Management

From accenture.com: “During the 1990s, a leading sportswear company hit the headlines because of the intense scrutiny it attracted over the treatment of workers in its suppliers’ Asian factories. Not long after that, several large U.S. retailers drew unwelcome attention … Continue reading

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Procter & Gamble, Terra Technology to Co-Present at CSCMP Annual Conference

Terra Technology, the leading provider of demand sensing and inventory optimization solutions for consumer products companies, today (9/30) announced that David Mills, associate director of global business planning for Procter & Gamble, and Michael Mastroianni, vice president of supply chain … Continue reading

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Best Buy Canada Introduces Streamlined Screening

From Canadian Security: “Like many warehousing and distribution service operations, having hundreds of employees and dozens of visitors passing through your facilities each day means that security measures to ensure the safety of employees and the sanctity of the inventory … Continue reading

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