Monthly Archives: January 2009

Inventory Companies Helped by Retail Cuts

From Reuters.com: ” Companies like Dart Warehouse Corp are the silent partners to big-name U.S. retailers. Yet as stores suffered during the holiday season, firms that handle inventory were still seeing brisk business. Many employees pulled 12 and 13 hour … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Fraud on the Increase

From Engineering News: ” International fraud detection specialist Kroll says in its 2008 report that at every step along the supply chain, opportunities for fraud exist, ranging from simple theft through to large- scale misrepresentation of inventory assets. It notes … Continue reading

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Join our SCN Supply Chain Network Topic Groups

SCN Supply Chain Network has now established a number of specific topic groups on Linked In. All of these are subjects our members and visitors have indicated are important and of significant interest to them, so to add yourself to … Continue reading

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Third Party and the Logistics Professional

There has been much discussion on what Logistics is and the emerging role and recognition of the importance of Logistics professionals within organizations. The rapid growth of the profession has been statistically represented in the growth of related Logistics associations. … Continue reading

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Now Is the Time for Greater Supply Chain Flexibility

“Sir, I read with interest Richard Milne’s article comparing supply chain destocking to a bank run (“Scramble to destock resembles bank run”, December 15). It is clear that suppliers are facing tough times and many are responding with a knee-jerk … Continue reading

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Walk Down Memory Lane Offers Perspective

From Miami Herald:”In 1955, I was fresh out of military service, lived in a New York City suburb and had started my first job with Young & Rubicam as a ”traffic man,” guiding advertisements through the creative and production processes. … Continue reading

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