Monthly Archives: April 2009

Protectionism Concerns Supply Chain Executives

From OutsourcedLogistics.com: ” One negative attitude expressed by more than 80% of managers at manufacturing companies involved in international trade was that growing protectionism could sink the world into a global depression. A second thought is that if prolonged, the … Continue reading

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The Human Side of SCM

From ManagingAutomation.com: “How does the supply chain owner, or owners, manage the community of decision makers?” It was obvious that the software magic being applied to managing supply chains ignored this community of decision makers — the human aspect of … Continue reading

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Zappos.com Goes Space Age

From Logistics Management: “The online retailer recognizes order fulfillment as the key component of its mission and views the distribution function as its major competitive advantage. Here’s how it adopted Space Age automation to realize skyrocketing productivity and meteoric sales … Continue reading

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People and Talent Supply Chain Management

People are what makes organizations work or in some cases not work. How many times have the actions of one person in an organization either made you loyal to that company or swear to never do business with them again? … Continue reading

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