Monthly Archives: October 2009

Social Media and the Supply Chain – ISM Publishes SCN

From ISM: “The buzz is everywhere, in newspapers, television and across the Internet. Social media — whether it be Twitter, LinkedIn, Yammer or another networking service — is all the rage. And although there are now only a few who … Continue reading

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BMW awards parts distribution deal to Ceva

CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company has been awarded a contract with BMW UK to manage the delivery of spare parts to approximately 200 BMW and MINI dealerships across the UK and Northern Ireland. CEVA will provide … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Defense Places First Orders for DASH7 Wireless Sensor Products

The DASH7 Alliance, a coalition of organizations promoting a standard for wireless sensor networks, today announced that the United States Department of Defense (DoD) has placed its first order for DASH7 active RFID tracking technologies. The order comes under the … Continue reading

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Beyond Visibility: Driving Supply Chain Responsiveness

This study of 349 companies shows that granular supply chain visibility is a key component of the infrastructure needed to build an agile and responsive supply chain network. The report examines how Best-in-Class companies use visibility to more effectively respond … Continue reading

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ConAgra Foods Licenses Terra Technology’s Multi-Enterprise Demand Sensing

Terra Technology (www.terratechnology.com), the leading provider of demand sensing and inventory optimization solutions for consumer products companies, today (Oct 13th) announced that ConAgra Foods, one of North America’s leading food companies, has selected Terra’s Multi-Enterprise Demand Sensing (MDS) solution to … Continue reading

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Verical Redefines the Electronic Components Marketplace

Verical, Inc., the Electronic Components Marketplace, today announced the production launch of its online trading platform for global high tech manufacturers and distributors of electronic components. Countering major risks to the high tech supply chain, the Verical Marketplace uses information … Continue reading

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Freight Market Outlook Added to Reposition 2009

CITT is proud to announce that David Newman, (CMA, CFA) has been added to the list of “C” level executive speakers scheduled to present at Reposition 2009 in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Friday, Nov. 6th. Mr. Newman will be discussing freight transportation … Continue reading

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Herman E. Daly: A Steady-State Economy

From SDC(UK): The Earth as a whole is approximately a steady state. Neither the surface nor the mass of the earth is growing or shrinking; the inflow of radiant energy to the Earth is equal to the outflow; and material … Continue reading

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Logistics Giants Join with WFP for Asian Crises Response

Three of the biggest corporate names in global logistics – Agility, TNT and UPS – have joined international efforts to expedite food supplies to hundreds of thousands of people affected by natural disasters in Asia, the United Nations World Food … Continue reading

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APICS 2009 in Full Swing @ Toronto Canada!

APICS 2009 is underway at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre! Be sure to watch your inbox for daily recaps, reminders for conference attendees, information about the APICS Live Learning Center—the exclusive resource for educational content from the APICS International Conference … Continue reading

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Optimizing the Procurement Lifecycle: JDA Helps Address Complex Transportation Management Needs

The phrase “time is money” has never been more relevant for transportation and purchasing managers than it is today. Even though transportation costs have declined in recent months, transportation managers still face added pressure to streamline the time-consuming and cumbersome … Continue reading

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APICS Releases Supply Chain Manager Competencies Model

APICS The Association for Operations Management, the global leader in supply chain and operations management certification, education, and membership, announced today (August 20th,09) the release of the APICS Supply Chain Manager Competency Model—a model designed to guide individuals considering careers … Continue reading

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Smart Software Chosen for 100 Great Supply Chain Partners Award for Fourth Year

Smart Software, Inc., provider of industry-leading demand forecasting, planning, and inventory optimization solutions, today (September 15th, 09) announced that SupplyChainBrain (formerly Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies) has chosen the company for its list of “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” … Continue reading

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Attend Airships to the Arctic 2009 in Calgary!

Arctic logistics has historically been a case of doing the best we can with what we have. Consistent delivery success has limitations and transportation costs in the Arctic are extremely expensive. Requirement to store large quantities of goods for a … Continue reading

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