Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Social Supply Chain, An Interview with Jeff Ashcroft

Some may call this shameless self-promotion however it’s actually social media I want to promote and I just happen to be the vehicle in this case. With this in mind, I’m sharing with you all the interview I did recently … Continue reading

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Combating Counterfeiters in the Global Supply Chain

From Industry Week: “Product counterfeiting is a multi-billion-dollar underground economy that poses a serious threat to the legitimate global economy, including commerce and the public’s safety. Many North American manufacturers have exported the production and assembly of their products to … Continue reading

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On Twitter and in the Workplace, It’s Power to the Connectors

From Harvard Business: “In the World According to Twitter, giving away access to information rewards the giver by building followers. The more followers, the more information comes to the giver to distribute, which in turn builds more followers. The process … Continue reading

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Penske Logistics Announces Three Executive Appointments

Penske Logistics announced three executive appointments November 18th, 2009 ~ Jim Erdman, Senior Vice President – Global Products ~ Amy Ilyes, Senior Vice President – Customer Experience and Angela Yang, Managing Director for Asia-Pacific Region. Read on for further details…

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Four soft charts next phase of global growth as G-log founder Tim Sensenig joins the management team

Four Soft, a global leader offering software solutions for transportation and logistics, has appointed Tim Sensenig as its new Executive Vice President for Global Sales and Business development, further strengthening Four soft’s position in the transportation and Logistics Industry. Mr.Sensenig … Continue reading

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APICS The Association for Operations Management and the University of North Carolina Wilmington Release Operations Management Employment Outlook: 12-Month Hiring Outlook Improved Over Second Quarter Outlook

APICS The Association for Operations Management and the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington released the third quarterly APICS Operations Management Employment Outlook today. Data reported in the October 2009 survey indicate that 51 percent … Continue reading

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New Book Takes Aim at Supply Chain Risk

From scmr.com: “As their operations grow more global and complex, companies are becoming increasingly worried about disruptions to their supply chains. The big challenge they encounter, says Gary S. Lynch of Marsh Inc., is identifying the potential risks and then … Continue reading

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North American Manufacturers Cite High Level of Supply Chain Risk

From Industry Week: “More than one-third of North American manufacturers, responding to a MFGWatch survey, say they’ve experienced a significant supply chain disruption in the past three months. When asked if they or their customers had experienced a significant supply … Continue reading

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Risk and Uncertainty in Supply Chain Management

From husdal.com: ” I’ve searched and scoured numerous academic journals in order to find literature I can use for this blog. Sometimes my readers help me and suggest articles I am not yet aware of, and sometimes I stumble upon … Continue reading

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Xerox Scientists Develop “Silver Bullet” Needed to Replace Silicon Circuits with Low-Cost, Durable Plastic

From Xerox.com: “With the development of a new silver ink, Xerox scientists have paved the way for commercialization and low-cost manufacturing of printable electronics. Printable electronics offers manufacturers a very low-cost way to add “intelligence” or computing power to a … Continue reading

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Attend The 10th Annual ISM Services Conference

From ISM.ws : “This program is designed for supply management professionals responsible for not only acquiring services but also for developing the supply chain strategies that support the goals and objectives of the organization. Focusing on diverse examples of both … Continue reading

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