Monthly Archives: December 2009

6th Annual CSCMP European Conference March 24-26 Rotterdam

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) will hold its sixth annual European conference and research seminar in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, March 24-26, 2010. “We have created a truly unique event with a keynote address by one of Europe’s … Continue reading

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Three Certainties in Life: Death, Taxes, and the Forecast is Wrong

We all know demand variability and predictability are a daily reality for high tech manufacturers. The up-coming holiday season brings its own challenges for the manufacturers of consumer electronics. This year, it looks like it may be compounded by an … Continue reading

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Johnny Thøgersen appointed as Managing Director of Four Soft Nordic

Four Soft (4S) (NSE: “FOURSOFT”, BSE: 532521), a global leader offering software solutions for transportation and logistics, announced the appointment of Mr. Johnny Thøgersen as Business head of its Nordic Operations. Mr. Thøgersen will oversee Business Development, BPO and Services … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Industry Veteran Greg Cronin Joins Quiet Logistics

Quiet Logistics today announced that Greg Cronin, a veteran supply chain industry entrepreneur and executive, has joined the company as vice chairman and executive vice president. In this role, Cronin will be responsible for sales, marketing, business development and customer … Continue reading

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MetLife Names John M. Vazquez Head Of Vendor Sourcing and Corporate Services

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today that John M. Vazquez has been named vice president of vendor sourcing and corporate services as well as chief procurement officer, effective immediately. In this new role, Vazquez will lead the IT vendor management … Continue reading

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Companies Struggle With Integration and Coordination Across Complex Partner Networks As Business Interdependence Increases Globally

Executives worldwide are struggling with the challenges of integration and collaboration across complex networks of business partners and customers in a more interdependent business world, according to a new study released today by the Business Performance Management (BPM) Forum and … Continue reading

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