Monthly Archives: February 2011

Transplace Selects Ron Hefty and David Farris to Drive Growth, Support Transportation Efficiencies, On-Boarding for Customers

-Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced the addition of Ron Hefty as vice president of freight services, and David Farris as vice president of on-boarding. Both executives bring extensive knowledge and experience … Continue reading

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All-New Infor Sales and Operations Planning Solution Helps Companies Profit through Periods of Intense Demand Variability

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced the general availability of Infor Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) version 1.0. Infor S&OP is an entirely new solution, purpose-built by Infor for the unique … Continue reading

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Manchester United agree sponsorship deal with logistics company DHL

From goal.com: “Manchester United have confirmed they have signed a three-year sponsorship deal with DHL in an agreement that will see them become the Red Devils’ official logistics partner. Over the next three years DHL will undertake important operations at … Continue reading

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Avoiding Procurement Malpractice – #3 Process Rules

So far in this series on Avoiding Procurement Malpractice, we’ve examined spend visibility and analysis as critical elements of best-in-class procurement practices. In this final installment, we look at the role of process. The complexity of today’s trading partner relationships … Continue reading

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Apple secretive about ‘polluting and poisoning’ supply chain, says report

From The Guardian: “Apple is more secretive about its supply chain in China than almost all of its rivals, according to a new report by anti-pollution activists who accuse the company’s products of degrading the environment and poisoning workers. Despite … Continue reading

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Supply chain efficiencies boost profits at Unilever

From Supply Chain Standard: “Unilever has reported savings of 1.4 billion euros in 2010 through savings in supply chain costs and indirect costs – well ahead of the 1 billion euros the group was targeting at the start of the … Continue reading

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Sales Up for Supply Chain Management Providers

From ManagingAutomation: “Sales of supply chain management software grew in the most recent quarter, according to two reports this week from SCM and ERP vendors. JDA Software, a pioneer in the supply chain management space, reported revenue for the fourth … Continue reading

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