Monthly Archives: June 2011

Collaboration: The New Battle Cry of Supply Chain

If the mantra of the real estate industry is “Location, Location, Location”, the new mantra of supply chain executives is fast becoming “Collaboration, Collaboration, Collaboration”. Why? If the events of the past few months have taught us anything, the ability … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Trends, Information Technology, New Ideas, Supply Chain Management | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Collaboration: The New Battle Cry of Supply Chain

The State of Manufacturing in 2011: Q1 Survey from Netsuite

“During the first quarter of 2011, NetSuite conducted a benchmark survey on the state of business within the mid-market North American manufacturing industry. The exciting news is that the majority of respondents reported significant optimism for growth in the future. … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Trends, Information Technology, Professional Communications, Supply Chain Management | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The State of Manufacturing in 2011: Q1 Survey from Netsuite

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 22nd “Annual State of Logistics Report®,” presented by Penske Logistics, today at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The report reveals that business logistics costs … Continue reading

Posted in Associations, Emerging Trends, Freight & Transportation, Inventory, Professional Communications, Supply Chain Management, Support Services & Industry Initiatives | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Checkpoint Launches First RFID-Based EAS Solution for Apparel Retailers

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CKP), a leading global supplier of shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions for the retail industry, today announced here at NRF Loss Prevention Conference & Expo its RFID Overhead EAS Solution, delivering benefits both for … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Trends, Information Technology, Inventory, News & Info, RFID, RFID Information, Security, Supply Chain Fraud | Comments Off on Checkpoint Launches First RFID-Based EAS Solution for Apparel Retailers

Netsuite Expands Cloud-Based Inventory Management with New Demand Planning Capabilities

NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, today (June 7th) announced that the company has extended its cloud-based business management suite with new demand planning features. Designed to enable wholesalers, manufacturers, retailers, … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Trends, Information Technology, Inventory, News & Info, Professional Communications, Supply Chain Management | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Netsuite Expands Cloud-Based Inventory Management with New Demand Planning Capabilities