Monthly Archives: January 2012

2012 Supply Chain Predictions: Is the End of the World Nigh?

It’s that time, once again, when everyone predicts what will happen in the coming year. But 2012 is an extra-special year; it carries heavy historical baggage chock full of dire predictions. Nostradamus painted a bleak picture of massive destruction and … Continue reading

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Obama Orders Strategy for Protecting Nation’s Supply Chain

President Barack Obama is directing the Departments of State and Homeland Security to come up with a plan to protect the $14.6 trillion U.S. economy from interruptions in the supply chain. The White House released a National Strategy for Global … Continue reading

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Keeping the care in healthcare — GPOs enlist Spend Analysis for more than just savings

GPOs have the difficult task of reducing spend while sourcing for healthcare goods. As anyone who’s made purchases with someone’s health at stake knows – this is not an area you can cut corners. At the same time, physician preference … Continue reading

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Two new executives to manage Charming Shoppes supply chain

Charming Shoppes Inc announced the following executive leadership announcements. Bryan Q. Eshelman has been promoted to Executive Vice President – Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective immediately. Eshelman joined Charming Shoppes in 2010 as Senior Vice President – Operations, with responsibility … Continue reading

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Ryder Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced that it has published a Corporate Sustainability Report highlighting Ryder’s progress towards improving the communities and environments where the Company does business. The report profiles Ryder’s … Continue reading

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