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Education

Results of Item-Level RFID Research to Be Presented at CSCMP-Sponsored Forum

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has partnered with the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) association, the University of Arkansas (UARK), and GS1 to host RFID Forum 2010, October 12-13, 2010, at the University of Arkansas. The event … Continue reading

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Back to School for Supply Chain Professionals!

Yes, sad to say it but this is coming weekend is the last of what has been an absolutely glorious summer! But now it’s time to get back in the saddle and take the world’s supply chains to the next … Continue reading

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IDGA Announces Military Logistics Summit 2010

The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announces its eighth annual Military Logistics Summit scheduled for September 13-16, 2010 in Vienna, VA. IDGA’s Military Logistics Summit 2010 will present updated DoD mission priorities and cutting edge information to support … Continue reading

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SupplyChainNetwork introduces the SCN Bloggers!

Since January of 2007 I have been writing this blog for the most part on my own with the exception of some excellent feature guest articles from time to time. As you may have noticed, I’ve been otherwise occupied recently … Continue reading

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The Zen Art of Logistics and Party Planning

So you want or need to learn about Logistics and Supply Chain Management? Take it from me, there are worse fates in life as at least these skills can be applied in the real world in support of business activity … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Group Confirms Expert Speaker Line-up for Annual Supply Chain Management Summit

Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), announces the confirmed speaker lineup for its annual Supply Chain Management Summit on April 13-14 in San Francisco, CA. In partnership with Logistics Management, SCM World, and Supply Chain Management Review, the theme … Continue reading

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Dr. John Mentzer dies; was renowned supply chain educator, author

Dr. John T. (Tom) Mentzer, one of the nation’s most prominent supply chain educators and authors, died Friday after a long illness. Dr. Mentzer was the Harry J. and Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business in the Department … Continue reading

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Four Soft Participating in Leading Retail & Consumer Products Event RILA Logistics 2010

Four Soft Limited, (NSE: “FOURSOFT”, BSE 532521), a global leader offering software solutions for Logistics and transportation, is participating in the Logistics 2010 event organized by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) in Orlando, Florida, between the 21st and 23rd … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Freight Market Outlook Added to Reposition 2009

CITT is proud to announce that David Newman, (CMA, CFA) has been added to the list of “C” level executive speakers scheduled to present at Reposition 2009 in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Friday, Nov. 6th. Mr. Newman will be discussing freight transportation … Continue reading

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Herman E. Daly: A Steady-State Economy

From SDC(UK): The Earth as a whole is approximately a steady state. Neither the surface nor the mass of the earth is growing or shrinking; the inflow of radiant energy to the Earth is equal to the outflow; and material … Continue reading

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APICS 2009 in Full Swing @ Toronto Canada!

APICS 2009 is underway at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre! Be sure to watch your inbox for daily recaps, reminders for conference attendees, information about the APICS Live Learning Center—the exclusive resource for educational content from the APICS International Conference … Continue reading

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APICS Releases Supply Chain Manager Competencies Model

APICS The Association for Operations Management, the global leader in supply chain and operations management certification, education, and membership, announced today (August 20th,09) the release of the APICS Supply Chain Manager Competency Model—a model designed to guide individuals considering careers … Continue reading

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Electronic Components Buyer Tip #2: Speed of Supplier Selection

In a perfect world, component buyers would never have a shortage, forecasts would be accurate and authorized channels would always have stock. Sadly, we live in the real world where markets are volatile and manufacturers face recurring shortages. Longer supply … Continue reading

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Third Party Logistics Group established on Linked In

As logistics technology continues to become more complex and costly and the need for collaborative supply chain initiatives across company borders increase, third party logistics becomes an even more attractive alternative. In order to better serve this multi-billion dollar industry … Continue reading

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