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Supply Chain Lessons From Japan

From Forbes: “Boeing (BA) faces new delays in the delivery of the Dreamliner. GM (GM) slows or shutdown production in U.S. factories due to a shortage of parts. Toyota (TM) expected to lose $73 million for every day its factories … Continue reading

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The Swine Flu : Your Supply Chain Moment of Truth?

From Industryweek.com: ” The supply chain has faced significant obstacles in 2009 with the prolonged recession and economic fears and then the Somali pirates terrorizing merchant ships along the high seas. Now, another potential problem has emerged with the swine … Continue reading

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Danger in the Chain

From supplychainstandard.com: “Recent trends in outsourcing the manufacture of goods to distant low-cost economies have significantly increased risk within the supply chain. Distance and longer lead-times have heightened the chances of interruptions in supply, with disruptions and congestion at ports … Continue reading

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