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Why the CMO Needs to Bond with the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO)

As the world of commerce continues to become more complex, volatile and socially transparent the need for a strong linkage between the CMO and the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) grows. In our ongoing exploration to better understand this need … Continue reading

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This Chardonnay Has an Elegant Bouquet and Bright, Crisp RFID Tag

Working at a winery is a lot of fun.  You get to talk with visitors from all over the world.  Often, when they wanted to buy wine they’d ask how it well it ships.  Can it get too hot?  Too … Continue reading

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ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

A new 100,000-sq. ft. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. to service the Company’s home center retail customers in northeastern U.S. By installing a warehouse in this region, the Company expects to improve … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Names Daniel Myers Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) announced today (June 30th) that Daniel Myers will join the company in September as Executive Vice President, Supply Chain. Myers, 56, will lead the functional groups that make up the company’s integrated supply chain, including Procurement, … Continue reading

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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

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Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions. Accellos has recently restructured into business units focused on Transportation, WMS, Third Party Logistics and Supply Chain … Continue reading

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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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Penske Logistics Earns Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence Award

Penske Logistics has been awarded Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence Award. This is the third World Excellence Award Penske Logistics has earned from Ford and it is the second time the company has earned Gold. “We’re sincerely honored to … 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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Today’s Supply Chain Needs “Star Power”

From WT100: “Supply Chain Managers who operate in the international arena are facing a very daunting, but opportunistic future in corporate America. Most companies are trending into truly global markets. They are both selling to and purchasing from world markets; … 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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Is Your Supply Chain Ready for the Impact of Socialnomics?

Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? Welcome to the World of Socialnomics! Think of the possibilities for generating, forecasting, monitoring and responding to real time direct from consumer and B2B customer … Continue reading

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SupplyChainNetwork Tweetsearch Results Doubled!

This week we upgraded the SCN Tweetsearch application to provide you with twice as many real time updated results from Twitter. So look below for instant updates on “supply chain” or enter any term you’d like in the search box … Continue reading

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Do you live, breathe & eat supply chain? So do we!

If you do and are on Twitter or considering joining Twitter then please do so and then by joining the Supply_Chain Twibe you can make it so you only see the tweets of likeminded supply chain and logistics professionals! The … Continue reading

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How Supply Chain Service Drives Customer Loyalty – Zappos!

From GSCmotion: “Being a supply chain professional, the “sad” thing is that I always translate my real life experience into supply chain practices and theories. This time, I would like to tell a story of my Zappos ordering experience and … Continue reading

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Supply chain brawl leads to 156 dead in Uighur riots

From CSR Asia: “The big story from China is, of course, the at least 156 deaths in Uighur riots in Xinjiang (see Google News items here). Buried in most reports is the fact that this particular outbreak of rioting has … Continue reading

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