Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Effective Federal Highway Tax Revenues Continue to Fall

Supply Chain Digest

Despite Continued Rise in Vehicle Miles Travelled, Federal Fuel Tax Revenues are Down Since 2003

Freight Brokers: Disintermediated or Growth Opportunity by Incorporating Technology?

Descartes

Back in 2003, when RFID commercialization was accelerating out of MIT, major retailers announced an initiative that required all suppliers to tag pallet deliveries with RFID.

Supply Chain News on John Hill Unplugged Part 2, 12 Years Later

Supply Chain Digest

Dan Gilmore Catches Up for s Second Interview with the Legendary John Hill, After the First One in 2003

Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts

SCM Research

Today I would like to talk about Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts , a chapter written by Cachon (2003). 2003). It has become the standard reference when it comes to teaching some key supply chain models. Coordination between the members of a supply chain is certainly very relevant but also challenging. Because the members of a supply chain are typically concerned with optimizing their own objectives, their actions might not lead to optimal supply chain performance.

Has Blockchain Reached its RFID Moment?

Supply Chain @ MIT

In 2003 Walmart told suppliers they were required to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to pallets and cases within three years.

Supply Chain Operating Networks are Finally Beginning to Emerge

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC prefers the term “supply chain operating network,” which we have been writing about since 2003. The concept of a network of networks – a network that rides on top of other networks and leverages those other network’s data – has been in existence for a while. While the terms are in use, what has not been present is an actual working example of a supply chain operating network. That may be about to change. […].

Fourth of July Spectacular

Logistics Viewpoints

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has been conducting its annual Independence Day survey with Prosper Insights & Analytics since 2003. Tomorrow is the 4th of July, a holiday celebrating American independence, fireworks, and backyard BBQs.

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RoHS exemptions may expire in July

Loftware

Adopted in 2003, the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive has prohibited the use of six different hazardous substances in electronics manufacturing since it took effect in Europe in 2006.

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Showing Creativity in SCM Research

SCM Research

A colleague recently recommended the following article to me: Mansfield (2003): Spatializing Globalization: A “Geography of Quality” in the Seafood Industry. Herein, the author takes a look at the quality of products in that industry.

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. Wal-Mart CIO Linda Dillman oversaw the implementation of the retailer’s first electronic product code (EPC) compliance program in 2003, and by the end of 2006, Wal-Mart had deployed RFID chips on pallets for its top 100 vendors and suppliers.

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Responsible Jewelry = Traceable Jewelry

Sourcemap

When the Kimberley Scheme for conflict-free diamonds was introduced in 2003, it was one of the earliest traceability programs in ethical sourcing. But bagging and tagging rough stones is no longer the best practice: today some producers laser-etch polished stones with unique serial numbers.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Adjusted for inflation, federal purchases have fallen by about 19 percent since 2003, while purchases by states and localities have fallen by about 5 percent.

How the Term “Supply Chain Management” Was Coined

SCM Research

Interestingly, in a 2003 strategy+business article , Oliver has revealed that, looking for a catchy phrase, his consulting team originally proposed the term “integrated inventory management” (I2M).

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The Network Effect in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

I first wrote about SCONs in 2003, and over the past decade we’ve seen the rise of network providers such as Ariba, Descartes, GT Nexus, Elemica, E2open, LeanLogistics, One Network, and others that are the Facebook equivalents in the supply chain and logistics world.

Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers

NC State SCRC

Mr. Chandler remarked that the Company fell into the biobased product industry in 2003 by accident. That chain of events in 2003 led to millions of dollars in sales and growth of the Company’s brand.

A Surprising Career Journey

JDA software

In 2003, our leadership and engagement model changed, separating recruiting from the role of the HR business partner (HRBP). Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through end to end ‘Internet of Things’ supply chain implementations.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

Zara who is the fashion retailer in Spain, has managed to get the attention from academics and the first case study about its strategies was published by Harvard Business School in 2003.

Integrated Supply Chain Technology: What Does It Mean?

Talking Logistics

Back in 2003, for example, Larry Ellison, Oracle’s CEO at the time, emailed a colleague that “within the year every analyst will agree that best of breed is dead — except at dog shows.” The need to take a holistic and integrated perspective of your supply chain has always been important, but it’s even more critical today as customer expectations around cost, quality, and service become more demanding.

Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

Back in 2003, Zeiger wrote, “In some cases, [suppliers insist], the requirements are petty, arbitrary or even illogical. Retailer compliance initiatives can lead to efficiency,” HighBeam Research, 1 October 2003. [3] Walmart recently made headlines when it toughened delivery demands for its suppliers.

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Ooh, Scary Stuff, Kids. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

Kinaxis

On June 11, 2003, Walmart CIO announced that the company would require its 100 top suppliers to implement radio-frequency identification (RFID) – technology that promised fast-tracking of items and, ultimately, a more efficient supply chain.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

Author information Jennie Dannecker Marketing Coordinator at Stanley Vidmar Jennie Dannecker serves as Marketing Coordinator for Stanley Vidmar, where she has also held roles such as Government Marketing Manager and others since 2003. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, tripping, falling, and slipping account for the majority of “general industry accidents.”

This Week in Logistics News (October 10 – 16)

Logistics Viewpoints

This series also marked the first time since 2003 that the Cubs have won a post-season series at all. Cubs win! Cub win! And for the first time in the 100 years the Cubs have been playing at Wrigley Field, they clinched a post-season series at home. As Jason Stark pointed out, this was the 7,907th game played at Wrigley – and they finally clinched a series at home. As a life-long Red Sox fan, […]. This Week in News Baidu diesel Instacart trucking UBER UPS

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

However, in 2003 Robert Kaplan said that its difficult to maintain an ABC costing model to reflect the changes in activities, processes, products and customers. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. An Interview with Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh Autoliners. Christian Olsen.

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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

2003). There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Literally. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books.

Here Comes the Chief Network Effects Officer

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003). Is it time for supply chain executives to step into a new leadership role, that of Chief Network Effects Officer (CNEO)?

Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

In 2003, Nokia was in a lawsuit and could not use Qualcomm chips in their phones. Nokia was addressing the future of America and Asia driven by China, but couldn’t buy chips from Qualcomm. So the Chief Procurement Officer approached Texas Instruments and HP Micro, producers of the best analog chips at the time, and brokered a deal in which TI and HP would collaborate to create a chip set for Nokia. These suppliers were not typically collaborators, and there was little trust.

5 Spooky Excel Error Tales That Could Become Your Nightmare

Arkieva

In June 2003, a simple copy-and-paste error led to the Canadian power generator company, TransAlta buying more US power transmission hedging contracts in May at higher prices than usual.

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CSR: Small Is Beautiful

EcoVadis

Founded in 2003 and with only 15 employees onboard, human resources firm Kenseo is one such business. Out of the 50,000 companies on the EcoVadis platform, some 7,000 are located in France. Around 16 percent of them are very small businesses with up to 25 employees.

CSR: Does Size Really Matter?

EcoVadis

Founded in 2003 and with only 15 employees onboard, human resources firm Kenseo is one such business. Out of the 50,000 companies on the EcoVadis platform, some 7,000 are located in France. Around 16 percent of them are very small businesses with up to 25 employees.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2003, short-term forecasting approach using pattern recognition was invented by Terra Technology to replace rules-based consumption. This week, I spoke at the Chicago CSCMP round table event. I love to hear the thoughts from different speakers.

7 Pitfalls of Outsourcing and How to Avoid Them - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

One of the earliest and most cited articles is called " The Seven Deadly Sins of Outsourcing " by Barthelemy 2003. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 7 Pitfalls of Outsourcing and How to Avoid Them.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations.

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. brooke. Tuesday 24 May 2016. Robert F. Byrne, VP and GM, Forecasting Solutions, E2open. This is probably not a surprise but supply chains are inherently multi-enterprise. Despite this, companies have tried to manage their supply chain with ERP systems which fully represent only their own facilities.