Manufacturing in US Expands at Fastest Pace Since May 2004

Material Handling & Logistics

factories expanded in February at the fastest rate since May 2004, indicating sustained strength in manufacturing as demand remains solid, according to figures from the Institute for Supply Management released on March 1.

How Prescient was Gartner on the Path RFID in 2004

Supply Chain Digest

Then Analyst Jeff Woods was Mostly Spot on in Predicting Disillusionment Just as Walmart Mandate was Getting Started

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This Week in Logistics News (June 1 – 7)

Logistics Viewpoints

Of course, I am talking about James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy win streak, which ended earlier this week, about $60,000 shy of Ken Jennings’s record of $2,522,700 in a 74-game winning streak in 2004. After 32 victories and $2,462,216 in earnings, the run is finally over. And while the big loss was not much of a surprise based on leaked information, many people thought he may have thrown the round, considering that he bet just $1,399 in […].

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Auto Manufacturers Struggle with Mexican Supply Chains

Loftware

In fact, one in five vehicles produced in North America is made in Mexico , according to the Detroit Free Press - double the rate recorded in 2004. Mexico plays an important role in the North American auto industry.

Systems for a More Efficient Yard Management Process

PINC

Improving the Yard Management Process Since 2004. There are over 100,000 warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants in the U.S. alone. With nearly 4 million retail stores and eCommerce websites to support, their supply chain must be as efficient as possible.

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The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

Founded in 2004, PINC is a pioneer in digital yard and digital inventory solutions. In an uncertain world where supply chain disruption is becoming a certainty, here’s how good inventory management enabled by automation can help companies gain the supply chain visibility they need to keep the wheels turning.

Time to rethink: How much further can your business go?

DELMIA Quintiq

It was a record store chain in the UK, which closed down in 2004 in the wake of digital music consumption. What does the future hold for your business? And what can you do to ensure a leading position in the market 10 years from now?

Digital Freight Marketplaces Are Not a New Phenomenon

Logistics Trends and Insights

The birth of today’s digital freight marketplaces dates back to 2004, to a patent application that became a patent in 2010 – U.S.

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

Environmental Management Systems (EMS): The two major standards ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14004:2004 offers the needs for an EMS and suggests common EMS guidelines.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In 2004, Kasra Ferdows, Michael A. Fashion industry is one of the most primitive form of supply chain management and its practices have been extended, adopted and become the best practices that we use today.

Campbell Soup Company upgrades Demand Sensing

Supply Chain Movement

In 2004, Campbell Soup Company was the first company to implement Terra’s solutions and reap the benefits of Demand Sensing’s improved forecast accuracy. Campbell Soup Company, will upgrade to the newest version of Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing solution.

Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

In parallel, SAP launched technology platforms: NetWeaver in 2004 followed by HANA 2.0 Welcome to a new year. Congratulations. You made it through 2018.

7 Best Customer Service Books CEOs Read

Supply Chain Opz

2004). We evaluate books related to customer service based on sales rank, reviews/endorsement by leading business leaders and show you the best customer service books. Finding Best Customer Service Books When we talk about customer service, people will usually think about the hotel and tourism business or banking business where products are less physically or tangible.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints.

Aya??n?z? yorgan?n?za göre uzat?n… – Cut your coat…

Supply Chain Movement

Ancak 2004’te di?er From 2001 until the end of 2004 the production was done in a traditional mass-production manner for one of the world’s biggest underwear brands from the USA. rgiyim imalatç?s? Narkonteks Yönetim Kurulu Ba?kan?

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Has China lost its relevance as a production location?

Supply Chain Movement

When I started doing business in China back in 2004, a general factory worker used to earn around RMB2,600 a month. So I hope that this will make you stop and think carefully about where to base your production, and why – just as I did when first encountering China in 2004. China’s position as a production location is currently a hot topic amongst global thought leaders in supply chain.

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7 Ways to Create Perfect Agile Supply Chain Machine

Supply Chain Opz

Triple-A Supply Chain In 2004, Professor Hau Lee of Stanford University published the article titled " The Triple-A Supply Chain " in Harvard Business Review. Agile Supply Chain concept has been discussed widely but the definition can be a bit vague.

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Is “Carrier Network” on Your TMS Wish List?

Talking Logistics

Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific. When shopping for any big-ticket item it’s easy to get distracted by the bells and whistles.

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Will your supply chain lead in the next decade?

ivalua

In 2004, Walmart wasn’t concerned about Amazon; it was just an upstart online bookstore. Remember Walmart and Amazon in 2004 and look at them now. Yesterday was the first day of Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Summit. The conference theme is “supply chain will lead in the next decade.”

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Eerily the case studies sound the same as the ones heard when I completed S&OP research in 2004. Yawn. I spent time this week completing reference calls on the use of S&OP technologies.

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The March of the Lemmings.

Supply Chain Shaman

The first report was published when I working at AMR Research (now Gartner) in 2004. Lemmings are misunderstood. So are supply chain leaders. What is a lemming? Simply put, a lemming is a small rodent.

Gartner: Supply Chain Led the Last Decade

Logility

The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 - when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. We are at Gartner's 2014 Executive Supply Chain Conference this week and the opening keynote just wrapped up.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The second presentation given in 2004, shared the results. In 2001, we were in trouble, but in 2004, we had made a lot of progress. Slowly, more and more companies are waking up to the cold, and hard facts.

What Kindergarten Lesson Applies Best to Supply Chain Technology?

Talking Logistics

A LeanLogistics employee since 2004, Chris served as the lead technologist of several initiatives including optimization, LeanFleet®, LeanSource®, and LeanDex® before taking his current role. It was 30 years ago that Robert Fulghum first published his collection of essays “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.” In the title essay, he provided a list of how to live, what to do, and how to be. First and foremost on his list was “share everything.”

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

Despite joining NATO in 1999 and the European Union in 2004, the Czech Republic has not adopted the Euro and still uses the Czech koruna as its official currency. .

Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Rethinking, Redesigning, and Re-evaluating the Traditional Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific. Supply chain execution convergence is a topic that has been gaining in popularity.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Provider in ASIA in 2003 & 2004, In 2008, the Society won the Supply Chain Asia Education. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

Eight Rules for Formal Conceptual Definitions

SCM Research

In his seminal JOM paper, A Theory of Formal Conceptual Definitions: Developing Theory-building Measurement Instruments , Wacker (2004) presents eight rules for formal conceptual definitions: (1) “Definitions should be formally defined using primitive and derived terms.” 2004). Theory-building empirical research needs formal conceptual definitions. Particularly, such definitions are necessary conditions for construct validity.

Gartner: Supply Chain Led the Last Decade

Logility

The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 - when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. We are at Gartner's 2014 Executive Supply Chain Conference this week and the opening keynote just wrapped up.

JDA’s Center of Excellence – Growing to Support our Global Business

Supply Chain Nation

'Since opening in 2004, JDA’s Center of Excellence has come a long way in affirming the company’s vision to form an integrated, customer-focused, associate-centric, global supply chain center of excellence that delivers unparalleled value to customers through continuous innovation and best-in-class quality. This week, our move into a new 300,000-square foot facility in Bangalore, is a visible physical symbol of our growth and commitment to fulfilling that mission. Below are some photos from the inauguration, starting with the entrance to the new building. Here is JDA Chairman of the Board, Baljit Dail, conducting the ribbon cutting. As you can see, the inauguration was very well attended and welcomed with much excitement and enthusiasm. Empowering Supply Chain Excellence. JDA’s Center of Excellence serves as a prime example of our belief that we can build on our existing capabilities with prudent, customer- focused investments. This significant presence in India, consisting of nearly 2,000 talented associates in offices in both Bangalore and Hyderabad, helps JDA offer an enhanced customer experience to our global customers, while concurrently serving local markets. The Center of Excellence is a critical component of JDA’s global strategy to build market leadership with profitable growth and customer satisfaction. Enabling Personal & Professional Growth. The foundation of our value proposition is our nine key tenets – Innovation, Collaboration, Family Ties, Learning, Team Success, Meritocracy, Recognition, Open Door, and Transparency. These tenets allow us to attract top supply chain talent and supports innovation and collaboration among our associates. This, in turn, pays dividends to our customers, who benefit from the depth and breadth of the shared knowledge and experience of our world-class workforce. Our emphasis on ongoing learning and peer recognition allows us to remain focused on our core disciplines while gaining new knowledge to better serve our customers and help them meet their day-to-day challenges. The JDA Center of Excellence has proven to be a valuable asset to the company. It enables JDA to serve a global customer base with unmatched knowledge and expertise, while providing fulfilling career opportunities for some of India’s most talented professionals. Center of Excellence Bangalore collaboration India innovation'

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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

2004). 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.

The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

In short, Chrencik’s outlook is similar to what many industry analysts and economists are saying at the moment: another transportation perfect storm is forming, similar or perhaps worse than what the industry experienced in 2004, so you better start preparing today if you want to weather it successfully. Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference in Philadelphia.

Late Night Thoughts on Productivity, Efficiency and Global Supply Chain Effectivness

Supply Chain Shaman

He constructs an argument that productivity from the third industrial revolution of personal computers and mobile phones ended in 2004. Why did the impact stop in 2004? It is late. I cannot sleep. Darkness surrounds me as I write this post.

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Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

Founded in 2004 by an experienced executive team with a proven track record of success in the transportation software industry, Pierbridge is now a global organization with offices in North America, UK, and Europe.

Doing Business in Poland

QAD

The country joined NATO in 1999 and later became a member of the EU in 2004. Poland has become a democratic, market-oriented country after many years of communism and the lingering effects of invasion during World War ll.