Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

For the first time since I started this blog in 2005 I will be posting an email from one of my fantastic readers. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Green Supply Chain News on Review of Walmart 2016 Global Responsibility Report

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart Says it Reached its 2005 Goal of Doubling Fleet Efficiency by 2015. Social Focus Continues to Expand

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The Governance of Global Value Chains

SCM Research

Gereffi, Humphrey and Sturgeon (2005) take a transaction-based political economy perspective to explain The Governance of Global Value Chains. 2005). It can be very insightful to see how supply chains are viewed in other research fields.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Truck Driver Pay Easily Explains Driver Shortage

Supply Chain Digest

Real Wages Fell 20 to 25 Percent after 2005, Just Now Getting Back to those Levels after Major Increases in Past Two years

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge

ToolsGroup

Optilon was founded in 2005 and is today active throughout the Nordic region with offices in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. On October 31st, the United Kingdom will leave the EU, with or without an exit deal.

Deadly aviation year, yet safety record improving-IATA

Logistics Middle East

Could be worst year for loss of life in civil aviation since 2005

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Emirates rejects Delta apology over 9/11 comments

Logistics Middle East

s 2005 bankruptcy on "Arabian Peninsula 9/11 terrorists" In an interview on CNN, Delta CEO Rochard Anderson blamed his company?s

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Lenovo

Supply Chain Opz

However, the majority of Lenovo''s supply chain case studies focus on the use of information system and the benefits of the acquisition of IBM’s PC business in 2005.

Drydocks World gets ISO welding certification

Logistics Middle East

Drydocks World secures ISO 3834-2: 2005 certificate on welding as part of quality drive

Appterra’s 11th birthday

Descartes

11 years ago in June 2005, Charlie Alsmiller founded the company, with just a laptop and a room in the back of our attorney’s office with no customers and no business plan.

Citation of Excellence Awards 2012

SCM Research

2005): Supply chain collaboration: Making sense of the strategy continuum. The annual Citation of Excellence Awards recognize “the 50 most outstanding articles published by the top 300 management journals in the world” Emerald Group Publishing Limited has now announced the winners of the 2012 Awards. All awarded articles are obviously well worth reading.

Ecommerce Delivery: The New Moment of Truth

Descartes

In 2005, A.G. Lafley Chairman, President & CEO of Procter & Gamble coined two " Moments of Truth ". First moment of truth : When a customer is first confronted with the product.

Cross-border geoblocking and the supply chain’s last mile

Kinaxis

Since 2005 we implemented a solution for cross border purchases allowing customers worldwide to order at shops which do not deliver to other countries, offering a local delivery address. by Dustin Mattison.

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3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

by Kirsten Watson The term crowdsourcing—the process of obtaining ideas, services or information by soliciting feedback from a large group of people—has existed since 2005.

CILT convention to be held in Dubai this September

Logistics Middle East

s (CILT) International Convention is returning to the Middle East for the first time since 2005 The four day Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport?s

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

JDA software

In 2005, I moved into a services sales role which was a new role at JDA at the time. Haley Morse is vice president, services sales, North American retail and has been with JDA for nearly 25 years.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

The fuel supply chain could be one of many chains affected by a hurricane, especially if the hurricane threatens the Gulf of Mexico hampering the oil fields like Katrina did in 2005.

Supply Chains By the Numbers

Supply Chain Shaman

They first appeared on the scene in 2005. Tomorrow starts a new year. It will take me awhile to adjust. Intellectually, while I will know that year has changed, I will screw-up time, and time, again by writing 2014 on documents for many, many months.

Where Do We Go From Here? Taking a Look at the 2016 State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

While inventories had steadily grown since 2005 at 5-percent annually, growth of inventories in 2015 flattened out. 2015 was a different year for the logistics industry.

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BluJay’s Jim Sanborn Re-elected as Mayor of Waconia, MN

BluJay Solutions

Sanborn started his career with BluJay in 2005, and the following year made his first run for office to serve on the Waconia School Board. BluJay team members give back to their communities in many diverse ways.

Is the FAR getting in the way of Early Supplier Involvement in defense projects?

NC State SCRC

Much of the sourcing behavior involved in standard defense industry practices is tied to establishing “price reasonableness” in accordance with FAR 15.403 (FAR, 2005). Product development within the U.S.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

The only time it was higher was in December 2005, when it had briefly crossed $15. This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.”

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

The USA says it intends to reduce emissions by 26-28 percent below its 2005 level by 2025 , trying hard for the upper limit. Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future.

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7 Laws of Successful Supply Chain Alliance

Supply Chain Opz

In order to increase the efficiency of the whole supply chain, modern businesses relies on the stronger and closer relationship with their trading partners. In this article, the basic supply chain alliances concept together with the critical success factors will be presented.

Factors Influencing Delivery Address Amendment - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sometime in 2005, I had ordered a birthday gift hamper for my friend from one of the web based retailer in US, to be delivered on her birthday, which happened to be a couple of week later. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure. Industrial Manufacturing. Insurance.

6 Sigma Supply Chain: The Brief Introduction for Non-Statisticians

Supply Chain Opz

More comprehensive approach can be found in the article " A conceptual model for the application of Six Sigma methodologies to supply chain improvement " by Knowles et al 2005. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

Probabilistic Forecasting: Right Fit for Your Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Spairliners, founded in 2005, to provide spare parts for Airbus A380 planes (the largest passenger airliner in the world). In the design of planning systems, it is important to think through the elements.

Garment Workers in BRICS Countries Cannot Afford Basic Quality of Life

Material Handling & Logistics

They analyzed garment industry wages in 2005 in the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China. This figure is equal to almost double the cost of this labor in BRIC in 2005.

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Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters

Talking Logistics

The data is from a 2005 research paper by Kevin Hendricks and Vinod Singhal on “ The Effect of Supply Chain Disruptions on Long-term Shareholder Value, Profitability, and Share Price Volatility.” Why is supply chain risk management important? Why should CEOs and CFOs care?

Advanced Visibility in Emergency Response Situations

Talking Logistics

Kathy explains that, “ALAN was formed by the supply chain and logistics industry in response to the acute logistics challenges faced by the Gulf Coast as a result of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. We all know the important role that supply chain and logistics people, processes, and technologies play in everyday commerce. Those capabilities and expertise also play a critical role in responding effectively to emergency situations such as natural disasters.

7 Laws of Successful Supply Chain Alliances - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

In the article named " Supply Chain Alliances, Rhetoric and Reality " by Fawcett et al 2005, alliances can be classified as below, 1) Transactional Relationship or Arms Length Relationship (no formal relationship). NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy.

Supply Chain Transparency: a new Competitive Strategy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In 2005, Nike became the first company in the apparel industry to disclose the names and addresses of its contract factories worldwide on its corporate website ([link]  Since then, many well-known companies such as, HP, Intel, Apple, etc.,

This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With a July 31 deadline to extend highway funding, the House approved this week an $8 billion bill to extend federal transportation funding through December 2015 — the 34th highway funding patch since 2005. My 15 year old Subaru has a parasite.

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Delivery: A New Moment of Truth

Talking Logistics

Lafley defined back in 2005. Author’s Note: The following is an excerpt of what I presented recently in a webinar organized by Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) focused on “ Delivery – The Moment of Truth.” I encourage you to watch the archive of the webinar for the full presentation, including the content presented by Brian Hodgson from Descartes.

Upping our Game without Disrupting Yours

ModusLink Corporation

Since opening its doors in 2005, the Brno center has grown 327 percent and served as the logistics hub for top brands needing to reach a global customer base. In mid-2015, ModusLink was pleased to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our Solution Center in Brno, Czech Republic.