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

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

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.

Wal-Mart Once Again One of the First to Respond to Natural Disaster

Supply Chain Matters

Within the current case studies related to supply chain disruption and risk mitigation are how specific companies, specifically Wal-Mart and other home improvement retailers such as Home Depot were able to successfully respond to the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina that struck the United States Gulf Coast region in 2005.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Amazon’s trucking fleet is expanding rapidly; it launched in 2005 with the purchase of thousands of trailers used to shift goods between fulfillment centers. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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

Clouds: A Beautiful Thing for Sure!

Supply Chain Shaman

Kinaxis , an early pioneer in the evolution of SaaS solutions committed to the model in 2005, and went public on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2013. I have been an analyst for over a decade.

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.

American Logistics Aid Network Getting Ready for Florence

Material Handling & Logistics

ALAN was founded in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and is a philanthropic, industry-wide organization that provides free logistics assistance to disaster relief organizations before, during and after catastrophic events. .

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

Now, based on this analysis, I can clearly see that P&G made incredible gains over competitors until 2005; but this performance could not be sustained. Definition. Bookends: To be positioned at the end or on either side of (something). Colgate. Procter & Gamble. Kimberly-Clark.

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Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

An IATA workgroup for XML messaging dates back to September 2005 but has yet to finish the job of converting all the old EDI message standards to XML. This article first appeared in The Loadstar on June 8th, 2018. Digital is an attitude…that has to do with serving our customers better.

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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.

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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What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

It ceased to exist in 2005 when it merged with 1Sync. Over the Memorial Day weekend, I stumbled on an old article that I wrote in 2001. At the time, I was a junior Gartner analyst. The piece, “CPG/Retail E-Marketplaces: The Emperor’s New Clothes?” was controversial.

The Lenovo Way

Supply Chain Shaman

The Journey from the initial acquisition of IBM PC business in 2005 to our recent acquisitions of IBM X86 business and Motorola X business has driven our culture, our style and our structure. “. Driving supply chain excellence is easier when companies are clear on the definition.

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.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The first moment of truth in retail, as coined in 2005 by former P&G President and CEO A.G. I joined Snapchat this week. Not because I really wanted to, but because it’s the only way I can communicate with my daughter in college.

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.

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.

RELEX Solutions’ Mikko Kärkkäinen Named a 2018 SDCE “Pro to Know”

RELEX Solutions

In 2005, he co-founded RELEX Solutions which quickly became one of the fastest growing retail planning companies in Europe and North America and now has over 200 customers across six continents. Read PDF.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

2005). 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.

Zero Waste: Turning Your By-Products into Buyable Products

Elementum

Dow Chemical Company, after participating in a study in 2005, reported that up to $15 million worth of costs per annum could potentially be saved with the help of by-product synergy. This year’s series of natural disasters has shown us yet again that no community is safe from global warming and its implications.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Sonra 2005 y?l?nda, 2005’te TenCate için üretime ba?lad?k.”. We started to work with them in 2005 and we have been working as a strategic partner for production ever since.”. rgiyim imalatç?s? Narkonteks Yönetim Kurulu Ba?kan?

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