Supply Chain News on Part Shortages and Strong Demand Stretching Lead Times for New Trucks to Longest Since 2006

Supply Chain Digest

In an Interesting Twists, Carriers Order New Trucks to Attract or Keep Drivers

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The 2006 SAFE Port Act required the Secretary of the Treasury to oversee an interagency initiative to establish a “single portal system,” to be known as the “International Trade Data System.” Global Trade Global Trade Management Regulations Sustainability This Week in News 2006 SAFE Port Act Ben Cubitt C.H. I went downhill skiing for the first time in 15 years yesterday. A lot has changed since then, especially the lift ticket prices.

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Green Supply Chain News on Dozens of Shippers, 3PLs and Carriers Win SmartWay Excellence Awards for 2014. Who Made the List

Supply Chain Digest

Lowes Leads Way by Receiving Its Sixth Award Since 2006

Student Profile: Sue Andres-Brown ('14) - UCLA Anderson School of.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

She spent six years teaching high school English in southeast Los Angeles, including her 2006 stint as a Teach For America corps member. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013. November 2013. October 2013. Blogroll. Wall Street Journal. UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. UCLA Anderson Speaker Series. UCLA Anderson Homepage. UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog.

Supply Chain Management:Has Best of Breed WMS Won the Race?

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In 2006 the analyst community predicted that gap between the Best of Breed (BOB) WMS and ERP WMS has narrowed significantly and it was just matter of time before the ERP vendors caught up with the BOB vendors (1). 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.

I Want My CSCP!

APICS

Director of Professional Development in late 2006. I earned my CFPIM (“Certified Fellow”), was Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) in 1998 and earned my Certified in Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) during the first exam in early 2006. I often get asked about APICS Certifications – an occupational hazard when working for APICS - and I’m always glad to talk about them.

Resource-based Theory vs. Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

3), Lavie (2006) follows the relational view, an extension of the resource-based view to networked environments ( read my previous text about the relational view ). 2006). There is an ongoing debate in supply chain management research about whether or not resource-based theory suggests that supply chain management can be a source of sustained competitive advantage for a firm.

I Want My CSCP!

APICS

Director of Professional Development in late 2006. I earned my CFPIM (“Certified Fellow”), was Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) in 1998 and earned my Certified in Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) during the first exam in early 2006. I often get asked about APICS Certifications – an occupational hazard when working for APICS - and I’m always glad to talk about them.

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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Lost train found in Egyptian desert after eight years

Logistics Middle East

The train disappeared in 2006 due to 150km of stolen train track

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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A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

The 2000s to 2006: Warehouses Become More Advanced, Relying on Evolving Technology to Meet Increased Demand and Avoid Overstocking. 2006 – Present: Cloud-Computing Overhauls Traditional Warehouse Management Further, Continuing the Process Through the Internet of Things (IoT). The development and history of warehouse management systems (WMSs) have had a profound impact on how the supply chain functions.

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Ten years of transformation

Supply Chain Movement

In January 2010, after my buy-out of Supply Chain Magazine (which had been around since 2006), I was faced with putting together the next edition myself.

Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Research in SCM

SCM Research

Spens & Kovács (2006) present an overview of the deductive, inductive and abductive research processes. 2006). Like it or not: Our discipline is very much dominated by positivism and the application of the scientific method , which assumes that new knowledge can be created by developing and testing theory or, in other words, by induction or deduction. Another type of inference is abduction.

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Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Research in SCM

SCM Research

Spens & Kovács (2006) present an overview of the deductive, inductive and abductive research processes. 2006). Like it or not: Our discipline is very much dominated by positivism and the application of the scientific method , which assumes that new knowledge can be created by developing and testing theory or, in other words, by induction or deduction. Another type of inference is abduction.

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Supply Chain Management: A Content Analysis

SCM Research

2011): Supply chain management: A multidisciplinary content analysis of vertical relations between companies, 1997–2006. I just read an article by Vallet-Bellmunt et al. It gives a good overview of SCM research published in journals related to marketing, logistics, management, and marketing channels.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

In Figure 2, we share the average results by industry peer group for each metric and contrast the average value of 2006 to 2015. For example, the average operating margin for apparel companies for the period of 2006-2015 was 12%; but when the 2015 is compared to 2006, the average operating margin has declined by five percent. 2006 was the last full year before the recession, and 2015 is the most recent year reported.

Citation of Excellence Awards 2012

SCM Research

2006): A cultural perspective of relationship orientation: Using organizational culture to support a supply relationship orientation , Craighead et al. 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.

S&OP – 13 Years On, What Have We Learned and What Has Changed?

AIMMS

In December 2006, I published an article titled “ S&OP or just good supply chain planning ?” The article looked at what Sales and Operations Planning is, what it isn’t, and whether companies were on the right path to implementing it. I wondered: is S& OP just too hard to implement ? C ould the majority of the benefit s be achieved by first focusing on establishing good supply chain pl anning ?

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The Fight of the Titans

Supply Chain Shaman

Consistent data is not available prior to 2006.) Pepsico has ceded profitability for inventory turns while Coca-Cola is at the same position in 2017 that the company was in 2006. In Greek mythology, there is a difference between a Titan and a G od.

Understanding Commerce Ecosystem: Not All Integrations Created Equal

TradeGecko

Jason Feinberg’s FCTRY started in 2006 as a simple way for an artist to showcase his work. It was a side project until he sculpted a little someone you may have heard of: President Barack Obama. Suddenly, his products were flying off the shelves. ecommerce integrations

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Understanding Commerce Ecosystem: Not All Integrations Created Equal

TradeGecko

Jason Feinberg’s FCTRY started in 2006 as a simple way for an artist to showcase his work. It was a side project until he sculpted a little someone you may have heard of: President Barack Obama. Suddenly, his products were flying off the shelves. multichannel integrations 2-way sync ecommerce integration TradeGecko integration ecommerce integrations commerce ecosystem 1-way sync ecommerce integration ecommerce API

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A Surprising Career Journey

JDA software

Until 2006, when we did the acquisition of Manugistics, I was JDA’s one-person global mobility team and kept that part of my role up until then. I became the recruiting team until 2006. Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years. She shares her journey from humble beginnings, working her way through college, and the surprises she encountered along the way.

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.

Conducting and Presenting Grounded Theory Research

SCM Research

First, Suddaby (2006) , offers “a reasonable assessment of common errors researchers make in conducting and presenting grounded theory research”. Qualitative research can be conducted to build theory from field data. The Discovery of Grounded Theory by Glaser and Strauss (1967) remains the fundamental handbook of this approach.

CG Consus

ivalua

Established in 2006 and privately held, Consus is a global procurement solutions integrator and services provider. [link]. With offices across Malaysia, Philippines, India, Singapore, London, USA and Canada, Consus collaborates with customers to implement source to pay (S2P) solutions and services required for rapid adoption, and realize the return on investment envisaged from such procurement initiatives.

The Relational View in SCM Research

SCM Research

The relational view has later been extended by Lavie (2006). Published in 1998, The relational view: Cooperative strategy and sources of interorganizational competitive advantage by Dyer and Singh remains one of the most influential business papers. Ten years later, the authors discussed their paper in an interview with ScienceWatch.com.

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7 Best Supply Chain Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

2006). In this article, we rank books based on their influence, popularity, recency and practicality and then we come up with the list of the best supply chain books. Finding Best Supply Chain Books We've found that most recommendations for on the web are based on just personal opinion. In the publishing industry, Nielsen BookScan is the most widely used database for a book ranking method.

Paris 2020 – EN – Antoine Doussaint

ivalua

Part of his carreer, he was CPO at Chronopost from 2000 to 2006, then CPO of Groupe La Poste from 2008 to 2014, and he’s now CSR Deputy Director part of the Social Engagement Department at Groupe La Poste in charge of Environment/Energy. Antoine Doussaint CSR Deputy Director.

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Why Having a Green Supply Chain Has Become a Necessity

Kinaxis

DHL has also made efforts toward a green supply chain with the implementation of an aerodynamic trailer, first deployed way back in 2006. by Alexa Cheater In honor of Earth Day I thought I’d take the opportunity to outline in my humble opinion why having a green supply chain is no longer a nice-to-have – it’s a necessity. Gone are the days when consumers would look the other way while companies rode roughshod over the environment in pursuit of a more profitable supply chain.

Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

In our work on the Supply Chains to Admire report , we tracked the progress of manufacturing, retailing and distribution companies for the period of 2006 to 2013 and 2009-2013. In 2006, with increasing price and commodity pressures, to remain competitive, we needed to prioritized simplifying our supply chain through less SKUs, less complexity, levered components. Many companies talk about Supply Chain Excellence, but most leaders struggle to define it.

Talent Trap

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2006, I met a man by the name of Dick Clark that traveled the world working on role definition of planners for Procter & Gamble. In 2006, I asked Dick why it was taking him so long to define the roles of planning within P&G. The definition of a trap is something designed to catch a person or animal, either figuratively or literally. Nine out of ten companies are stuck. Their supply chains are not improving corporate performance.

Don Ralph of Staples Awarded Salzberg Medallion for SCM

Supply Chain Network

Staples has focused on many fuel efficiency initiatives within its delivery fleet since 2006. A speed reduction program has saved over five million gallons of fuel and 35,000 tons of CO2 since 2006. Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management has awarded Don Ralph, Senior Vice-President of Supply Chain & Logistics at Staples, with the prestigious Salzberg Medallion. Don is being honored for his outstanding contributions in the field of supply chain management.

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

BluJay Solutions

Jim: I’ve been involved with politics since I was a kid, and have a degree in Political Science, but I never really aspired to get myself elected until 2006. BluJay team members give back to their communities in many diverse ways.

7 Tips to Collect Your Freight Brokerage, Manufacturing, & Supply Chain Accounts Receivables

Cerasis

Author information Eric Halsey Eric Halsey is a historian by training and disposition who’s been interested in US small businesses since working at the House Committee on Small Business in 2006. Freight brokers , manufacturers, and those in the supply chain know as well as anyone that problems with accounts receivable can lead to anything from simple annoyance to a serious business-killing disaster.