SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2011

SCM Research

The Journal of Business Logistics has just announced that the paper Exploring a governance theory of supply chain management: Barriers and facilitators to integration by Richey et al. is the 2011 Bernard J. Measuring the importance of attributes in logistics research by Garver et al., Best paper award winners can serve as a blueprint for one’s own research projects. Some of the leading supply chain management journals have now announced their winners.

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CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals!

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JDA Software to Present at the 2011 CSCMP Annual Global Conference

Supply Chain Network

NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, today announced that Fabrizio Brasca, vice president, global logistics, JDA Software, will participate in a panel discussion at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa. In addition to Brasca, the panel, entitled “Outsourced versus Insourced – Debated by Case Studies,” features Todd Jackson, president, Alliant Logistics, a division of the U.S. JDA® Software Group, Inc.

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Trends—January 2011

Inbound Logistics

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Trends—June 2011

Inbound Logistics

Restaurant chains squeeze costs out of the supply chain; TMW Systems acquires Appian Logistics; CPG companies pushed to adopt extended producer responsibility programs

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Trends—June 2011

Inbound Logistics

Restaurant chains squeeze costs out of the supply chain; TMW Systems acquires Appian Logistics; CPG companies pushed to adopt extended producer responsibility programs

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Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices. Purolator received the prestigious award at Logistics Quarterly’s Sustainability Study and Awards Symposium held in Toronto on July 14. About Echo Global Logistics. Echo Global Logistics, Inc.

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Trends—January 2011

Inbound Logistics

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ISBN, ISSN, and DOI

SCM Research

For example, the online ISSN of the Journal of Business Logistics is 2158-1592. You probably know ISBN, which identifies a specific edition of a book. But do you know what ISSN and DOI are? Similar to the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) for books, the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an identifier for serials and other continuing resources.

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Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, in cooperation with Penn State University, leadership advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles and global logistics provider, Panalpina, today announced the findings of the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, examining the global market for outsourced logistics. Logistics operations within the electronics industry are faced with a number of unique challenges.

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International Procurement in Emerging Markets

SCM Research

It is important for successful companies to develop appropriate sourcing and logistics strategies in order to overcome these challenges. Emerging markets have been playing an important role in sourcing activities. Rapid growth has raised their value in world trade as both sourcing regions and sales markets. Procurement companies that are sourcing in emerging markets realize great opportunities and competitive advantages.

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Characteristics of a High-quality Review

SCM Research

In addition, the editors of the Journal of Business Logistics have just provided a prescription for reviewing out of one’s own comfort zone. At this year’s CSCMP Conference in Philadelphia I joined a presentation about high-quality reviews held by the co?editors editors in chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Therefore, I’d like to remember their July 2010 editorial, Crafting High-quality Reviews: Guidelines, Examples and Feedback.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: How Logistics Helped Gain.

Supply Chains Rock

Sunday, July 03, 2011. How Logistics Helped Gain Americas Freedom. How Logistics Helped Gain Americas Freedom. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: IBM Logistics in Black and White

Supply Chains Rock

Wednesday, January 26, 2011. IBM Logistics in Black and White. From what I can tell our shipping partner was Numan Logistics. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Are You Ready for the Social Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Network

The moderator, Adrian Gonzalez wrote a great summary of the event in his logistics viewpoint article. This information does not mean that the functionality of other social media platforms, including blogs, and enterprise systems like Moxie Software and Yammer are not valuable to enhance external communication and collaboration (See 11 Predictions for B2B Social Media in 2011).

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DHL Logistics tech innovation delivering results

Supply Chain Network

From silicon.com: “You might think a long career in IT is a prerequisite for heading up a corporate IT department but for DHL Logistics CIO Hugo Patten the route to CIO was far more varied. Emerging Trends Information Technology Third Party Logistics CIO DHL Logistics innovation IT strategy Technology

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Manchester United agree sponsorship deal with logistics company DHL

Supply Chain Network

From goal.com: “Manchester United have confirmed they have signed a three-year sponsorship deal with DHL in an agreement that will see them become the Red Devils’ official logistics partner. News & Info Professional Communications Third Party Logistics

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Social Media and Supply Chains

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, April 28, 2011. But.social media can be used within the "supply chain firewall" of the procurement, logistics, fulfilment and manufacturing teams. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Escaping the Cold

Logility

OK, enough about dreaming of warmer days … Connections 2011 is set to be our largest user conference to date with record registrations and 25 percent more sessions to accommodate our growing audience. The weather, even here in Atlanta, has been crazy and the thought of Spring and its warmer temperatures makes me long for my childhood home in South Florida. Just the other week we saw upwards of 7 inches of snow here, which closed the city for four days!

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Who said supply chains are boring?: What are you saying HSBC?

Supply Chains Rock

Friday, November 04, 2011. Will you help me find the best logistics provider in Namibia? About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: IBM 2011 Corporate.

Supply Chains Rock

IBM 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report Out with Supply Chain Goodness. Billion Total in 2011. 2011 Supplier Spending by Category. In 2011, approximately 90 percent of IBMs global spend in Production and Logistics Procurement (in support of our hardware and logistics business operations) occurred with 50 firms. In 2011, IBM conducted $3.2 About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: More Supply Chain Art in Vienna

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, August 08, 2011. It certainly would look good in the office place of a logistics firm, but Im not sure how Id feel about it at the dinner table. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Mini Supply Chain Problems at.

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, January 04, 2011. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Container Shipping's Post-9/11.

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, September 12, 2011. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: By the Numbers: IBM's Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

Friday, June 17, 2011. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Collaboration: The New Battle Cry of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

This increased cost of supply, accompanied by increased risk of supply means logistics costs and transportation delays from these far-flung regions is causing companies to re-examine their supply chains. New strategies and tactics must be employed to efficiently serve these markets, whether with goods and services within the country or through global sourcing and logistics.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: McDonald's Says "Meet Our.

Supply Chains Rock

Sunday, March 27, 2011. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: A Peek at Leica Camera Lens.

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, July 11, 2011. Im curious to see the next step, logistics, to see how they ship these beauties. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Fulfillment Outsourcing Can.

Supply Chains Rock

Wednesday, December 21, 2011. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Oscars of Supply Chain

Supply Chains Rock

Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Honoring excellence and innovation within the supply chain profession, the CHaINA Awards offer organisations across all industries and sectors the opportunity to showcase the best in supply chain, sourcing, procurement and logistics projects, products, applications, services and initiatives in Asia. Best 3PL (Third Party Logistics) Supply Chain Provider. Best Logistics Real Estate Development NEW! About.com - Martins Logistics Blog.

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Why Should Manufacturers Get Social With Their Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Network

In many cases suppliers will establish plants in these countries as well to simplify logistics and transportation costs. In recent years manufacturers have globalised their operations due to the need to reduce costs and to explore business opportunities in new markets.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, September 29, 2011. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

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Kuehne + Nagel names William Rooney Vice President Seafreight Transpacific

Supply Chain Network

Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has named William F. With more than 60,000 employees at 900 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based lead logistics solutions.

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Exel announces new business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and expansion of Midwest Footprint

Supply Chain Network

Global biopharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has chosen Exel as its third-party logistics provider handling its U.S. Exel will provide logistics operations and finished goods distribution services including storage and distribution of cold and non-cold chain products, clinical trials, samples and exports. Emerging Trends News & Info Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics

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IBM Helps Danone to Accelerate and Secure Order Processing and B2B Interactions Through a Smarter Commerce Partner Network

Supply Chain Network

The project supports the full spectrum of Danone’s order-to-cash processes, including ordering, invoicing, delivery and logistics. IBM today (NYSE: IBM), announced that Danone, a leading global dairy producer, is working with IBM to provide a secure trading network for that helps expedite and automate business transactions with its customers, business partners and suppliers.

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