May, 2011

Innovation’s Impact on the High-Tech Industry

Logility

Just the other week I met with one of our consumer high-tech customers who spoke about the impact of the pace of innovation on their industry.

Setting the SCM Standards Free

Supply Chain Network

Over the last seven years we have seen unprecedented progress in the viable development of new SCM technologies such as EPC RFID, Electronic Catalogues (GDSN) and the SCM standards which support them on a global basis. These supporting SCM standards referred to are GRAI (Global Returnable Asset Identifier) and GLN (Global Location Numbering) which are both also critical pieces for completing the supply chain puzzle.

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In the Spotlight: Apple, Foxconn and the IT Industry

EcoVadis

For better or for worse, Apple has become the poster child for how not to manage an IT supply chain.

Excellence in Supply Chain Execution

Inbound Logistics

These elements of good supply chain management must come together to achieve exceptional execution, according to John Williford of Ryder Global Supply Chain Solutions

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Getting Cloudy?

Logility

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Complete Innovations and the Xata Turnpike Solution Join AT&T’s Portfolio of Mobility Applications for Businesses

Supply Chain Network

AT&T* today announced the availability of three leading mobile transportation and dispatch management applications from Complete Innovations and Xata Corporation, enhancing AT&T’s portfolio of fleet management solutions. Available directly from AT&T, these services are designed to streamline operations, optimize fleet and mobile workforce performance and facilitate fleet operators’ adherence with the CSA 2010 (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) initiative.

Excellence in Supply Chain Execution

Inbound Logistics

These elements of good supply chain management must come together to achieve exceptional execution, according to John Williford of Ryder Global Supply Chain Solutions

Deloitte Acquires Oco to Strengthen its End-to-End Analytics Portfolio of Services

Supply Chain Network

Deloitte today announced it has purchased substantially all of the assets of Oco,Inc., a provider of enterprise-class software as a service (SaaS) business analytics solutions. This investment further demonstrates Deloitte’s commitment to the managed analytics marketplace. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Revised OECD Guidelines to Mandate “Sustainable Supply Chain” Practices

EcoVadis

Just yesterday the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises , which provide recommendations for responsible business conduct in a global context, were updated for the fourth time since they were first adopted in 1976. Forty-two countries adopted the revision with the main addition “new recommendations regarding the violation of human rights and corporate responsibility throughout the chain supply”. It is the first inter-governmental agreement in this area.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.