Sat.Jun 08, 2013 - Fri.Jun 14, 2013

S&OP Improves Alignment and Agility

Supply Chain Shaman

“ Why am I focused on the supply chain? The answer is simple. It is a barometer of my business. All the problems show up first in the supply chain….”. Dell Founder, Chairman and CEO, Michael Dell. I love this quote from Michael Dell.

S&OP 293

The need for transparency in the supply chain ? a tale from the.

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Takeaways from Shipper-Carrier Roundtable at Momentum 2013

Talking Logistics

What happens when you bring together a large group of shippers and carriers and put them in a conference room? At the Manhattan Associates Momentum 2013 conference last month, the answer was a great conversation about transportation trends, challenges, and opportunities.

FMCG CEO appears on Supply Chain Mastermind

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

EurOMA Conference Anniversary

SCM Research

This year turns out to be the anniversary year of two of the major SCM-related conferences in Europe. First, as summarized by Gyöngyi in her blog, the NOFOMA was held for the 25 th time. Second, the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) just celebrated its 20 th International Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland this week. I very much liked Mark Pagell’s keynote address. Herein, Mark compared the North American and European systems of training Ph.D.

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Apps and the future supply chain - Value Unchained - ModusLink

ModusLink Corporation

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

7 Steps to Product Procurement Pricing that Suppliers Can Support

Supply Chain @ MIT

Fair deal. A new tool enables procurers to negotiate product prices without bargaining away supplier goodwill. When bargaining with suppliers over a product price, how can procurement professionals secure the best deal without damaging a valued relationship by being overly aggressive?

This Week in Logistics News (June 10-14, 2013)

Talking Logistics

I’m short on time this morning, so let’s go straight to the news. Transplace Updates, Enhances TMS Freight Allocation Module 2.0. Infor Delivers Automotive Innovation Throughout The Value Chain. Wal-Mart buys a ‘predictive analytics’ firm ( Internet Retailer ). Google finalizing $1.3

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

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Voice of the Customer: 70% surveyed improved response rates by.

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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The Future of Truckload Transportation

Talking Logistics

Over the past few years, shippers have been talking about wanting to get out of one-way truck freight — that is, take freight off the truckload grid and shift more volume to rail, intermodal, and dedicated. At the same time, we’re seeing e-commerce continue to grow, which is driving more companies to ship via parcel. And even some large trucking companies are emphasizing their intermodal and 3PL services over their trucking operations.