Indiana Jones and the supply chain bullwhip effect

Kinaxis

A small shift in customer demand essentially cracks the whip, and the further a supplier is from the demand, the more significant the impact, which inevitably leads to increasing swings in inventory for suppliers. Many Indiana Jones wannabees emerged, due to the popularity of the film.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing

Quintiq

All parts of the R-class vehicles will be assembled and painted on AM General’s production line in Mishawaka, Indiana. A healthy CM relationship builds on the premise that a quality report, a shipping confirmation or real time inventory data is just a click away.

Procurement & Suppliers: Paying Attention to Terms & Conditions to Keep Supplier Relations Postitive

Cerasis

For example, in one Indiana case, Tyler Pipe Industries, Inc. After several years of litigation and after both sides spent tens of thousands of dollars on attorneys’ fees, the Indiana Court of Appeals found that the parties did indeed have a contract. Editor's Note: Today's blog is by our great friend, Chuck Intrieri where he gives us a fantastic example of how Procurement and Suppliers can enhance Supplier Relations by navigating the "Battle of the Forms.".

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Ellen shared a great example: Women in Trucking recently awarded its first ever “Transportation Patch” to 84 Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana , ages 5-12, who spent half a day at Olive-Harvey College learning about the transportation industry from experts.

End of Quarter Adds 11% to Van Demand

DAT Solutions

Pockets of demand and favorable ratios can also be found in western Kansas and southern Indiana. Outbound rates edged up in Los Angeles, Dallas, Philadelphia and other major freight markets, however, as shippers rushed to move inventory before the quarter ended on Wednesday.