A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student


He then went into global imports for the central purchasing group in Raleigh. Relationship management, data modeling, problem solving, sourcing analysis, negotiation, data-driven decision-making, metrics development, forecasting, process flow, BOM understanding, MRP/production schedule, Pareto analysis, and information presentations are all key skills that he applies in his CPO role. We have a secondary source but can’t turn in less than 5 days –and we will run out before then!

Thinking Differently About Procurement: The SCRC Meeting Theme on April 29-30, 2013

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Our next SCRC meeting will focus on “The Future of Procurement”, and will be held on April 29-30, at the NC State University Club in Raleigh, NC. Sometimes the sources of value are right in front of us, and we need to be more aware of the obvious, and less focused on cost savings derived from price reductions. Global Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Management Supply Market Intelligence

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Tompkins International Releases New Guide to Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment

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Source: Dematic ( www.dematic.com/pick-put-stations ). RALEIGH, NC, February 19, 2014 — New advancements in goods-to-person order fulfillment technology bring companies faster, more flexible distribution operations to meet today’s growing multichannel challenges.

This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

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Here’s a video of the drone in action: This news follows last month’s announcement by UPS that it is collaborating with Matternet to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C.

We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper


For example, companies like Amazon are constructing massive distribution centers outside of major hubs like Atlanta, Raleigh, and Chicago, and are building them with direct access to on-ramps that go onto interstate highways built in the 1950s.

New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

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RALEIGH, NC — Shippers and carriers this year can expect to see many new trends related to transportation, as well as a continuation of several critical challenges from 2013. Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium is the premier source for supply chain benchmarking and best practices knowledge. Chris Ferrell, Director Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

Loads and Rates Rise as Month Ends

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In the South Central region, Houston is the biggest source of flatbed loads, and rates rose 30¢ to $2.38 Outbound rates are moving up in Raleigh, NC, and there’s lots of freight available. The lane from Raleigh to Baltimore paid $2.75/mile last week for flatbeds.

Nashville to Host 2014 Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum

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RALEIGH, NC, and NASHVILLE, TN. Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium is the premier source for supply chain benchmarking and best practices knowledge. June 19, 2014 — Supply chain leaders will convene in the country music capital of the world this August for the 10 th annual Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum. The August 25-27 event will help companies focus their efforts on the right initiatives.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO


Machines are good at automating rote tasks (which is about 80% of all tasks), but humans are needed to source and manage exceptions, and there will always be exceptions. To summarize, Tom discussed something he observed on a drive from Asheville to Raleigh, on the way to the conference.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing


Location: Raleigh, NC. Sources: Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO); LIFT, Detroit, MI; DMDII, Chicago, IL; PowerAmerica, Raleigh, NC; Department of Energy; America Makes, Youngstown, OH. The great recession underscored some inherent weaknesses in the U.S.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

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Given that China represents the lions share of Asian sourcing, it is worthwhile to take some time to focus on its risks. While supply chain risks in China are not typically as pronounced as that of other Asian sourcing countries, the high volume sourced from China raises the total risk. Raleigh, NC 27616 January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Key Areas to Gain Greater Peace of Mind.

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Sun Belt States are Hot for Seasonal Freight

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Jacksonville is also going strong, with big rate increases on the lanes to Miami up 13¢, and to New Orleans , up 40¢ Rates are rocketing up in Raleigh , after a down month. Four major lanes out of Raleigh had double-digit increases last week.

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Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

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Hot Markets include: Jacksonville, Savannah, Raleigh, and Roanoke. If you’re running into a third day or you just want to try something new, pick a second destination with a reliable source of loads for your trailer type.