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Supply Chain Management for Your Business

Sep 24, 2012 No Comments by

The goal of any business is to obtain the maximize return on investment. Every investor needs to find the best ways to run the business for better returns to become a manageable reality. This can be controlled by the traditional business functions including production, human resource management, financial management and supply chain management are the [...]

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Manufacturing a Better Economy [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 18, 2012 No Comments by

Do you remember how long the economy has been like this? Good news! In April 2012, lots of indicators show sign of recovery. Let’s find out how promising the overall economy will be from this informative infographic. Learn more about Fishbowl’s Manufacturing Software.

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History of Logistics and Supply Chain Management [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mar 18, 2012 No Comments by

Logistics and Supply Chain Management is one of the most popular best practices used to reduce costs and improve service to customers. Anyway, logistics and scm is full of buzzwords and evolution of this discipline is not pretty clear. For example, who coins the term “Supply Chain Management” or “Lean Manufacturing”. Recently I have reviewed and gathered [...]

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Back to School? YouTube SCM Lectures

Jan 13, 2012 No Comments by

Professor Hau Lee presents overview of supply chain management. Each year, MBA students invite members of the faculty to deliver a Last Lecture, touching on a topic that is important to the speaker, that sums up an area of research or academic work, or that may be a parting word of advice or inspiration to [...]

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Why I chose the supply chain?

Nov 07, 2011 No Comments by

I haven’t written a lot of posts that have a personal twist to them but I thought maybe it’s about time to come clean on why I chose to work in the supply chain field. I’m always interested to see how people were drawn into working with supply chain/logistics because it doesn’t have the same [...]

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Thursday’s Supply Chain Links

Sep 29, 2011 No Comments by

Here’s a look back on a few supply chain news stories that you should be made aware of: Supply Chain Digital: Supply chain execution goes mobile.   EBN – Does ‘Rent to Own’ Work in Supply Chain?  Montreal Gazette – Supply chain careers have staying power.   ZD Net – Why supply chains are about to be [...]

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Building our map collection…..

Sep 21, 2011 No Comments

I have now launched a new maps section under the Features menu. You’ll find there are only four maps that have been added today, you can check them out here. All my maps are created with Caliper’s GIS software Mapitude. I will continue to add to the section over time as I stumble across more [...]

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Top supply chain videos on YouTube?

Sep 19, 2011 No Comments

YouTube is one of the best destinations for people to learn about any subject. There are millions of interviews, lectures, and other informative videos on almost any topic. Unfortunately for those looking to learn about supply chain management there is only a limited number of videos. The majority of videos are used as promotional tools [...]

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Newsworthy: Monday’s Supply Chain Links

Sep 12, 2011 No Comments

Here are some supply chain news stories to start your week: Spend Matters: Rebuilding and Fortifying Toyota’s Global Supply Chain Logistics Week: New DHL White Paper Examines Increased Supply Chain Outsourcing Arabian Supply Chain: Top 7 Ways to Build a Healthy Supply Chain                    

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MIT White Paper: Supply Chain Talent Crisis

Sep 12, 2011 No Comments

Last December, CNNMoney.com came out with a great article about supply chain management as being one of the “hottest jobs that you never thought of” – it was great to see the mainstream media pinpointing the supply chain industry as an emerging job market when the unemployment rate in the US is so high. You [...]

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