Filed in Supply Chain
Friday, December 02, 2011
With its primary index—the PMI—showing signs of leveling out in recent months, the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business increased nearly two full percentage points in November to extend the growth streak for economic activity in the manufacturing sector to 28 straight months and the overall economy showed growth for the 30th consecutive month.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
More than ever, what happens outside the four walls determines what happens inside the four walls. Six supply chain experts look at the most important factors shaping the future of the supply chain.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
After alarming declines from August to September, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, indicated that global trade activity showed a bit of a “leveling off” from September to October.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The 6th Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey
findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Businesses in harsh manufacturing, distribution and warehousing locations are facing process improvement challenges in order to reduce costs, increase throughput, and respond to increasing customer demands.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Our 2011 findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Long before the iPhone, Take provided apps to fill the gaps in ERP solutions
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Students from sixteen universities gathered in Detroit in late September to explore issues pertaining to buying advanced technology components for electric vehicles, as well as to examine topics such as component and logistics costs, global procurement, sustainability and recycling.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Program gives students up-close look at high-tech vehicle manufacturing supply chain
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Thursday, July 28, 2011
The prime objective for all supply chains is to provide clients with what they want, when they want it. Inventory management plays a central role in every supply chain’s need to satisfy its clients.