Filed in Supply Chain
Monday, February 06, 2012
In his show-opening keynote address, Rick Blasgen expressed optimism for the future of domestic logistics, emphasized the urgent steps that must be taken to secure that future, and hailed the materials handling industry as a key driver of the ongoing economic recovery.
Posted on 02/06 at 12:10 PM
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Modex 2012 •
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
It’s not every day you’re asked to reinvent one of the high-tech industry’s most iconic companies. But that’s exactly what’s been driving Cindy Reese since she arrived from Sun Microsystems to become Oracle’s senior vice president for worldwide systems operations early last year.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Over the first three mornings of the show, the keynote speakers will share their insights into what’s going on in the field, the changes coming from the Panama Canal expansion, how that will impact the supply chain, and where the opportunities for business growth and development lie.
Sunday, January 01, 2012
Modern spends 60 seconds with the executive director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics.
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.
Posted on 11/17 at 02:21 PM
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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.
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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.