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Wednesday, August 03, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—was 52.7 in July, a 0.6 percent decline from June. A reading above 50 represents growth. And even with the sequential decline in the NMI the report showed growth in the non-manufacturing sector for the 20th consecutive month.
Monday, August 01, 2011
In its July report, the ISM reported that the index it uses to measure the manufacturing sector—known as the PMI—was 50.9 percent. This represents a 4.4 percent drop from June’s 55.3 percent
Monday, April 04, 2011
Manufacturing activity remains on very strong footing, according to data released by the Institute for Supply Management.
Thursday, March 03, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 59.7 in January, a 2.3 percent increase from December. Like the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business, a reading above 50 represents growth.
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Momentum in the manufacturing sector is continuing at a strong pace, based on the most recent results of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) February Manufacturing Report on Business.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, found that the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments increased 17 percent from December to January.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Amazon is taking market share from its competitors by building a better supply chain
Friday, January 07, 2011
Emerging markets could be the next opportunity for our industry
Thursday, January 06, 2011
Somehow or another, this blog made a Top 50 list, and my mother did not vote
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Wednesday, December 29, 2010
The 2011 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals event will take place in Philadelphia in October, but the last day to register at pre-pay rates ends with 2010.