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May 12, 2009
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Global Supply Chain and Logistics: What's Going to Happen to "The China Price?"
Distribution and Material Handling: Cross Docking for Manufacturers, Part 2

supply Supply Chain Trends and Issues Focus
Category Sponsor: CSCMP

Featured Story

What will be the "New Normal?"

McKinsey Managing Director on how the Business World will be Different; What will be the Impact on Supply Chains

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Do You Need to Do More to "Sense" Customer Demand?

Lag Time in Converting POS Data to Inventory and Deployment Planning is Costly, Says Lora Cecere of AMR

distributionDistribution and Material Handling Focus
Category Sponsor:
CDC Supply Chain

Featured Story

Cross Docking for Manufacturers, Part 2

Interest in Cross Docking is Strong, but Operational and Technology Barriers Exist

Related Content

Can Manufacturers Successfully Execute Cross-Dock Strategies?

Merge-In-Transit, DC Bypass are Becoming More Common, but True Cross Dock Remains a Challenge


Over the last few years, the materials handling market has seen a great increase in solutions designed to automate the case picking process. We are trying to better understand how companies view the importance of case picking in distribution, and the level of interest companies have in adopting automated case picking technology.

The survey is very short - just 10 brief questions, plus a few demographic questions.

All valid respondents will receive a copy of the report, expected to be completed in the May/June timeframe.

transportation Transportation Management Focus
Category Sponsor: OceanSchedules.com

Featured Story

Race to Bottom, as Huge Drops in Shipper Demand Parallel Equal or Greater Losses in Carrier Capacity

Bank Actions Could Take an Even Greater Slice Out of Carrier Market; Big Problems as Economy Recovers?

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Talent Management Becoming Key to Transportation Success

Need for New and Broader Skills in the Middle and the Top Key Challenge for Transportation Management, Caplice of MIT Says; from Hard to Soft Skills

RFID RFID and Auto ID Focus
May 20, 2009

Featured Story

RFID News and Comment for the Week of May 5, 2009

EPCGlobal gets Consultative; Conair Broadly Deploys RFID, Creates New Solutions Company; RFID Growth Predicted, but Supply Chain Apps Still Lag

Related Content

Will Green Supply Chain be Key Catalyst in RFID Growth?

Several Green Strategies will be Well Supported by RFID, Continuing Questions around Recycling and RFID

Leverage Your Existing Wireless
Networks to Do More and
Reduce Operating Costs

manufacturing Manufacturing Focus
June 2, 2009

Featured Story

Do New Models for Manufacturing Component Inventory Management Lead to Increased Roles for 3PLS?

Buy-Sell Hubs, Pooled Inventory Could be the Future, Researchers Say

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Understanding Buyer-Vendor Inventory Options

Traditional Models Include Buyer Managed, Vendor Managed, and Vendor Owned Inventories; New 3PL-Based Adaptations Coming?


Innovation in Supply Chain
Execution Series

Part 4: Taking the Food & Beverage Supply Chain to the Next Level

global Global Supply Chain and Logistics Focus

May 19, 2009


The Next Generation
Supply Chain: Integrated
Planning & Execution

Part 2: Achieving the Vision

Featured Story

What's Going to Happen to "The China Price?"

After Years of Upward Pressure, Now a Retreat, as Buyers Gain Upper Hand; How Long will it Last?

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Import Transit Times Taking Longer? Ships Take Foot off Pedal, Use the Slow Path, to Reduce Costs

Facing Double-Digit Drops in Volumes, Ocean Carriers do what they Can to Weather the Storm, Cruising at Half Speed

sourcing Sourcing and Procurement Focus
Category Sponsor: SCTV  


The Power of Global
Order Management
in the Service Parts
Supply Chain

Featured Story

The Supplier Conundrum in Tough Times – Reducing Buyer Risk can out Troubled Supplier over the Edge

“Unvirtuous Cycle” needs to be Monitored Closely

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Just How Hard Should You Pressure Suppliers for Price Cuts During Downturn?

Procter & Gamble Exec Says Unilateral Demand for Concessions are Bad Business, While BP Looks for "Deflation" in its Supply Chain

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