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July 28, 2009
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global Global Supply Chain and Logistics Focus
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Ocean Ship Rates and Utilization Still in the Dumps, with No Real End in Sight

Prices Still Down by as Much as 80%, even as Some Add Capacity or Use Price to Gain Market Share; A Very Different Face for the Industry Soon

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Logistics Infrastructure Issues will be Back Soon, Offering Challenges - and Opportunities

Savvy Companies can Gain Major Competitive Advantage from Logistics, BCG's George Stalk Says

The Five Sure-Fire Strategies for Gaining Management Approval for WMS Projects

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distributionDistribution and Material Handling Focus
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When Considering Multi-Modal Wireless Technology in Distribution, Analyze Each Task and Step

One Size Fits All Approach Will Not Optimize DC Performance; Flexible Wireless Platform is Key

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Card Check Appears Dead for Now, but Coming Back in Another Guise that May Lead to Same Result

Distribution Centers May Still Require Secret Ballot to Organize, but Other Provisions Opposed by Business Likely to Return in Passable Bill

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supply Supply Chain Trends and Issues Focus
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Featured Story

The New Supply Chain Normal: Supply Chain Gurus Weigh In, Part 2

Read and Sherman Share their Perspectives; Is the Supply Chain Ever Normal?

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The New Supply Chain Normal: Supply Chain Gurus Weigh In

Mentzer and Tompkins Share their Perspectives; Is the Supply Chain Ever Normal?

A 360° Approach to Supplier Risk Management

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transportation Transportation Management Focus

Featured Story

Truckload Market Sees Bottom Having Arrived, but Fundamentals are Still Rotten

Used Ford Pick-Up Worth More than Class 8? Questions Around Market Capacity

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What Would Happen to Oil Prices if Israel Does Attack Nuclear Capabilities in Iran?

Sky is the Limit, Says Stephen Schork of the Schork Report; "We Know We can Get to $147," he Tells SCDigest


RFID RFID and Auto ID Focus

Featured Story

Research Finds RFID Tags Can Take a Beating and Keep on Reading in ReUsable Container Applications

New Report Says 109 out of 110 Containers Still Readable After a Year Going from Farm to Store and Back Again; 100% Reads 100% of the Time?

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How Well Do You Know Bar Codes?

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

manufacturing Manufacturing Focus

Featured Story

Will the Great Recession Cause Capacity-Based Sourcing to Come of Age?

Bob Parker of IDC Says Maybe - but there are Real Challenges

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Chinese Light Bulb Manufacturer Coming to US

20-30 Cents Increase per Bulb Versus China Can be Managed, TCP CEO Says; from Private Label to Branded Products; GE Lighting went Offshore


Thinking "Inside the Box":
Utilizing Packaging Optimization to Achieve a World-Class Supply Chain

August 11, 2009

sourcing Sourcing and Procurement Focus



Featured Story

What are the Best Ways to Estimate Supplier Financial Risk?

Multiple Methods are Needed to See the Complete Picture; Calculating the Z-Score

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Will Change in GM's Supply Chain Leadership Finally Open Door to Improved Supplier Relationships?

Move to Value-Based Rather than Cost-Based Approach to Procurement is Key, One Consultant Says

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