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August 26, 2009
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Global Supply Chain and Logistics: A New Framework for Supply Chain Security

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What are the Sweet Spots for Different Order Picking Technologies?

We Summarize What Works Best Where, from A-Frames to Wearables

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Does Real-Time Performance Feedback to DC Operators Make Sense?

Staple of Labor Management Systems Demos is Less Often Used, but Trends are Moving That Way

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This Week’s Green Supply Chain by the Numbers – Green Hiring, Cap-Trade and Chemicals, Impact of Packaging, Balloon Payment?

Green Supply Chain Hiring Plans Grow; One Manufacturer More than Doubles Cartons per Pallet; 2025 is when CO2 Hammer Would Hit; Chemical Industry and Cap-Trade Impact on Bottom Line

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Green Supply Chains are Smart Business – Get Suppliers on Board

Green Supply Chain Strategies Require Tools to Manage and Measure Supplier Performance; Results in 120 Days

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A New Framework for Supply Chain Security

Need for Improvement is Well Understood, but How Can Companies Develop an Integrated Approach?

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Keys to Succeeding in China

Need for Relationships is Different in China; Avoiding Joint Ventures

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How Multi-Modal WirelessTechnology is
Driving New Productivity
Gains in Distribution

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A Deeper Look at 2008 Inventory Numbers

Over Past Two Years, Life Science Areas Show Major Improvements; Progress in Consumer Goods-to-Retail Mostly Stalled

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It is a New Normal Out There - and Deloitte Tries to Measure It

Corporate Profitability Down as Competitive Intensity Doubles; Knowledge Flows, Not Knowledge Stocks

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The Impact of Packaging Optimization on Transportation Management

From 120 Units per Pallet to 300; Suddenly, a Hot Area

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As Truckload Rates Continue Freefall, Middlemen Actually See Margins Grow

A Freight Recession like No Others, as One-Third of Freight Out Volume Leaves the System; Can Rates Go Any Lower?


Management Rightsizing:
The New World of
On-Demand TMS

RFID RFID and Auto ID Focus

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Second Item-Level Retail Apparel Tagging Study Again Finds Substantial Improvements in Inventory Accuracy

Will Item-Level Tagging in this Space be the Catalyst for Case and Pallet RFID?

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RFID-based Tracking of Reusable Logistics Containers has a Generally Compelling ROI

Improving Asset Utilization 100%; Lower Labor and Transport Costs Too


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

manufacturing Manufacturing Focus

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More Evidence the Tide is Turning a Bit in the Offshoring Tsunami

First, it was Logistics Costs; Now, Other Factors; Overcoming a $2.50 Increase per Unit for a Hair Iron

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Amidst Worst Factory Utilization Environment Since Great Depression, Some Signs of Life, as US Production Increases in July

First Real Monthly Increase Since December 2007; Factory Utilization Also Ticks Up

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Edition 2: Inventory, Free Cash Flow, and Shareholder Value


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Sourcing Optimization Technology, Part 2

Optimization Can Deliver Big Benefits, but with Much Change in Process Required; Finding the Sweet Spot

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The Increasing Role of Optimization in Sourcing Decisions

Once Limited to Transportation Buys, Technology Now being Used in Many Other Commodity Categories, New Report from CAPS Research Says

Labor Management Strategies for Emerging Economic and Political Realities

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