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September 16, 2009
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distributionDistribution and Material Handling Focus
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Featured Story

Getting Logistics Asset Lifecycle Management Right

Buying and Owning are Two Different Things, OC Tanner's Wayne Carlston Says

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Wood Versus Plastic Pallet Battle Increasingly Focused on Green Supply Chain

iGPS Attorney Uses Public Meeting on Pest Control in Pallets to Blast Wood Pallet Green Credentials

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The Global Economy One Year after the Crash

Many Positive Signs, but Recovery is Tenuous; A Long-Term Change in Consumer Behavior

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In Search of Value Stream Architects Outside of Manufacturing

Most Supply Chain Processes Beyond the Factory Floor are Hard to See, Says James Womack; The Best Hope for Healthcare?


Transportation Management Focus

Category Sponsor: Lean Logistics

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Despite Dramatic Decline in Volumes, Railroads Staying Profitable, Investing in Service and Speed

New Understanding of the Benefits of Velocity; More Variable Cost Structures

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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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ILOG LogicNet Plus XE Incorporates Carbon Emissions into Supply Chain Network Design


Featured Story

French President Plans on Carbon Taxes - and Tariffs

Sarkozy Says He Will Lead Charge to Ensure EU Companies not Undercut by Countires without Heavy CO2 Emissions Costs; The "Climate-Energy Contribution" Tax

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Walking through a Cap-and-Trade Example

If Cap and Trade Ever Comes, Will Have Deep Impact on Supply Chain Decisions



Global Supply Chain and Logistics Focus



Supply Chains

Featured Story

Furor over Decision to Hit China Hard on Tire Tariffs, as Fears of Renewed Protectionism Rise

Now Looking at Paper, Glass, Steel, Cement, Union President Says after Tire Success

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Will Ocean Carriers be able to Make Aggressive Rate Hikes Stick?

Maersk, Others, Set Fall Rate Hikes, but Can Carriers Hold Rank? Avoiding the Appearance of Price Collusion


RFID and Auto ID Focus

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Best Practices in Rolling Out Vendor Bar Code and RFID Compliance Programs

Bar Code Labeling, RFID, ASNs all Smooth the Flow of Goods, but Following Best Practices will Get Your Supply Chain There Sooner

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Printing RFID Labels with a Laser Printer

Lexmark Keeps Adding Capabilities, which May Open Up Additional RFID Applications


How Multi-Modal Wireless Technology is Driving New Productivity Gains in Distribution


Manufacturing Focus

Featured Story

Kraft Hopes to Save $300 Million through Supplier Rationalization

Number of Strategic Suppliers to be Cut in Half - to 35,000!

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Recession Close to Over, Manufacturers Alliance Forecasters Say

11.9% Decline in Production Output this Year, but Most of that has Already Occurred; Big Growth Manufacturing Technology Investments Expected for 2010

New Supply Chain Video

Supply Chain Planning Insights Thought Leadership Video

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



Sourcing and Procurement Focus


Featured Story

Investment in Procurement Technology Continues, Recession or Not, Forrester Report Finds

The Nine Categories of E-Purchasing Tools; Supplier Web Portals becoming Obsolete?

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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

Labor Management Strategies for Emerging Economic and Political Realities

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