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October 20, 2009
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distributionDistribution and Material Handling Focus

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Groundbreaking New Report on New Automated Case Picking Technologies Released

First Comprehensive Categorization of new ACP Technology Landscape; A Major Inflection Point in Distribution Center Automation is Coming

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More of the Same from Annual 3PL Study - but Will the Recession Serve as an Inflection Point?

Relationships Still Largely Transactional, but Desire for Agility and Lower Fixed Costs May Finally Change Status Quo

Category Sponsor:  MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation

Manufacturing Focus

Featured Story

US Manufacturing Sector Stronger than Most Think, New MAPI Report Says, but Challenges Remain

Rise of China Felt more by Others, though US Share of Exports has Dramatically Dropped; Are US Companies Burdened by Regulatory, Taxes and Other External Costs?

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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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supplySupply Chain Trends and Issues Focus
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Featured Story

Building Sustainable Supply Chains - Beyond Sustainability

Latest Trends in Logistics Study Says Companies Need to Build Supply Chains for the Long Term

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Supply Chain "Game Changers"

New Report from University of Tennessee Details 10 Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Thinking as Companies Revamp Strategies


Transportation Management Focus

Featured Story

CONTECH Construction Products Finds Big Value, Fast Deployment from On-Demand TMS

Time to Value, Support for Hybrid Centralized/De-Centralized Model were Key, VP of Logistics Rick Gaynor Says

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Clorox Finds Savings through Transportation Analytics that Reduce "Leakage" from Carrier Contracts to Execution

43% of Lanes in Bid Optimization Programs Exceed Expected Costs, Research Says; Post-Bid Audits Shrink that Number Dramatically

Category Sponsor:  SCTV



Breakthrough Logistics Strategies Series

A Four-Part Series

Part 3: Supply Chain in the
Cloud - A User Perspective
on the Advantages of
Hosted Applications

November 10, 2009

RFID and Auto ID Focus

Featured Story

Visualizing RFID Read Fields

The Magic and the Challenge of RFID is that You Can't See it; LED Wand Tied to Tag Reads Solves that Problem

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RFID - Six Years Later

It is the six-year anniversary of the launch of EPCglobal and tremendous excitement about the use of RFID.  Since then, some disappointment - but is a brighter future around the corner?

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Next Generation Supply Chains: Eliminate Operator Scanning to Optimize Manufacturing and Warehouse Operations

November 5, 2009


Global Supply Chain and Logistics Focus

Category Sponsor:  SCTV

Featured Story

Bob Moffat of IBM, Head of Supply Chain and Rising Star, Arrested for Insider Trading

Moffat Gained Fame for Leading 10-Year Charge to Integrate Vast IBM Global Supply Chain, was Potential Future CEO of the Company

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Think Best in Market, Not World Class, in Developing Markets, Walmart's Gary Maxwell Says

Culture, Talent, Infrastructure and more Should All Impact Supply Chain Design; Some Competitors Over-Automating?


Pride, Passion & Profit: The New Framework for Working Together in the Consumer Goods-to-Retail Supply Chain

A Four-Part Series

Part 3: It All Comes
Down to the People

November 3, 2009

Green Supply Chain Focus - from TheGreenSupplyChain.com (an SCDigest Web Site)
Category Sponsor: IBM

Featured Story

Tesco Says Suppliers Must Reduce Carbon Footprint 30% by 2020

Goal is to be Carbon Neutral by 2050; A Host of Green Initiatives Released this Year

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Technology Keeps Unlocking More Natural Gas, Dramatically Increasing Reserves – and Affecting the Geo-Political Environment

Natural Gas has a Bright Future – but will Environmentalists Fight It?


Network Design &
Planning for  End-to-End
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Sourcing and Procurement Focus

Category Sponsor:  SCTV

Featured Story

Will Industry Now See "Collaborative Purchasing?"

Pepsi and Anheuser-Busch Sign Deal to Purchasing Many MRO Items - and Even Technology and Logistics Services; Can it Work?

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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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