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The Turning of the Screw: The Pressure Supply Chains are Under

Last night I finished a project at home—the kind that seem never ending. The last step was screwing in a plastic outlet cover. While I was just about ready to enjoy the end of a successful project—SNAP!—the plastic cracked because I had turned the screw one time too many. My wife’s admonishment of not using too much force for home projects, toy assembly, and packaging extraction were ringing in my ears.


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Insight, Inc. Analyzes Supply Chain Vulnerability

Insight, Inc., a supply chain solutions provider, has recently stated that considerable supply chain tribulations could occur if conflict occurs in the Strait of Hormuz, since roughly 20 to 30 percent of the world's oil supply passes through it every day.
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Airbus Encounters Supply Chain Risks

As Airbus continues to develop its A350, the company is encountering some supply chain setbacks. Yet, it may have developed methods to overcome such challenges.
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Managing the Variables in a Supply Chain Disaster

How can you be better prepared for future natural disasters, like last year's Thai floods, so that your company's supply chain is not negatively impacted?
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JDA Outlines Strategies for Achieving Maximum Customer and Enterprise Value Through Supply Chain Segmentation

To help companies achieve maximum value for their customers and their enterprise, JDA Software Group, Inc., recommends using supply chain segmentation policies to get on the right track.
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2012: A Year to Reassess Your Supply Chain Risk

Due to the ebbs and flows of the global economy, organizational leaders will likely need to monitor the financial health of their supply chains more closely in 2012.
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Honda Admits to Experiencing Various Supply Chain Issues in 2011

Due to ongoing issues with its supply chain in recent months, Honda's deliveries throughout the world were, at times, negatively impacted in 2011.
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Wind Power - By Land or By Sea: It’s All About the Supply Chain

In the midst of Europe's continuous economic debt crisis, the offshore wind energy industry’s supply chain is currently offering considerable opportunities for job creation in a variety of European nations.
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Indian Manufacturers Strive to Reshape the Nation's Current Supply Chain

Many Indian manufacturers are currently utilizing a new generation of sales and operations planning (S&OP) solutions to not only reduce their costs, but also develop new methods to acquire future profit.
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CN and Ray-Mont Logistics Enter Supply Chain Logistics Agreement

CN and Ray-Mont Logistics have announced an agreement to improve supply chain efficiencies and customer service for specialty grains.
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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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