All posts tagged supply chain

Study Links Socially Responsible Supplier Selection to Better Financial Performance

A growing number of retailers and manufacturers have adopted policies aimed at making their supply chains transparent and free of environmental and human-rights abuses – moves that surely improve corporate image. A recent study suggests that “socially responsible supplier selection” […]

Europe Survey Finds Split Between Supply Chain Operations, Business Goals

Eighty percent of European supply chain leaders don’t see their company’s supply chain as enabling organizational business strategies, a recent survey found. Hitachi Consulting in September conducted a telephone survey of 100 supply chain executives and managers across nine countries […]

Can you launch a new warehouse site with a system in less than a week?

By Christian Miller Banneker Industries, a Rhode Island based 3PL, can. I think we can all agree that bringing up a new site fast brings with it lots of benefits: shortened time to value, happier customers and project sponsors. Now […]

MIT Study: Lower-Cost Suppliers Could Cause Biggest Hit in Case of Disruption

A manufacturer’s highest-cost supplier isn’t necessarily the one that will cause the biggest expense from a supply chain disruption, according to new research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT Prof. David Simchi-Levi’s research found no connection between the total […]

2013 Green Supply Chain Award Winners

IHS, Patagonia and Ryder are among the companies that have made sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The magazine has announced its 2013 Green Supply Chain award winners recognized for their achievements […]

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