All posts tagged supply chain

Leverage Data to Produce Accurate Inventory Demand Forecasts

From MHI Solutions Having the right item in stock when customers are ready to purchase is an essential component of customer satisfaction. Customers have a wide range of choices, so whether they are looking for clothing, appliances or electronics, there […]

Nutella Supply Chain Illustrates Global Agri-Food Industry Networks

To get a glimpse of the global value chains feeding the agri-food industry, consider the supply network behind the humble Nutella jar. A new Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development paper seeking to shed light on global supply chains across […]

Labor Calls on U.S. to Purge Abuses from Government Supply Chain

Labor groups are calling on President Obama to clean up the federal supply chain after a recent New York Times article cited severe, unsafe working conditions and legal violations in foreign factories that supply uniforms and other clothing to the […]

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 […]

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