The 12 Myths of Procurement
Most developing professions gather misconceptions about their past and present state of development. This paper briefly addresses a series of myths that I believe are still associated with Procurement or purchasing (this, perhaps, is the first point of divergence).
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The Triple-A Supply Chain
The holy grails of supply chain management are high speed and low cost--or are they? Though necessary, they aren't sufficient to give companies a sustainable competitive advantage over rivals. Consider these disturbing statistics: Though U.S.
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The Triple-A Supply Chain
Managing the modern supply chain is a job that involves specialists in manufacturing, purchasing, and distribution, of course. But today it is also vital to the work of chief financial officers, chief information officers, operations and customer service executives,...
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Logistics News: Interest in Automatic Case Picking is High among Large Volume DCs, SCDigest Survey Shows
While the economic slowdown has clearly caused most companies to be more cautious with investments, overall there is a significant amount of interest in automated case picking systems,...
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Best Practices in Implementing Green Supply Chains
• What is Green Supply Chain Management?
• Green Supply Chain Management Principles
• Green Supply Chain Management Best Practices
• Implementing Best Practices
• Summary
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A Guide to Implementing a World-Class Cycle Counting Program
The implementation of comprehensive cycle counting solutions can result in operational efficiency gains of anywhere from 5 to 10 percent. The opportunity to increase sales through improved service levels..
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Inventory Management and Its Effects on Customer
This study examines inventory management and the role it plays in improving customer satisfaction. It looks at how food companies have been under pressure to streamline their inventory systems, and the consequences of such actions.
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The Greatest Supply Chain Disasters of All Time 2009
Many of us rightly take pride in the growing recognition role of supply chain both within companies and in the public markets. An increasing number of companies cite supply chain initiatives and prowess in annual reports...
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