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  • Supply chain talent: In demand and out of stock?

    One critical shortage in the supply chain right now has nothing to do with Apple iPhones, Nintendo Wiis or Zhu Zhu Pets being out of stock for the holidays: It's the people who manage companies' supply chains.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum16 Nov. 10 05:55
  • The trouble with supply-chain best practices

    Best Practices: It's an often overused term that can apply to literally any decision-making process: parenting quandaries, personal finance questions, buying a house, getting a job, or selecting a puppy breed.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum23 Oct. 10 02:39
  • Cloud SCM vendor iTradeNetwork being sold for $525 million

    Roper Industries said Monday it plans to buy on-demand SCM (supply chain management) software vendor iTradeNetwork from private equity firm Accel-KKR for US$525 million. The transaction is expected to close later this week.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus27 July 10 03:59
  • Food company cooks up in-house ERP software

    Melbourne-based oil and margarine manufacturing company Peerless Foods has snubbed the multi-national ERP vendors and developed its own software to manage everything from invoices to product distribution.

    Written by Rodney Gedda27 April 09 14:44
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  • Supply Chain Data: Real-Time Speed Is Seductive, Dangerous

    Let's call it the Wall Street Effect: Many companies now face tremendous pressure to ensure that all corporate data is "up to the second," just like those traders on The Street who bask in sub-second financial data and those consumer "day traders" who now demand equal speed.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum22 March 10 07:47