Supply Chain Industry Updates

Supply Chain Management: The Advantages Of Real-Time Inventory Management, By Lindsay Themea, Desmond & Louis and Swapan Nag, Nag, Inc., Posted on Manufacturing Net

What does technology that allows us to view Earth from the International Space Station as it orbits around the planet have to do with supply chain management? Ortechnology that helps authorities pinpoint and deploy vital resources during a catastrophic natural disaster?  The ability to track and analyze big data in real-time. The growing demand for immediate information in business has driven the creation of real-time solutions by geospatial engineering firms such as NAG Inc. based in Los Angeles. [Read More…]

Kelly Services: Diversity must help bottom line to be sustainable, Posted on Crain’s Detroit Business

In 1979, Kelly Services Inc.became one of the first staffing companies to enact a diversity program. Today, its formalized supplier diversity program encompasses 4,600 suppliers worldwide and 800 in the U.S. The Troy-based company itself has grown, too, expanding beyond temporary staffing and into helping companies manage their talent supply chains. For the past 12 years, Brenda Marshall, senior director of global diversity solutions, has been responsible for the day-to-day growth and development of Kelly’s supplier base. [Read More…]

Assessing supply-chain risk through ‘commodity mapping’, By Joel Makower, Posted on GreenBiz

When Kara Hurst, the CEO of The Sustainability Consortium — the global group of companies working to improve consumer product sustainability — first uttered the words “commodity mapping” a few months ago, I more or less intuitively got it. And it was instantly appealing: a methodology for understanding the geography of one’s supply chain, or at least the commodities being purchased, and the environmental conditions of the places from where they were being sourced. [Read More…]

Jda Software Group Inc : Penske Logistics Selects JDA’s Warehouse and Labor Management Software, Posted on 4-traders

London, U.K. – November 4, 2013 – JDA®Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company® and Penske Logistics today announced that Penske Logistics has selected the JDA® Warehouse Management andJDA® Warehouse Labor Management solutions for use on a global basis. The decision is one in a series of recent moves by Penske Logistics to further modernize and upgrade its supply chain and logistics technology capabilities.  The announcement was made during JDA FocusConnect 2013, JDA’s annual conference, at the Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel in the United Kingdom. [Read More…]  

Live Industry News

  Follow @CISupplyChain #SCContracts

LinkedIn-Logo-2C (1) Join the Supply Management Network on LinkedIn

Related Event

 Supply Chain Contracts

When: Wednesday, January 29 to Thursday, January 30, 2014 Where: Vancouver Marriott Pinacle Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia To learn more

Related Conference Proceedings


Supply Chain Management for Energy