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OM in the News: Eight Things Supply Chain Managers Worry About

When a group supply chain managers was recently surveyed about their concerns, Material Handling & Logistics (Aug. 27, 2014) reports that they came up with the following eight: 274 more words


The CFO and the Supply Chain

In 2011 I read an article by Dr. Mahesh Rajasekharan on the sdcexec.com website, titled “Linking the CFO to Supply Chain Execution” I whole heartedly agree with the title, in fact, I would hope the CFO is linked to all aspects of the corporation. 452 more words

Supply Chain

5 Tips for Success in the Research and Development of a New Product

Many functions do not understand how various aspects of sustainability affect what they do; as a result, companies miss out on
benefits – or commit costly mistakes.   756 more words

Supplier Management

Transportation Payment Trends Part 3: Freight Payment Strategy

Today’s post is the final of our three-part series inspired by American Shipper’s 2014 Transportation Payment Benchmark Study. We discussed payment trends in the first post and… 503 more words

Freight Audit

Would you recommend your parcel carrier?

This post, which first appeared on Ti’s free Logistics Briefing service, comes from Stephen Olugbode. The latest addition to Ti’s Senior Analyst team, Stephen joins from GeoPost where he held the position of Group Research Manager with responsibility for the organisation’s strategic research programmes. 745 more words


Native advertising or news fraud

Last night Media Watch on the ABC did a piece on the “news report” done on one of the 6.30 current affairs programs on a commercial station. 283 more words


Trade Winds 2014: National Operations Summit

The National Operations Summit at IIFT, under the aegis of Trade Winds, the annual business summit took place on 22nd August 2014. Both the student community and the faculty at the institute were looking forward to hear from some of the biggest names from the Industry in the Operations domain. 1,011 more words