Monthly Archives: February 2013

Big changes in future supply chains.

Book examines impact of “macrotrends” on supply chains By Staff | February 27, 2013 Several global economic and consumer trends are likely to disrupt modern business practices and add unprecedented complexity to supply chains, creating challenges for supply chain managers. … Continue reading

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Just-in-Case Distribution–Risk Management in the Supply Chain

February 12, 2013 New Hubs Arise to Serve ‘Just in Case’ Distribution By MATT HUDGINS Major storms like Hurricane Sandy and other unexpected events have prompted some companies to modify the popular just-in-time style of doing business, in which only … Continue reading

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New Balance balances US/China production…

New Balance Sweats Push to End U.S. Shoe Tariffs By TIMOTHY AEPPEL New Balance is the last company that makes running shoes in the U.S., a testament to its commitment to domestic manufacturing. The economics are tough, but executives say … Continue reading

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