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Where Do You Need Supply Chain Visibility?

I just posted a story on Sandvik selecting Logility for its supply chain management software.I inferred from what I read that Sandvik saw the greatest potential in improving the inventory used in its service chain -- i.e., the parts that customers need wh…
I just posted a story on Sandvik selecting Logility for its supply chain management software.I inferred from what I read that Sandvik saw the greatest potential in improving … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/where-do-you-need-supply-chain-visibility/

Conflict Minerals Regulations: Manufacturers Lagging on Compliance

Although the US Congress passed legislation over a year ago requiring it, few manufacturers have put in place policies regarding their use of so-called conflict minerals, and even fewer are able to determine the source of potential conflict minerals, acco…
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Cutting Inventory? Know the Consequences

Efforts to cut costs in these financially trying times, coupled with Lean initiatives that strive to remove waste from the supply chain, have resulted in many manufacturers reducing inventory to the point where they may be more vulnerable to supply disrup…
Efforts to cut costs in these financially trying times, coupled with Lean initiatives that strive to remove waste from the supply chain, have resulted in many manufacturers reduci… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/cutting-inventory-know-consequences/

Is U.S. Manufacturing Coming Back?

U.S. consumers could see more products labeled "Made in the USA" on store shelves in the near future. As labor rates in China soar and manufacturers discover unforeseen complications at overseas production facilities, many businesses are revisiting the ad…
Shifting perspectives on supply chain management, coupled with the realities of total landed cost, are driving manufacturers to weigh the benefits of flinging production opera… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/us-manufacturing-coming-back/

Lesson from Japan Disaster: Infrastructure Matters

The disaster in Japan has once again highlighted how much increasingly global supply chains depend on sound infrastructure. Long after the shaking has stopped and radiation levels have been contained, Japan will be struggling to rebuild roads, telecommuni…
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Navigating Sustainable Supply Chain Management in China Takes a Keen Eye & Business Sense

2010 marked a watershed moment in supply chain sourcing among worldwide manufacturers and retailers.
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Studies Prove Business $en$e From Proactive Environmental Management Initiatives & Certifications

I always find it rewarding when a study comes out that underscores the business value of sustainability, especially when backed up with statistics and hard dollars.
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Is Sustainability Stalling Out?

On today's bi-monthly Manufacturing Executive Board call, several manufacturing leaders expressed the concern that companies are struggling to build a business case for sustainability that goes beyond brand-building and energy cost savings.
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Does the Japan Disaster Validate or Refute the Value of Pull-Based Manufacturing?

In the wake of the quake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Japan, a debate has broken out about pull-based supply chains, or what we used to call just-in-time manufacturing. On one side, critics say the disaster has exposed the risks lurking behind the lean, in…
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Lesson from Japan Disaster: Infrastructure Matters

The disaster in Japan has once again highlighted how much increasingly global supply chains depend on sound infrastructure. Long after the shaking has stopped and radiation levels have been contained, Japan will be struggling to rebuild roads, telecommuni…
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Are You Taking a Centralized Approach to Managing Global Complexity?

In a world of rising complexity, volatility, and customer expectations how can large, global manufacturing enterprises optimize their disbursed production assets and inventories? We are beginning to see more such enterprises create centralized supply chai…
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Managing Supply Chain Risk in Turbulent Times

Uncertainty is one of the biggest challenges facing manufacturers and their supply chains. Events such as the global economic crisis and recent political instability in the Middle East demonstrate the need for long-term strategy to mitigate risk to global…
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Will the Egyptian Crisis Affect Global Supply Chains?

As the world watches the Egyptian political crisis march into its second week, much mainstream news coverage has focused on the uprising in Egyptian cities, the fate of President Hosni Mubarak, and what a post-Mubarak political environment might look like…
As the world watches the Egyptian political crisis march into its second week, much mainstream news coverage has focused on the uprising in Egyptian cities, the fate of President … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/will-egyptian-crisis-affect-global-supply-chains/

Dialogue: P&G’s Quest for Growth

It’s been more than 170 years since two European immigrants, an English candle-maker and an Irish soap-maker, married two Cincinnati sisters and heeded their father-in-law’s advice to form a business partnership: Procter & Gamble. The humble family busi…
It’s been more than 170 years since two European immigrants, an English candle-maker and an Irish soap-maker, married two Cincinnati sisters and heeded their  father-in… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/dialogue-pgs-quest-growth1/

Dialogue: P&G’s Quest for Growth

It’s been more than 170 years since two European immigrants, an English candle-maker and an Irish soap-maker, married two Cincinnati sisters and heeded their father-in-law’s advice to form a business partnership: Procter & Gamble. The humble family busi…
It’s been more than 170 years since two European immigrants, an English candle-maker and an Irish soap-maker, married two Cincinnati sisters and heeded their  father-in… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/dialogue-pgs-quest-growth/

Fighting Product Counterfeiters Requires a Multi-Layered Supply Chain Approach

Counterfeit products have penetrated almost all supply chains and pose an increasing risk to a manufacturer’s bottom line, intellectual property (IP), reputation and brand, warranties, and returns.
Counterfeit products have penetrated almost all supply chains and pose an increasing risk to a manufacturer’s bottom line, intellectual property (IP), reputation and brand, … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/fighting-product-counterfeiters-requires-multi-layered-supply-chain-approach/

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