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West Virginia Plans To Frack Beneath Ohio River, Which Supplies Drinking Water To Millions

After the Ohio River is done, the state is also looking at other rivers and a wildlife management area for further drilling. The post West Virginia Plans To Frack Beneath Ohio River, Which Supplies Drinking Water To Millions appeared first on ThinkProgress.

YottaMark awarded patent for quality management of perishables

Redwood City, Calif.-based YottaMark Inc. — provider of the HarvestMark traceability platform — has been granted a patent on using traceability to make quality measurements in the perishables supply chain.

IBM to Supply Big Data for Water Management in India

IBM will supply the Kerala Water Authority in India with its Analytics and Mobility solutions to analyze, monitor and manage water distribution in the city of Thiruvananthapuram. KWA is looking to the system for help in equitably supplying water and to give it the ability to monitor and flag irregularities in water usage using sensors […]

Mesosphere cofounder envisions future data center as ‘one big computer’ | #OpenStackSV

The data center of the future will be fully virtualized, with everything from power supplies to storage devices consolidated into a single pool and managed by software, according to an executive whose company intends to lead the way. Florian Leibert, … Continue reading ?

Prompted by Drought, California Will Regulate Groundwater for First Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state's management of its groundwater supply,Show More Summary

Big Data’s Role in Resource Management

IBM’s Lee Green talks about how bid data can improve efficiency and lead to smarter energy systems, smarter supply chain management and smarter traffic systems.

CEVA Opens European Center of Logistics Excellence

  CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, today announced the opening of its first Center of Logistics Excellence in Europe. Situated in Ashby de la Zouch,

Hans Hansen is DNV GL's Area Manager for Scandinavia

  In the power sector DNV GL supports the industry in delivering a secure, sustainable, available and affordable energy supply. In his new role Hans Tormod

Building Up Abuse About The Building

(Property Management | Chicago, IL, USA) Warning: explode() [function.explode]: Empty delimiter in /home/aznbbj/public_html/wp-content/themes/notalwaysright/functions.php on line 192 Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in...Show More Summary

USPS Slashes Rates, But Can it Handle the Surge?

Categories: Guest Post, Supply Chain Tags: General News Spend Matters welcomes another guest post from Jim Haller, program director of transportation services at NPI, a spend management consultancy, focused on eliminating overspending on IT, telecom and shipping. Show More Summary

M2M ‘Set to Transform Supply Chain, Transportation’

While just 26.25 percent of transportation and supply chain management executives say they currently use machine-to-machine technology to increase real-time information and operational visibility, almost half (46.62 percent) say the plan to deploy M2M in the future, according to a report by eft and AT&T. The 13-page report, Visibility, Speed and Agility – How M2M […]

Analytics Fortify Resilient Midmarket Companies

Analytics are not limited to the functions of operational performance, financial and risk management, and supply chain optimization. Midsized companies are especially interested in analytics in support of improved marketing and sales, with customer insight as a top priority.

Supply Chain Lessons From My Days as a Volunteer

Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Management Tags: GEP, Process & Best Practice I had an opportunity to perform (a minuscule amount of) voluntary work helping sort clothes donated for the over half a million displaced people in India alone when the tsunami struck the Indian Ocean in December 2004. Show More Summary

September 2014 Perspective

By Manning & Napier: The U.S. Economy Regarding the latest domestic economic releases, most have been fairly robust. Among the more oft-cited bright spots recently are Institute for Supply Management (ISM) surveys, hiring, and lending. Show More Summary

More Rig Retirements To Come In Offshore Space

By Casey Hoerth: Management teams for practically all offshore rig leasing companies have been spending much of their conference call time on the challenging rig supply situation. Many new, deepwater-oriented floaters are entering the market while, at the same time, many E&P companies are cutting back on offshore spending. Show More Summary

Local Sourcing: Exploring Enablers of Supply Chain and Procurement Localization

Categories: Sourcing, Supplier Management, Supply Chain Tags: Plus, Sourcing and Categories Earlier this month, Spend Matters published a story highlighting Auto News’ coverage of supply chain and procurement localization at Magna International. Show More Summary

Our recovery won’t amount to much until wages and housing find better footing

The gap in economic performance between the U.S. and overseas is widening, holding U.S. rates down. However, the data brings as many questions as answers. By historical comparison, the twin Institute for Supply Management surveys rising in August to 59.0...

Local Sourcing and Localized Supply Chains for Magma and the Automotive Industry

Categories: Sourcing, Supplier Management, Suppliers, Supply Chain Tags: Sourcing and Categories Auto News recently reported that Magna International, one of the top three auto suppliers based in Canada, has been rethinking its supply...Show More Summary

ISM Non-Manufacturing: August Composite at Another Record High

Today the Institute for Supply Management published its latest Non-Manufacturing Report. The headline NMI Composite Index is at 59.6 percent, up from last month's 58.7 percent and another record high for this relatively new indicato...

Freeing Yourself From the Chains of the DPO Stretch – An Empirical and Experiential Analysis

Categories: Accounts Payable, Suppliers, Supply Chain Management, Uncategorized Tags: PRO, Sourcing & Categories In a previous Spend Matters post titled Does Increased DPO Actually Destroy Enterprise Value?, I highlighted some analysis...Show More Summary

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