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We're fast approaching an era when companies will be able to run themselves.

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We're fast approaching an era when companies will be able to run themselves. Called Distributed Autonomous Corporations (DACS), they'll utilize cloud robots to manage supply chains without human supervision. But as an article at Aeon asks, will these blockchain-style systems set us free, or just make the rich richer? Read more...

CEVA Opens 4th Chicago Office

CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain management companies, has expanded its market presence in Chicago with the opening of a fourth facility.

GEMI Launches Supply Chain Sustainability Tool

The Global Environmental Management Initiative has launched a Supply Chain Sustainability (SCS) Tool, which aims to help procurement professionals compare products’ cost as well as environmental impact. “The SCS tool has been designed as a guide to help support and assist with strategic sourcing and procurement by providing visibility into CO2e and water impacts within […]

Gas Supply to Ukraine

  The Gazprom headquarters hosted today a briefing session led by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee dedicated to the Company's activities this winter.

NeoDeck Holdings Partners with DataMotion to Offer Secure Messaging for Clinical and Non-Clinical Healthcare

NeoDeck Holdings, Puerto Rico’s leading provider of healthcare management solutions, today announced it has partnered with DataMotion, an accredited health information service provider (HISP) supplying email encryption solutions for clinical and non-clinical exchange of protected health information (PHI). Show More Summary

Apples and Oranges: Comparison of Life Events in Haiti and the US

Five years ago, I got a call from my former boss asking if I would manage response efforts and open a medical supply depot in Haiti for Direct Relief, a humanitarian medical relief agency. He'd returned from an assessment trip and based...Show More Summary

Recent iPod Shuffle Shortages Due to Supplier Changes, Not Imminent Discontinuation

Earlier this week, it was observed that Apple's retail stores were running short of iPod shuffle units, leading to speculation about whether the shortages were just a temporary blip in Apple's supply chain management or if they were a sign of an impending discontinuation of the diminutive music player. Show More Summary

‘Learning to Fly’, Titleist Explains Why Dimples Are So Important to Golf Ball Design

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

In “Learning to Fly,” a short video by golfing supply powerhouse Titleist the company’s Senior Manager of Product Development Nick Nardacci explains why golf balls have all of those signature dimples. Dimples are what make the golf ball fly. If the core is the engine, then the dimples are kind of like the wings on […]

SFI Forest Management Standards Updated

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative has launched new standards and rules to promote sustainable forest management across the supply chain. A major change to the SFI 2015-2019 Standards and Rules is the establishment of three stand-alone...Show More Summary

ISS Appoints Riaan Blom as VP Sales, Africa

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world-leading marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider has announced another key hire to its African regional management

UPS and FedEx Surcharges for 2015

Categories: Guest Post, Price Forecast, Supply Chain Tags: Guest Posts, NPI, Sourcing and Categories Spend Matters welcomes this guest post by 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

Supply Risk Management 2015: Lessons from Leaders

Categories: Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: PRO Supply risk is not a new topic, nor will it be going away anytime soon. But, it's no time to be complacent. In this 3-part Spend Matters PRO research brief, Spend Matters Chief...Show More Summary

Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Restaurant Manager

Running a good restaurant is quite literally an act of plate-spinning. You need to manage the supply of ingredients, schedule all of the staff, prepare the facilities and more, all before the restaurant is even open. What's a day in the life of a restaurant manager really like? Read more...

3 Ways 3D Printing Will Revolutionize The Modern Supply Chain (And 1 Important Way it won’t)

Categories: Guest Post, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Technology Tags: GEP, Guest Posts, Technology Spend Matters welcomes this post by Steven P. Roth from GEP. The long heralded commercial arrival of 3D printing (3DP) is upon...Show More Summary

ISM Non-Manufacturing: Slower Growth in December

Today the Institute for Supply Management published its latest Non-Manufacturing Report. The headline NMI Composite Index is at 56.2 percent, down from last month's 59.3 percent. Today's number came in below the forecast of 58.0.

Stores & Warranty Prorgams Manager

Job Description The position is responsible for managing, leading, planning, organizing and directing the activities of stores warehousing and inventory control and issuance of materials, supplies, parts and equipment for the Agency's multiple Bus, Rail and Facility's operations. Show More Summary

U.S. Service Sector Activity Slips To Six-month Low In December

(Reuters) - A gauge of growth in the dominant U.S. services sector fell short of expectations for December, hitting a six-month low as indexes on employment, orders and business activity all declined. The Institute for Supply Management said on Tuesday its services index fell to 56.2 for December, compared with 59.3 in November. Show More Summary

Where Project Management Meets Procurement Technology: Ivalua Procurement Project Management

Categories: Procurement, Procurement Systems & Architecture, Vendor Snapshots Tags: PRO Procurement technology suites are increasingly packing a bigger punch. Vendors are building adjacent modules to core purchasing and supply management...Show More Summary

Manufacturing Expands in December, Construction Spending Falls

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The US manufacturing sector expanded during December, with the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI coming in at 55.5%. Construction spending during November also fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $975 billion. Show More Summary

Manufacturers Lament ‘West Coast Port Issues’

The Institute for Supply Management report out Friday notes labor problems at West Coast ports delayed delivery of imported supplies last month.

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