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ISM: Manufacturing Activity Expanded Very Strongly in August

The Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose very strongly, with the headline figure rising fromRead the Rest...

Here Comes ISM Manufacturing... (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT)

The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing report for August is expected at the top of the hour. Expectations are for the reading to come in at 57.0, down from 57.1 in July. In a note to clients ahead of the report, analysts...Show More Summary

So, Do You Throw Provider RFX Templates Out With the Packaging?

That depends. If you have lazy, uneducated, or inexperienced Supply Management personnel (because your Procurement department was staffed like the Island of Misfit Toys), then you want to delete them as soon as you get them because, if a template exists for the product or service you want, it will be sent out more-or-less as […]

Home Again: Workshop on 'Integrated Water Management: Planning for Future Water Supplies'

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I am sitting in Denver International Airport returning home from Golden, CO, where I attended a Water Research Foundation workshop on Integrated Water Management: Planning for Future Water Supplies (Focus Area Project 4550; I serve on its Technical Advisory Committee, or TAC). The description of Project 4550: Water utilities globally...

Update: CalAmp's Agreement With Masternaut Strengthens Its Position In Europe

By Andy Batts: CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP) announced that it has formalized and expanded an existing supply agreement with Masternaut, Europe's leading mobile resource management ("MRM") services company. It's been one and a half years since CalAmp is supplying wireless telematics devices to Masternaut for deploying throughout Europe. Show More Summary

CEVA Expanding Presence in Southern California

  CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced plans to expand its presence in the San Diego market

Water, Volume 6, Issue 8 (August 2014) - Open Access

Enjoying Golden, CO, where I am attending a Water Research Foundation workshop on Integrated Water Management: Planning for Future Water Supplies. From MDPI. Water, Volume 6, Issue 8 (August 2014), Pages 2164-2538 If you cannot download the articles here, visit the issue's homepage. Caveat emptor: The publisher of this journal,...

Tech Today: Pondering Apple’s Supply Chain, MobileIron Surges, GrubHub Sinks

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of MobileIron (MOBL), which makes software to manage mobile devices inside corporate networks, are up 67 cents, or 7.2%, at $10.04, and earlier surged 10%, after Deutsche Bank’s Karl Keirstead today reiterated a Buy rating and a $14 price target on the stock, saying [...]

Staples Will Keep Closing Stores, Nobody Is Surprised

Earlier this year, Staples announced plans to close 225 underperforming store due to poor performance. Almost six months later, the office supply retailer hasn’t managed to turn things around, mostly because consumers are looking elsewhere for most of the things they would buy at Staples. Show More Summary

Dour Comments By China's Leading Supply Chain Manager Reinforce Citi's View For €1 Trillion ECB QE

While the US Q2 earnings season is now largely in the history books, an interesting place to get some additional commentary on the world economy is none other than China's leading global sourcing/supply-chain management firm Li & Fung,...Show More Summary

Supply Chain Lessons from Walmart’s Meat Recall and Target’s Data Breach

Categories: Guest Post, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Chain Management Tags: Process and Best Practice In January of this year, Walmart was forced to recall meat sold at some of its stores in China after the meat was discovered to contain DNA from foxes. Show More Summary

Samsung USB cable lets you charge three mobile devices at once

If you've owned a handful of portable gadgets in recent years, you've probably managed to build up a healthy supply of micro-USB cables. Spending 40 bucks to acquire another might sound absurd -- unless this is the cable you're looking to buy. While...

Skov to supply giant free-range broiler facility

Danish poultry housing specialist, SKOV, has entered into an agreement to supply complete ventilation systems and farm management for 42 houses with free-range broiler production in Blanchetown, Australia.

CEVA Expands Presence in Los Angeles Market

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced the expansion of its Los Angeles (LAX)/Torrance freight management operation.

Supply Chain Management Questions

I’ve noticed that Amazon.com is very good at shipping items that are already in stock and it usually only takes them a day or two to do so. Often it takes them less time. They do not seem very good at shipping items that are pre-ordered. Whenever I pre-order and item on Amazon, it generally…

Riskmethods: The Cool Risk Management Solution Provider You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

Categories: Solution Providers, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Risk Management Tags: PRO, Technology Today's Spend Matters PRO research brief covers the cool company that you probably haven’t even heard of, Riskmethods, which delivers risk management that is dynamic, in near real-time, and even forward-looking. Show More Summary

Pandemics and the Supply Chain: What’s the Actual Risk Factor?

Categories: Ask the Expert, Risk Performance and Compliance Tags: Plus, Supply Risk, Webinars Don't forget to join us for tomorrow's Ask the Expert webinar featuring VP of Research Thomas Kase and Heiko Schwarz, Managing Director at riskmethods. Show More Summary

Ebola and the Potential Supply Chain Impact – What is Prudent for Procurement?

Categories: Industry News, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Management Tags: PRO Ebola is a disease that presents as a hemorrhagic fever. These are not exactly comforting words, as those afflicted...Show More Summary

Ask the Expert: Should You Be Worried About Ebola and Your Supply Chain?

Categories: Ask the Expert, Risk Performance and Compliance, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Visibility, Supply Management Tags: Plus, Risk Management, Webinars Should you be worried about Ebola? What can you do about...Show More Summary

Hobby Shop Five - Really Shiny, Really Old and Really Cheap

I mentioned a few days ago that I managed to find a few minutes to sneak off to the local hobby shop. I used to stop by much more frequently years ago, but nowadays usually only go for supplies, as was the case this trip. I feel guilty...Show More Summary

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