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Compal Posts Seventh Consecutive Profit as Demand Slows

Compal Electronics Inc., the world’s second-largest contract maker of notebooks, posted its seventh consecutive decline in profit, missing estimates, as demand for computers slows globally.
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US counterfeit regulations impact global suppliers

US counterfeit regulations impact global supplierselectronicsfeed.comNon-US-based suppliers accounted for more than $2 billion during the five-year period from 2007 to 2011, with European Union (EU) and Middle Eastern companies accounting for the ...
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The Global State of Trade: Global Sourcing Beyond China, Re-Shoring and Beyond

The Global State of Trade: Global Sourcing Beyond China, Re-Shoring and Beyond | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The survey respondents from the recent Panjiva and Global Sourcing Council report are optimistic about the general economic outlook for 2012 as well as volume trends with 76% believing the economic "will fare 'the same as 2011' to 'much stronger than 2011' and 71% are themselves expecting to spend as much or more in 2012 over 2011."

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Oversupply of steel pipe in the supply chain ?

Oversupply of steel pipe in the supply chain ? | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

An article in the Wall Street Journal (May 1, 2012) describes a plant expansion by Timken in Ohio and a new plant in Texas to be opened by Tianjan Pipe, both focused on steel production for pipe used by the energy sector.

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Green Light for the Automotive Supply Chain

Green Light for the Automotive Supply Chain | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Over the past decade, automotive manufacturers have invested heavily in boosting their green credentials, from environmental research and development...

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Head of Supply Chain Development at A.P. Moller/Maersk

Improve the management of our global supply chain. As Head of Supply Chain Development you will be overall responsible for transforming our current supply chain challenges into concrete projects that can be implemented ...

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UPS 1Q Earnings Up 6% On US Package, Supply Chain Gains

UPS 1Q Earnings Up 6% On US Package, Supply Chain Gains | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The company's supply chain and freight segment saw revenue rise 1.3% and operating profit jumped 19%.

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Supply Chain News: Walmart, Sustainability, and Troubles in Mexico - Supply Chain Digest

Walmart is important to the supply chain for a number of reasons.

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Partners benefit as millions switch on

Partners benefit as millions switch on | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The United States and China have formed a win-win partnership in the global supply chain for high-tech manufacturing.

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Q&A: 100 second reflection for Global Supply Chain Management

A couple key things I learned in the Global Supply Chain Management Simulation are how difficult it is to forecast actual demand and how challenging it is to determine production schedules and capacity among different ...

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How An Explosion In Germany Could Disrupt The Global Auto Supply Chain For Months

How An Explosion In Germany Could Disrupt The Global Auto Supply Chain For Months | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The underlying sustainable trend is probably better than that - our forecast for the full-year sales pace is 14.8 million.

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Industry looks to logistics

Industry looks to logistics | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

This trend is the result of the increasing complexity of international supply chains, said the report, Supply Chain Trends: Implications for Industrial Property, by Colliers International and Logiworx.

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Managing Supply Chain Disruptions

Managing Supply Chain Disruptions | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Supply chain disruptions become more manageable when shippers have supply chain technology that provides shipment visibility, writes Henry Hicks, Progress Software.
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Quickflix thinks inside the box for supply chain

Quickflix thinks inside the box for supply chain | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

When it comes to supply chain strategy, Quickflix management has clearly been thinking outside the box, following an announcement it will soon be putting its product inside a box...

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Descartes Unveils New Android-Based Mobile Solution

Combined with Descartes' cloud-based Wireless Global Logistics Network and routing applications, MobileLink enables dynamic dispatching and tracking of drivers and other resources in the field to improve fleet ...
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Rethinking supply chain strategy

Rethinking supply chain strategy | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Supply chain disruptions, fuel price volatility, rising labour costs, advances in technology and a growing realization of the advantages of being physically close to customers are leading...

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> China India Vietnam Singapore Malaysia 
Indonesia Philippines Thailand > Myanmar

Register at CHA1N.com - The Social Supply Chain Network

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Getting Scripted Demos Right for Warehouse Management

Getting Scripted Demos Right for Warehouse Management | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The use of “scripted demos†for selection of Warehouse Management Systems and other supply chain software has become commonplace.

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New Supply Chain Certification from CSCMP Supported by CHEP

New Supply Chain Certification from CSCMP Supported by CHEP | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The SCPro(TM) is a three-level certification that offers global supply chain management professionals a way to demonstrate a broad range of industry skills and...

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Amazon Supply Fuels Disruptive Force To Industrial Supply Chain

Amazon Supply Fuels Disruptive Force To Industrial Supply Chain | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

After disrupting the consumer retail space, it is now targeting the business, industrial, scientific and commercial customers — essentially the supply chain.

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GSC April Newsletter is Now Available

GSC April Newsletter is Now Available | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

See the latest news in sustainable and socially responsible global sourcing practice: GSC April 2012 Newsletter. 

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Unilever Improves Supply Chain, Faces Challenges with Customer Behavior

Unilever Improves Supply Chain, Faces Challenges with Customer Behavior | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Looking at the progress report you can see a clear division in the value chain – while Unilever has made good progress in its supply chain.

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15 reasons why companies pursue supply chain excellence

15 reasons why companies pursue supply chain excellence | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

For global supply chains, misalignment—failure to move as one—means poor service, high inventory, unexpected costs, constrained growth and profits, and loss of market share.

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Sourcemap: visualizing supply-chains for the goods in our lives

Sourcemap: visualizing supply-chains for the goods in our lives | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Sourcemap shows supply-chain maps that reveal all the places in the world that feed into the common goods we consume in our lives.

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Manhattan Associates Reports Record First Quarter Revenue and Earnings

Manhattan Associates Reports Record First Quarter Revenue and Earnings | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 22-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1200 customers worldwide that...

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