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Gartner Says Worldwide Software as a Service Revenue Is Forecast to Grow 21 Percent in 2011

Gartner Says Worldwide Software as a Service Revenue Is Forecast to Grow 21 Percent in 2011 | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Worldwide software as a service (SaaS) revenue is forecast to reach $12.1 billion in 2011, a 20.7 percent increase from 2010 revenue of $10 billion, according to Gartner, Inc.
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Better supply chain collaboration is key to success in Asia

Better supply chain collaboration is key to success in Asia | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Better supply chain collaboration is key to success in Asia Reliability, responsiveness and communication top shipper wish-list at box trade conference - IFW (Better supply chain collaboration is key to success in Asia http://t.co/eeWjmhau...
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ISO Adds Links to Supply Chain Coverage Options - Reuters

ISO Adds Links to Supply Chain Coverage Options - Reuters | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
ISO Adds Links to Supply Chain Coverage OptionsReutersJERSEY CITY, NJ, April 23, 2012 - ISO announced today that it has filed a new endorsement that will enable commercial enterprises to address supply chain loss exposures more fully.
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Supply Chain Leaders Drive Growth in Revenue and Profit

Supply Chain Leaders Drive Growth in Revenue and Profit | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
A global survey of supply chain managers indicates that aggressively managing costs and creating a flexible supply chain are major factors for businesses in successfully growing market share as the economy rebounds.
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Honda looks to local suppliers to help boost China sales

Honda looks to local suppliers to help boost China sales | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Honda is planning to increase its current levels of local sourcing as it looks to double sales in China by 2015, a move which could also see local design facilities being built.
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M&S rues cost of stock shortages

M&S rues cost of stock shortages | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
UK retailer Marks & Spencer has been hit by stock shortages caused by what the group’s CEO referred to as ‘not perfect buying’...
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Odyssey expands global shipping reach with Interdom acquisition

Odyssey expands global shipping reach with Interdom acquisition | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Logistics company Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (OL&T) announced yesterday that it has acquired Illinois-based Interdom Partners, one the largest railway intermodal companies in the US...
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Qualcomm hit by chip supply problems

Qualcomm hit by chip supply problems | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
US based telecommunications company Qualcomm, has warned that supplies of its latest chips are limited which could have a knock-on effect to the smartphone market...
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Supply chain disruption among ‘greatest risks businesses face’

Supply chain disruption among ‘greatest risks businesses face’ | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
New report shows businesses recognising importance of enterprise-wide risk strategies after supply failures...
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Global Supply Chain Leaders to Gather at Bridges 2012

Global Supply Chain Leaders to Gather at Bridges 2012 | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
This annual gathering of large enterprises and supply chain partners is the largest event of its kind, attended by companies with collective revenues in excess of $1 trillion...
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Chinese output falls

Chinese output falls | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Chinese manufacturing fell in November for the first time in nearly three years amid fears that a global economic downturn is taking hold.
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The (not so) hidden costs of squeezing our suppliers

The (not so) hidden costs of squeezing our suppliers | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
"Procurement savings"

"Efficient maximisation of market opportunities"

"Outsource and save"

"Hard-nosed negotiations"

Regardless of how you describe it local government is looking at an...
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Strong Apple Results Spur Asian Supply Chain

Strong Apple Results Spur Asian Supply Chain | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Shares of Asian component suppliers to iPhones and iPads are rising sharply on Apple's strong fiscal second-quarter results.
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Advocate Helps Track Polluters on Supply Chain - New York Times

Advocate Helps Track Polluters on Supply Chain - New York Times | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Advocate Helps Track Polluters on Supply ChainNew York TimesOne of the institute's biggest challenges has been to track the links in the supply chain between global companies and local operators, since many have signed confidentiality agreements.
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Supply Chain News: Walmart Suddenly Embroiled in Scandal over Alleged Bribery ... - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain DigestSupply Chain News: Walmart Suddenly Embroiled in Scandal over Alleged Bribery ...Supply Chain Digestby SCDigest Editorial Staff A major article from the New York Times Sunday accuses Walmart of substantial bribery activities in ...
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Royal Philips appoints new CPO

Royal Philips appoints new CPO | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Dutch electrical and consumer goods giant Philips has appointed Fredrick Spalcke as its new chief purchasing officer.
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Tesco targets supplier collaboration to tackle emissions

Tesco targets supplier collaboration to tackle emissions | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
The UK’s largest retailer Tesco has announced plans to expand on-line supplier collaboration in an effort to reduce supply chain carbon emissions...
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Auto-makers scramble for alternatives following resin shortage

Auto-makers scramble for alternatives following resin shortage | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Global automakers are desperately searching for alternatives to PA-12, a resin used to make brake and fuel, following an explosion at a German chemical factory...
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Pull is short for ‘towing’, push for ‘shoving’

Pull is short for ‘towing’, push for ‘shoving’ | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
At the time Mr Taiichi Ohno, architect of the Toyota Production System, stated we should no longer make large amounts of stock and then try to sell it (push), but need to be aware of the market (pull), this meant a turnaround in our thinking.
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Logistics company says green performance 'key'

Logistics company says green performance 'key' | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), a global shipping and logistics company, has revealed that it is “on track” to reduce its relative green house gas emissions by 30% over the next three years, compared to a 2005 baseline.
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Wal-Mart to roll out sustainable sourcing scorecard

Wal-Mart to roll out sustainable sourcing scorecard | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart said it plans to roll its “sustainability scorecard” across another 100 categories across its US businesses this year...
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Climate change situation remains elusive on the supply chain and logistics front

Climate change situation remains elusive on the supply chain and logistics front | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Even though the calendar says it is November 30, this atypical balmy weather in the Northeast is making me feel it is more like May 30.
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A Study on Node System of Logistics in Changchun-Jilin Region ...

A Study on Node System of Logistics in Changchun-Jilin Region ... | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
The market competition becomes increasingly fierce with high accelerated of thescientific technology progress, economic developed, information networks globalized, and themarket globalized since the 90s in 20th century.
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