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1. Shell's Visibility Efforts
(News)
... es visibility into what's happening across its offshore drilling operations.His article on the Logistics Viewpoints site describes how this centralized view delivers functionality and ROI. Check it ou ...
Created on 10 August 2016
2. West Coast Port Strike Could Damage U.S. Economy
(Management)
... with goods have been languishing offshore of the 29 ports while products waiting to be loaded on those ships clogged warehouses and docks up and down the West Coast. The deal awaits approval of the labor ...
Created on 23 February 2015
3. 2014 Elections & Supply Chains
(News)
As you probably are aware, there was an election last week and many changes are expected once the new Congressional members are sworn in. Many bills that could reach the President's desk for signature ...
Created on 11 November 2014
4. Rebalancing Your Sourcing Strategy
(Supply)
... ; disasters and regulatory changes. So why rock the boat and onshore? It is all about adjusting your thinking. Can't just say that “noncore” business activities can be offshored. So, what is core or nonc ...
Created on 29 September 2014
5. Automotive Supply Chain Connections
(Integration)
In designing Supply Chain Control Towers, we have been heavily concerned with visibility into outsourced and/or offshore finished products suppliers. But the Manufacturing function itself depends on it' ...
Created on 17 February 2014
6. Supply Chain Integration for Automotive Production (
(Integration)
In designing Supply Chain Control Towers, we have been heavily concerned with visibility into outsourced and/or offshore finished products suppliers. But the Manufacturing function itself depends on it' ...
Created on 17 February 2014
7. Robots Are Running The Shipments
(Logistics)
...  be used to free up people to focus on creation, while saving companies money and reducing the need for offshore labor. In fact, Aratan says they have increased staff about 25 percent in the past four ye ...
Created on 15 May 2013
8. How's It Look for Manufacturing?
(News)
Supply Chain Digest comes through again with a short piece analyzing where manufacturing stands 5 years after the Great Recession.Although the overall rebound has been slow and steady, some sectors are ...
Created on 14 April 2013
9. Looking at Re-shoring?
(News)
A really neat little graphic on the Visual.ly site provides some ammunition for the offshore vs. re-shoring battle.Although offshoring initially may look like an attractive proposition, there's enough dat ...
Created on 17 March 2013
10. It's Risky Out There
(Supply)
... such as those faced by companies that drill offshore for oil. In a CIO magazine article entitled “Risk Busters” (Aug. 1, 2012), Jim Noble, IT SVP at Talisman Energy, stated “In our business, we want people ...
Created on 18 August 2012
11. It's Risky Out There
(Logistics)
... such as those faced by companies that drill offshore for oil. In a CIO magazine article entitled “Risk Busters” (Aug. 1, 2012), Jim Noble, IT SVP at Talisman Energy, stated “In our business, we want people ...
Created on 18 August 2012
12. Hosting a 'Burn the EDI Manuals' Party?
(EDI)
... offshore consultants, using a 3rd party do supplier testing or even hiring a company to act as your level 1 help desk. Those are all valid and relatively common ways to ‘outsource EDI’ we’ve seen. Companies ...
Created on 23 February 2012
13. To Outsource, or Not…..
(Management)
... and was generally transparent to us. Heck, outsourcing our cafeteria support was one of the best ideas ever- great service and menu improvements! Some offshore programming services we utilized a few years ...
Created on 16 May 2011
14. Cecil's Changing Scenery
(Management)
...  of anyone loosing their job.  But the economics are pretty obvious.  Can you blame Kroger for moving it's EDI function offshore?  Can you make a good case for the service provider to keep his program ...
Created on 02 August 2005
15. Cecil in Cinci
(Management)
...  the pack with regard to sending their EDI offshore? I'm off on my way to Chicago, but I'm flying the rest of the way.  The seats may be cramped but at least I'll be in a hotel room tonight rather than  ...
Created on 03 May 2005
16. From the Top - RedTail Solutions, Inc.
(EDI)
... can be printed in any location, a need that is increasing as manufacturing moves offshore. We are applying these capabilities to enhance support of the order life cycle in the apparel and footwear area. Su ...
Created on 19 April 2005