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Taking Stock of a Runaway Inventory

According to this article by Steve Rees, poorly optimized inventory could lead to unnecessary expenses such as excess stock, wasted space and lost contracts and customers. Although demand-forecasting and a reduction in supplier lead times could mitigate inventory inefficiencies, Rees…

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Suppliers Benefit from RFID Technology

Content courtesy of Digital Journal According to new research from the University of Arkansas sponsored by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and GS1 US, the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) can benefit suppliers by identifying opportunities for…

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Managing a Global Supply Chain

Excerpts from The Mckinsey Quarterly Supply chains are increasingly global and complex, as companies aspire to support a variety of strategies, such as entering new markets, increasing speed to customers, and lowering costs. In this survey, The Mckinsey Quarterly asked…

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Supply Chain Evolution

“Five Levels of Supply Chain Evolution.” (Exhibit 1) range from enterprise integration (level 1) to full network connectivity (level 5). At levels 1 and 2, supply chain optimization efforts are basically limited to within the four walls of the company. Level 3 denotes the beginning of…

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