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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Manhattan’s Platform Journey

By Bill McBeath                                           Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The central theme at Manhattan’s recent annual conference, Momentum, was “Platform Thinking.” It may sound boring, but actually there were some important developments announced. [Read More]

Are You Ready for the Rebound
By Dr. Edward Knab, Contributing Author                                                             Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Economic uncertainty resulted in many businesses freezing or cancelling their warehouse or manufacturing expansion strategies, but as the economy rebounds, can you respond? [Read More]

Featured Insights above.  Headlines and Commentary follow below.
Demand Management Technology for Retail A Fresh Look at the Latest Trends
Responsive Supply Chains Thru Flexible Warehouses
The benefits of more responsive supply chains are understood, but creating agile processes, especially for warehouses, can be a challenge. Several new technologies have emerged to create flexible warehouses.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

SAP Goes After Sybase
Database play? I hardly think so. Sybase is a mobile innovator.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

Kohl's - Another Retailer Demonstrates Value from Technology
Kohl’s markdown optimization technology, Merchandise and Assortment, and Customer Segmentation strategies help them achieve growth and shareholder value.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

Supply Chain News
Supply Chain Definitions for Demand Management
Requirements and Definitions for Supply Chain applications.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

Future Forward Logistics
The common thread from source to consumption is logistics - the intricate process of moving goods and information, in compliance with a global environment of rules, regulations and customer requirements.
ChainLink REPORT

Government & Global Trade
U.S. Importers Face Fines and Delays in July
After July 1, 2010, the CBP (Customs and Border Patrol) will start issuing significant financial penalties and increasing holds and inspections on shipments not complying with ISF (10+2). This article discusses the potential impacts and how technology can help.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010     By Matt Gersper, contributing author
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