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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 -- Published 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Next issue May 3rd.


RFID Stars Wax

By Ann Grackin                                    Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Highlights of RFID Live: Part One

[Read: RFID Stars Wax]


2011 Supply Chain Orchestration: Part Four - Multi-Tier Procurement
By Bill McBeath                                                                                     Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Ford buys steel for its entire supply base. In the process, it has been able to rationalize the materials specifications for all of that steel resulting in consolidated spend, more efficient use of inventory, and more flexibility.
[Read: 2011 Supply Chain Orchestration: Pt4 Multi-Tier Procurement]

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Technology
Collaboration Technologies Report: Part Two
In Part One we discussed the specific technologies that make up the Collaboration Suite. In this section, we will look at the end-user and see how the suite supports collaboration activities according to the roles and activities the end-users perform.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011   -   Read: Collaboration Technologies Report: Pt2

 
SAP Making Strides in Procurement and Supply Chain: Part Two
New developments in SAP's procurement portfolio, an inspiring use of their technology in rural South Africa, and Services Procurement-related enhancements, and more.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011   -   Read: SAP Making Strides in Procurement and Supply Chain: Pt2

Supply Chain News
Six Steps to Get Your S&OP in High Gear
Sales and Operations Planning has been talked about for over two decades, yet enterprises are having their challenges. Learn from those who are mastering S&OP.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011   -   Read: Six Steps to Get Your S&OP in High Gear
 
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