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Tuesday, October 18, 2011 -- Published 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Next issue Nov 1st


Journey to Achieving the Supply Chain Vision: Introduction
Supply Chain Platform Series: Part 1
By Ann Grackin                                          Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The web has become the dominant force in supply chain operation and technology. In this series we will discuss how it's evolving.
[ Read: Journey to Achieving the Supply Chain Vision: Introduction ]

Demanding Times: Part Four - Lifecycle Planning
By Bill McBeath                                                                                                Tuesday, October 18, 2011

With so much riding on the successful launch of new products, smooth execution of product transitions can be a competitive weapon. Here we describe practices that were successfully used to overcome the enormous challenges in managing product lifecycles and transitions. [ Read: Demanding Times: Part Four ]

CSCMP Recap
By Ann Grackin                                                                                                Tuesday, October 18, 2011

What we learned at the conference . . . [ Read: CSCMP Recap ]

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Technology
Beyond Tools . . . ToolsGroup Offers Solutions
ToolsGroup, not content to solve one big problem for CPG companies, is ready to conquer the next . . . What we learned from the ToolsGroup User Forum.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011   -   Read: Beyond Tools . . . ToolsGroup Offers Solutions

Supply Chain News
Extending the Reach of the DC
Integrating logistics, all the way from the source plant through the DC onto the store shelf, reduces errors, exceptions and transit times.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011   -   Read: Extending the Reach of the DC

 

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