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The official ASCM blog features insights, analyses and ideas from experts and ASCM leaders to help advance supply chains.
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“Supply Chain Management: Beyond the Horizon” is an industry-focused initiative with research and educational components. The research was conducted by Michigan State University in conjunction with APICS.
Transportation Journal is an ASCM academic journal devoted to presenting new knowledge about the supply chain, logistics and transportation fields.
APICS, through a partnership with The Manufacturing Institute, explores how manufacturing and supply chain can attract, retain and advance women.
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Organizations looking to become more sustainable must consider not only their own manufacturing processes and procedures, but also the entire supply chain used to obtain raw materials and ship product to the end customer. Leaders must take into account the external costs of logistics associated with the environment.
APICS magazine managing editor Elizabeth Rennie recently spoke with Richard Artes, CPIM, the very first APICS CPIM designee; and William Yeargin, CPIM, who received the 100,000th certification just a few months ago.
An expert in human behavior, business, health, and economics, Tom Rath writes and speaks on a range of topics and has written several international best sellers, including StrengthsFinder 2.0 and Strengths Based Leadership. Here, he speaks about strengths, weaknesses, organizational leadership, well-being, and much more.
Javier Zarazua, CSCP, has been in supply chain and operations management for 12 years at companies in both Mexico and the United States. Most recently, he was tasked with turning around three underperforming teams at Caterpillar.
Yes, you do need these technologies such as Skype for communicating with your team, and you should use them. Just make sure they are complementing, not taking the place of, in-person meetings.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Taiichi Ohno, the father of the Toyota Production System. Ohno was a machine shop manager; a managing director; and, eventually, an executive vice president. But his legacy goes much further than his impact at Toyota.
Harold Guenther Schoenbeck Barillas works as logistical director at Cemaco in Guatemala. He says being an ASCM Member has helped him demonstrate a higher level of knowledge in his workplace.......Read More
Details affect results, so those who so dedicate themselves will find their companies become more profitable, their jobs become more satisfying, and their careers become more successful.
Rajiv “Raj” Tiwari loves meeting new people, so this is one of the elements of APICS affiliation that he appreciates most. ......Read More
To help readers understand the modern warehouse, Warehouse Management covers the role of the warehouse manager, the layout of a modern warehouse, health and safety issues related to warehousing, and much more.
What really set apart Apple from other manufacturers was the hardware. It was elegant, sophisticated, and easy to use. How did Apple do it? Largely, it was Steve Jobs.
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