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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #9. Read all articles in this issue. Large commercial aircraft manufacturers are cutting lead times and outsourcing more assembly work to tier-one suppliers. The aim is to smooth out the market turbulence that locks the industry into perpetual boom-and-bust cycles. Along the way the supply chain...
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Proceedings of the Supply Chain 2020 Project’s Industry Advisory Council Quarter 2, 2005 Meeting
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Investing in Supply Chain Security: Collateral Benefits report.
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The Four Habits of Highly Effective Supply Chains, an article in Harvard Business Review's Supply Chain Strategy.
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #8. Read all articles in this issue. Smoothing the Work Flow Across Enterprises Removing the functional barriers that impede the end-to-end flow of work within an enterprise is not a new idea - but companies now need to start doing it across enterprises, according to Dr....
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #8. Read all articles in this issue. The 2005 Zaragoza Supply Chain Summit is Fast Approaching Please do not forget to register for this major event which this year focuses on a theme that is of vital importance to every enterprise - the future of offshore...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #8. Read all articles in this issue. The Future of RFID on Both Sides of the Pond In March, the European Advisory Council of the SC2020 Project met in Neuss, Germany, at the Future Store, a working supermarket equipped with a range of technological innovations including...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #8. Read all articles in this issue. High Praise in the Journal of Commerce MLOG graduates resoundingly endorse the value of their advanced logistics degrees in a special feature on education published by the Journal of Commerce . "Supply-chain management professionals are finding that to get...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #8. Read all articles in this issue. A MLOG Student Teams Up with an International Humanitarian Institute The devastation caused by December's tsunami prompted an unprecedented outpouring of global aid that presented disaster relief providers with innumerable logistical challenges. MLOG student Tim Russell has teamed up...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #8. Read all articles in this issue Dell's Unconventional Success Conventional notions of what will and will not work are not always true, said Michael Dell in the February 2005 issue of MIT Supply Chain Frontiers . And that applies to relatively new conventions, such as...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #8. Read all articles in this issue. Ranked First for Fourth Year in a Row For the fourth consecutive year MIT has been ranked first among graduate programs in logistics and supply chain management by US News & World Report . "MIT is consistently ranked as...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #7. Read all articles in this issue. This January CTL Master of Engineering in Logistics (MLOG) and MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics (ZLOG) students got a taste of international logistics with a transatlantic student exchange and visits to the trenches where they saw globalization in...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #7. Read all articles in this issue. Supply chain management "is an increasingly strategic topic" said MIT President Dr. Susan Hockfield, at the opening of "At the Crossroads of Supply Chain & Strategy", a landmark symposium inaugurated by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, March...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #7. Read all articles in this issue. Globalization continues to open the door to new markets--and to risks including increasing supply chain complexity and changing cost structures. Two business leaders who have spearheaded the international growth of their companies, David Abney, President, UPS International, and Edouard...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #7. Read all articles in this issue. What's the biggest problem in supply chain management today? It is that all too often, the mission of the supply chain organization is defined much too narrowly. In most companies, many of the most important elements of supply chain...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #7. Read all articles in this issue. How to address the transportation demand- and supply-side uncertainties that are causing serious supply chain disruptions is the main theme of CTL's second "Innovations in Transportation" symposium, 5-6 April, 2005, at MIT. The symposium will focus on how shippers,...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #7. Read all articles in this issue. The supply chain discipline is becoming more diverse as managers adopt a wider range of skills to meet the needs of their changing roles. As two 2005 MIT Master of Engineering in Logistics (MLOG) students show, finance can now...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #6. Read all articles in this issue. The recent decision by IBM to exit the PC business it pioneered is an industry milestone, but that is only half the story. The $1.75 billion sale of IBM's PC hardware division to Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo Group Ltd....
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #6. Read all articles in this issue. In December 2004 the MIT Supply Chain 2020 Industry Advisory Council visited the Austin, Texas, headquarters of Dell Computers. The Council discussed the future of supply chains and talked with company chairman and founder Michael Dell about his company's...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #6. Read all articles in this issue. On March 1, 2005, the new president of MIT, Dr. Susan Hockfield, will open a symposium on the strategic importance of supply chain management entitled "At the Crossroads of Supply Chain and Strategy". Senior executives from C&S Wholesale Grocers,...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #6. Read all articles in this issue Thought leaders from industry, government, and academia, including Edouard Michelin, CEO and managing partner, Michelin, and media representatives from Dow Jones , The Economist and the Financial Times , will gather at the second Zaragoza Supply Chain Summit, May...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #6. Read all articles in this issue The MIT Supply Chain 2020 project is ramping up in Europe with the engagement of students and faculty at the Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain. Complementing the CTL research effort in the United States, the Zaragoza SC2020 team is...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #6. Read all articles in this issue. During the heady days of the Internet bubble it was predicted that e-commerce would open the way for closer supply chain collaboration, involving tightly integrated trading communities that share risks and rewards and compete as seamless entities. That vision...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #6. Read all articles in this issue. How MLOG 2004 Graduates are Already Making an Impact By Becky Schneck Allen "I manage a supply chain network from start to finish," explains MLOG 2004 graduate Rose Mei. "It's a leadership role I would not have been prepared...
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A Review of the Leading Opinions on the Future of Supply Chains by Mahender Singh.