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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #11. Read all articles in this issue. Measures introduced in the United States since the 9/11 terrorist attacks have made supply chains more secure, now this effort is moving to a global level with an initiative to implement security standards worldwide. "This has the potential to...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #10. Read all articles in this issue Best practices have served a purpose in the quest for supply chain excellence, but companies need to shift their focus to other measures if they are to meet the competitive challenge of changing markets. This is one of the...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #10. Read all articles in this issue. With the U.S. Gulf Coast still reeling from Hurricane Katrina, a one-day seminar on improving the effectiveness of major international disaster efforts took place on September 8, 2005, at the Stanford Graduate Business School, Stanford, CA. The event, "Effective...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #10. Read all articles in this issue. The MIT Master of Engineering in Logistics (MLOG) program has introduced a Leadership Track to provide some of the leadership skills students will need when they become senior executives. The new track has been added to MLOG in response...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #10. Read all articles in this issue. How can organizations prepare for crisis situations such as the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina? They can build resilient supply chains that are capable of withstanding and recovering quickly from unexpected disruptions. In his book The Resilient Enterprise, published on...
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Proceedings for the 2005 The Resilient and Secure Supply Chain Symposium.
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #10. Read all articles in this issue. For the third year in a row US News & World Report ranks Massachusetts Institute of Technology first among graduate business programs in the area of logistics and supply chain management. The ranking appears in the 2006 edition of...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #10. Read all articles in this issue. Building on the success of last year's inaugural class, the second MIT-Zaragoza Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) class has grown to 19 students with an average of more than four years industry experience. New faculty and...
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Published in Financial Times Scores of children were disappointed last Christmas as demand for Robo-sapiens, the must-have toy of 2004, outstripped supply. Many of their parents had their own moment of disappointment too, as the fashionable iPod mini flew off the shelves faster than it could be replaced....
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Linking Supply Chain Practices to Operational and Financial Performance by Dr. Ting Shen at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics and edited by Dr. Larry Lapide.
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Time to Take the Lead by Chris Caplice.
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I’m often asked by people I meet how they can start to leverage the Point-of-Sale (POS) data they get from their retail customers to improve their demand forecasting and planning. The first question I ask them is whether they currently do customer- or account-level forecasting and planning. They are usually...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #9. Read all articles in this issue. The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) has launched a major initiative to develop solutions to the freight congestion problems that threaten to overwhelm the nation's transportation system. The first stage is an industry survey that CTL is...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #9. Read all articles in this issue. Two Research Associates have joined CTL to work on the Center's expanding portfolio of supply chain research projects. Mahender Singh received his PhD from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he taught Operations Management. He is a graduate of...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #9. Read all articles in this issue. Transportation has become a more expensive item on the balance sheet, encouraging companies to be more judicious when using these services. A store delivery model developed by Master of Engineering in Logistics (MLOG) graduate, Chris Kerslake, is helping a...
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Author: Bindiya Vakil