Archive for January, 2011

Canadian Innovation Gets Boost from Supply Chain Partnerships

Canadian manufacturers looking to stay competitive will need to focus on cost and risk mitigation, according to a recent survey from KPMG LLP. The report says that they should find new ways to compete with their global counterparts when faced with the reality of a strong Canadian dollar and lower cost jurisdictions. Cost is a […]

Rapid Ratings Turns to Supply Chain Risk Management Expert

Rapid Ratings is making some internal changes as part of its strategy to improve its supply chain offerings. The company has added Rose Kelly-Falls, a respected supply chain risk management expert, to expand its supply chain risk management services to corporations and financial institutions. Rapid Ratings is also expanding its operations, opening a new office […]

JDA Reshapes Supply Chain Management

There has been considerable interest growing in the cloud computing space as companies throughout the global marketplace are discovering the benefits of software deployed as a service. The economic downturn certainly helped to spark interest, but the benefits delivered in the cloud go beyond mere cost savings. For manufacturers, new challenges are emerging everyday and […]

Brightpoint Expands Optimizes U.S. Supply Chain Network

Supply chain solutions provider for the wireless industry, Brightpoint Inc., has announced the addition of three new Centers of Excellence in the United States. Metropolitan Indianapolis, Indiana serves as home to two of the centers, with the third located in Reno, Nevada. The opening of these centers was possible with the purchase of a 533,000 […]

Gartner Names Oracle a Leader in Supply Chain Planning

In Gartner, Inc’s., “Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning (SCP) for Process Automation, 2010”, it was reported that Oracle is seen as the new market leader. The annual reports issued by Gartner position vendors in a particular quadrant based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute that vision. Oracle Applications caters to over […]

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