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Gulf Air Selects Supply Chain Solution from AAR and Gulf Technics

The national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Gulf Air has recently announced a partnership between AAR and Gulf Technics to provide Gulf Air with an integrated supply chain and component repair solution. The five-year program began in April 2011. The partnership between AAR and Gulf Technics will combine parts supply, distribution, component repair, information […]

Supply Chain Merger Evolves as Glen Road Systems and Invata Intralogistics Announce Agreement

GRSI and Invata Intralogistics, Inc. have merged their two companies to further benefit their already 10-year long working relationship in hopes to achieve synergies and benefits from their partnership. GRSI is a global provider of supply chain execution software, distribution center automation and system integration. Invata Intralogistics, Inc. is a global supplier of supply chain […]

Supply Chain Examined for Gasoline Costs

An Energy Information Administration study was done a few years ago and remains relevant today with its results. In their weekly report, they highlighted how crude prices work their way through the system in about eight weeks. Usually, it takes only two weeks for the pump prices to increase and analysts say that for every […]

Supply Chain Management Providers Enjoy Boost in Sales

Two recent reports show that supply chain management software grew in this first quarter of the year. Manufacturers and other businesses bought the software in growing numbers as an upstart economy freed up budget dollars for improvement initiatives. The two recent reports were from Supply Chain Management and ERP vendors and in them JDA Software […]

Supply Chain Agreement Reached Between Total Kenya and DHL

Recently, Total Kenya and DHL Supply Chain announced they have signed a three-year supply chain contract covering diesel, petrol, lubricants and LPG gas. The contract also allows DHL Supply Chain personnel to use the Total Bon Voyage card for purchasing petroleum products from the network. There are more than 160 Total service stations throughout Kenya. […]

Supply Chain Excellence Results from DEX, DHL Partnership

DEX and DHL Supply Chain have agreed to a partnership deal. The merger will provide end-to-end technical services for service parts, finished goods and parts management to new and existing customers across all sectors. DEX delivers innovative supply chain solutions to clients by leveraging expertise in consulting, engineering, software, systems, and operations. Founded in 1980, […]

Brightpoint Brings Wireless Supply Chain Services to Poland

Brightpoint, the Indianapolis, Indiana-based company has re-entered the market in Poland. The company has expanded its wireless supply chain service capabilities and is now able to better serve its partners in that eastern European nation. The move was prompted, at least in part, by the introduction of a new and more sophisticated mobile gadgets which […]

Apple Lines Up New Supply Chain Partners for iPhone, iPad

Now that the iPhone 4 has landed on the Verizon network, demand for the popular smartphone is sure to increase. With Apple’s dominance in the smartphone market, as well as its leadership in tablet computers, the company is focused on refreshing its products in order to maintain its strong market positioning. As a result, supply […]

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 […]

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