Rebuilding U.S. Manufacturing

China has become the world’s factory because of the availability of lots of labor at very low rates, but many of these outsourcing decisions were made a decade ago and conditions have been changing . . .

Improving Your Work Ethics

Sustainability is an important part of corporate social responsibility but procurement professionals determine how the actions of supply chain partners can negatively affect corporate reputation and the social responsibility policy.

Wearable technology alters business world

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A recent article in the Smithsonian Magazine e-newsletter addressed how the pocket watch, and later the wristwatch, were early wearable technology items that led to significant changes in the way we live and work. Wearable technology is once again changing the world.

Open Enrollment – The Fresh Connection

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WHAT:  2-Day, The Fresh Connection-Based Supply Chain Learning Experience WHEN:  Two-day learning program: COST:    $599 each – Individuals 10% discount / PP – Teams of 4 or 5  EVENT DETAILS Or CALL (603) 964-6903 or EMAIL dave@daveturbide.com

5-Day APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) public workshop

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WHAT:  Five-day APICS CSCP public workshop WHEN:  Saturdays in 2014 WHERE:  One New Hampshire Ave, Suite 125; Pease Tradeport; Portsmouth, NH CLASS FEE:  $1,795 / member; $1,995 / non-member.  Includes: “Learning System” materials and Lunch.  APICS Certification Testing fee not … Continued

Shipping is a critical part of business

Amazon recently announced a new agreement that will have the U.S. Postal Service delivering packages to its customers on Sundays. Does better transportation create new distribution channels and expectations, or does the demand for faster delivery spur the creation of the infrastructure?

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