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From distance-learning programs to logistics certification short courses, undergraduate survey classes to doctoral research, supply chain students are building their skill sets in the classroom and on the job.
Tuned Up: Priming Automotive Logistics For Peak PerformanceSwelling fuel prices, snowballing government regulations, and mounting labor and component costs are challenging automakers to an extent unparalleled within the past three decades. To account for these factors, manufacturers are focusing more attention on driving visibility and collaboration among component suppliers.
Electronics: Anticipating High-Tech DemandWhen new electronics hit the consumer market, fickle demand and unpredictable lifecycles place a premium on fine-tuning supply chain responsiveness. By necessity, consumer electronics manufacturers are forging new paths for sourcing, production, distribution, and logistics best practices.
L.I.T. Toolkit: Solving the CubeFaced with rising diesel costs and capacity utilization concerns, tissue manufacturer SCA Tissue North America wipes up excess costs with Ortec's load optimization software.
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3PL Line: Logistics Managers Earn Job SecurityU.S. consumer demand patterns make the need for qualified logistics professionals capable of providing and coordinating stateside distribution as significant as ever. Rick Underwood, vice president of contract logistics services in the Americas for APL Logistics, shares his perspective on the role of supply chain managers in today's economy.
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