It all comes down to people. A look at the workforce issues impacting the industry, including ergonomics, recruiting, retention, training, corporate social responsibility, and other personnel concerns.
So said the always-practical Benjamin Franklin. So also say more and more industrial managers and management gurus. In fact, the lean enterprise has become a corporate model for some aspects of plant-floor thinking throughout the world.
I was in my investigative reporter role at ProMat in January, eavesdropping on a conversation. My back was facing some folks discussing the role of transport packaging as the first line of defense in security.
IBM's Integrated Supply Chain organization has developed an ecosystem to efficiently manage employee and supplier talent and knowledge to better service clients As IBM Corp. moves from an asset-based company to a labor-based company, it is...
The Association for Operational Management (APICShas launched a new certification, the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), for professionals interested in demonstrating their knowledge of supply-chain management.