A serious component shortage five years ago led Hewlett-Packard to develop Procurement Risk Management, a combination of new processes and technology designed to help HP manage supply chain risk. This project was named 2005 winner of the Supply Chain Innovation Award.
Earthbound Farm grew from humble beginnings to become the nation's largest grower and shipper of organic produce. Getting its highly perishable products from West Coast farms to stores across the country presents a daunting logistics challenge.
Low-cost manufacturing and proximity to West Europe are the principal drivers of investment in the region, but Eastern Europe is becoming a market in its own right. At the same time, there are numerous logistics hurdles to deal with.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the technology and electronics industries. Learn how high-tech and electronics companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
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