Monthly Archives: July 2013

Education the Difference in Supply Chain Careers

A quick look at logistics-related employment openings on reveals job titles including “demand planning manager,” “global supply chain manager,” and “reverse logistics manager.”  Each of these positions has at least two things in common:  (1) Each requires strong technology … Continue reading

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Fuel of the Future? The Growing Allure of Natural Gas

Many U.S. businesses took a “never again” attitude when diesel prices topped the $4.50 per gallon mark in the summer of 2008.  Managers looked askance as the price climbed, and wondered how high it could go, and vowed to find … Continue reading

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