Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2012’

  • Manufacturing USA1

    The Missing Link in Our Focus on U.S. Manufacturing

    The increased focus on U.S. manufacturing by government and industry is certainly welcome.  However, it is missing a key element if we are to be truly successful and globally competitive.  Competition today is not about an individual manufacturer in the U.S. competing with an individual …

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  • Head In Sand

    Sourcing Role Overlooked in Supply Chains

    Sourcing organizations should play a key role in assembling a manufacturing supply chain.  After all, the procurement process is where you have the opportunity to assemble suppliers to meet specific supply chain objectives, such as responsiveness, resilience or innovation.  Yet, this is one of the …

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