Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

SEEBURGER Spotlight: Client Recognition in Leadership, Best Practices, and Awards

SEE Spotlight is an exclusive global customer reference program that develops, nurtures, and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with SEEBURGER customers and partners. Participants in the SEE Spotlight program are industry leaders and innovators in B2B Integration. SEEBURGER actively promotes our customer successes, helping organizations like yours recognize and publicize the thought leaders in your IT [...]

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More Jobs, More Ecommerce in 2011? Are Your B2B and EDI Efforts Ready for Growth?

For all that 2011 will be about, let’s hope it’s mostly about this: jobs, and lots of ‘em. Being a cog in the technology sector, I was heartened to read Time’s article, “Where the Jobs Are: The Rights Spots in the Recovery” which noted that if you are in the tech sector, you are in [...]

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Facebook Passes EBay in Value, Becoming No. 3 U.S. Web Company

November 15, 2010, 12:30 AM EST By Brian Womack Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s estimated worth is now bigger than EBay Inc.’s valuation, making it the third- largest U.S. Internet business and underscoring the growing allure of social media for investors. Facebook’s stock is trading at more than $16 on SecondMarket Inc., an exchange [...]

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Supply Chain Almost at the Table in 2010

by Kevin O’Marah A recent Gartner field survey on supply chain organizational structure and budgetary control shows a huge leap forward for the profession during the past five years. In 2005, only 75% of companies had established a formal supply chain organization, with only 52% of these organizations in place for more than two years. [...]

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Supply Chain News: IHS Global Insights Now Says China Manufacturing to Exceed US Levels in next 3-4 Years

Supply Chain News: IHS Global Insights Now Says China Manufacturing to Exceed US Levels in next 3-4 Years China Still 23% below the US in 2009, but Double Digit Growth there Means US Loses Lead it has had for 110 Years by 2014; NAM says No So Fast. The researchers at IHS Global Insight now [...]

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Supply Chain Top 25 Predictions: Who Will Rise and Who Will Fall?

Friday, June 04, 2010 Kevin O’Marah The AMR Supply Chain Top 25 for 2010 was released this past week at the annual Supply Chain Executive Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Apple again topped the list for the third year in a row, followed by perennial leaders Procter & Gamble at No. 2 and Cisco at No. [...]

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Industry Value Chain Strategies Service

Industry Value Chain Strategies Service This past week I spoke at an event called the Extended Supply Chain conference, held at the Terminal 5 Sofitel at London’s Heathrow Airport. This is the second year in a row I’ve been able to participate, and, as a result, I have a nice little nugget of time-series data [...]

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U.S. Growth in 4th Quarter Revised Slightly Lower

4th Quarter GDP growth in the United States has been revised slightly lower From NYTIMES.COM Economic growth in the last quarter of 2009 was slightly less robust than previously thought, the government said on Friday. But corporate profit in the quarter rose significantly, providing hope that businesses might begin hiring again.

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Oracle Profit Meets Estimates as Customers Start Buying Again

From BusinessWeek.com Oracle Corp., the world’s second- largest software maker, reported third-quarter profit that met analysts’ estimates after customers bought programs they had delayed purchasing during the recession.

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Manufacturers Chasing Cheap Labor Wherever It Appears

From ManagingAutomation.com But wait; they’re chasing it in America. Heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar recently announced that it would look for a site in the United States to build a new factory for its construction excavators. That would replace production work currently performed in Japan and Illinois, and it follows a much ballyhooed decision by GE [...]

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