Friday, February 1, 2013
A recent SupplyChainBrain article reported on a study by Procurian
which found that tighter handling of indirect spending in areas
such as IT, supply chain management, marketing and energy could
save big businesses millions when managed with a continuous and
holistic approach. According to...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Food Logistics reports that the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has used its power granted by the Food Safety
Modernization Act (FSMA) to shut down a peanut processing plant.
This is the first time the FDA has exercised such authority since
the passage of the FSMA on January 4, 2011. As...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Supermarket News reports that allergen-related food recalls are not
only on the rise, but that undeclared allergens were the leading
cause of recalls for eight straight quarters, ending in June 2012.
In the last few months, the FDA posted five voluntary supermarket
recalls on account of allergens,...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the
food and beverage supply chain, this week announced the ninth
annual FL100 list, which will appear in the November/December 2012
issue. HighJump Software was again included on the list. HighJump
has over 800 food and beverage...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
There is an article by Logistics Management with a great discussion
of the future growth of the warehouse management system (WMS)
market. After a double-digit increase in sales in 2011, there is
continued preference among logistics professionals shopping for new
software. This jump in demand could...
Monday, October 1, 2012
It’s no secret that global demographic changes in lifespans and
economic statuses are shifting the way people do distribution
logistics. Supply Chain Brain recently examined three specific
changes that will impact supply chain management in the coming
decades: Different population growth rates:...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Retail distribution logistics move at lightning speed and
arguably has to respond faster to consumers than many other
industries. A recent piece in Supermarket News discusses how some
retailers – such as those in the food and beverage industry –
collaborate with suppliers on product packaging and...
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The FDA recently released a report detailing the progress made thus
far in the implementation of its Food Safety Modernization
Act, signed into law by President Obama in 2011. This mammoth piece
of legislation represented the most significant change to the
powers of the FDA in 70 years, and, as is...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management
software, was once again named a top logistics IT provider by
Inbound Logistics. Known as the pioneering publication of
demand-driven logistics practices, also known as supply chain
management, Inbound Logistics announced its listing of...
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Happy New Year! As we kick off a new year of supply chain
management blogging, it's fun to look back at the top ten
posts from last year. Not surprisingly, the top posts span a number
of logistics and supply chain management topics,
including: direct store delivery software, warehouse