THE LEADING EDGE
Demand for the right supply chain talent exceeds supply. Unless the industry takes measures to increase the number of skilled individuals available to companies, the skills shortfall will continue to threaten competitiveness.
As Colombian retailer Grupo ÉXITO is demonstrating with a pilot program, radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can do more than track the status of product moving through the supply chain.
BP’s oil disaster in the US Gulf of México highlights an emergency in the making: the vulnerability of the country’s ports system to major disruptions and the potential impact on the national economy.
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MIT SUPPLY CHAIN FRONTIERS Issue # 38, Fall 2010