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  • Happy International Women’s History Month!

    In case you missed it, check out the blog post Abe Eshkenazi, ASCM CEO, wrote to kick off this exciting month called Women's Worth. You can find the post here.

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  • “In the first three months of 2019, employees got so much more work done that they smashed productivity forecasts,” writes Alexia Fernández Campbell for Vox Media. “That’s great for businesses (they earn more money) and for the economy (GDP grows faster). The problem is that companies aren’t rewarding their employees for the extra hard work.”
  • African Swine Fever (ASF) has been responsible for the deaths of countless domestic pigs.
  • Most of us cringe when vendors show up at our front steps. We crack open the door begrudgingly or even pretend we aren’t home. However, those of us in the United States are eagerly awaiting the sound of the doorbell these days. It’s that wonderful time of year when door-to-door salespeople become welcome guests: Girl Scout cookie season.

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  • Hello all, My name is Fadel Harhara and I am a recent graduate from Eastern Michigan University. I graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management. During my time at eastern, I served as the Vice President for our ASCM/APICS ...

  • Hello Everyone    1)Can anyone explain me what is all the basic difference in real time service between 3PL and 4 PL?    2)Please do explain about 5 PL concept. ------------------------------ APARAJITH S R ------------------------------

  • Craig, The Goal is an excellent book. More importantly, Goldratt wrote a series of books addressing Theory of Constraints (TOC). I would highly recommend looking into the next books: -It Isn't Luck -Critical Chain -Isn't It Obvious -Velocity TOC​ is ...

  • I have had The Goal, by Eli Goldratt recommended. I'll start it once I get into my two classes I start on Monday, if I have time on top of work. Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal, a gripping novel, is transforming management thinking ...

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