SCM Resources

Jun 18, 2012  |  Articles

Consumer Products Sustainability Report

The apparel toys/games, and general merchandise industries have a wide range of variability in their sustainability efforts. Overall, the literature review showed a high level of effort on the part of many of the companies. The key issues concerning these […]

Jun 18, 2012  |  Articles

Labor & Human Rights Supply Chain: Market Research Aerospace & Defense Sustainability Report

h2. Introduction & Key Issues p. Aerospace & Defense is an industry dependent on high dollar contracts to deliver high end products such as airplanes, fighter jets, tanks and other high dollar items. Since the main driver of this industry […]

Dec 15, 2011  |  Articles

NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative Educates in the Real World

North Carolina State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) is a unique university-industry initiative that provides MBA and undergraduate students with opportunities to apply supply chain (SC) theory and concepts to field-based projects over a semester. We integrate field-based student […]

Apr 21, 2011  |  Articles

The Supply Chain IT Investment Enigma: Companies are Rethinking IT Investments

After a period of significant downsizing and reduction in IT, supply chain executives need to re-think their IT investment strategies, particularly given the dominance of the Web, social media and cloud computing. Fundamentally, there are two components of IT investment: […]

Apr 20, 2011  |  Articles

A Quick Primer on BPM: Business Process Management

The concept of business process management (BPM for short) has been around for a number of years now, but just what does it entail? What are the major activities and decisions surrounding BPM? And where can an interested reader go […]

Jan 31, 2011  |  Articles

Summary: Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR): A Tutorial

Summary CPFR has its roots in Efficient Consumer Response (ECR), but goes further by formalizing the planning, sales and order forecasting, and exception handling activities. The CPFR process model consists of 4 major processes: Strategy and planning Demand and supply […]

Jan 15, 2011  |  Articles

Introduction: Tariff and Tax in International Trade

Introduction This resource is provided to be used as a basic learning tool for personnel new to the international procurement function in a firm. The purpose for the learning included in the document is to allow an in depth snapshot […]

Jan 15, 2011  |  Articles

List of Trade Unions: Tariff and Tax in International Trade

List of Trade Unions (1) Benelux Economic Union (Benelux) Note – acronym from Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg Established 3 February 1958; effective – 1 November 1960 Aim to develop closer economic cooperation and integration Members (3) Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands Big […]

Jan 15, 2011  |  Articles

List of International Trade Agreements: Tariff and Tax in International Trade

List of International Trade Agreements (1) p. African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) Established 6 June 1975 Aim to manage their preferential economic and aid relationship with the EU Members (77) Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, […]

Jan 15, 2011  |  Articles

Additional Readings on Taxation: Tariff and Tax in International Trade

Additional Readings on Taxation Standard sources on government finance More advanced works Useful works on the historical development of fiscal thought Academic thinking about tax policy Overviews of tax systems Specifics of taxation in developing countries Taxation of income from […]