This Week in Supply Chain Management (15 / 2011)

This article concludes this week in supply chain management by collecting the top stories published in the last seven days.

This week the consequences of the Japan earth quake still rule the news coverage and the blogosphere.

Kühne Logistics University started in Hamburg

With the Kühne Logistics University (KLU) there has been another addition to Hamburgs rich educational environment in logistics and supply chain management. Others include the Hamburg University and the Hamburg University of Technology.

AMR announces Supply Chain Ranking 2010

Gartner just announced the 2010 Supply Chain ranking conducted by AMR Research.
The ranking consists of the 25 companies with the best-ranked Supply Chains.


This years Top 5 (extract):

  1. Apple
  2. Procter & Gamble
  3. Cisco Systems
  4. Wal-Mart Stores
  5. Dell

iPad for the Researcher

I just read an nice article evaluating the pros and cons (mostly pros) for using an Apple iPad as a tool for researchers.

See yourself: iPad Review: 60 days and 6 reasons why you need it

Next Generation iPhone leaked

Just a short note: Outsourcing always means giving away information which prior only belonged to one company. It therefore carries increased risk of theft, be it physical or intellectual.

In the last days several videos showed up on youtube showing what might be the next generation Apple iPhone.
Usually these videos are published from bloggers or the press, sometimes money for the device/video is paid.


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