Supply Chain Article

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By: Michael Guilbault and Tom Karol

The results of a recent Aberdeen outsourcing survey of more than 300 organizations of all revenue classes launched during December 2007 shows that small businesses (with annual revenues of up to $50 million U.S. dollars) are reporting a major uptick in demand for supply chain management (SCM) services.

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By: Del Williams

After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, vulnerability to a growing number of potential disasters and disruptions has U.S. manufacturing executives turning to sophisticated third party logistics (3PL) providers to safeguard their brands at the end of the supply chain. "Major quake in California. Avian flu in Chicago. Dirty bomb in New York. THE NEXT BIG ONE," reads the cover of a recent BusinessWeekmagazine.

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