Archive for December, 2012

Geography and the American Supply Chain

My wife, who spends her days as a successful commercial real estate broker, turned me onto this one.  It’s a terrific op-ed piece by a guy named James A. Cooke, the editor of Supply Chain Quarterly, in which he details how technology may just fundamentally change the geographic makeup of this country’s – if not […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (12/1/2012)

I hope Thanksgiving was a happy one for you and yours, and that the Holiday season finds you as busy as many of us (gratefully) have been all year.  For the short week, just a few items of note: Supply Chain News reports that, at least according to recent figures released by the Federal Reserve, […]