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   Wednesday December 3, 2008 | Spotlight on Supply Chain | Issue 2516
On-demand Manufacturing: Running Lean and Mean in Hard Times

As if cutthroat global competition wasn't enough to put the squeeze on small to midsized manufacturers, along comes the worst economic crisis in living memory to make a difficult situation worse. One way to fight back—and win—is to run a lean, on-demand manufacturing operation and supply chain. Find out why lean works, the challenges you must overcome to achieve it, and the tools available to assist you. It's all in today's feature report.

What are the five keys to becoming a world-class distributor? Today's feature white paper spells them out for you.

In a down economy, everyone wants to control spending and cut costs without reducing operational effectiveness. Here's how the experts suggest you go about it.

Read the report: On-demand Manufacturing: A Formula for the Perfect Lean Market, and an Imperative in Today's Economic Climate

Read the white paper: The Five Keys to World-class Distribution

Read the blog post: A Couple of "Five Procurement Commandments" in a Down Economy

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Cenzic The 2007 Application Security Trends Report
SAP Giving Service Companies a Fast Start: SAP Business All-in-One Fast-start Program
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Microsoft Business Solutions Distribution: Costs Down, Customer Loyalty Up
Sterling Commerce, an AT&T company Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers
IBS Distribution in a Challenging Economy: Online (Software as a Service) versus Traditional Software
APC Deploying High-density Zones in a Low-density Data Center
Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Webcasts / Webinars
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Why Companies Need to Invest in ERP
10:00 am PST
IQMS Register
Momentum Webcast: Using Financial Management Solutions to Make Intelligent Business Decisions
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all day
Microsoft Register
Small Business Webcast: Are You Ready for CRM? Seven Ways to Know
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Microsoft Register
Get Lean with QAD: Reach Your Sustainability Goals with QAD's suite of Lean-based solutions
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Live Events
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Profit Myths in Wholesale Distribution Key Note Speaker: Al Bates
1:00 pm EST
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