Supply Chain QuarterlyThis month’s cover story in the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly magazine feature’s an excellent article written by Profit Point’s Green Optimization Practice Leader, Ted Schaefer, and the firm’s President, Dr. Alan Kosansky.

The article, Can you be green and profitable?, deals with two competing, yet critical issues that face supply chain managers across the globe. As the authors point out, “profitability and sustainability don’t have to be mutually exclusive. By considering environmental issues when setting financial objectives for a supply chain network analysis, companies can successfully balance the trade-offs between them.”

You can read the complete article here.

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Materials Handling & LogisticsDr. Alan Kosansky, Profit Point’s President, and Ted Schaefer, the company’s Infrastructure Planning Practice Leader, are featured in this month’s issue of Materials Handling & Logisitcs Magazine.

The article, titled Reconnecting With Your Network, reviews the assumptions that motivated the recent shift towards offshoring and the global market changes that have occurred since.

The rush to reduce costs in manufacturing and procurement fueled a surge in outsourcing and offshoring over the last decade that has almost taken on a life of its own. While “low cost” manufacturing has proven a compelling factor, new evidence supports a more detailed understanding of a products total delivered cost.

Read the complete article here.

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