Tag Archives: supply chain management

Barbara Niland Finds Innovation, Long-Term Relationships in HII Supply Chain Mgmt Strategy

Barbara Niland, chief financial officer of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has highlighted how the company manages its supply chain and competes for government ship-building programs, the CFO Journal reported Friday. Niland told the journal’s John Kester that Huntington Ingalls maintains a long-term relationship with the company’s suppliers and makes advance payments. “Because …

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Mike Wheeler Joins Fluor as Chief Procurement Officer; Ray Barnard Comments

Mike Wheeler, a 35-year supply chain management and consulting veteran, has been appointed chief procurement officer at Fluor Corp. He will oversee the construction and engineering services contractor’s acquisition, logistics, contract management, sourcing, export compliance and materials management activities globally, Fluor said Monday. “Mike’s range of experience in procurement and …

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Microsoft Acquires Supply Chain Mgmt Software From Blue Horseshoe

Microsoft is buying two Blue Horseshoe software offerings that are designed to facilitate supply chain management and operate with Microsoft’s enterprise resource planning system. The WAX and TRAX products work to incorporate warehousing and transportation planning functions into the Microsoft Dynamics AX platform, Blue Horseshoe said Sunday. Both technologies are built …

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Ciber Software Offerings Implemented in Water Conservancy; John Budde Comments

Ciber has teamed with the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District for the implementation of Infor10 Lawson software for human resources, financials and supply chain management and procurement. Ciber said that the partnership is one of the earliest Infor10 implementations, according to a company statement. Northern Water Financial Service Department manager John …

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Incident Highlights Supply Chain Management Issues

One of the central worries for cyber security professionals is the issue of supply chain management, namely ensuring that hardware and software produced abroad is not pre-infected with added features to allow future access by a foreign power. This issue was highlighted recently when a California man plead guilty to …

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