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IBM Moves Sourcing Office Closer to the Source

IBM may have sold a big chunk of its business, the laptop business, to Chinese company Lenovo, but that doesn't mean Big Blue's balance of trade is off-kilter. Like any good Fortune 10 company, IBM buys billions worth of goods every year from China. And like any good company with its supply chain act together, IBM is inching closer to the source, moving its global procurement office from the mean streets of New York to the exotic avenues of Southern China.

Microsoft, which has a pretty rippin' supply chain of its own, is now moving aggressively into the supply chain software market with Dynamics. The only problem is figuring out which of the four supply chain solutions to go with!

Posted by Doug Barney on October 17, 2006 at 11:52 AM