Daily Archives: July 14, 2007

Supply Chain Humor This Week I

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The Talent Crunch impacts Supply Quality Down Under!
Durex, hard on it’s luck, had to put out an open advertisement to find qualified product testers for its leading brands of condoms. I kinda thought that was a job every college guy wanted. Guess it’s just the North American college guy’s dream …

Hat Tip: Tony Poshek, aka The Cynical Sorcerer

What? Those Things Need Power?

The One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) program screwed up big-time in its latest gift of 300 laptops to a Nigerian school – one per pupil – when they failed to investigate whether or not the school had any power to run, or even charge, them. And they say China has issues…

Hat Tip: Tony Poshek, aka The Cynical Sorcerer

Canada Loses Out On The Spice Trade Again

The Spice Girls are back and are performing at least 11 shows spread over five continents, but despite three US performances, there is not one performance in Canada – not even Toronto or Vancouver! When the spice trade is involved, we never win. But at least fellow blogger Doug Hudgeon of Vendor Management will get a chance to see them in Sydney on January 12, 2008. After all, according to Yahoo Music, they aren’t really much different than The Dandy Warhols.