Friday, March 17, 2017
Without a comprehensive roadmap, genuine procurement transformation is probably not achievable in any reasonable amount of time.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Young people who go into supply chain and manufacturing jobs complain that employers demand creativity during the hiring process, yet have no tolerance for new ideas in the workplace.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Two blue chip players in today’s global supply chain marketplace announced that they plan to introduce a “transformational” service designed to expedite ocean cargo shipping and mitigate risk.
Monday, March 06, 2017
China is a Communist nation ruled by a central government and a President. Hong Kong is a limited democracy and although Hong Kong recognizes the President of China as head of state, Hong Kong is managed by a Chief Executive.
Friday, March 03, 2017
Twenty years after the premier issue, our goal remains the same: To present thought leadership around best practices in supply chain fundamentals, publish case study examples of what leading companies are doing in their supply chains and keep our finger on the pulse of emerging trends and technologies that will shape the future.
Posted on 03/03 at 10:59 AM
Magazine Archive •
Although organizations have embraced supply chain analytics, few are highly satisfied with their ability to use data to make decisions.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Technology promises to revolutionize the way supply chains are managed. However, in-depth knowledge and creative problem solving can enable significant supply chain innovations without the need for new technology
When S&OP goals are aligned to the business strategy, strategicallybased execution happens every day. But, it’s not as easy as it sounds.
There’s a new supply chain game in town and the rules are not widely understood.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
SCMR was recently reminded about new study from the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute that outlines six key factors to leveraging transparency in supply chains for financial profit.
Monday, February 27, 2017
While the National Retail Federation and other shipper associations are calling upon the U.S. Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) to work together to avoid a one-day shutdown of East Coast and Gulf Coast ports this spring, some analysts suggest that the ILA is simply leveraging its position for future contract negotiations.
Friday, February 24, 2017
While traditional domains for DCs (Central Pennsylvania, Dallas–Fort Worth and the Inland Empire) remain very active, Industrial real estate firm JLL has discovered that there is a growing shift to secondary Midwestern markets.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Trade between the U.S. and other countries will likely become more complex, in part because of growing sentiments that import tariffs will rise significantly.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Just as it promised at last year’s annual Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio with four new cloud solutions to help businesses fully utilize the benefits of digital supply chains.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
As the re-shoring trend continues to build steam due to Trump’s emphasis to bring manufacturing back to America, the spotlight will be on supply chain managers to increase transparency.