Tuesday, April 25, 2017
With tax reform proposals coming this week, every manufacturer and supply chain provider should be watching out for a possible Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). And, if we see it we must quickly root against it.
Monday, April 24, 2017
The economic indicators certainly suggest that a fulfillment economy has already begun.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Research indicates that supply chain managers collaborate for collaboration’s sake, and that companies have no common understanding of each other’s roles when it comes to solving problems and collaborating effectively.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
With all of the hype regarding the promises of the latest technology, now seems to be a good moment to dust off one of my favorite blogs from the past. If it can save just one CPO their sanity, and their job, it will be worth it.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Shippers attending the recently concluded “Critical Cargoes Conference” in New Orleans were told that when and if trade is resumed, the Cuban port of Mariel will be ready.
Monday, April 10, 2017
To stay ahead of the competition, optimize our networks and deal with a dynamic logistics environment, we have to be alert and nimble. We need to look for the short-term transient advantages.
Friday, April 07, 2017
30% of supply chain professionals are ‘very concerned’ about a data breach
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.