Thursday, July 30, 2015
Global supply chain managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Maui, Hawaii this week, as negotiating parties hope to finalize the agreement
Posted on 07/30 at 12:34 PM
Supply Chain •
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, based in Portland, Oregon, is an importer of high quality specialty-grade coffees from over 15 countries around the world. As pioneer of the “Relationship Coffee Model,” it has championed the direct trade model and the creation of closer connections between farmers and consumers.
The Hackett Group’s World-Class Procurement Performance Advantage Research is based on an analysis of results from recent benchmarks, performance studies, and advisory and transformation engagements at hundreds of large global companies.
Posted on 07/29 at 08:30 AM
What will it take to find, train, and retain talent going forward? Three supply chain experts dust off their crystal balls and discuss the top ways to build the workforce for 2025.
Posted on 07/29 at 08:04 AM
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
No one has to tell you about the market forces weighing on distributors: from high expectations of the purchase experience to direct-from-manufacturer purchasing to rapidly changing demographics.
Read this whitepaper to uncover the perceptions and behaviors driving the changes, and gain insight into how you can leverage them into greater differentiation and growth.
Posted on 07/28 at 04:27 PM
White Paper •
According to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc., a key differentiator is the superior ability of world-class procurement organizations to gain a deep understanding of the needs of their business, react more quickly to changing requirements, and drive higher overall value and greater stakeholder satisfaction, the research found.
While the Chinese economy is typically viewed as above average, there are indications that things may not be as good as advertised, notes Panjiva
Posted on 07/28 at 02:30 PM
Monday, July 27, 2015
Raytheon’s supply chain leader says new technologies such as data analytics and Big Data will make supply chains better, faster, and smoother.
U.S. Government leaves Thailand at lowest ranking in annual trafficking report
Friday, July 24, 2015
Between a consumer-led revolution, competition from Amazon, international sourcing, and port shutdowns, retail supply chains are challenged like never before. A new e-book and self-assessment tool offer benchmarks and insights into how supply chains can keep up with the retail consumer.