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Humanoid robots’ place in an intralogistics smart robot strategy

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 · Dwight Klappich, VP analyst and Gartner Fellow with the Gartner Supply Chain Practice
The potential for humanoid robots is clearly alluring, but the pace of growth will be complex and gradual, says Dwight Klappich from Gartner’s Supply Chain Practice.

Tips for CIOs to overcome technology talent acquisition troubles

Monday, April 15, 2024 · Norman Katz
CIOs often turn over the job search process to HR or search on job boards, often with a jumbled job description. That may not be yielding the best candidates and exacerbating a talent shortage.

There is still work to do to achieve supply chain stability

Friday, April 12, 2024 · 24/7 Staff
The stability of the supply chain has improved greatly in the past year, despite ongoing challenges and geopolitical tensions.

Blooming success: The vital role of S&OE in nurturing global supply chains

Thursday, April 11, 2024 · Stephen Dombroski
Sales and operations execution planning plays a pivotal role in connecting strategic planning and day-to-day execution to ensure supply chains flourish.

Supply chain salaries, job satisfaction on the rise

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 · Bridget McCrea
This year, 25% of supply chain professionals will earn between $150,000 and $249,999 annually, while 18% will earn $120,000 and $149,999.

How one small part held up shipments of thousands of autos

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 · Rosemary Coates
The recent case of thousands of autos being denied entry to the U.S. over concerns of forced labor used by a sub-assembly supplier illustrates the need to improve scrutiny of the supply chain.

Investor expectations influencing supply chain decision-making

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 · Brian Straight
Supply chain sustainability is increasingly an imperative for shareholders, and it is leading managers to consider investor relations in decision-making.

Game on: Rethinking change management for the digital era

Monday, April 8, 2024 · Marko Kovacevic and Craig Moss
Change management faces some of its greatest challenges when it comes to supply chain digital transformation. But video games may hold the clues to success.

40% of procurement leaders ignoring sustainability, study reveals

Thursday, April 4, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many procurement professionals are ignoring sustainability initiatives as they battle pressure to control spend.

Predicting stockouts: Enhancing FMCG resilience through data-driven insights

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 · Madeleine Lee and Kamran Iqbal Siddiqui
Cutting-edge data analysis and predictive modeling techniques are revolutionizing the FMCG industry, helping companies prevent stockouts, improve case fill rates (CFRs), and boost resilience in a volatile market.

More complex trade-offs are necessary to maintain a high-performing supply chain

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 · Brian Straight
As supply chains have become more complex, so too have the decisions necessary to maintain performance, and that is causing ripple effects throughout organizations as companies seek to reimagine their supply chains.

Embracing An Agile Ecosystem Through Digital Transformation

Friday, March 29, 2024 · Eias AI Humdan, Yangyan Shi, Masud Behina, and V.G Venkatesh
At its core, the agile ecosystem embodies innovative thinking, enabling managers to adopt a systemic perspective wherein all stakeholders contribute to value propositions. Managers aspiring to embrace the agile ecosystem should prioritize investments in nurturing relational…

Port of Baltimore May Not Reopen Until Summer

Thursday, March 28, 2024 · Andy Gray
The Port of Baltimore may remain closed until at least May, and possibly into the summer, as officials investigate and clean up the site of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse following a cargo ship strike on Tuesday.

A New Priority Greets Procurement Professionals in 2024

Thursday, March 28, 2024 · Brian Straight
Cost reduction supplants supply continuity as the top issue facing procurement professionals in The Hackett Group's annual Key Issues survey.

Baltimore Bridge Collapse Latest Supply Chain Disruption

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 · SCMR Staff
The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore was struck by a 948-foot cargo ship and collapsed early Tuesday morning, causing the bridge and several cars to fall into the Patapsco River. The supply chain impact is uncertain at this point.
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