Topic: Columns



NextGen Leader: Kory Jacobson

Kory Jacobson grew up with two educators as parents. That taught him the value of effort and education, two qualities that have driven his supply chain success.

Supply chain’s rise in prominence brings regulatory compliance into focus

Whether it is financial, ESG, or ethical sourcing and forced labor rules, supply chains are dealing with a complex maze of global regulations.

Despite American political environment, global geopolitical risks may be easing

Geopolitical risk advisor Ian Bremmer says that despite the current global political environment, most countries are recognizing the importance of a global supply chain.

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NextGen Leader: Kory Jacobson

Friday, May 24, 2024 · Brian Straight
Kory Jacobson grew up with two educators as parents. That taught him the value of effort and education, two qualities that have driven his supply chain success.

Augmented reality’s role in upskilling the workforce

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 · Brian Straight
Augmented reality is offering new opportunities to train the supply chain workforce of tomorrow, and upskill the workforce of today.

Supply chain’s rise in prominence brings regulatory compliance into focus

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 · Brian Straight
Whether it is financial, ESG, or ethical sourcing and forced labor rules, supply chains are dealing with a complex maze of global regulations.

Despite American political environment, global geopolitical risks may be easing

Friday, May 3, 2024 · Brian Straight
Geopolitical risk advisor Ian Bremmer says that despite the current global political environment, most countries are recognizing the importance of a global supply chain.

Israel, Ukraine aid package to increase pressure on aerospace and defense supply chains

Monday, April 22, 2024 · Brian Straight
The passage of a U.S. aid package for Israel and Ukraine comes at a time of an expected increase in commercial aviation manufacturing, adding further pressure to aerospace and defense supply chains.

AI, virtual reality is bringing experiential learning into the modern age

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 · Brian Straight
While hybrid and online learning is changing education, technology is also helping experiential learning maintain a strong footing in educating the workforce.

Shining light on procurement’s dark purchases problem

Friday, April 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many companies do not have processes in place to control procurement spending, leading to millions in wasted dollars from untracked dark purchases.

Electronics Supply Chain Seeks Balance in 2024

Monday, March 25, 2024 · Brian Straight
Labor costs continue to rise in the electronics supply chain, but industry research finds materials costs and backlogs easing.

NextGen Leader: Marianna Vydrevich

Friday, March 22, 2024 · Brian Straight
GAF's Marianna Vydrevich sees technology like AI playing a role in supply chain network design, but she lives for that Aha! moment. Meet our March NextGen Leader.

Finding the Right Approach for Supply Chain Education

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 · Brian Straight
The COVID pandemic accelerated the adoption of online supply chain education. Today, organizations and employees have their choice of online, in-person or hybrid learning environments, but there is no one-size-fits-all approach.

Are Your Data Visualizations Readable by Everyone?

Monday, March 18, 2024 · Norman Katz
Good reporting standards should be part of an organization’s policies and guidelines. Don’t wait until someone asks, and don’t force someone to be an exception: make sure that your data visualizations can be read by all those who receive them.

Crisis Management 101: A Supply Chain Primer

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many supply chains have developed plans to navigate through disruptions, but fewer have detailed crisis management plans to implement should the unthinkable happen.

Talent Procurement Success is in the DNA

Friday, February 2, 2024 · Brian Straight
Procurement departments are not immune to the talent shortage facing companies, but finding the right people to fill jobs goes beyond locating the right technical skills.

NextGen Leader: Alpesh Chaddha

Friday, January 26, 2024 · Brian Straight
Alpesh Chaddha joined Phillip Morris International in 2021, but since then, the vice president of operations strategy and results delivery has played a key role in helping guide it toward a smoke-free future.

Disruptions Remain a Cog in the Automotive Supply Chain Wheel

Monday, January 22, 2024 · Brian Straight
The automotive supply chain survived the semiconductor shortage, but there are plenty of potentially unsettling disruptions on the docket for 2024.
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