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Five organizational action areas for developing supply chain talent

In addition to the challenges and core competencies, a research team at GSCI’s Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative identified five organizational action areas to support the development of the…

Rest assured: Building resilience in supply chains one mattress at a time

A strategic approach to navigate the tradeoff between risk mitigation and cost efficiency, developed in collaboration with Tempur Sealy, offers insights for a restful supply chain future.

11 core competencies critical for today’s supply chain planners

There are 11 core competencies that provide an overview of what’s needed to measure supply chain planners’ effectiveness and develop tomorrow’s planning leaders.

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Five organizational action areas for developing supply chain talent

Friday, July 12, 2024 · Dan Pellathy
In addition to the challenges and core competencies, a research team at GSCI’s Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative identified five organizational action areas to support the development of the skills modern-day planners need.

Rest assured: Building resilience in supply chains one mattress at a time

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 · Gabriel Szuma and Szuya Huang
A strategic approach to navigate the tradeoff between risk mitigation and cost efficiency, developed in collaboration with Tempur Sealy, offers insights for a restful supply chain future.

11 core competencies critical for today’s supply chain planners

Monday, July 8, 2024 · Dan Pellathy
There are 11 core competencies that provide an overview of what’s needed to measure supply chain planners’ effectiveness and develop tomorrow’s planning leaders.
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Do certifications clinch supply chain jobs & promotions?

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Bridget McCrea
In the constantly evolving world of supply chain management, the executive quest for new knowledge, qualifications, and skills never really ends. With new challenges, opportunities, and technologies emerging all the time, keeping up requires a continuous learning approach that…
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One door closes, a better one opens

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Suketu Gandhi, Rupal Deshmukh, Gillis Jonk, and Sachin Narang
The sense of resolve out there seems at first counterintuitive, given the holding pattern of weak demand and continued uncertainty, even after COVID. Inflation, China de-risking, the brutality of Ukraine and Gaza, attacks on Suez shipping, Panama Canal drought, hacked data and…
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How to get the most out of academic research

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Ken Cottrill
Companies can engage with academia on various levels through educational programs and the cross-sharing of knowledge. Another channel to engagement is research—the subject of this column.
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Balanced supply chain management: Managing at the edges

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Steven A. Melnyk, Nick Little, and Lee Levy II
In this, the second of the four-set series of articles on balanced supply chain management, we will continue the exploration of what balance means and why it is important. However, the set of tensions explored in this article share a common theme—they deal with managing at…
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AI liftoff delayed?

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
Artificial intelligence is everywhere these days. But what if it isn’t? I would guess that at least 50%, and probably closer to 70%, of the article pitches I receive these days involve AI. Most conversations I’ve had at conferences this year have at least touched on AI and…

Calculating financial business risk to identify supply chain vulnerabilities

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 · Romain Lucas and Pik Yien Lai
While most businesses assume higher procurement supplier spend equals to higher risk, an MIT CTL research study found that is not always the case.

Five critical challenges facing supply chain planning talent and leadership development

Thursday, June 27, 2024 · Dan Pellathy
Whether companies seek to manage complex cross-functional processes better, increase digitalization and automation, or build greater agility, planning is central to their strategic initiatives, including talent development.

Profit-driven network redesign through value-creation services

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 · Morgan DeHaan and Yujia Ke
When modeling a network redesign, a model that shifts the focus onto revenue generation over cost reduction opens new opportunities in decision-making

Procter & Gamble’s Amy Rardin announced as NexGen Supply Chain keynote speaker

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 · Brian Straight
Amy Rardin has proven successful at finding innovative solutions that lead to supply chain wins at Procter & Gamble. She will share some of that knowledge with the NextGen Supply Chain Conference audience in her keynote address.

NextGen Supply Chain Conference announces Johnson & Johnson’s Luis Roman as keynote speaker

Friday, June 21, 2024 · SCMR Staff
Johnson & Johnson’s Luis Roman will incorporate his supply chain expertise in his keynote address at the upcoming NextGen Supply Chain conference.

Procurement control tower: Proof of concept through machine learning and natural language processing

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 · Bishwajit Kumar and Pablo Barros Gomez
Implementing a procurement control tower provides advanced insights to the sponsor company, bringing end-to-end visibility, enhanced exception management, improved decision-making, improved risk management, cost savings, and more, an MIT CTL capstone research project found.

Supply chain certification programs

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 · SCMR Staff
Supply Chain Management Review is offering this listing of available supply chain certification programs for professionals seeking to continue their education.
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