Building resilience in manufacturing

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Marisa Brown, senior principal research lead, supply chain, APQC
Manufacturing remains a critical area of investment for many business leaders. In APQC’s 2024 Supply Chain Priorities and Challenges research, 72% of organizations named manufacturing as a priority for the year with regard to investing resources, innovation, and hiring.

Manufacturing capabilities for resilience

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 · APQC
Managing supply chain disruptions continues to be a top priority for organizations. In fact, more than half of organizations have made it a top area of focus for their manufacturing this year. To ensure that they have the resiliency needed to manage disruptions, organizations…

What supports accurate spend analysis?

Sunday, May 19, 2024 · Marisa Brown, senior principal research lead, supply chain, APQC
Supply chain organizations are always looking for greater visibility into spending. Leaders are dedicating additional resources to spend management, which seeks to answer several questions related to spend analysis.

Bridging the ESG gap in supply chain management: From ambition to action

Monday, April 29, 2024 · Vivek Ghelani and Marisa Brown
To bridge the chasm between ESG aspiration and implementation, businesses must refine their focus on the ESG agenda to clearly define the importance of environmental, social, and governance factors within organizational policies and strategies, with a focus on execution.

APQC Infographic: Preparedness in 2024

Monday, March 4, 2024 · APQC
The infographic below shows how organizations performed on their business goals in 2023, as well as areas of focus for 2024.

Preparing for 2024 supply chain challenges and priorities

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, APQC
Organizations are prioritizing preparedness against ongoing uncertainty.

APQC Infographic: Open Innovation Maturity & Supply Chain Success

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 · APQC
Organizations can build on their relationships with key supply chain partners and stakeholders by adopting an open approach based on collaboration and co-creation.

Co-innovate for supply chain ecosystem success

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, Supply Chain, APQC
Using business ecosystems for innovation can yield better results and performance.

APQC Infographic: The Importance of Tier 1 Suppliers in Emissions Reporting

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 · APQC
Organizations face pressure from the public, regulatory agencies, and legislation to ensure that they monitor their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In particular, scope 3 emissions, or those resulting from sources in the value chain not owned or controlled by the organization,…

Measuring and reporting Scope 3 emissions

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, APQC
Prioritize based on supplier impact, and don’t forget your lower tiers.

APQC Infographic: Information maturity yields business benefits in logistics

Thursday, October 5, 2023 · APQC
APQC classifies organizations that have established these practices as having high information maturity. Advantages that these organizations have over others include the ability to determine product locations throughout the supply chain.

Logistics data management: Focus on the foundation

Friday, September 1, 2023 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, Supply Chain, APQC
Information maturity leads to improved performance and customer loyalty.

APQC Infographic: How to measure change management success

Monday, July 3, 2023 · APQC
As supply chains continue to evolve to meet the needs of a post-pandemic world, processes and systems have to be transformed accordingly. Continued transformations mean that organizations are devoting time and resources to change management initiatives. This includes measuring…

Evaluating success of changes in supply chain

Monday, July 3, 2023 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, APQC
To evaluate change management, be flexible and remember the influence of measures.

The changing face of supply chain executive education

Monday, July 3, 2023 · Bridget McCrea
How the global pandemic, labor shortage and rapid advances in technology are changing the development of and participation in supply chain executive education.



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