Future-proofing the Supply Chain in a Way that Works

Thursday, October 12, 2023 · Brian Straight
Companies looking to build resiliency in the supply chains need to get out of silos and build collaboration to collect the right data.

Survey highlights impact of Covid on supply chain staff culture

Thursday, March 9, 2023 · SCMR Staff
Increased focus on agility, resilience and collaboration dominate as does the difficulty of finding people with these new, essential skills.

Reducing supply chain disruption gets special attention

Thursday, September 15, 2022 · SCMR Staff
A survey of procurement decision-makers shows companies are investing in new strategies to minimize the frequency and impact of disruptions.

What supply chain leaders need to know about virtual collaboration

Monday, March 1, 2021 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, APQC
The shift to remote work and virtual collaboration was abrupt, but it’s likely to endure.

A Better Way To Outsource

Monday, November 9, 2020 · Kate Vitasek
Most outsourcing relationships are highly transactional rather than highly collaborative and win-win. The Vested business methodology, used by more than 50 organizations, builds a bridge from the former to the latter. Here’s how the business model evolved and how it is…

JSCM Video: Acting as expected: Global leadership and the integrated supply chain

Friday, July 17, 2020 · SCMR Staff
When it comes to successful integration, leadership matters

Driving supply chain collaboration and teamwork

Monday, November 4, 2019 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, APQC
Develop your internal communication and structure to support collaboration before expanding your effort to partners

In supply chain we must trust

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 · Selva Rajah
Trust is the must have factor for supply networks

APQC Infographic: Ways to add collaboration to the supply chain

Friday, May 17, 2019 · SCMR Staff
The infographic below presents three levels of collaboration organizations can adopt based on their needs and familiarity with collaboration.

Supply Chain Planning Priority: Improve cross-functional collaboration and process

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 · Marisa Brown, principal research lead, supply chain management, APQC.
To be successful, organizations need to tailor collaboration methods to organizational culture and needs.

A better way to share the gains of collaborative shipping

Monday, October 29, 2018 · Robert Boute and Tom Van Steendam
Collaborative shipping typically leads to cost savings. However, it's not always easy to determine each partner's contribution to the gains and to share them accordingly. An industry-oriented method has been tested in a set of pilots and promises to be fair,…

Teaching Collaboration - Something that Should Be Learned If It Hasn’t Been

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 · James M. Baehr
With all this information you might believe that collaboration is easy. Yet, we know it's not.

Finding Profit in Horizontal Collaboration

Thursday, January 12, 2017 · Maria Jesus Saenz, Rochak Gupta and Connor Makowski
Horizontal collaboration is often easier said than done. A new study sheds light on the rewards of getting it right.

Grooming the New Generation of Supply Chain Managers

Thursday, March 24, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
In compiling the annual “Salary Survey” for our sister publication – Logistics Management – we discovered some significant new trends in the search for new talent.

PwC Explains More on Recent Supply Chain Survey Findings: Exclusive Interview

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
Many companies have made continuous improvement in functions part of the fabric of their daily operations and have moved on to focus on true cross-functional alignment and capability-building.



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