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.

Maintaining Cybersecurity in a Growing Digital Supply Chain

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 · Tim Freestone
Complex digital supply chains spanning multiple countries and continents offer invaluable flexibility and cost efficiencies, but also growing cybersecurity risks.

The Shift from China is Leading to India

Friday, November 17, 2023 · Amy Wunderlin
India has seen a 44% increase in exports to the U.S. as American companies looking to diversify their supply chains turn away from China.

Geopolitics, China and Russia: Why Supply Chain Managers Should Care

Monday, October 9, 2023 · Brian Straight
As the supply chain has become more global and more complicated, the influence of geopolitical events is creating more urgency for businesses to secure their networks.

Worldwide Express, GlobalTranz, and Unishippers United Under WWEX Group Umbrella

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 · Jeff Berman
A trio of well-known logistics services providers announced on Monday they are collaborating on what they called a new corporate identity entitled WWEX Group.

What Extreme Weather Events Can Teach Supply Chain Managers

Friday, September 15, 2023 · Amy Wunderlin
Whether it is flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, or drought that is contributing to the current low water levels in the Panama Canal, weather can disrupt supply chains. Getting ahead of the disaster before it hits starts with building resiliency.

Building the Sustainable Enterprise at Macy’s

Friday, August 11, 2023 · Bob Trebilcock
Each business approaches sustainability differently, so how does a leading retailer do it? At Macy’s, it’s about people, environmental impact, and bringing sustainable products to life for customers.

Is vertical integration the new monopoly?

Friday, July 14, 2023 · Daniel Corn
There will always be some constricting of the market in which the number of suppliers for a specific product are reduced. The rule of supply and demand drives companies to sustain or die. The difference this time is that these companies are now vertically integrated to the…

Supply chain: The intersection of ESG and the new customer

Thursday, June 22, 2023 · Craig Moss and David Kurz
No company can meet its ESG goals on its own. It needs the cooperation of its suppliers and partners. Supply chain leaders that adapt and thrive in the new landscape can go beyond risk mitigation to bring their organization a competitive advantage.

Schneider Electric tops Gartner Global Supply Chain Top 25 for first time

Friday, May 26, 2023 · Brian Straight
The top global supply chains identify and capture new opportunities, drive progress and transform the way their organizations work, Gartner said. Schneider Electric is atop the Global Supply Chain Top 25 for the first time.

How nearshoring is shaping investment decisions

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 · Jonathan Civita
With no sign of slowing, the trend to reshore or nearshore sourcing and production is shifting investment decisions in warehousing, logistics and manufacturing.

Kearney unites research efforts under Supply Chain Institute

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 · Brian Straight
Kearney has united its supply chain research under a single umbrella, enabling quicker access to data and new research opportunities.

How to reconfigure the global supply chain

Friday, March 10, 2023 · Jaime Mora
A prevailing conclusion from the learnings of the past years is that we should move away from a “manufacturing center of the world” to be better prepared to mitigate the shortages and transport challenges. But it’s not that simple.

MIT’s CTL looking for supply chain professionals for sustainability survey

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 · Brian Straight
Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation & Logistics is once looking to identify the current status of sustainability inside the supply chain and is asking global professionals to participate in its 4th annual survey.

New Survey Highlights Confidence in Supply Chain Operations Despite Challenges

Friday, April 9, 2021 · SCMR Staff
GlobalTranz Enterprises, LLC., a technology-enabled third-party logistics solutions provider, today released the results of a survey of U.S. supply chain leaders. The survey findings, published on the heels of GlobalTranz’s strong Q4 performance to close out 2020, revealed…



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