Managing like “Maverick”  in today’s turbulent,  dynamic environment

Thursday, July 6, 2023 · Steven A. Melnyk, Nick Little and Lee K. Levy II
Business leaders can learn a lot about problem-solving using rapid business development from the approach of fighter pilots.

When silos make sense: A military mission demands it

Thursday, July 6, 2023 · Steven Knepp
While silos are not always conducive to successful supply chain operations, this particular mission required a three-prong siloed approach.

Balancing supply and demand to avoid inventory surprises in 2023

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 · Paul Lord
Bring balance through a supply chain lens that aligns choices and operating decisions to account for risks and constraints in achieving and sustaining total network performance.

Strategic planning isn’t strategy

Friday, August 19, 2022 · Michael Gravier
On my way to Alaska, I thought a lot about this and decided plans are about certainty but strategy is about uncertainty.

Revisiting Quick Response

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 · Larry Lapide
Prior to the pandemic, global supply chains had evolved toward being optimized, largely cost-effective and efficient vis a vis responsiveness.

Lights, Camera, Action: How to master supply chain complexity

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 · Stanley E. Fawcett, Markus Gerschberger, Amydee M. Fawcett, A. Michael Knemeyer and Sebastian Brockhaus
If your supply chain strategy is to fix it in post, you probably failed in planning or execution.

Strategic planning under uncertainty: Long-term muddling-through

Thursday, July 8, 2021 · Larry Lapide
Companies have used strategic, tactical, and operations planning under uncertainty for these often-catastrophic events—focusing especially on clawing back lost revenue opportunities as quickly as possible.

SC2020 Project Update: Uncertainties

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 · Larry Lapide
Companies will need to do their strategic planning with an eye towards uncertainty, as well as risk.

The new normal will require a new strategic approach to the circular economy

Monday, June 29, 2020 · Jan Steenberg and Rakesh Sharma
The time is right for a purpose-driven supply chain. Maximizing profits for shareholders should no longer be the only objective of corporations. Instead, corporations should be managed with a purpose to improve the future of our environment, citizens, employees and other…

Making Artificial Intelligence (AI) Work

Thursday, March 5, 2020 · T S Krishnan and Damini Gupta
To build lasting AI capability in your organization, take a layered approach.

Inventory Management In An Omni-Channel World

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 · SCMR Staff
In this webinar Bryan Jensen, executive vice president with St. Onge explains how leading companies are coping with inventory management and the strategies they're utilizing to succeed in this new world of distribution.

Are your performance measurements destroying your supply chain?

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 · Steven A. Melnyk, Michael Bourne, David Frayer and Will Rifkin
The performance measurement system is the most misunderstood, confusing, misapplied and frustrating element of most supply chains. Yet, an effective performance measurement system is one of the foundations on which the strategic supply chain is built.

How Supply Chain Officers Can Drive Margin Expansion

Monday, July 8, 2019 · Greg Douglass and Vikrant Viniak
Given their strategic role in an organization, supply chain leaders can do more to proactively drive change and growth, in addition to leading cost cutting initiatives.

Optimizing a maintenance turnaround

Monday, January 7, 2019 · Arun Kochar
Maintenance tasks can be tricky—especially when some equipment can't be repaired while the plant is running. TurnarounDs can be mitigated by a strategic approach that uses detailed scenario planning and risk-based assessments to identify problems and responses ahead of…

So, you want a strategic supply chain?

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 · Steven A. Melnyk, Colin Seftel and Nick Little
Industry leaders view their supply chains as a strategic weapon. Is your organization ready to make the leap? Answer these seven key questions to discover the answer.



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