Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Secondly, even though internal integration can be achieved through executive command, external supply chain partners – customers, suppliers and service providers – have their own way of doing business and won’t change their processes.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management. The recent Supply Chain Insights Global Summit gave me new perspective and insights. This includes: Sensors coupled with data from the Internet of Things (IOT).

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Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I believe that supply chains build economies and save the world. I also believe that supply chains need a revolution. Supply chains respond, but they do not sense. I strongly believe that leaders must build their supply chains with new building blocks.

Getting Inventory Right: Hope with Hype and Recycled Software?

Supply Chain Shaman

I am speaking this morning at the Terra Technology conference and doing a book signing of my new book, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. The world of supply chain is active on my iPhone. SAP Supply Chain HANA is still a work in progress.

Mapping Product Genomes: The Life Blood of Supply Chains


By 2007 it was $10M, and it has now dropped to $1000, and is expected to drop to a penny by 2020! Can you track the DNA of your supply chain at a part number level, globally? This is one of the big questions to consider when we think about how supply chains evolve.

Managerial Practice Will Need to Catch up with the Emergence of Real-time Supply Chains


In my new book “ The Living Supply Chain ” co-written with Tom Linton, we reflect on the new capabilities required to be able to work with the evolving imperative of real-time data. Two key concepts reflect the core elements of real-time supply chains. Thus, the object of the real-time supply chain is to achieve velocity in every aspect of how companies run their business. 2007). Much of the data is “integrated” (e.g.,

Top 2016 Supply Chain Strategy Posts from the Supply Chain Link Blog


Over the past year, the Arkieva Supply Chain Link Blog provided thought leadership and informative posts on supply chain strategy tips, trends, and news. Here is a list of the Top 20 Supply Chain Strategy Blog Posts from 2016. Will Big Data change the world?

50 Online Resources for Aspiring Supply Chain Scholars

Supply Chain Opz

Supply chain management is not an easy subject. Background Supply chain management is a relatively new discipline. So let's have a look :) Find Valuable Data 1. Access public data from Supply chain management is part of complex economic activities.

A Fireside Chat with John Sculley, Apple’s former CEO


Let’s imagine we are back in 2007 – and Kodak was focused on a project which sought how to compete with Wal Mart in a single use camera taking market share away from their camera. In 2007, Apple launched the I-Phone.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Stephany Lapierre, CEO at tealbook!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future! At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. I launched my second business, a strategic sourcing and procurement consulting firm in 2007.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

”[2] He adds, “Freestanding big-box stores closer to population centers than they are to warehouse districts are the primary candidates for such conversions. According to Patrick, the right kind of warehouse is big and technologically advanced. Today’s warehouses are 143% larger than they were in 2007. ” The cloud plays an essential role in the digital supply chain and digitization is critical to speeding up warehouse operations.

What € 30M funding really means to us: Accelerating sustainable procurement


In December EcoVadis announced some big news that — we hope — will change the trajectory of sustainable supply chain progress. When EcoVadis started in 2007, our customers were pioneers: Sustainable procurement was an esoteric niche.

Growing Challenges in Supplier CSR Monitoring are Being Met with Powerful Digital Solutions


Avnet’s Supply Chain Navigator , February 2016. Supply chains become ever more complex and global, while at the same time the spotlight on transparency and innovation around Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is shifting to the supply chain. These trends are exposing even more potential risks to brand reputation, supply disruption and increased costs or volatility. Note: This blog was originally posted on.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

MH&L’s Editorial Advisory Board tackles some of the toughest topics facing the supply chain today. Tan Miller, director of the Global Supply Chain Management Program, Rider University. ? data scientists), hardware and software across industry.

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