Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain Corporate.

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, July 07, 2009. and $745 million internationally with first-tier diverse suppliers In 2008, IBM’s PELM operations worldwide processed 42,302 metric tons of end-of-life products and product waste. MIT Supply Chain 2020. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Supply Chain Talk: Do Numbers Tell the Full Story?


At first glance, supply chain metrics may seem to tell you a lot about your current supply chain operations. Between 2009 and 2010 during the economic downturn, it was difficult to make sense of the unemployment numbers. Read Also: Forget the Supply Chain of 2020.

The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spoke on the evolution of the digital supply chains and my vision for Supply Chain 2020 at the World Trade Group Event in Miami. I had touched some nerves with my five predictions for 2020: Digital, Outside-in Value Networks. Figure 1: Supply Chain 2020.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030


by 2020. the “inventory to sales” ratio (inventory levels divided by a month’s worth of sales) spiked in late 2008/early 2009 as the recession caught companies with way more inventory than needed versus suddenly shrinking demand.