Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

I know that early detection is the key to wellness. While most consultants and technologists want to sell technology, and are eager to slap in a new piece of software, my caution is to slow down and better understand root issues before having a technology discussion.

Is A Customer-Centric Strategy the Same as Demand-Driven? Outside-In?

Supply Chain Shaman

However, I had little time to be tired. As we talked the adrenaline started to pump. I asked for a black marker to draw on the board in the room and replied, “If only it was that easy!” ” I then turned and went to the whiteboard to draw this diagram.

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A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

As the story unfolds, a family with many dramatic ups and downs always return to the Blackfoot River to fish. The last scene shows an old man sitting on the Montana river where he used to fish with his family many years ago. So What Does This Mean to You?

Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors

Kinaxis

In reality, all this emerging tech, whether it’s turning your world upside down or not, is having a very real impact on how businesses manage their supply chains. That in turn is changing how organizations are manufacturing and delivering goods.

A Guide to Sustainable Gift Giving

EcoVadis

These special finds are then meticulously wrapped, only to be torn open a matter of hours later. We think even less about where our gifts came from or how they were made. . Yet, with climate change and plastic waste at the fore of our collective conscience, it’s getting harder to ignore. Not only that, but it takes five litres of fresh water to make one standard sheet. Companies are also focusing on new ways to manage plastic manufacturing more responsibly.

Food 40

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?

AFFLINK

Unilever has officially achieved zero waste , and now it wants to help other companies follow suit. Zero waste is primarily known as a sustainable supply chain management technique that describes when there is absolutely no extraneous material produced that must be sent to a landfill.

Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains

Freightera

EB: What are the advantages to society and consumers? Now planning for complete Physical Internet system by 2030. The action to date on Physical Internet development in Asia has been driven by companies, but now the government is starting to get involved.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. The tips below cover everything from unified supply chains to automated collaboration integration and beyond.

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

According to research from McKinsey & Company , the supply chain dimension has the lowest level of digitization (43%) compared to other dimensions, including products and services, marketing and distribution channels, business processes, and new entrants at the ecosystem level.