Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. 2030 is 14 years in the future.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

While I believe that lean is a useful concept, I think that it is not the only tool within the Supply Chain toolbox, I often seen lean too widely applied as the fix of the day for supply chain maladies. While sourcing roles are more aggregated, channel support is usually regional.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

The client leaned across the table and asked, “Is a customer-centric supply chain strategy the same as a demand-driven supply chain strategy?” Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

TMS Delivers on NASSTRAC’s Five Common Sense Suggestions for Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

The hard-hitting new report from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is titled, “ Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade, Year 1 – Freight Transportation ” and it is full of powerful conclusions about what shippers are facing in the coming decade as the pace of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate. Expect to pay more in salaries to source, hire and retain the talent needed for the digital supply chain.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

While traditional supply chain processes evolved from functional excellence definitions for source, make and deliver from the inside-out; to make the digital pivot and become more market-driven, companies need to define new supply chain processes outside-in.

No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

High-velocity or streaming data requires different architectures built on non-relational, cloud-based architectures using open source tools like Apache Spark. There is a belief that the efficient response—the tightly integrated lean supply chain—defines supply chain excellence.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“Users can easily now look at your global or regional supply situation and quickly source alternates when required, but the key here is to practice your response. Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

Meaning that our operational performance is where it needs to be, that we are in control of cost, that we are customer focussed, that we set up a lean organizations, that we source globally, that we constantly evaluate and optimize our footprint, manufacturing depth etc.