The Kickoff of the Detroit Auto Show

Supply Chain Matters

The 2018 North America International Auto Show (NAIAS 2018) kicks-off this weekend in Detroit Michigan amid an industry that is undergoing various stages of supply chain transformation inflection points and risk assessment.

Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

It’s a term that started creeping into supply chain discussions several years ago. Back in 2011, supply chain analyst Trevor Miles ( @milesahead ) noted there is a similar sounding word supply chain managers should associate with VUCA.

Why Cars Are Cheaper Than You Think

Supply Chain Brain

Now Detroit wants a taste, too. Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics SC Analysis & Consulting Automotive Retail All Technology SC Planning & Optimization Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Supply Chain Visibility SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt

The Origins of Category Management

Supply Chain View from the Field

Steve described his experience this afternoon over pizza and sodas in Detroit. But I was able to map out the value chain back to petrochemicals, and was able to estimate weights which were then pushed back onto part numbers. They would bid and source only part at a time!

Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market

TMC

Although container shipping is in dire straits with several other lines at risk of failure or in the throes of restructurings, it is by no means the only source of unpredictability in freight markets. Balance risk in your supply chain. Risk Management Ocean Shipping Supply Chai

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

supply chain. The new state-of-the-art facility for digital manufacturing and design will develop and innovate the manufacturing tools and processes needed to streamline and maintain a networked supply chain. supply chain, and reduce acquisition costs.”.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

The trade-offs are especially critical for destinations in a “battleground” region that stretches from Detroit in the north to Houston in the south. Is your supply chain make-to-order, make-to-stock, or both?