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Procurement and Supply Chain are Smarter Together – Practical Use Cases

Logistics Viewpoints

In a previous post , I made a case for how the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) are smarter together. Accordingly Supply Chain and Procurement will need continuous collaboration. Procurement Supply Chain Planning

Why the CPO and CSCO are Smarter Together!

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the years, cost and efficiency ruled the supply chain agenda. The Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) has gained prominence as organizations tackle the disruption and prepare for a post-COVID world. Procurement organizations can help vet suppliers adequately.


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SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO


Our 40 th Bi-Annual Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting was a great success, culminating with the student gallery walk, featuring 27 undergraduate and MBA supply chain projects. Evaluate structural changes in your supply base that could reduce risk exposure.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


Are you interested in expanding your knowledge on the latest trends and technologies within the supply chain industry? EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. These events provide great opportunities to develop your supply chain efficiency and keep your business one step ahead. Miami, Florida. ISM2019 is an annual event hosted by The Institute for Supply Chain Management (ISM).

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The Evolution of the Food & Beverage Value Chain: Driven By Consumers


The grocery stores of the day were not much bigger than most standalone pharmacy chain stores are today. That was the value chain. Over the last 25 or so years, the food & beverage value chain has exploded. Consumers’ Growing Impact on the Food & Beverage Value Chain.

I am MAD!

Supply Chain Shaman

At the 2013 Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, Rick Sather , now VP of Supply Chain for Jack-O-links stated that “there should be an app for that.” Figure 1: Gaps in Supply Chain Visibility. ” I then countered, “Why don’t we use this spring’s Shaman’s Circle to facilitate a new discussion between leading manufacturers and technologists and see if we could create a new way of thinking about the problem?

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018. Apple Tells Congress That Global Supply Chain Wasn’t Compromised (Bloomberg).

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends. Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Penske Logistics Reaches Agreement to Acquire Transfreight North America. Infor Delivers Dynamic Cloud Solution for Supply Chain Execution.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices.

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Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. On the other hand, offshoring growth has fuelled the need for warehousing as part of the elongated supply chain.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping


FLEXE , Flexport and Convoy –three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. One of the…the garment supply chain always compare this to IT cloud infrastructure. DC Velocity, which is a supply chain logistics magazine. That’s how we can procure better.