The Governance of Global Value Chains

SCM Research

Gereffi, Humphrey and Sturgeon (2005) take a transaction-based political economy perspective to explain The Governance of Global Value Chains. To do so, three variables (complexity of transactions, ability to codify transactions, capabilities in the supply base) are identified, and combinations of the values of these variables constitute the structure of global value chains, leading to five types of governance (market, modular, relational, captive, hierarchy).

Unhappy Customers? It May be a Data Governance Issue

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It May be a Data Governance Issue appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Operations data governance data governance process E-Commerce Logistics Operations master data master data management new product introduction online fulfillmentMy wife and I recently visited a local store to buy some end-of-season patio furniture. This particular retailer scoops up end-of-season items from home improvement stores.

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Lessons learned from Government’s Excel chaos?

IT Supply Chain

The post Lessons learned from Government’s Excel chaos? By Chris Greenwood (pictured). General UK&I Manager NetApp. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Government’s Big Move to Electronic Marketplaces

NC State SCRC

I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George WAshington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement. In the Thomson Reuters publication “ The Government Contractor “, we review some key changes coming to government acquisition.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

GovShop a new way to buy for government supply managers

NC State SCRC

For many years, government contract officers working at the local, state, and federal level, relied on a variety of different networks to search for qualified suppliers. A new product offering by the Pubic Spend Forum provides government buyers with a new, free tool to conduct market intelligence. And yet, one of the biggest issues negatively undermining government markets is the inability of government buyers and suppliers to find and engage commercially with one another!

Millitary & Government

PLS Logistics

Transporting military supplies and government freight requires advanced planning, strict compliance, and high-level safety. industries

Government Regulations Lead To Denser Labels

Loftware

Product labels are getting denser with new information, often due to regulations. We've written before about how the demands of a global economy have increased the need for more precise supply chain and product labeling. For instance, we noted that enterprise labeling is a crucial part of bimodal supply chains. Without clear labels, efficient supply chains struggle to function at maximum capacity. Labeling

Industry, Governments Battle Computer Part Counterfeiting

Loftware

While the global supply chain has made accessing affordable hardware easier than ever before, it has also led to higher levels of counterfeiting. Electronics Counterfeiting computers

UK government stance angers logistics companies

EFT

The industry has repeatedly said a lack of relevant information and guidance from government is preventing companies planning properly for the end of the Brexit transition period but Gove wrote:“The period of disruption for the reasonable worse-case scenario is predicated on assumptions for how traders and hauliers would respond to this scenario.

Conquering COVID-19: An Assault Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain Distribution

Distributing COVID-19 vaccines will require the involvement of governments, NGO's logistics companies and other stakeholders. Written by the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society in collaboration with IDC, with input from other organisations, this blueprint looks at the factors and issues that will need to be addressed from a supply chain perspective and the Vaccine Distribution Ecosystem (VDE) required to do so.

The Government acknowledges that IT systems are not ready for Brexit: border chaos looms

IT Supply Chain

The post The Government acknowledges that IT systems are not ready for Brexit: border chaos looms appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Mike Kiersey (pictured). Principal Technologist at Boomi.

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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The post Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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The post Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

COVID-19 recovery: Could the government help to fund your warehouse technology improvements?

IT Supply Chain

The post COVID-19 recovery: Could the government help to fund your warehouse technology improvements? By Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Government must create rapid response supply chains in case of a second wave

IT Supply Chain

The post The Government must create rapid response supply chains in case of a second wave appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Matthew Woodcock (pictured). Director at LLamasoft.

How the UK Government can deliver on their flu jab promise

IT Supply Chain

The post How the UK Government can deliver on their flu jab promise appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Madhav Durbha (pictured). Group VP, LLamasoft. Industry Talk

Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

Vinculum

At the outset of this global crisis, data governance is even more crucial for retail giants. And, data governance plays a critical role in the success of a retailer’s e-presence, ultimate sales, and revenue boost. Despite the growing demand, the data governance landscape is not devoid of imminent challenges. Here are some of the major challenges pertaining to data governance in the retail ecosystem.

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? The current partial US Government shutdown demonstrates the risk of unexpected events roiling supply chains beyond the more commonly experienced disruptors such as weather, war, labor issues, trade disputes, etc. However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics

CargoBarn

The government shutdown is now entering day 34 , about a quarter of the government remains unfunded including the Department of Homeland Security. That will put the bidding process on hold, especially in states that receive a large share of their highway dollars from the federal government. The post How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics appeared first on CargoBarn

From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience

Talking Logistics

The post From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. When referring to supply chain resilience, the causes of disruption vary widely in scale and emphasize the unpredictability and severity of the events.

Needed: A National Governance Framework for Healthcare Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

We have started to put together ideas on what a national governance framework would look like, which would begin by establishing a standing governance model for national disasters. Delays often occurred in waves, because of varying inventory levels across all units – which impacted multiple countries in waves as shelter at home government edicts shifted. Criteria for setting the governance process in motion – what triggers it?

Lessons Learned for Supply Chain Pandemic Planning Part 1: Governance and Risk Assessment

NC State SCRC

At that time, I wrote a study for the IBM Business of Government, titled “ Planning for the Inevitable: The Role of the Federal Supply Chain in in Preparing for National Emergencies ” that laid out important trends that were apparent as a result of the avian and H1N1 flu viruses that occurred in the global economy. This report established number of lessons learned need to be considered and implemented into the fabric of federal, state, and local governments.

U.S. Government Poised To Award ‘Commercial Platforms’ Contracts That Will Open Online Marketplaces To Federal Purchasers

NC State SCRC

I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George Washington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement. In the Thomson Reuters publication “ The Government Contractor “, we review some key changes coming to government acquisition.

Keys to Data Governance in Retail – The Challenges & Solutions!

Vinculum

Now, let’s have a quick peek into the major data governance challenges pertaining to the retail industry. For instance, the data governance team needs to have a holistic and unified view of data pertaining to the customer purchase order, available inventory, order shipping details, etc. A robust, efficient and centralized data governance system will ensure the apt management of the distributed data across the retail ecosystem. Data Governance Best Practices.

Modernizing Government through eProcurement

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Steps for industry and government to prepare for the Coronavirus

NC State SCRC

Governments must work closely with private industry, and cannot be relied on to be the sole responders to pandemic influenza. The primary mechanism for government-private industry coordination should occur at an industry forum level. Government sponsorship of these forums is an important part of the communication action plan. Governance is a critical foundation for pandemic planning.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown. Most congressional watchers are predicting that the federal government will shut down for at least a short period of time before the end of the year. Whether this is a result of the federal budget that needs to be authorized or raising the federal debt ceiling, the political dynamics that caused the 2013 government shutdown remain largely the same.

Why Solid Project Governance – or Lack of It – Spells Success or Failure in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Nobody will make a blockbuster movie out of this true story because project governance isn’t a particularly glamorous topic. The three main elements of project governance are basic questions to be answered: What do we want to do? But good project governance saves time and money by making sure you stay organized and focused. Without good communication and a clear governance structure in place, these turnarounds might not have been possible.

Government Procurement Guide for Schools

AFFLINK

Consequently, the government procurement process can be complex and will often need to be streamlined to cut costs. Starting Government Procurement: RFPs. For schools, the government procurement process begins with RFPs: a request for proposal. This bidding process is necessary for federal government contracting because government contracts need to be open to bidders, and they need to go through an open and transparent process. Establishing Government Contracts.

Lessons From the Operating Curve for the Dual Government COVID19 Objectives: Reopen the Economy and Eliminate COVID19

Arkieva

Lessons From the Operating Curve for the Dual Government COVID19 Objectives: Reopen the Economy and Eliminate COVID19 was first posted on April 8, 2020 at 8:38 am. ©2017 There is plenty of material being written and posted on the challenges, estimating the growth in COVID19 incidences, and thoughts about the economy.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead. Last week’s post discussed the urgent need for governments to work cross-functionally to keep pace with the growth of IoT innovations. But there are certain wide-ranging supply chain issues in need of attention that may not be on governments’ radar.

Watch: Enforcing Human Rights in Government Contracts

Supply Chain Brain

Isabelle Glimcher, a fellow at the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, recommends six steps that government procurement officials should be taking to prevent workers’ rights abuses by suppliers

Data Governance is real success story in analytics.

NC State SCRC

I recently published a white paper with Balaji Soundararajan and Joe Yacura, focused on the topic of data governance. Given the volume of data and the expectations of quality, value and speed; procurement organizations need a strong “Data Governance” program in place. Data Governance” Institute). Further, there is little clarity on what is meant by the term ““Data Governance””, and no widespread agreement about who is responsible for it.

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

TMC

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting? The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering changes that cross corporate silos and force companies to look holistically at their end-to-end supply chain practices—can governments do the same? Similarly, government agencies need to adopt this kind of cross-organizational approach if they are to keep pace with the growth of IoT applications and innovation within the supply chain domain.