Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha CSX, one of the only two railroad operators in the USA that handles nearly all the shipments that move by train east of the Mississippi River has been experiencing serious challenges since the month of May. This has led to increased costs, not to mention all the inventory stuck in-transit. Often times, someone in the procurement organization is aware of change in lead times through supplier monitoring/scorecarding, supply chain risk management and such.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

We were surprised to find that many states with the highest Location Quotients were not states that are typically associated with the biofuels economy, including Oregon, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, and others. The global apparel sector’s effort resulted in the development of the Higg Index, a universally accepted LCA tool and life cycle inventory database.