Different Strokes for Different Folks (to Yield Better Results?)?

Supply Chain Shaman

So my question to the presenter was, “Why waste your time trying to improve a traditional demand planning approach when you could do so much more?” This week I spent time in Silicon Valley talking to technology innovators. Disruption in supply chain planning is happening.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

As I presented on Supply Chain 2030, I shared the research on balance sheet performance, and provided the insights on why I believe 90% of organizations failed in the delivery of supply chain excellence at the balance sheet level.

The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis


According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. CHEP will complete the study by late 2015 and present its findings and recommendations to UNHCR shortly thereafter.

Europe 233

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

In the space of two minutes and 49 seconds, the title sequence of the film Lord of War (2005) presents a step-by-step insight into the supply chain of a bullet: from copper to customer. This opening scene presents the supply chain, in this case of a bullet, very effectively.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

If they do decide to support omni-channel shopping, then a change of approach is needed to ensure their supply chain operations are evolved to address both the challenges and opportunities presented. >>Please The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. For example, at a 3PL customer conference earlier this year, a leading customer presented a case study that focused not on transportation or warehousing services, but on the master data management and business intelligence services the 3PL was providing them.