Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

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more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs). How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? 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. Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode.

Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

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This is accomplished with help of the people who touch every part of daily operations through a process called managing for daily improvement. Let’s say, for example, that a manager oversees several different business units running independently from one another.