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Post-Pandemic Supply Chains: A Prognosis from Johnson & Johnson

MIT Supply Chain

How a global manufacturer has learned some vital lessons about managing uncertainty and planning for the future Meri Stevens, Worldwide Vice President of Supply Chain, Consumer Health and Deliver at Johnson & Johnson speaks with MIT CTL Director Prof.

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Transforming Global Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Many pundits insist that anyone who believes the global supply chain is going to return to normal is suffering from this form of insanity. ”[1] Noted supply chain expert Lora Cecere ( @lcecere ), founder of Supply Chain Insights, put it another way.

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Build Supply Chain Resilience with a Diverse Sourcing Strategy 

Logility

If resilience is the panacea to today’s supply chain challenges, it seems that everyone has a different prescription. Since 2019, nearly 70% of supply chain leaders have been constantly responding to disruption. Driving a Much-Needed Supply Chain Reorganization.

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Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change. by Stephanie Krishnan – Associate Vice President, IDC Manufacturing & Energy Insights Asia/Pacific, IDC Asia/Pacific. “By Source: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Supply Chain 2022 Predictions — APEJ Implications.

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Pre-pandemic only 30% of supply chain leaders were satisfied with their supply chains, and during the pandemic, business leader satisfaction is falling precipitously.

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Supply Chain Matters Highlights of SAP Sapphire 2022 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

In this Supply Chain Matters blog we provide highlights and insights regarding SAP SE’s 2022 Sapphire ASUG Now customer conference held last week in Orlando, Florida. . Supply Chain Management Technology Support. Supply Chain Matters Added Insights.

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Availability of Part Two Research Report- Your Workforce: The Most Critical Link in Supply Chain Capability

Supply Chain Matters

There remains a growing belief that existing supply chain and talent management processes need a rethink. This initial research provide a focus on front-line supply chain operational workforce needs and challenges, and the value of a skilled occupational workforce.

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Pursuing a Career in Logistics and Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

The truth be told, the supply chain management profession is extremely broad and the range of jobs in the industry is vast. Supply Chain Planner: A manager whose main responsibility is to analyse a company’s supply chain performance. Manufacturing.

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Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Let me start with a true confession: I am a manufacturing gal. I relished the sound of a manufacturing line when I opened the door of the factory in the morning, and I liked managing inputs so that we could maximize outputs. Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. In manufacturing, I became good at labor bargaining. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

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What is Supply Chain Resiliency?

Logistics Viewpoints

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the supply chain resiliency test. How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption. Price fluctuations and sourcing issues.

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A Radical New Way to Think About Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC has done research and writing on supply chain collaboration networks. A supply chain collaboration network (SCCN) is a key technology for improved collaboration across an extended supply chain. Supply Chain Planning supply chain visibility

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Disruption in China Ripples Across Global Supply Chains in April 2022

Supply Chain Matters

In this Supply Chain Matters commentary, we highlight the latest quantitative data related to global manufacturing PMI activity levels for April. Global Manufacturing Output Levels Declined. Manufacturing Indices.

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2022 Forecast: Supply Chains Become Critical Infrastructure

ToolsGroup

The problem I’m describing is the urgent need to build a robust, global, end-to-end supply chain infrastructure. What happened to the supply chain in 2021? Before I dig into what I mean by that let’s reflect on 2021 supply chain challenges.

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Can Supply Chain Management Fix Supply Chain Woes?

Enterra Insights

For decades, the global supply chain has been a wonder. The Economist observes, “Supply chains encompass some of the most sophisticated forms of human endeavor.”[1] Supply and Demand are Out of Whack. So, there was supply chain disruption.

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Supply Chain Matters Most Read Blogs in 2021- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our annual listing of our most read blog commentaries that were published and of keen interest to our readers during the year 2021. What Should Supply Chain Management Teams Expect In 2022 And Beyond. Strategic Supply Chains.

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3M Indicates Global Supply Chain Challenges Not Expected to Improve

Supply Chain Matters

As businesses report their financial performance for the first quarter of 2022, Supply Chain Matters highlights bellwether firms that can be considered a relatively good indicator of ongoing industry supply chain challenges and how senior executives are anticipating some forms of stability.

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How manufacturers can respond to supply chain disruptions

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Global supply chains were starting to recover from two years of upheaval caused by the pandemic when the military crisis hit. The further disruption caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could cause major disruptions to the global supply chain and impact South Africa.

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The Reactive vs Proactive Supply Chain! Which Will Prevail?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Anyone who has worked in Supply Chain knows that problems will arise anytime, anywhere and anyhow. How much of this reactivity could have been, or can be, avoided through the implementation of more robust Supply Chain strategies?

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What Makes a Truly Agile and Resilient Supply Chain?

Logistics Viewpoints

Last year, many in the supply chain technology industry were warning companies all over the globe to prepare for the unknown. The unknown can be frightening and risky unless supply chain processes are properly digitized and resilient.

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Supply Chain Matters News Capsule Update April 25 2022

Supply Chain Matters

In this Supply Chain Matters Covid-19 News Capsule follow-up, we update readers on ongoing global product demand supply network developments that are of special interest to our readers. China Wide COVID Restrictions Continue Resulting in Added Logistics Disruptions.

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Financial Results of Amazon, Apple, Intel Foretell Added Supply Chain Challenges

Supply Chain Matters

Further weighting down financial results was Amazon’s ongoing equity stake in Rivian Automotive , which has ongoing supply chain challenges hindering production start-up volume goals. Cook declined to estimate when the semiconductor supply constraints might end.

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5 Supply Chain Collaboration Essentials to Mitigate Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Few organizations are immune to the effects, which are acutely felt in supply chains — and the more complex they are, the greater the probability of interruptions. Supply chain collaboration is essential to mitigating the risks that come from exposure to disruption.

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When Government and Business Global Supply Chain Forces Can Collide

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an editorial perspective on political actions that occurred this week, specifically the State of the Union Address the release of a new U.S. Trade Policy agenda, and where government and global supply chain policies can either collide or align. .

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Supply Chain Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

Logistics Viewpoints

As I was enjoying the holidays, I had an opportunity to reflect on the year past and what the future holds for supply chains. However, organizations will need to be deliberate in designing supply chains with optionality so it does not become cost prohibitive.

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Supply Chain Matters Most Read Blogs in 2021- Part Two

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog continues with our annual listing of our most read blog commentaries that were published and of keen interest to our readers during the year 2021. Supply Chain Matters Top 25 Most Read Blogs During 2020- Part Two.

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Added Manufacturing Milestones for Tesla

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights recent manufacturing milestones achieved by electric auto and truck maker Tesla. Both facility capacity and lingering supply chain supply challenges have contributed to the delay.

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History and Evolution of Supply Chain and Logistics

SCMDOJO

In the current era, it is clear that new modes of production are concomitant with new modes of distribution, which advances the field of logistics, the science of physical distribution or even supply chain management. What is Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

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Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. My first focus was on China sourcing. Then it was the redefinition of the supply chain for the global shutdowns Sick with the virus; I spent my energies writing and moderating podcasts.

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People and Halal Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Muslim (majority) countries in Asia (such as Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia) and several countries in the Middle East are moving to stage 3: the halal supply chain. Some distributors and logistics might be halal certified; most are not. People and Halal Supply Chains.

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You Should Be Worried. Supply Chains Are Not OK. Let’s Lock Arms To Drive Change

Supply Chain Shaman

I seethed as the news stations celebrated supply chain success for the December holidays. The health of the supply chain underpins our economy. When the supply chain is sick, all industries suffer. The current state of logistics is our malady.

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Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations. Accessing what’s beyond our globe has become an accepted source of socio-political promotion. It’s an indication of a society that can use advanced supply chain technology to achieve the best, and to find and harvest the undiscovered. Space Logistics and Supply Chain.

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Top Supply Chain Management Courses!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Education and Certification – What’s Missing? If you’re looking to start or improve your career in the field of supply chain management courses, you might be wondering where to start.

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Trends 2022: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Seldom, if ever, has the global supply chain received so much attention as it did in 2021. Some critics have called for a complete overhaul of the global supply chain, insisting current operations can’t be fixed. Despite what critics perceive as a slow pace, change has always been a characteristic of supply chain operations. ”[1] Improved visibility and connectivity are involved in many of the supply chain trends discussed below.

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Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech- March 5 2022 Edition

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our March 5, 2022 edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech , a synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership.

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The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. Logistics processes and strategies must be able to adapt to this multivariable environment and accommodate these demands, down to the smallest detail. The final assembly line sets the pace in automotive manufacturing.

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