We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper

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For example, companies like Amazon are constructing massive distribution centers outside of major hubs like Atlanta, Raleigh, and Chicago, and are building them with direct access to on-ramps that go onto interstate highways built in the 1950s.

New Survey Says Alignment of Supply Chain and Business Strategies Is Critical to Success

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RALEIGH, NC, April 15, 2014 — Is it important to connect your supply chain strategy with your business strategy? According to a recent survey by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, nearly 80 percent of participants agree.

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SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

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My first Monday in, I asked for a full report of all our supply chain metrics, and my analyst told me he could get it to me by Friday. To summarize, Tom discussed something he observed on a drive from Asheville to Raleigh, on the way to the conference.

A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

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He then went into global imports for the central purchasing group in Raleigh. Relationship management, data modeling, problem solving, sourcing analysis, negotiation, data-driven decision-making, metrics development, forecasting, process flow, BOM understanding, MRP/production schedule, Pareto analysis, and information presentations are all key skills that he applies in his CPO role.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

His insights and presence were most appreciated by everyone, especially given the snowfall we were experiencing in Raleigh last night! To give you an idea of what this is doing, the classic retail metrics, “same store sales” and “sales per square foot”, are no longer being reported by Macy’s department stores.

Procurement Leadership Program can help individuals market the real value of procurement to the enterprise

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The four day workshop, being held December 9 – 13, 2019 in Raleigh, will focus on how procurement and supply chain leaders need to better sell the value of procurement to the organization. I recently received a great comment from Nancy Richter , President of the R. Gene and Nancy D.