A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The goal is to drive organic growth in North American and global expansion by combining Kraft’s brands with Heinz’s international platform.

Reactive Supply Chain Risk Management is No Longer Viable

Material Handling & Logistics

To determine how well procurement teams today are balancing cost savings vs risk management to drive growth and to better understand how the role of procurement has changed in our modern business landscape, riskemthods conducted a survey.

Three Key Factors Purchasing Teams Should Consider for 2018 Risk Management Strategy

EcoVadis

If we are to believe the supply chain predictions for 2018 , there will be plenty to keep purchasing and supply chain managers awake at night. Change Management and Integration Into EHS and Purchasing Teams and Processes. There are two elements to this: Change management.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. Plot Your Supply Chain Risk. There are also the non-obvious risks Inland rivers are swollen. Expect tight capacity across North America. Risk Management Issues.

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

Putting Global ROI at Risk. These investments are now at risk. Compliance cost and risk management, for instance in regards to cybersecurity, have spiraled out of control. Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt. SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Global Trade & Economics Global Supply Chain Management All Technology Global Trade Management SC Planning & Optimization SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. North AmericaThe U.S.-China

Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

In the era of pencil and paper, reactive supply chain design was something of a necessity: supply chain managers were busy running the chain itself. While civil unrest could slow down production or shipments in a foreign country, natural disasters can accomplish just as much shipping disruption in North America. Inventory age optimization, which pinpoints the risks of products aging out, perishing, or becoming otherwise unsalable through stagnation.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

At the new plant, Mazda expects to produce cross-over models which Mazda will introduce to the North American market, and Toyota plans to produce the Corolla for the North American market. Toyota will be better positioned to respond to the growing North American market.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

Tumultuous weather is perhaps the most commonly thought of supply chain risk related to Earth’s climbing temperature. A good supply chain risk plan should take into account all of these factors. Miscellanea Supply chain risk management climate change

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. Please reach out to your TMC account manager if you have additional questions. Risk Management Logistics Supply Chain Management Technology Weather

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. Please reach out to your TMC account manager if you have additional questions. Risk Management Logistics Supply Chain Management Technology Weather

Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I always come back from these conferences inspired and fascinated at how diligent chemical supply chain managers must be to mitigate risk and adverse events. Sri Laxmana, director of Ocean Services, participated in a panel discussion on Effective Supply Chain Risk Management.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?

QAD

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Odette International are releasing the fifth version of the Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) assessment this summer. Mitigate risk throughout the tiers of automotive suppliers. What is MMOG/LE?

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The United States

Jaggaer

Supply chain, logistics, and distribution will all be severely impacted, and companies that do not act to mitigate risks will see rising costs in the UK. Changes to NAFTA may see similar disruptions in North American supply chains. With the new United States-Mexico-Canada agreement requiring more raw materials in American manufacturing to originate in North America, industries like automobiles, steel, and aluminum may see changing landscapes.

Why Financial Reengineering Does Not Equal Supply Chain Improvement

Supply Chain Shaman

It is the basis for many recent developments in management. And, to manage cash-to-cash, the supplier increased their payables passing cost and waste downward in the supply chain. Supplier viability (health of suppliers) is a growing risk issue; yet, financial engineering reigns.

Surprise! Cyber Threats increase in Priority in Digital Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

It was not a major factor in our prior risk management reports. Cyber security risks. The digital age introduced a number of new risks business leaders needed to confront, like software glitches, network outages, and data breaches. It was discovered in the Middle East, but the hackers behind it are now targeting companies in North America and other parts of the world, too.”[5] Okay, I admit the headline is sarcastic.

Building Resilience in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Movement

The World Economic Forum’s Supply Chain Risk Initiative first started exploring systemic risks and vulnerabilities to global supply chains and transport networks in 2011. The initiative’s phase I report, New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk, launched at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 in Davos-Klosters, examines the systemic supply chain risk landscape and the possibility of these risks causing serious disruptions to global supply chains.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Due to the rapid change in global business environment, managers find it difficult to gain the edge over competitors. We believe many practices in global supply chain management can be applied in every industry. Expectation alignment and management will help both the suppliers and you.

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Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain

TMC

million vehicles, and was ranked seventh-largest vehicle producer in the world and number one in Latin America. Every supply chain is unique and vulnerable to a particular set of risks. You can avoid snafus by identifying high-risk shipments and monitoring their progress.

Blume Global announces new platform to manage assets across the supply chain

EFT

Blume has announced a series of new software products to help manage supply chains from multiple perspectives, replacing its Rez-1 brand. Blume Assets (formerly REZ-1), which enables carriers, service providers as well as any enterprise, such as retail customers that own assets, to manage their key assets, including containers, chassis, trailers and more, across the entire lifecycle.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

He is also a management expert formidably equipped with more than seventeen years of experience holding a multitude of leadership positions at Fortune Global 100 Companies as well as judiciously helping companies and individuals achieve exceeding results in a wide spectrum of industries.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) is clustered around five major regions: North America; Latin America; EMEAR, including Russia; South Asia and East Asia. Month by month we are improving two main processes: Order Fulfilment and Demand and Supply Management.

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As Europe Rebounds Supply Chain Continues to Shine

Supply Chain @ MIT

The unemployment rate in Europe is around 12% and in Spain is about 25%, yet the current jobless rate for graduates of the MIT Zaragoza Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program in Zaragoza, Spain, is zero. Bucking the trend.

Supply Chain Management:Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 1

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.