Reactive Supply Chain Risk Management is No Longer Viable

Material Handling & Logistics

New survey finds that only 27% of companies have structured, quantitative assessment of financial impact related to supply chains.

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

Talking Logistics

Every supply chain has a central purpose, regardless of size or industry: getting materials from their point of origin to the place they’re needed as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Designing a supply chain to accomplish that task isn’t as straightforward as it seems, especially when technology is involved. A smart company pays attention to the way their supply chain operates, and that means working with a proactive design over a reactive one.

Nothing Easy About Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

In recent weeks, I’ve come across several articles underscoring how much more difficult, risky, and complex supplier relationship management is becoming. Here are some of the headlines, along with a few excerpts: Bar Association warns corporations: Clean up supply chains (Star Tribune, Nov. 29, 2014): By year’s end, chief executives at all of America’s Fortune 500 companies should get a letter signed by the president of the American Bar Association.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community. Toyota will be better positioned to respond to the growing North American market. We do have supply lines in the U.S. What supply chain risks do you see?

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater On the heels of the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference , now seemed like an appropriate time to revisit an often talked about supply chain topic. The impact of climate change on your supply chain operations.

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. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape.

Surprise! Cyber Threats increase in Priority in Digital Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” I’m not sure sarcasm will help supply chain professionals smile, but it may help them face the harshness of the reality they face as they transform traditional supply chains into digital supply chains. ”[1] As Lora Cecere ( @lcecere ), founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, states, “Cyber-attacks are worthy to note. It was not a major factor in our prior risk management reports. Cyber security risks.

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

TMC

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain.Connect. Pinpointing and fixing the real causes of delays by analyzing cross-border supply chains is more important than ever. Every supply chain is unique and vulnerable to a particular set of risks.

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. In terms of geographic coverage, most modern supply chains span over 100 countries.

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. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape.