Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk


A major earthquake in Taiwan. You have a supply chain risk management strategy in place. A few hours later, your procurement head walks in the office. “We We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. The problem is most companies are relatively immature when it comes to Supply Chain Risk Management. There is a natural conflict between risk mitigation and supply chain efficiency.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] That sums up supply chain operations at a lot of companies today: It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.” ” Cognitive technology and supply chain visibility.

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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

When Gartner purchased AMR Research in December 2009, the methodology became the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25. However, when Gartner bought AMR Research, and I left in the transition(because I don’t believe in the Gartner methodology), I launched a new methodology named the Supply Chains to Admire. Now in its seventh year, in the analysis, I learned a lot about the impact of supply chain choices on balance sheet performance: -Not Straightforward.

Using the Bits: Building Digital Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

The atoms and electrons of the supply chain are changing. I am passionate about the topic of the digital supply chain, and I apologize in advance for the length of this article. The third Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over. It is an agenda designed by supply chain leaders for supply chain leaders. On the journey for the supply chain leader, time is irony personified. Supply has not. Social.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Cushing has been an invited blogger at conferences sponsored by CFO Magazine and Supply Chain Insights and writes regularly for RKL eSolutions and more. His expertise includes demand-driven supply chain consulting, Theory of Constraints consulting, technology selection and implementation consulting, and business improvement and change management. What are the biggest changes to supply chain management in the past 30 to 35 years?

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

Developing supply chain risk mitigation strategy can be a time consuming task. Christopher Tang, Distinguished Professor, UCLA Anderson School and Editor-in-Chief of the INFORMS journal Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM) As supply chains become more complex, companies find their supply chains more vulnerable to both foreseeable uncertainty risks and unforeseeable disruption risks.

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. With dynamic product lines (more than 8,000 styles of boots, shirts, jeans and more), the company requires flexibility in how it operates throughout the supply chain, and HighJump’s solution helps to improve order accuracy and efficiency from top to bottom.

Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks


Jeff Townley, former Chief Procurement Officer at Nortel Networks, provided some fantastic insights in my MBA class this evening. The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. Business Process Outsourcing Design for Supply Chain Outsourcing Strategic Cost Management Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain Innovation Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Supply Chain Management.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

In collaboration with Amber Road, Supply Chain Movement has put together this Global EU Trade Map which provides an overview of current EU trade agreements and an insight into potential trade risks and how to mitigate them. By Supply Chain Movement in collaboration with Amber Road. Taiwan, Province of China. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019


In January, Bristlecone kicked off an end-to-end supply chain assessment and diagnostic project for a provider of corporate apparel and business services. This is the first in a multi-phase SAP project aimed at transforming the client’s supply chain environment to increase order fill rates and reduce lost revenue. 9-11, at MIT, and be part of the community shaping the future of supply chains. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

Combating Modern Slavery – Do We Really Understand the Worker’s Perspective?


No supply chain is free of risks associated with modern slavery – this is the message we heard at our Sustain conference , which brought together senior procurement figures, representatives of international organizations and NGOs. Much is being done in terms of international and national regulations to eradicate the problem, and businesses worldwide are becoming increasingly committed to sustainable procurement. Hidden in the Supply Chain.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño


Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain. Off-shore production of certain minerals will increase, boosting supplies of tin, nickel ore, and bauxite. But the typhoons will threaten Taiwan, China, and Japan, leaving countries like Indonesia in need of precipitation.

Taking the Leap

Supply Chain Nation

It mentioned procurement and I thought that looked interesting – I do enjoy shopping! So, I started looking for buyer or procurement roles. I stumbled on a procurement/project management role at a small global defense contractor. I eventually ran the Asia-Pacific region and got to travel to Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. You want to know a little bit about marketing, operations, procurement or whatever that gives you a sense of how a company works.