Women in supply chain: Where did this topic go?

Kinaxis

To recognize this global celebration I decided to write on women in supply chain. I used to see plenty of industry news articles, webcasts, conference sessions dedicated to the importance of diversity in supply chain, but today’s hot topics are IoT, machine learning, augmented reality and the like. It’s time for supply chain organizations to do a reality check and apply some basic planning and course correction initiatives within their own internal organizations.”.

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

A real time supply chain is able to react to market needs faster and more effectively than traditional supply chains. A new Bloomberg Business Week Research Services survey and report makes it clear that innovative supply chain tools are widely acknowledged to be crucial to meeting corporate goals now and in the future as supply chains grow more complex, customers become more demanding and globalization accelerates.

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The Secret to Successful Enterprise Strategy? Always Include Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In this guest commentary, John McKeller , senior lecturer for the Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Center for Supply Chain Managemen t at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, explains four key considerations for successfully integrating a firm’s strategy with supply chain management. Providing the answers to these questions require trade-offs influenced by supply chain considerations.

Rockwell Automation: Supply Chains to Admire Winner

Supply Chain Shaman

For the past five years, the team at Supply Chain Insights identified Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners by analyzing performance by peer group on the key metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). In 2018, Rockwell Automation won the Supply Chains to Admire Award. To understand the journey, we interviewed Ernest Nicolas, head of the global supply chain at Rockwell to gain insights.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

For the past five years, the team at Supply Chain Insights identified Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners by analyzing performance by peer group on the key metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). In 2018, Rockwell Automation won the Supply Chains to Admire Award. To understand the journey, we interviewed Ernest Nicolas, head of the global supply chain at Rockwell to gain insights.

This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

He was one of my instructors at Northeastern as part of the supply chain certificate program I completed almost 15 years ago. The case studies we analyzed and discussed in his class opened my eyes and mind to the beauty of supply chain management, a field that was still relatively new to me at the time. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters).

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

We were surprised to find that many states with the highest Location Quotients were not states that are typically associated with the biofuels economy, including Oregon, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, and others. Plant construction must be carefully managed to control costs, especially with engineering procurement construction supplier contracts. Biobased Products Local Food Systems Supply Chain Management

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Ron Emery, Continuous Improvement Consultant

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. Unlike a lot of the old school Procurement managers who tried to rule with an iron fist Ron approached his job, and people, in a much different way.