UPS’ latest Pain in the Chain survey finds that the pressure to reduce supply chain costs is significant, noting about one-half of healthcare and life sciences organizations feel sharp pains as they manage overall supply chain costs...
Categories: Risk Performance and Compliance, Supplier Management, Suppliers, Supply Risk Management Tags: PRO The rise of managed services is expanding the pie for supplier management, enabling procurement, finance and supply chain organizations...Show More Summary
Take a look into the window of a Chipotle near you. Examine the look on the faces of the managers trying to explain supply chain and product spot checks. See how well staff is paying attention, asking question and taking notes. And watch carefully to see if they all go and wash their hands again before getting back to work at 3 p.m.
We all know that the 70% plunge in oil prices since the summer of 2014 is down to too much supply on the market. But, according to Jaime Caruana, a General Manager at the Bank for International Settlements, there is another reason for...Show More Summary
(The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release.) PGA TOUR NBC Sports Group will feature more than 25 hours of live programming from TPC Scottsdale surrounding the Waste Management Phoenix Open, including tournament coverage on Golf Channel and NBC. Show More Summary
Categories: Commodities, Commodity Risk Management, Industry News, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Suppliers Tags: L1, Sourcing & Categories Toyota's supply chain is much revered for its lean Toyota Production System that it deploys internally and at its suppliers. Show More Summary
Categories: Industry News, Risk Performance and Compliance, Solution Providers, Supply Risk Management Tags: General News, L2 Supply chain risk management solution provider riskmethods raised about $6 million in a Series A financingShow More Summary
Supply chains represent a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions reductions and climate-related risks to companies. So, how are suppliers assessing and managing climate risks?
Scientists at the University of Birmingham are calling on drought researchers and managers around the world to consider both human activity and natural phenomena in their battle to preserve increasingly scarce global water supplies. The...Show More Summary
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said that manufacturing sentiment remained somewhat negative in January. The purchasing managers’ index for the sector edged marginally higher, up from 48.0 in December...
With more talks of peak production being reached in the gold mining sector, the consensus seems to be that declined supply should support gold prices; but, one manager of a major gold fund says that might not be the case.
But one thing very few companies outsource is demand management. In fact, until I talked to Lori Pouquette, the vice president of global customer operations at Xilinx, I had never heard of a company outsourcing demand management processes.
Mallika Sukjaro's business expertise is in supply chain management, so it's not as big a stretch as you might think for this Thai entrepreneur to open a fast casual chain that sources its ingredients in Thailand and employs high-tech techniques to keep them fresh.
Categories: CSR, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Sustainability, World Trade Tags: General News, L2 A new report states more than 100 million “hidden workers” exist within the global supply chains of 50 major corporations, including McDonald’s, Apple, Coca-Cola Company, Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart. Show More Summary
BJF Connections has signed a four year deal with Pendragon Vehicle Management, for supply of its growing fleet of cars and vans. The deal was signed following previous positive experience of Pendragon’s customer service, combined with cost saving expertise. Mostly used by engineers, the vehicles will also be used by a number of project managers, senior […]
OnePlus today made the OnePlus X available on its web site, no invitation required. OnePlus traditionally uses an invite system to manage supply and demand when it first launches handsets. It appears that OnePlus has reached balance with the OnePlus X handset so it no longer needs to mange supply through the invitation process. Show More Summary
The Library of Parliament's HillNotes blog is back for the Canada's 42nd Parliament: "Readers can expect analyses and concise articles on topics ranging from Canada’s supply management regimes to trade negotiations, health care, changing...Show More Summary
Categories: CSR, Suppliers, Sustainability Tags: General News, L2 Sustainable supply management solutions company EcoVadis announced it experienced another solid year of growth in 2015, adding new customers and expanding its internal team. Show More Summary
Categories: Category Intelligence (Direct), Commodities, Conferences, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Sourcing Tags: ISM, L1, Process & Best, Process & Best Practice There are many who would argue that direct procurement is procurement. Show More Summary
Supply chains are responsible for up to four times the greenhouse gas emissions of a company’s direct operations and yet half of major companies’ key suppliers don’t provide requested climate data to their corporate customers, according to a study produced by CDP and written in partnership with BSR. The report also gives examples of ways […]