Trend Results : Supply Management

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1944)


Few surprises expected from OPEC despite cracks over policy

Never say never. With this in mind, it would probably be foolish to rule out some kind of deal between OPEC and non-OPEC producers to manage supply. But, right now, there’s nothing to suggest that any such pact is even a remote possibility, and few OPEC watchers expect the oil producer group to do anything […]

Procurement People Capability: Casanova Didn’t Master His Skills in a Training Room

Categories: Another enlightening post from Sigi Osagie, expert on effectiveness in Procurement & Supply Chain Management and author of  Procurement Mojo – Strengthening the Function and Raising Its Profile. Sigi can be contacted via Show More Summary

Holiday Season Tip: Improve Communication Within Your Supply Chain Organization

Categories: Industry News, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Management Tags: L2, Process & Best Practice Shipping delays, inventory issues, changes in demand — such supply chain disruptions are inevitable at this time of year. Show More Summary

Where do you start on your Supply Management Journey?

In our last post on the subject matter, we noted that there is no one platform, just one workflow, and the only way to make progress is to define the one workflow, identify a set of overlapping/integrating systems to achieve the one workflow, identify vendors that can provide these systems, and then select those vendors […]

The Man-made Opioid Epidemic: Part 3 – Opioids Are The Tip of the Iceberg.

NOAA Mike Magee The Man-made American Opioid Epidemic represents a supply chain failure and a management challenge if system flaws are to be corrected. In its simplest terms, the process involves approval, production, distribution, prescribing, dispensing, and consuming. Show More Summary

Buy OnePlus 2 Without Invite This Black Friday Weekend

You may not come across many people who particularly like the invite system that OnePlus implements for selling its smartphones. The company says that it does this to ensure that it can adequately manage demand and supply, but for customers...Show More Summary

First Volvo FL Urban Artics enter service with Robinsons Brewery

The UK’s first new-series Volvo FL Urban Artics have entered service with Stockport-based Robinsons Brewery. The 24-tonnes GCW, 4×2 tractor units were supplied by Thomas Hardie Commercials, Trafford Park, Manchester. Logistics manager Mathew Heath said the two new Volvo Urban Artics will be delivering beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks to Robinsons 300 pubs as well […]

There is no ONE platform!

As much as we would like to realize the dream of one platform for Supply Management, it’s not going to happen — at least not within our professional lifetime. The internet, and software development, might be moving in cat years, but let’s face it, it’s been 90 cat years since true first generation strategic sourcing, […]

New MHI Campaign Brings Awareness to Supply Chain Careers

Categories: Industry News, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Talent Management Tags: General News, L2 Supply chain industry trade association MHI launched a new campaign this week aimed at sparking interest among young professionals to enter the supply chain field. Show More Summary

Your Supply Risk Management 2016 Game Plan (Part 1)

Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: Plus Risk is more than just a board game. Supply risk is more than just a natural disaster messing up your company’s plans, and supply risk management is not a new topic — nor will it be going away anytime soon. Show More Summary

Report: ‘Diversity’ and ‘Inclusion’ Important for Talent Management

Categories: Diversity, Industry News, Talent Management Tags: General News, L1 The talent gap in procurement continues to pose a challenge to the industry. Demand is high, but supply is falling. So when a company does nab a talentedShow More Summary

Are Your Procurement Giants Awake?

Categories: We're pleased to feature another article from Sigi Osagie, an expert on effectiveness in Procurement & Supply Chain Management, who helps organisations and individuals achieve enhanced performance growth to accomplish their business and career goals. Show More Summary

Andrew Luck can’t keep playing this way and Chuck Pagano knows it

The easiest explanation for why Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts have cratered and so horribly defied predictions for their success this season is to heap the abuse upon General Manager Ryan Grigson, who has supplied neither the offensive line nor the running game. But there’s more to it than that. A large part of […]

Hunterdon Art Museum's Member Highlight show features work of Arturo Cabrera

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About two years ago, Arturo Cabrera was a familiar face at the Hunterdon Art Museum as a summer camp coordinator overseeing volunteers and managing supplies. But when Cabrera returned to the Museum this month, his visit was for an entirely different purpose. Show More Summary

Governments Take Aim at Human Trafficking --A New Dimension in Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management (SCM) continues to evolve. Yes, there’s yet another new dimension to the space that is grabbing everyone’s attention. Corporate responsibility is being redefined. Governments are no longer asking global companies to avoid irresponsible sources of supply, they’re insisting on it. In fact, many are in the process [...]

Paul Vincent Joins KellyOCG – We Ask Him Why!

Categories: Last week, we featured the news that Paul Vincent, a well known figure in the world of management consulting and professional services procurement, has joined KellyOCG as Vice President - Global Talent Supply Chain Operations. Show More Summary

McDonald’s Achieves 100% Sustainable Packaging Goal

McDonald’s centrally purchased packaging in Europe is 100 percent sustainably sourced, reports Supply Management. This includes cartons, cups, bags, napkins and tray liners, all made with wood fiber from recycled sources or forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council or the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification. Show More Summary

From Tactics to Strategy in Supply Analytics: Your Tour Itinerary

Categories: Spend Analysis, Supplier Management, Suppliers Tags: Process & Best Practice, Research Gather 'round, procurement scouts: We've just received the itinerary for your next adventure. Increasing spend visibility is the goal for any progressive procurement organization, as it directly leads to better management of supply. Show More Summary

OracleVoice: Oracle Continues To Expand Supply Chain Cloud Capabilities

Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud gets major enhancements, including product lifecycle management through the procurement functions through manufacturing, through order management capability on through logistics of delivery.

10 Procurement Lessons From the Mittelstand — Part 2: Technology and Solutions Applications

Categories: Analysis, Best Practice, Procurement Commentary, Supply Chain Management Tags: PRO Economists like to point to the German Mittelstand as an example of how manufacturing and export economies can thrive without necessarily depending on the direct support of larger companies and conglomerates around them. Show More Summary

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