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Siloed Supply Risk Management Just Wastes Time, Money, and Resources

In our last post on why Why Supply Risk Management Cannot Be Siloed we noted that, despite the fact that an organization’s supply chain is full of risks that could not only cripple the organization’s supply chain but cost it 100 Million or more in fines, the average organization’s supply chain is overflowing with risk […]

Overcome Sustainability Challenges By Forging Alliances

Flickr Russ Gaskin is Managing Director of CoCreative, a U.S. consultancy that designs and facilitates multi stakeholder "innovation networks" to develop new solutions to complex sustainability and supply chain challenges. The CoCreative...Show More Summary

LEAP India Gets $3M in Bridge Round Led by Mayfield, Plans to Raise $40M More

LEAP India Pvt Ltd, which provides supply chain management services, has raised around $3 million in a bridge round led by global venture capital

Celtics Rumors: Analyzing Trade Buzz on Kevin Love, Jimmy Butler and More

The Boston Celtics have overachieved by reaching the playoffs in each of the past two years under head coach Brad Stevens. This offseason will present a golden opportunity for general manager Danny Ainge to supply Stevens with at least...Show More Summary

4 Tips for Quality eCommerce Inventory Management

Contributed by Brighthaus.com. When it comes to running a successful online business, inventory is everything. Mismanaging your stock can end up jamming your supply chain, alienating your customers and costing your company tons of money. Show More Summary

Companies Increasingly Dedicating Sustainability Resources to Supply Chain Functions

Categories: CSR, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability Tags: L2, Sourcing & Categories Companies are increasingly embedding sustainability resources into their supply chain organizations. The latest State of the Profession...Show More Summary

State of Flux SRM Survey – Be Part of the Research

Categories: The annual State of Flux Supplier Relationship Management report is based on a wide survey of hundreds of practitioners, and in recent years has included supply side views too. Now in its eighth year, this global SRM research...Show More Summary

Supply Risk Management Can Not Be Siloed

In our post on Playing With Fire, we indicated that your supply chain was full of hidden risks, ready to materialize unexpectedly at a moment’s notice and bring your supply chain to a crippling halt as your bank account bleeds dry trying to deal with the damage. Risks that, in many cases, could be mitigated […]

‘Industry 4.0? Demands Supply Chain Innovation

Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Technology Tags: L1, Technology The latest wave of the industrial revolution, known as “industry 4.0,” is demanding manufacturers make major changes to business functions, including supply chain operations. Show More Summary

Supply Chain Industry Look to Vets to Plug Gaps and Sustain Industry Growth

The following is excerpted from an interview with Abe Eshkenazi, CEO of APICS. As supply chain management's premier professional association, APICS is responsible for research, education, and certification programs to elevate excellence...Show More Summary

Figuring Out How to Use Data in Your Supply Chain? Work Backward

Categories: Change Management, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Technology Tags: L2, Technology Supply chain and procurement organizations are aware of the benefits data analytics can provide, but recent research has shown most companies lack a clear strategy on applying the data to make better business decisions. Show More Summary

JDA Gets Serious About Supply Chain Visibility

A few weeks ago, JDA briefed ARC on their larger vision of where they want to take supply chain visibility across all of their applications. Not unexpectedly, much of the initial focus is on their transportation management system (TMS) solution because ensuring on time shipments makes visibility particularly critical to [...]

10 years too late, Intel is finally going to supply iPhone parts

When the iPhone first launched, Intel had a stranglehold over processors for consumer electronics. A decade later, and the giant has managed to completely screw up the mobile revolution. Every major smartphone is running an ARM processor,...Show More Summary

Antifragility in Procurement

Categories: Guest Post, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Management Tags: GEP, Guest Posts, Sourcing & Categories Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from Sachin Yadav, of GEP. Nassim Nicholas Taleb isn’t the nicest guy around, but he is exceptionally brilliant in provoking your thought process. Show More Summary

Study shows value of dynamic forecasting in intermodal management

A new study has determined the optimal container leasing and load acceptance policy under dynamic demand and supply forecasting. It also found that the value of dynamic forecasting depends on scarcity, stochasticity, or randomness, and volatility.

Procurement Career Mentor Clinic – Dealing with Inept Leadership

Categories: One of the many challenges Procurement & Supply Chain people struggle with is mastering how to grow their careers successfully. This article is one of a number of planned ‘clinics’ to help supply management folks by addressing specific questions we’ve been asked on the career / work theme. Show More Summary

Why Supply Chain Risk Management is Key to Supplier Management

Categories: Supplier Management, Supplier Performance, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Chain Management Tags: L1, Sourcing & Categories While category management can address and even reduce supply chain risk by ensuring...Show More Summary

Partnership: Bayer and Cefetra for responsible soy

Bayer and the agricultural supply chain manager Cefetra, a BayWa company, have started a Food Chain Partnership designed to drive sustainable cultivation of agricultural commodity crops.

ISM: Manufacturing Activity Expanded for Third Straight Month in May

The Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) expanded for the third straight month. The composite index rose from 50.8 in April to 51.3 in May. This...

How to Keep Millennials in Procurement

Categories: Procurement Strategy & Planning, Talent Management Tags: L1, Process & Best Practice Running a leading procurement organizations is no longer just about attracting younger workers to supply chain and procurement careers. It’s about keeping them there, too. Show More Summary

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