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The Supply Chain Planner of the Future

What’s ahead for supply chain planners? Automation of supply chain planning today is often in its infancy - very manual and time-consuming with cumbersome changes. Or it’s advanced with planning being revolutionized by new technologies. Will planners become obsolete?  READ MORE @ Supply Chain Management Review

Five Techniques to Manage Supply Chain Risk

Taking intelligent risks is key for procurement executives to provide maximum value for their companies, says Mark Trowbridge. “Unfortunately, ERM is too often used as a weapon against procurement executives.” He details five techniques that make a significant contribution to ERM security. READ MORE @ Supply Chain Management Review

Focus on Pulling Three Critical Planning Processes Together Through Integrated Business Planning

Research shows that companies should use three distinct supply chain planning horizons. Henry Canitz explains the importance of each one: Strategic/Annual Planning, Sales & Operations Planning and Sales & Operations Execution. READ MORE at Supply Chain Digest

By | 2018-11-08T17:57:56+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Supply Chain, Supply Chain Planning|0 Comments

So, You Want a Strategic Supply Chain?

This might be easier said than done. The Top 25 supply chains, including Apple, P&G and Amazon, use their supply chains not only to drive down costs and to improve overall performance, but also as effective, efficient, strategic weapons. Supply Chain Management Review details seven questions to help determine readiness to transition from a conventional, operational, price-driven supply chain [...]

By | 2018-11-08T17:30:04+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Planning|0 Comments

Supply Chains Respond to Hurricane Florence

Preparedness is key for supply chains to successfully weather a major storm, from shippers halting distribution, to zip codes closed to delivery, to aiding in emergency supply distribution. SupplyChain 24/7 announced that American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) activated an emergency response hurricane microsite to view alerts and obtain updates on transportation and supply chain conditions [...]

By | 2018-09-26T14:46:22+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Emergency Management, Supply Chain Planning|0 Comments
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