Articles 2017-11-30T02:50:29+00:00

Supply Chains are Going Green in These Six Ways

Green trends are catching on within supply chain management and transforming how the industry operates. Sourcing, packaging and transportation all have tangible effects on the environment, but they don't have to be adverse. Examine a few [...]

Is S&OE the new S&OP?

JDA’s research among planners tells us that they tend to spend 70% of their time firefighting supply chain disruptions. The question remains, why can’t most supply chain practitioners break loose from firefighting and focus on delivering [...]

By | January 26th, 2020|Categories: Sales and Operational Plan, Supply Chain Planning|Tags: |0 Comments

CFOs Are Overlooking the Transformative Power of Procurement

“External procurement spending is the single largest cost element for most companies and a crucial component of their value chains. But many companies are failing to realize the powerful benefits that procurement can bring,” according to [...]

By | January 26th, 2020|Categories: Procurement, Procurement Transformation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Top Ten 2020 Supply Chain Predictions Issued by IDC

“This year’s predictions for 2020 take another deep dive into the frenetic pace of change occurring in myriad facets of the supply chain.” These top ten supply chain predictions, issued by IDC, cover investments both in [...]

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Supply Chain Risks and Opportunities Heading into 2020

“Trade policy uncertainty will continue to plague the confidence of business leaders and exert far-reaching effects on supply chains,” says researcher and economist John Lorié. He delves into the biggest risks for business supply chains as 2020 [...]

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A View From the Cloud

We hear less about one of the enabling technologies that makes the others possible: the Cloud. The possibilities that the Cloud opens up to the supply chain are multiplying at breakneck speed. And Gary Forger [...]