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1. Supply Chain and the TCJA Effect on Jobs
(Management)
... of the US economy is how supply chain companies are dealing with job growth. Tight job market The US Labor Department shows average hourly earnings up by 2.5 percent in December over last year and ...
Created on 12 February 2018
2. Managing the supplier relationship makes business better
(Retail)
... that are halting the flow of goods. Managing suppliers successfully means creating a trusting environment with cooperative involvement that approaches problems collaboratively, without trying to place ...
Created on 15 January 2018
3. Tech Keeps Food From Spoiling
(News)
Technology is being used to prevent food waste in transit, reports the Huffington Post. Sensors that monitor the fruits freshness while in transit has been developed by the Federal Laboratories for Materials ...
Created on 01 January 2018
4. How The Global Logistics Software Market Is Growing Significantly – And What This Means
(Logistics)
... in the industry. Manual labor is less needed, while tech skills are becoming an absolute necessity. Those without a college degree are finding it harder to get a job. Logistics software also allows businesses ...
Created on 31 October 2017
5. 3 Ways a CPO Can Transform a Business
(Management)
... look to one department — procurement. Corporations are facing increased investor pressure and it is up to the office of finance and procurement to collaborate closely to understand where the organization ...
Created on 24 October 2017
6. Hospitals Can Save Money in Supply Chain
(News)
According to Healthcare Finance, hospitals overspend $10 million dollars a year in their supply chain. Supply chain costs for hospitals are the second biggest expense, with labor being the largest cost, ...
Created on 10 October 2017
7. The Rise of Logistics Tech Activates Entrepreneurs
(Logistics)
... and large corporates. These collaborations require logistics tech systems that can sync across multiple platforms and providers. This is where many new startups are stepping in with innovative products ...
Created on 30 August 2017
8. Concurrency is the Word
(News)
It's always important to stay up-to-date with buzzwords. For example, were you aware that the future of supply chain planning is 'concurrency'?Melissa Clow, on the 21st Century Supply Chain site, reviews ...
Created on 23 March 2017
9. The Procurement Pyramid
(News)
You might be familiar with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs from your PSYC101 class at the U. Are you aware, though, that the procurement function can utilize a similar strategy? In a guest article on Spend ...
Created on 23 March 2017
10. The Robotic Revolution
(News)
Robots have been all over the news recently as the technology has improved, costs have dropped, and rising labor costs have managers exploring their potential. Amazon was an early adopter in their ...
Created on 21 March 2017
11. The Path to a Sustainable Supply Chain
(News)
Two of the major areas of focus for supply chain management, cost reduction and risk management, aren't necessarily what will drive sustainability.To improve as a sustainable enterprise, the emphasis needs ...
Created on 09 March 2017
12. Investment Drivers for Supply Chain Tech
(News)
What drives investments in supply chain technology? A graphic on the Supply Chain Digest site provides a glimpse of what's behind expenditures. Is it any surprise that cost reduction is on top? Check it ...
Created on 25 February 2017
13. Millennials in Supply Chain Roles
(News)
The talent shortage in supply chain roles is an ongoing concern to managers. As more millennials join the workforce as older workers retire, there's a lot of conversation about the plusses and minuses ...
Created on 24 February 2017
14. Driving Collaboration
(News)
One of the biggest challenges for the supply chain is in driving collaboration among its many participants. Streamlining requires collaboration, yet your partners are all over the place, doing different ...
Created on 16 February 2017
15. Addressing the Supply Chain Skills Gap
(News)
Everyone has read about the impending labor shortage in different supply chain areas. In a recent article on the Huffington Post site, Richard Howells provides details about what several leading companies ...
Created on 16 February 2017
16. Automation Affected by Labor Shortage?
(News)
...  the demand for roles related to its use may impede progress.In an article on the Supply Chain Management Review site, Patrick Burnson looks at some research and discusses the issue of labor shortages ...
Created on 09 February 2017
17. Need to Trim Supply Chain Costs?
(News)
Simple is good, especially when we're looking for ideas on cuttiing supply chain costs, right? In an article on the Business 2 Community site, Christopher Moore gives us a headstart with a few ideas on ...
Created on 26 January 2017
18. Supply Chain Visibility for Today
(News)
Visibility in the supply chain is a sort of moving target. Once you think you're there, the stakes are raised or the playing field changes.Supply Chain Quarterly has taken a look at what's needed for true ...
Created on 26 January 2017
19. Improving Partner Communication
(News)
More effective communication between supply chain partners can yield big benefits, according to Palvashah Durrani on the 21st Century Supply Chain site.Thinking out of the box to involve partners in aspects ...
Created on 24 January 2017
20. Uses for Blockchain in Supply Chains
(News)
If you haven't yet heard the word 'blockchain', you ought to get out more. It's a hot technology being discussed and implemented across the business world, and it looks like supply chains will be able ...
Created on 24 January 2017