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1. Be a Supply Chain Hero by Jumping Ahead of the Pack
Supply chain managers are not generally considered to be heroic in their daily efforts. Sure, there are plenty of difficult issues they tackle all the time, but the individual things they take care of ...
Created on 16 April 2018
2. What does crypto currency have to do with the supply chain?
... crypto currency, BitCoin, are enough to drive money managers running from the concept. But let’s not get confused between crypto currencies, blockchain, and speculation. Blockchain is interesting as ...
Created on 12 March 2018
3. Supply Chain Success in 5 Easy Steps
Everyone craves success and supply chain managers are definitely in the hunt for it. Thankfully, there's a 5 step playbook to follow that Alexa Cheater from the 21st Century Supply Chain has put togethe ...
Created on 29 March 2017
4. Supply Chains Prepare for Political Impacts
The frenetic and sometimes chaotic-seeming political atmosphere we've been experiencing tends to keep supply chain managers and planners up at night.Thankfully, thoughtful analysts like Bob Ferrarri ar ...
Created on 28 March 2017
5. The Robotic Revolution
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
6. Millennials in Supply Chain Roles
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 the ...
Created on 24 February 2017
7. Outlook for Supply Chain Talent
As supply chains evolve, so do the skill sets required for their people. How confident are supply chain managers that their folks will be able to handle the changes brought about by technology, digitization, ...
Created on 28 January 2017
8. P2P Network Options
... managers must make on how to address requirements. It's a great start to an important topic on the Spend Matters site. Read about it HERE.  ...
Created on 24 January 2017
9. Supply Chain Jobs of the Future
Attracting, developing, and retaining talent is one of the greatest challenges for supply chain managers. In a recent article in Forbes, Kevin O'Marah takes a longer view, projecting future roles that manager ...
Created on 19 January 2017
10. New Technologies Improve Visibility
Smart supply chain managers are leveraging new technologies to improve operations, according to a recent article on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive site.IoT, machine learning, and Big Data are enabling ...
Created on 04 October 2016
11. Thinking About Supply Chain 2030
As supply chain managers think about what the world will look like for them in the year 2030, who better to ask for thoughts on the subject than the Supply Chain Shaman?In a recent article on her site, ...
Created on 29 September 2016
12. What Hiring Managers Are Looking For
The talent shortage in supply chain management is a real thing. What are executives looking for when scouting for management hires?In a Spend Matters article, Nick Lazzara identifies 3 key skills that ...
Created on 12 September 2016
13. The Inventory Balancing Act
...  made demands that are putting even more pressure on managers, according to the staff at Supply Chain Digest. In a recent article, they look at how major retailers are responding and the impact it's havi ...
Created on 14 August 2016
14. Raining on Your Supply Chain Parade
Supply chain managers spend a lot of time and energy on risk. One aspect that's becoming more important due to climate change is extreme rainfall.Its impact on the transportation network is significan ...
Created on 12 August 2016
15. What Supply Chain Managers Do
... on the 21st Century Supply Chain site write about what supply chain managers do and the various paths taken to reach their positions. Read the article HERE.  ...
Created on 09 August 2016
16. Supply Chain Managers' Concerns
It's always interesting to hear what the people on top of the supply chain pyramid are thinking. The writers at the Supply Chain Management Review interviewed a number of long term supply chain manager ...
Created on 21 July 2016
17. Maximizing Value in the Procurement Function
Supply chain managers aren't doing it right, at least according to a recent article by Guy Stafford. They need to begin applying resources where and when they create the most value within the procuremen ...
Created on 19 July 2016
18. Eliminate Bias From Decision-Making
We've all been exposed to managers who are entirely data-driven, just like we've also seen those who make decisions based on 'gut feel'. Which method is right?As you might suspect, neither, but recogniz ...
Created on 04 July 2016
19. Keeping Millennials in the Supply Chain
Supply chain managers not only have the challenge of finding, training, and keeping good employees, but they also need to realize they're now commonly dealing with the so-called millennial generation.Recognizin ...
Created on 07 June 2016
20. The Challenge of Finding Supply Chain Talent
What keeps supply chain managers awake at night is a recurring theme in business publications. There are many studies out there on the subject and a recent one by MHI and Deloitte is an eye-opener.Although ...
Created on 02 June 2016