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1. The Path to a Sustainable Supply Chain
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
2. Procurement's Direction in 2017
... , Brexit, improved supplier collaboration, and other trends are having an effect.Alex Kleiner on the Supply Chain Digital site discusses the forces affecting procurement in an article you can see HERE ...
Created on 04 January 2017
3. Retail Flexibility For the Holidays
It's a Christmas wish and a little late, but Bill DuBois is hoping Santa brings a flexible supply chain in the future. For the retailer, the holidays are an inventory forecasting challenge.In his article ...
Created on 29 December 2016
4. Exciting Supply Chain Trends
Our favorite Supply Chain Shaman, Lora Cecere, is excited about a few trends she sees affecting businesses.Most are technology-based, with planning, analytics, and IoT enabled processes leading the way. ...
Created on 05 December 2016
5. WalMart's Newest Supplier Challenges
Any supplier who does business with WalMart knows it can be, in a word, challenging. With the pressures facing the world's largest retailer from all sides, its suppliers may feel a little more pain.On ...
Created on 30 June 2016
6. You Are Only As Strong As Your Supply Chain
...  gaps and meet the demands of the agile economy, download our eBook 5 Keys To Scaling Supplier Collaboration.  ...
Created on 05 January 2016
7. Building a Collaboration Strategy
In a multi-blog series, Alexis Rotenberg on the JDA site discusses how to build a roadmap for supplier collaboration. He says that if best demonstrated practices are followed, companies can quickly develop ...
Created on 21 October 2015
8. Suppliers Gain from Understanding POS Data
... can get on the same page regarding the business initiative and  bring benefits to both the retailer and to its vendors. The business case for retailer/supplier collaboration is simple: Cost savings and ...
Created on 11 May 2015
9. 3 Ways To Make Onboarding Suppliers Easier
Build the greatest supplier collaboration system yet, but if your suppliers don't show up and endorse it, you are nowhere. The answer is three steps to bring the suppliers onboard. Plan, Prioritize an ...
Created on 17 April 2015
10. Supplier Collaboration is Crucial
The value of supplier collaboration is undeniable. If that's the case, then why is it so hard to implement?In a great article on the LeanCor site by John Szoke, an example based on a lean continuous improvemen ...
Created on 05 March 2014
11. Is the Supply Chain Dead?
The term 'supply chain' seems a little archaic in this time of omni-channel retail and supplier collaboration. But what do you call 'it' now?In a Forbes article, Christopher Koch from SAP discusses how networ ...
Created on 20 April 2013