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1. Be a Supply Chain Hero by Jumping Ahead of the Pack
(Management)
... SCMs should work with customer service to identify questions that are not being addressed completely and find ways to bring more value to these interactions. Sustainability There are so many aspects ...
Created on 16 April 2018
2. Sustainability in the Chain
(Management)
When we hear about ‘sustainability’ the idea immediately conjurs up images of green trees and recycled paper. And that’s pretty much been the focus of sustainability initiatives around the world for years. ...
Created on 05 March 2018
3. The Impact of Reverse Logistics
(Logistics)
... in need among many other benefits. Travis Laws is the President of Worldwide Inventory Network Inc (WIN), a 501 (c)(3) public charity founded in 1991. WIN’s mission is to provide value and mutual sustainability ...
Created on 08 January 2018
4. Full-Circle Fraud: How the Equifax Breach Will Lead to Merchant Losses
(Technology)
... sustainability, putting their entire business in jeopardy. Hard to Track Impact We can predict an increase in chargebacks, but it’s hard to say by how much. Chargebacks tend to occur in a cycle about ...
Created on 10 October 2017
5. Sustainability Can Drive Innovation
(News)
In a guest article on the Spend Matters site, Jean Sweeney of 3M describes how sustainability and innovation can peacefully coexist. What can seem like a set of conflicting goals can be complementary and ...
Created on 14 March 2017
6. 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 need ...
Created on 09 March 2017
7. Benefits of Closed-Loop Supply Chains
(News)
The closed-loop supply chain seems to be a win-win for adopters who want to reduce their impact on the environment.The concept was discussed in a recent article by Andrew Deen on the Business 2 Community ...
Created on 23 February 2017
8. Another Look at Amazon in B2B
(News)
... with sustainability, minority supplier, and other social guidelines quite another. Peter Smith reviews the issue on the Spend Matters site HERE. ...
Created on 19 January 2017
9. Supply Chain Jobs of the Future
(News)
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 ...
Created on 19 January 2017
10. Is eCommerce Greener?
(News)
One aspect of ecommerce that's under the radar is its impact on the environment. Many of us might intuitively feel that taking driving out of the shopping experience would be a net positive, but a lot ...
Created on 12 January 2017
11. Megatrends for Supply Chains
(News)
Are there 'megatrends' out there affecting supply chain management? According to the keynote address at a recent conference, there are several and 3 are crucial.They include demographics, sustainability ...
Created on 29 November 2016
12. WalMart's Sustainability Goals for 2025
(News)
WalMart has pushed its supply chain sustainability goals for years and achieved impressive results. They've recently looked out to the year 2025 and have updated goals and created new ones.WalMart may pus ...
Created on 14 November 2016
13. CSCMP Conference Highlights
(News)
... s sustainability topic was particularly impressive, since it not only focused on an important topic but also broadened it to include innovation. Read Dan's summary on the site HERE. ...
Created on 26 October 2016
14. REI Builds a Sustainable DC
(News)
When we think about supply chain sustainability, something as basic as warehouse design doesn't typically come to mind.It's extremely important, though, and an acknowledged leader in sustainability, RE ...
Created on 30 August 2016
15. What's Your Higher Purpose?
(News)
When your kid asks you why you do what you do for a living, how do you answer? If you're in the supply chain field, identifying the true value added by your profession is a good start.Dr. Madhav Durbha ...
Created on 30 August 2016
16. Visibility is Key to Sustainability
(News)
Supply chain visibility is important for a number of reasons to which you've probably been exposed. One that's a little under the radar is sustainability.You have to know what's out there in order to meas ...
Created on 04 July 2016
17. Building Supply Chain Sustainability Goals
(News)
Supply chain sustainability is a topic that was once considered a 'soft target', but is now embedded in the strategies of most large companies.Jim Barnes has studied why companies embrace sustainabilit ...
Created on 07 June 2016
18. University of Tennessee Supply Chain Forum Notes
(News)
Forums and conferences are great venues to learn about what industry leaders are doing in the supply chain arena. A recent meeting at UT was attended by Dan Gilmore of the Supply Chain Digest.He provides ...
Created on 05 May 2016
19. Hop to It!
(News)
In a timely article on the Supply Chain 247 site, we learn all about the Easter Bunny's challenges with supply chain sustainability and traceability. Antonia Renner provides the drivers for these challenge ...
Created on 31 March 2016
20. Are Green Supply Chains Important?
(News)
Supply chain sustainability is a topic you'd think would be solidly entrenched in businesses, but actions and research data show mixed results.While Amazon is putting some pieces in place and Unilever ...
Created on 22 March 2016