Overcoming supply chain complexities for advantage

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Co-hosts Steven Bowen, author & CEO at Maine Pointe, and Mike Burnette, MD, Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI), University of Tennessee, will discuss the latest research into corporate supply chain challenges.

Protect Your Supply Chain During a Pandemic by Using Automation

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All of these crises foreshadowed a reality that the global pandemic of 2020 confirmed: There are systemic weaknesses in most companies’ global supply chains that must be mitigated. AUTOMATION AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN.

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Three ways online retailers can overcome supply chain turmoil

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But the huge increase in online shopping over the past 18 months coupled with ongoing supply chain disruptions across multiple industries means that many businesses aren’t yet in full control of their destiny. The pandemic recovery is finally in full swing.

4 Gifts Blockchain will Bring the Supply Chain in the New Year

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And… Supply Chain Management blockchain supply chain managementAt this time of the year, trends, forecasts and innovations that are driving the technology industry forward are often summarized, and an outlook for the New Year is given.

Lessons in Cambodian Silk Supply Chains

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She’s just your ‘average’ 20-something creating an international supply chain in the fashion industry, and succeeding. Posted in Community Involvement Light Your World [link] Marcelia Muehlke, one of the great young entrepreneurs I get to hang out with. In the spirit of ‘and/both’ instead of ‘either/or’, Marcie doesn’t accept the 20th century cut throat culture of the Garment District. This is a wonderful story, with lessons [.].

How Running A Supply Chain Is Like Running A Marathon – 4 Proven Strategies

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miles in an actual marathon or executing a figurative one to solve global supply disruptions, the same winning strategies apply. The post How Running A Supply Chain Is Like Running A Marathon – 4 Proven Strategies appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine. Whether running 26.2

Creating More Resilient Supply Chains

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Supply chain Operations Globalization AudioA conversation with Harvard Business School professor Willy Shih on the risks of global, just-in-time manufacturing and how to create stronger systems.

The Latest Supply Chain Disruption: Plastics

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Supply chain Digital ArticleA global shortage is impacting companies across every industry.

Lessons in Cambodian Silk Supply Chains

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She''s just your ''average'' 20- something creating an international supply chain in the fashion industry, and succeeding. Making eco-socially-responsible wedding dresses requires a very special international supply chain and lets me combine my background in international development and my MBA. That lack of options means little competition which is tempting but also gave me pause – was it possible to build the kind of supply chain I was imagining?

The Digital Future of the Supply Chain

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The Fung Group’s Pamela Mar explains how we can build more resilient supply chains amid the pandemic. Supply chain Manufacturing Technology Audio

Four Ways Technology Can Enhance Your Supply Chain - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM PREMIER

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According to a March survey conducted by the Institute for Supply Chain Management, nearly 75% of U.S. companies reported supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus-related issues. Today, the definition of supply chain […].

Today’s Businesses Need to be Agile and Flexible, Starting with Supply Chains - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM COUPA

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What Supply Chain Transparency Really Means

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Supply chain Sustainability Digital ArticleAnd five steps to get started.

Inflation Should Be an Important Consideration in Your Supply Chain Strategy - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM GEP

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Circular Supply Chains Are More Sustainable. Why Are They So Rare?

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Sustainability Operations Supply chain Manufacturing Digital ArticleWhat companies can learn from successful recycling efforts.

Why Every Business Owner Should Study Supply Chain Management

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Supply chain management is sometimes considered as a posh name for logistics, but it does entail much more than making sure that products are delivered from Point A to B. If you are serious about improving your business and your productivity, you have to take supply chain management more seriously in the future. Having an effective supply chain management system in place will reduce idle times in your business.

Building Resilient Supply Chains Won’t Be Easy

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Supply chain Crisis management Digital ArticleIt’s time to look past simplistic solutions.

Coronavirus Is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management

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Supply chain Crisis management Digital ArticleStart mapping your suppliers in depth — now.

We Need a Stress Test for Critical Supply Chains

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Government Supply chain Digital ArticleIt would ensure a more resilient response to the next global crisis.

One Way to Build More Resilient Medical Supply Chains in the U.S.

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Supply chain Crisis management Digital ArticleA blueprint for tapping alternative producers when the next crisis strikes.

Your Data Supply Chains Are Probably a Mess. Here’s How to Fix Them.

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The same processes and quality management that inform physical supply chains should be applied to data. Data Innovation Technology Digital Article

Complimentary Resource – How to Leverage SRM For Supply Chain Resiliency

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How to Leverage SRM For Supply Chain Resiliency. by TAKE Supply Chain. Click here for more information on How to Leverage SRM For Supply Chain Resiliency. You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - How to Leverage SRM For Supply Chain Resiliency ! The post Complimentary Resource – How to Leverage SRM For Supply Chain Resiliency appeared first on StrategyDriven.

CEO Spotlight: Janne Juhala, Co-founder and CEO of Logmore on the Future of Supply Chain Data Logging

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License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article CEO Spotlight: Janne Juhala, Co-founder and CEO of Logmore on the Future of Supply Chain Data Logging are those of the author Anna Papadopoulos alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine.

When You’re Tied Up In Supply Chains, You Need A Strategy

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According to estimates by supply chain management organizations, the global supply chain market is worth more than $10 trillion a year. As a company, managing your supply chain, organizing shipments and coordinating your efforts with other companies takes a lot of planning and effort. Here’s how to execute a great supply chain strategy without getting tied up in knots. Supply chains aren’t impervious to human error or malicious acts.

Why Procurement and Supply Chain Functions Need to Converge - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM GEP

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The U.S. Needs to Reimagine Its Pharma Supply Chain

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Overreliance on foreign suppliers is leading to domestic drug shortages. Economics & Society Operations management Business and society Operations strategy Digital Article

3 Strategies to Secure Your Digital Supply Chain

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Third-party software can leave you vulnerable — but you can manage the risk. Security & privacy Technology IT Cybersecurity and digital privacy Technology and analytics IT management Digital Article

How Coronavirus Could Impact the Global Supply Chain by Mid-March

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Supplies from China will dry up, slowing manufacturing and port activity worldwide. Operations management Economy Supply chain Digital Article

The Death of Supply Chain Management

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The supply chain is the heart of a company’s operations. To make the best decisions, managers need access to real-time data about their supply chain, but the limitations of legacy technologies can thwart the goal of end-to-end transparency. New digital technologies that have the potential to take over supply chain management entirely are disrupting traditional ways of working. Technology Competitive strategy Supply chain Digital Article

Why Supply Chains Need the Right Kind of Planning to Deal With Tariffs and Trade Wars - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM KINAXIS

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Conscientious consumers or creatures of habit? A focus on our supply chains

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Do we, as general consumers, really focus on, or give any thought at all, to the whole supply chain that eventually led to that product making it to our shopping trollies? But it goes to show you how important our supply chain actually is. Every touch point in the manufacturing process is crucial and it is more important than ever to have full traceability and visibility of the supply chain. A focus on our supply chains !

The Challenge of Rebuilding U.S. Domestic Supply Chains

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Lessons from one Massachusetts company’s attempts to meet soaring demand for PPE. Operations management Government Digital Article

Overcome Kubernetes Data Gravity and Accelerate Digital Transformation

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Prepare Your Supply Chain for Coronavirus

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It’s late in the game, but there are still steps you can take. Operations management Crisis management Digital Article

The Rise of FinTech in Supply Chains

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A new type of services company could transform global supply chains: Financial technology companies that act as intermediaries in facilitating transactions between a company and its suppliers. FinTechs are internet companies that streamline financial systems and make funding the supply chain more efficient. Some firms are already providing supply-chain services such as procurement and inventory management.

How to Build a Transparent Relationship with Your Suppliers

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It’s the key to minimizing and mitigating supply-chain risks. Supply chain management Digital Article

New Supply Chain Jobs Are Emerging as AI Takes Hold

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Companies are cutting supply chain complexity and accelerating responsiveness using the tools of artificial intelligence. Through AI, machine learning, robotics, and advanced analytics, firms are augmenting knowledge-intensive areas such as supply chain planning, customer order management, and inventory tracking. What does that mean for the supply chain workforce? Now is the time to identify exceptional talent by looking outside of the supply chain.

How Coty Reinvigorated Its Supply Chain

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where one of us is Vice President Supply Chain, suggests this “magic” can be repeatable. In 2010, Coty was rapidly expanding through acquisitions and internal growth and needed to align, integrate, and further accelerate improvements in its supply chain. The company’s Supply Chain Leadership Team had seen the pace of change for its group began to plateau. Change management Supply chain Retail & Consumer Goods Digital Article

Using the Power of Supply Chains to End Sexual Harassment

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Among the recommendations we offer, one in particular is salient to businesses: supply-chain reform. Notably, the Fair Food Program food addresses many other issues beyond sexual harassment, including wage theft and human trafficking, but their efforts use supply-chain reform to eliminate sexual harassment provides a novel example of how to prevent and address workplace abuse—a strategy that other industries and organizers can use. Image Source/Getty Images.

Book Review: Guide to Supply Chain Management

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Supply Chain Management spans all movement and storage of materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.' Supply chain management;EconomistReviewed by David Stephens FCMI. You are not watching this post, click to start watching.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for a NAFTA Overhaul?

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These shifts will have important implications for the supply chain and profitability of U.S.-based This reduces the supply of dollars, makes them more difficult to get, and pushes up their relative value. They include improving cost management or operational effectiveness in procurement, supply chain, and inventory management. Companies can monitor a wide range of signposts and map them to possible strategic moves with their supply chains.

Coronavirus Is Proving That We Need More Resilient Supply Chains

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Companies are paying the price for not having followed best practices. Operations management Digital Article

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