Strategic Supply Chain Planning 2021 | Beyond COVID

The epidemic crisis of 2020 accelerated many trends in consumer behavior. It exposed risks both on the supply and demand sides of the supply chain.… Read More »

The Bullwhip Effect: Managing Swings in Demand

All it takes is one flick of the wrist to create a violent “crack!” of the bullwhip’s tip. In supply chains, a wave of increasing magnitude can… Read More »

Buy Online Pickup In Store: Retail in Evolution

In today’s retail environment, the online and brick-and-mortar roles are reversing. The Internet is becoming the storefront, and in the last months… Read More »

Lean Supply Chain Perspective Required for New Normal

The global pandemic and the disruption of foreign production is driving many manufacturing organizations to explore re-shoring of raw material… Read More »

Engineering and Analyzing the Supply Web

No matter how you manage it, transformation always comes with costs. When moving from a single, lowest-cost supply chain source to a supply web of… Read More »

Building Lasting Data Partnerships in the Supply Web

The term supply chain dates back to only 1982. In an interview with Financial Times, British logistician Keith Oliver introduced the ideas of “supply… Read More »

How the Global Supply Web is Taking Over for Supply Chains

For centuries, we have all relied on supply chains to deliver critical goods. The best example of this comes from the story of Marco Polo. After… Read More »

From Micro to Macro: The Effect of Social Distancing on the Supply Chain

As the nation begins the process of reopening after the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a lot to look forward to. Friends will assemble once more, and… Read More »

Serve Customers With a Personalized Supply Chain

Consumers have steadily been shifting to a more customized shopping experience in recent years. This shift went into overdrive as effects of the… Read More »

Road to Recovery: Looking Forward in Trucking Beyond COVID-19

It’s no secret that the outbreak and spread of a novel Coronavirus has upended the way we work, conduct business, and even enjoy leisure activities.… Read More »

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