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Talking Supply Chain Podcast: Insights on Leaders - The Top 25
On this episode, Gartner’s Mike Griswold discusses this year’s list of the Top 25 Supply Chains. SCMR’s Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock hosts.

CHAPTER 3: Bricks Matter
The global marketplace is volatile, fragmented, and dynamic. Supply processes are more mature than demand. There is a larger gap to fill in the redefinition of demand processes to be market driven than in any other area of supply chain management.

Infor Aquires GT Nexus - If I Had a Magic Wand!
In this post, I share what I would wish for to help my clients. …if I only I had a magic wand, and I write this post in the form of an open letter to Charles Phillips, the CEO of Infor.

Why Are We Letting Digital Marketers Define The Future World View of The Supply Chain?
Supply chain leaders are expressing rising frustration about the gap of what they see as possible in the digital age and what they experience in their day-to-day world in their offices - it is a conundrum.

Imports & Exports Made Easier with Global Trade Management Software
A recent Supply Chain Insights survey found that 67% of respondents were satisfied with their GTM software, reporting a ROI of 13 months. Download the resulting report for more insights into GTM software and to learn how you can achieve a ROI!

Maximizing the ROI in Supply Chain Planning
Supply chains are complex systems with complex processes with increasing complexity, through our research, we have found that many of the relationships between corporate performance metrics and supply chain processes are nonlinear.

Getting Inventory Right: Hope with Hype and Recycled Supply Chain Software?
I see greater value coming to clients that bypass hype and focus on business results through the implementation of best-of-breed products on the top of ERP backbones.

Demand-Shaping With Supply in Mind
Supply chain managers must advocate for “demand-shaping with supply in mind,” meaning that demand-shaping decisions aren’t made in isolation of supply issues.

Apple Swings for the Sustainability Fences with a $848 Million Solar Deal
The tech giant on Tuesday announced a plan with First Solar to power all California operations with the sun, potentially becoming the budding renewable energy sector's biggest commercial deal ever.

Building the Green Supply Chain
“Supply chain sustainability” is the management of environmental, social and economic impacts and the encouragement of good governance practices, throughout the lifecycles of goods and services - United Nations Global Compact.

Tesla’s Taste for Apple Is Insatiable
Tesla has taken advantage of Apple's new-found policy on poaching by hiring away staffers from the electronics giant.

Supply Chain Talent – A Broken Link in the Supply Chain
If an organization is struggling to define supply chain management and gain managerial support, it is difficult to be successful in the development of supply chain talent.

Digital Supply Chain - Insights on Driving the Digital Supply Chain Transformation
Digitization transforms businesses - a digital business model uses new forms of technology to create new forms of revenue and business value - it is about the use of combinations of technologies to sense changes in real-time and shape a meaningful output.

Supply Chain Agility: Start Building Today
Agility doesn’t just happen, and with most people max’d out on driving agility through traditional mechanisms, we expect more pressure on technology supply chain providers for newer solutions.

What Does It Take To Remain A Supply Chain Leader?
Supply Chain Management Review put the question, "what does it take to remain a supply chain leader?" to executives at four of the best performing global supply chains and asked about their plans to remain at the top of their games in the year ahead.


Featured Downloads

Becoming a Shipper of Choice
Becoming a Shipper of Choice
C3 solutions' scheduling software streamlines the shipping process.
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Political landscapes shift overnight, global trade is constantly changing, consumers demand increasingly personalized service and smaller day-to-day challenges hit without warning. If...

Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
The Rapid Performance Evaluation identifies opportunities and potential improvements in every aspect of warehouse logistics operations; performance, productivity, service, quality, and systems.
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.