The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 identifies companies that best exemplify the demand-driven ideal for today's supply chain and document their best practices.
Supply Chain Inflation is Back
10 Job-Changing Supply Chain Trends
Toyota’s Lean revolution in the 1980s, the shift to make-to-order as characterized by Dell in the 2000s, and the growth of Amazon’s virtual retailing model, are among the landmark developments that have transformed the role of supply chain management (SCM) over recent decades. What ground-breaking changes will shape future supply chains Tom Linton, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Flextronics, offered his top ten supply chain trends at…
Supply Chain Graphic of the Week: A New Look at Top Supply Chain Challenges
The Search for Supply Chain Talent Cited as Top Challenge, Followed by Need for Faster Response Time by Customers in MHI Survey
Technology Trends For The Digital Supply Chain
Puneet Saxena The next revolution in supply chain management is upon us. A dramatically empowered customer, a rapidly changing workforce and an unprecedented amount of technological innovation have ushered in an era of tremendous change for both manufacturing and wholesale distribution companies. Manufacturers and distributors that recognize future trends at an early stage, and implement intelligent strategies to capitalize on them, will realize a significant advantage…
The Amazing Supply Chain of Cut Flowers
Flowers are both an unusual and quaint thing: beautiful in scent and appearance but also fragile and ultimately quickly perishable. Yet they possess a timeless appeal. Going back as far as the Roma…
[Infographic] Six early payment trends reshaping global supply chain finance
Like the Olympics, every two years (or so) Global Business Intelligence releases a report designed to help Finance, Procurement, Treasury, and Supply Chain professionals evaluate the trends,...
7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs
Apple Inc is regarded as the best company in the world for its cutting-edge supply chain management practices. What's the secret behind its ...
How Coty Reinvigorated Its Supply Chain
Why Supply Chains are Getting More Complex
Complexity is continuously increasing. This poses a growing threat to our economy and logistics processes, in particular. These threats
Rethinking logistics and supply chains: What's the buzz?
Here's how renewable fuels, drones and the EPA's SmartWay program are all paths to efficiency and lower costs.
US China Trade Wars: How to Reduce the Impact On Your Supply Chain
Just when the US and China trade talks seemed like they were on the brink of an agreement, the Trade War resumed and its impact on supply chains will be significant. Some companies have already moved their supply chain out of China in anticipation of significant tariffs on their products, but other companies will be…
Top 5 factors impacting supply chain
In Premier, Inc.'s Economic Outlook, supply chain, materials management and C-suite executives told us about trends impacting their supply chains over the next year.
Why the supply chain should be more social
No company has ‘truly’ modeled the full relationship set between how companies interact with other companies upstream and downstream in
How to Close the Supply Chain Talent Gap
All logistics and transportation stakeholders must work together to eliminate the supply chain talent gap.
Top tips for business on ensuring ethical supply chains
Alongside moral issues of unscrupulous supply chains, the reputational damage to a company can be difficult to shake. Here's how to prevent contracting with a criminal
10 Trends Driving Greener Supply Chains
Trends could transform logistics operations, particularly in emerging markets, creating more sustainable supply chains.
What drives retailers to seek supply chain visibility?
The majority of retailers appear to have gotten the message that visibility is a must whether trying to withstand new tariffs or exploring new fulfillment models.
The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time
SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore Updates his List of the Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time
What Can Supply Chain Do for Sustainability? Lots!
Demand volatility may represent the largest opportunity for companies to reduce the lifecycle footprint of products