Amazon can make deliveries in under an hour. Walmart is never out of stock of any product for more than 24 hours. This is all thanks to the world of supply chain and logistics, one of the largest job creators in the world. In this $1.3 trillion industry, new opportunities aren’t hard to find. Supply …
What is supply chain management?
Supply chain management (SCM) refers to the management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. The activities of the supply chain include product ...
How universities are grooming talent for the future supply chain
Because of high demand for supply chain grads, some schools are implementing programs that aren’t fully developed, leaving some employers frustrated that students aren’t ready for the workforce.
Trends in Supply Chain Visibility
Visibility in the supply chain is very important to enable you to not only make proactive decisions, but make sure you are making the right decisions. How far can you currently see into the supply chain today and how are you using that information?
How to Build an Agile Supply Chain
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Supply Chain & Logistics Trends, Tech, And Talent Shaping Infographic
Learn about upcoming technology trends and industry advancements in the supply chain and logistics industry with Ajilon Professional's
Who Put The Supply In Supply Chain Management, and Why?
Spend Matters recently brought attention to that very question: Who put supply in supply chain networks? The question is a fair one, and yet it may lead to the follow-up question of how it is that …
The Green Way To Streamline Supply Chains
Streamlining the corporate supply chain and having greater visibility into its operations are crucial for today’s conglomerates to manage spending and resources and make their business more efficient. But a new venture by food giant Cargill and financial advisor firm PricewaterhouseCoopers provides companies with a way to reap the benefits of a more efficient supply […]
How Strategic Is Your Supply Chain?
Here's how CFOs can contribute to ensuring a strategically sound supply chain operation.
What’s Your Strategy for Supply Chain Disclosure?
Today’s supply chains are required to be lean, agile, sustainable, and — increasingly — transparent.
5 Tips for Managing an Efficient Global Supply Chain
Does your business buy from suppliers in an international supply chain? In the face of competitio...
Four Trends Redefining the Healthcare Supply Chain
By Dirk Van PeteghemIt's time to act on untapped opportunities in the healthcare industryBy 2020, China is projected to spend $1 trillion on healthcare, driven by a growing middle class and aging population.
3 Reasons Why Supply Chain Management is NOT Boring
This guest post was written by David Weaver, a self-described “Inventory & Supply Chain Devotee” and proprietor of the excellent Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization Blog The word “boring” can be simply defined as not interesting. Synonyms include dull, tiresome, tedious and unexciting. After reading that definition, how would you feel if someone called you “boring?”… I bet the thoughts you just had are similar to…
How Technology is Changing Supply Chain Management for Better
The logistics and supply chain management industry is one that is constantly evolving and optimizing, and because of the competitive nature of the industry, innovation is key for success. Modern technologies have not only aided in the streamlining of supply chains.
Retail IoT: How to Streamline Inventory Supply Chains
Here's how IoT and other technologies are helping retail industry managers enhance the inventory management processes.
Supply chain's path to the top starts with leadership
Today’s company needs a worker with advanced management skills, capable of bringing different departments together to achieve supply chain goals.
How CPG Supply Chains Are Preparing for Seismic Change
Service performance has improved recently for most CPG companies. But getting goods from plant to shelf involves more hurdles and more complexity than ever before.
How Poor Transportation Capacity Hurts the Supply Chain
Supply chain executives will have to weather a variety of transportation, logistics, and infrastructure capacity issues that could affect how goods move through the pipeline.
Supply Chain Risks and How to Deal With Them
Supply chains provide an efficient method for helping many different companies to run as smoothly as possible. With being unable to control every element of the supply chain within your business, thi…
How Important Is Net Neutrality To Supply Chain Innovation?
Last week, President Obama invigorated the debate on how the Internet should be regulated when he called for clear network neutrality protections