How is Blockchain Disrupting the Supply Chain Industry?
Revamping the flow of Goods from the Producer to the Consumer
How is Brexit Disrupting the World’s Supply Chains?
According to a new report, uncertainty over Brexit is creating more supply chain disruption than natural disasters and cyberattacks combined
Top 10 Technologies That Will Disrupt Your Supply Chain
Supply chains are evolving to become digital supply networks, which are on-demand and always-on. Is your company ready for this evolution?
The ILWU dispute; lessons learned for the next supply chain disruption
By Tod Yazdi, principal of TAGG Logistics and Kay Rindels, SPS Commerce The labor dispute between the International Longshoreman Workers Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association appears to be resolved. The two parties recently settled on a new five-year contract, which means normal activity will soon resume at 29 ports along the west coast, …
As disruptions accelerate, supply chains learn to measure them
A new wave of KPIs is emerging — such as time-to-recovery — to help supply managers benchmark their supply chains' resiliency.
Your Company's Surprising Supply Chain Exposure on Huawei
U.S. corporate leaders who believe that the firestorm surrounding Huawei won’t singe their companies might want to think again.
How Digital Disruptions are Affecting Supply Chains
How are digital disruptions affecting supply chains? This question is addressed in a new video from Jim Tompkins, keynote speaker at Operations Summit 2017.
How 3-D Printing Could Disrupt Your Supply Chain
3-D printing will challenge many traditional supply chain constraints and open up new opportunities, but don't ignore basic processes in the rush to innovate.
How Digital Business Disrupts the Supply Chain
The explosive growth of the Internet of Things is bringing change to the supply chain, Guest Contributors Michael Burkett and Steven Steutermann write. “Real-time availability of more granular data" will create new demands for self-learning systems that can make faster decisions. These systems will also ensure that human resource capacity is available to think strategically.
Huawei focusing on supply chain green credentials
“Business growth is not our only goal, as we are equally committed to fulfilling our corporate social responsibilities and pursuing sustainable development. We hope to join hands with our partners to build a harmonious business environment and for a Better Connected World,” said Kevin Tao, chairm...
Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ
Steel and aluminum imports face curbs, laser focus on apparel production and tax changes to heat up used-equipment market.
How Top CSCO’s Handle Supply Chain Disruptions
There are specific qualities that make best-in-class Chief Supply Chain Officers stand out. An Aberdeen study discusses those qualities. According to Murphy’s Law, “Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.”...
Supply Chain Disruption: A Survival Guide
With everything from trade disputes to climate change ready to disrupt the flow of goods, companies need risk mitigation plans to cover a broad range of scenarios.
Tips for Dealing With Supply Chain Disruptions
Even with careful, proactive planning, supply chain disruptions are inevitable. Late delivery? Item out of stock? Product back-ordered? When all else fails, remember to prioritize the customer relationship over the transaction. Surprise-and-delight tactics can go a long way in preserving customer loyalty.
Supply Chain Complexity: What’s Behind Supply Chain Disruption and Why You’re Not Achieving...
Network optimization studies help simplify supply chain operations and provide continual year-over-year savings.
How Blockchain is Disrupting Supply Chain Management
How blockchain is disrupting supply chain management.
SpendEdge's answer to What are the biggest disruptors for supply chain management?
Businesses today often define their activities in terms of domestic and export sales, but with new innovations bring about disruptions in SCM, companies have had to change their approach towards SCM. Informational innovations (big data, the cloud, and cognitive analytics) and physical innovations (self-driving cars, drones, robotics, AR, etc.) are the two major disruptors. To deal with such challenges, businesses have to focus on establishing a…
Supply-chain Security in a 5G World: What to do about Huawei and ZTE?
On March 6th Huawei announced it was suing the United States government over policies banning federa...
Ten tips for managing supply chain disruptions
The threat of potential disruption as supply chains become increasingly complex is the top concern for manufacturing businesses, a new survey suggests - with natural disasters seen as the greatest threat to apparel sourcing.
How to protect yourself from supply chain disruptions