Category: Supply Chain

5 Reasons the Blockchain Could Improve Your Supply Chain
Jun 13, 2018 Jonathan Luthy Supply Chain

As blockchain technology improves, all companies should consider how the blockchain could reduce risk and increase efficiency in their supply chains.

18 Tips for Supply Chain Professionals in 2018
Dec 22, 2017 William Crane Supply Chain

Take some time during the holiday season to reset, review your goals, and get organized to start the new year fresh, re-focused, and as an improved supply chain professional.

Keys to Managing the Service Parts Supply Chain
Dec 15, 2017 Justin Coffin Supply Chain

Ensuring your customer is satisfied with their post-sale service, while staying on track to meet your organizational goals, means implementing an agile approach to managing your service parts supply chain.

Plan for Every Part
Sep 22, 2017 William Crane Supply Chain

Football teams watch game film to study what they do well and to identify what needs improvement. Likewise, companies must actively refine their PFEP game plans to position themselves for continued success.

Supply Chain’s Role in Sporting Events
Sep 18, 2017 Justin Coffin Supply Chain

The future of sports and entertainment management will provide new challenges and fan expectations, requiring creative solutions from event and facility planners.

Craft Beer Purchasing Challenges in a Unique Industry
Jun 23, 2017 Justin Coffin Supply Chain

Craft brewers who coordinate purchasing strategies with other local beer makers and stay on top of the spot buy market will reduce the risk of raw material availability and increase their buying power.

Supply Base Optimization
Jan 23, 2017 William Crane Supplier Development

When leveraged as part of a supplier development program, supply base optimization can dramatically speed up the implementation and improve the performance of lean supply chain initiatives.

Top-10 Supply Chain Blogs
Oct 21, 2016 Ben Ludy Strategy

Being a leader in the supply chain industry means using every tool at your disposal, making smart decisions, and consistently executing to the best of your ability. This starts by being informed of, and staying up to date on, industry trends and news headlines, especially those relevant to your sector, whether your focus is motorsports or consumer packaged goods.

10 Habits of Highly Effective Supply Chain Leaders
Oct 10, 2016 William Crane Strategy

We recently sat down with Ryan Toon, Purchasing Program Manager at Ford Motor Company, to aid our efforts in assembling a list of the top habits every supply chain leader should aspire to exude.

ISM Manufacturing Index
Sep 5, 2016 Sime Curkovic Manufacturing

Each month the Institute of Supply Management makes a calculation called the ISM MFG Index. The U.S. government takes this calculation very seriously, and many companies track it for future planning purposes. Making sure you know how to interpret this number can help you with that same purpose.

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