Supply Chain Buzz

Sustainability Can Drive Innovation

In a guest article on the Spend Matters site, Jean Sweeney of 3M describes how sustainability and innovation can peacefully coexist. What can seem like a set of conflicting goals can be complementary and effect positive change.

Investment Needed!

The technology is available, but the infrastructure isn't there to use it. According to Sian Hopwood on the Logistics Viewpoints site, the rubber's not yet hitting the road.

Where's That Dense Data?

Network design is a tough nut to crack. Models abound and scenario planning is common, yet a key element is often missing.

Help Wanted in the Supply Chain

Continuing on with the timely topic of women in the supply chain, Melissa Clow weighs in with her thoughts. She also provides a handy summary of articles the 21st Century Supply Chain has published on the subject.

The Glass Ceiling in Procurement

On the day after International Women's Day, it's a good time to ask if there's a 'glass ceiling' in the supply chain. Jennifer Swain gives us her first-hand perspective in a recent blog post on the Procurious site.

The Path to a Sustainable Supply Chain

Two of the major areas of focus for supply chain management, cost reduction and risk management, aren't necessarily what will drive sustainability.

Choosing the Path to CEO

We're all looking for the way to the top, right? According to a recent article on the Supply Chain Dive site, working in the supply chain seems to be the hot path to the CEO position.

Is DOM the Answer to Omnichannel?

Distributed Order Management (DOM) is a software solution that's been around for awhile and is finally coming into its own.

ROI Research for Supply Chain Analytics

In the business world, you typically don't invest in technology for its own sake. You want a return on your investment.

Developing Risk Management Practices

Risk awareness in the procurement function has improved considerably. However, risk management is still not consistent across the business landscape.

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