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Digital Disruption Drill: 5 Insights From Execs on the Front Lines
February 15,
2018

Bob Ferrari, Managing Director, The Ferrari Consulting & Research Group provides important message to industry supply chain teams- Don’t get comfortable when everything is going great.

Amazon May Face Limits in Cutting Whole Foods Prices
Pending deal also seen expanding online opportunitiies for natural organic brands.

Supermarket News- August 8, 2017

Supply Chain Matters Executive Editor Bob Ferrari provides expert commentary on the supply chain distribution implications of the recently announced Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods, along with its potential impact on natural foods suppliers.

Tracking Needed Talent in Supply Chain

EBN- March 17, 2017

For all functions that make up the umbrella of today’s supply chain management capabilities, we predict a supply chain talent perfect storm, one that is sure to occupy more of the management attention of supply chain and business senior leadership,” said Bob Ferrari, managing director of the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group in a recent report titled 2017 Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains.The perfect storm is increased skills demand meeting limited available skilled talent supply.”

Staying Ahead of Fast Fashion

December 2016

STORES Magazine hosted on National Retail Federation Website

Delivered to more than 40,000 senior-level executives across all retail sectors.

Social media helps change the game. “You literally tap into the immediate response of consumers,” Ferrari says. Advances in technology allow for more real-time data from point-of-sale systems and e-commerce sites to be added into the mix, creating an even clearer picture.

June 2014

A ranking of the Top 25 Supply Chain Power Influencers conducted by SupplyChainOptz ranked Bob Ferrari (@bob_ferrari), Managing Director of the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, as #9 in ranking.

The ranking was based on three primary metrics:

  • Klout Score- ability to influence and drive action
  • Kred tweets from the prior 1000 days
  • Peerindex Measures

The global supply chain: So very fragile

Featured on Fortune, CNN Money
December 12, 2011

Manufacturers have spent years building low-cost global supply chains.  Natural disasters such as the recent monsoon-related floods that struck Thailand, are showing just how delicate these networks really are.

In the article, written by Bill Powell, Fortune’s Editor-at-large based in Shanghai, Bob Ferrari, a leading supply chain expert is cited in two quotes.