Supply chain management technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari addresses the digital transformation of capacity planning management in either process or discrete manufacturing settings, in the context of new definitions, thinking and direction.
The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on the impact of Hurricane Laura that impacted the U.S. Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides background and perspectives on B2B supply chain business network technology provider Elemica’s Announced CEO change this week.
The Supply Chain Matters extends a salute to the employees of the Braskem petrochemical plant in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, who were profiled in a published report by The Washington Post for working 28 straight days around the clock, during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, to produce critically important polypropylene raw material used in the manufacture of medical PPE products including N95 grade masks
The Supply Chain Matters blog features our August 9, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership. This edition features announcements related to Elemica being acquired by Eurazeo, the Nike acquisition of Celect and IBM and Chainyard announcing a new Blockchain technology initiative.
The Supply Chain Matters blog features our This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech column, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news that occurred during the week of January 14, 2019. Included in this week’s highlights are noteworthy announcements from Infor, Microsoft, E2open, JDA Software, Elemica and Walmart.
This week, Supply Chain Matters Executive Editor Bob Ferrari is attending the Oracle OpenWorld 2018 conference being held in San Francisco. Is this Dispatch One commentary, we highlight some of our initial impressions of Day One.
A computer virus has reportedly impacted the operations of global semiconductor chip manufacturer TSMC. The report is yet another reinforcement to manufacturing and supply chain IT and operational teams that data and information security must remain a top priority.
Supply Chain Matters highlights the postscript of the October 2017 manufacturing quality falsification scandal involving Japan based Kobe Steel. This week came the resignation of this manufacturer’s CEO, along with resignation of five other executives including the head of the firm’s aluminum and copper division.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides live dispatches from the Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience Conference held in San Jose California. Part One summarizes opening sessions.
At this point, there is little doubt that industry supply chain teams will be managing the after effects of an incredible period of unprecedented natural disaster events that impacted portions of the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
Supply Chain Matters provides our third reader update relative to Hurricane Harvey that struck the U.S. Texas Gulf Region two weeks ago. Recovery operations are clearly underway with initial assessments being shared.