Category: Process industry focused supply chains

Supply Chain Matters Features This Week in Supply Chain Tech- January 18, 2019 Edition

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.

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Supply Chain Matters at Oracle Open World- Dispatch One

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.

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Computer Virus Temporarily Cripples Global Semiconductor Producer

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.

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Postscript to the Kobe Steel Manufacturing Quality Falsification Scandal

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.

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Supply Chain Matters Attendance at 2018 Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience Conference- Part One

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.

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Supply Chain Matters Updates on the Effects of Multiple Ongoing Natural Disaster Events

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.

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Supply Chain Matters Update on the Effects of Hurricane Harvey- Posting Three

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.

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