Category: Procurement and Sourcing

Parallel Supply Chain Virtual Summits and Stark Contrasts

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a perspective on contrasting Cloud based supply chain management business process technology investment strategies among both SAP and Oracle communities based on two simultaneous online virtual events.

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Boeing 737 MAX Receives Initial FAA Go-Ahead to Fly

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights today’s milestone announcement from the U.S. FAA clearing the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for operational flights after aircraft are retrofitted for required changes. While this unpleasant and difficult 20 month chapter comes to a close for Boeing, more challenges remain for the aircraft and for Boeing’s subsequent reputation.

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October’s Global Production and Supply Chain Activity Reflects Continued Momentum

The Supply Chain Matters blog reviews October 2020 global manufacturing and supply chain activity level reporting to highlight observations and perspectives relative to continued signs of a “V” shaped global supply chain network response.

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Reshoring of PPE in the United States- Fallon and Shawmut Collaboration in Massachusetts

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights another example of joint business collaboration, and how a commercial real estate development firm and a legacy local manufacturer are addressing the need for domestic U.S. based production of N95 surgical respirator masks. This collaboration further has a unique process innovation supply network strategy.

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China’s Leaders Develop Framework for the Nation’s Next Five-Year Plan

In our efforts to assist our readers in bigger-picture trends that have meaning for today and tomorrow’s supply chain leaders, the Supply Chain Matters blog highlights some interesting perspectives from last week’s assembly of China’s leaders for developing the framework for the nation’s next five-year plan.

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Announcing Availability of Podcast Episode 8: Trends and Changing Skills Needs for Procurement Management Professionals

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces the availability of Episode 8 of our Supply Chain Matters Podcasting series. In this episode, moderator Bob Ferrari speaks with Jim Bureau, CEO of procurement technology provider JAGGAER discussing the changing supply management digital transformation skill needs for direct and direct materials procurement professionals in the post COVID-19 new normal.

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Breaking Supply Chain Tech News: Coupa Software Acquiring Llamasoft

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides initial impressions of today’s breaking supply chain technology news that Coupa Software has acquired supply chain design and analytics planning provider LLamasoft for $1.5 billion.

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The Multi-Industry Supply Chain Management Themes in 2021

Supply Chain Matters Founder Bob Ferrari outlines the multi-industry supply chain management themes that should be anticipated in the coming year. They include New Thinking, new Definitions and New Directions.

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