Supply Chain Matters highlights August 2021 monthly global manufacturing and supply chain indices and trending relative to global supply chain activity levels which indicate growth moderation and deceleration and reinforce that global supply chains are more noticeably being impacted by combinations of severe constraints.
The purpose of this Supply Chain Matters editorial perspective is to clarify the now more visible realities of global based supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing and logistics teams.
The ongoing challenges and cascading disruptive events whether man-made or natural disaster related have become far more visible and sobering across global markets. It is time for supply chain leaders, if they have not done so thus far, to take a step back to assess the bigger picture particularly related to supply network resiliency, product management strategies and the ongoing physical and mental health of work teams.
The Supply Chain Matters blog share the belief as to why precision planning and inventory management will be crucial for retail focused supply chain management teams over the coming four months.
In this Supply Chain Matters commentary we highlight reports of container ship backups growing worse in key ports reflecting increased concerns about whether ongoing seasonal holiday surge inventory can meet expected arrival times.
The Supply Chan Chain Matters blog provides an updated edition of our Global Supply Chain News Capsule. This series provides noteworthy news capsule updates to ongoing global supply chain and pandemic related news developments that we have previously highlighted for our readers.
The Supply Chain Matters blog cites a report indicating direct CFO involvement in component buying decisions related to short supply semiconductors. Editor Bob Ferrari draws a parallel to required new thinking is this new normal of business and supply chain management decision making.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights June 2021 global manufacturing and supply chain activity level reporting and current trending relative global product demand and supply network activity levels. The message remains that global supply chain activity is now at full throttle and warning signs are apparent. While industry and global supply chains were the saviors of many businesses in 2020, the scenario is far different and far more challenging in 2021
The Supply Chain Matters blog continues with our series of blogs focused on assisting industry supply chain and sales and operations planning teams in their planning for the second half of 2021
The Supply Chain Matters blog features a This Week in Supply Chain Tech update, specifically an announcement by concurrent planning technology provider Kinaxis regarding a new partnership with cognitive procurement supply chain platform provider LevaData.
The Supply Chain Matters blog announces that Cloud based supply chain planning solutions provider Kinaxis will again serve as a Sustaining sponsor in 2021.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a series of blogs focused on assisting industry supply chain and sales and operations planning teams in their planning for the second half of 2021.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides the latest highlights and perspectives relative to the ongoing global product demand and supply imbalance gap that is impacting so many industry areas.