Category: Supply Chain Disruption

Highlights of Airbus and Boeing Full Year 2019 Operational Performance- What a Difference a Year Makes

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights of the 2019 operational performance of commercial aircraft manufacturer’s Airbus and Boeing. In one year, industry dynamics and market outlooks suddenly look different, and one manufacturer’s corporate crisis is deepening.

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Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Crisis Update- New CEO Leadership Takes on Existing Challenges

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides added observations of the ongoing Boeing 737-MAX grounding crisis, the recent CEO change and the ongoing engineering and product management as well as supply network implications.

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Supply Chain Matters 2020 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Detailed- Part Two

The Supply Chain Matters provides a series of individual blogs that explore added detail and perspective around each of ten 2020 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. Prediction Two provides a view on what global supply management challenges are in store for the year 2020.

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Boeing Indeed Announces Temporary Suspension of 737 MAX Production With Added Implications

The Supply Chain Matters blog updates the global supply chain management community on yesterday’s decision by Boeing to temporarily suspend monthly production of the 737 MAX aircraft, along with the implications of that decision on the aircraft’s supplier network, on the global manufacturing economy and on the industry as a whole.

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More Episodes of Romaine Lettuce Contamination Across the U.S.: What is Advanced Technology’s Purpose?

Supply chain management technology industry analyst and Supply Chain Matters Editor Bob Ferrari, provides a commentary reflecting on the multiple romaine lettuce product contamination incidents and subsequent product recalls that have occurred in the U.S., and the specific role of advanced supply chain technologies in addressing this challenging and perplexing problem.

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Two Added and Explosive Revelations Involving the Boeing 737 MAX

The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to two new revelations concerning the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX aircraft grounding crisis, scheduled to be shared today before a U.S. Congressional Review committee. From our Supply Chain Matters lens, such revelations likely have major implications for Boeing and the manufacturer’s associated supply network partners moving forward.

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Revisit of Ferrari Consulting and Research Group 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Two

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, provides a Part Two self-assessment of prior 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the start of 2019.

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Global Trade Tensions Are Not Subsiding- Neither Are the Customer Demand and Supply Network Implications

The Supply Chain Matters cautions global based supply chain management teams that despite building euphoria pf a possible Phase One U.S. and Chain trade agreement, global trade tensions are not subsiding, rather the signposts point to a new period of regionalization focused trade strategies.

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The Q3-2019 Supply Chain Matters Newsletter Has Published

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group alerts clients and subscribed and general Supply Chain Matters blog readers, that our Q3-2019 Quarterly Newsletter published on Thursday of this week.

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Historic Day for the Commercial Aircraft Industry From Two Perspectives

The Supply Chain Matters blog observes that on the one-year anniversary of the tragic crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8, the commercial aircraft industry and its associated supply networks are dealing with a completely changed set of industry dynamics and longer-term implications.

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