In this Supply Chain Matters posting, we share with readers what has been the response from some business procurement teams in addressing the ongoing challenge
Rising Transportation Costs and Supply Chain Disruptions Precipitate Revisiting Sourcing Strategies- Part One
A two-part Ferrari Research Group Advisory commentary addresses why the groundswell of increased concerns being placed on supply chain disruption along with global and domestic transportation cost inflation will be the accelerant for the rethinking and realignment of industry supply chain sourcing strategies.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an editorial commentary reflecting on the eventual need for new thinking and different directions in supply chain sourcing and customer fulfillment.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights recent remarks from the CEO of Airbus regarding the state of the industry’s supply chain supplier network.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the Biden Administration plans to invest $2.7 billion into domestic supply network capabilities of essential vaccine components
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.
Voices for New Thinking in Automotive Semiconductor Sourcing, Planning and Manufacturing Grow More Vocal
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a commentary indicating that the voices for new thinking in automotive semiconductor supply sourcing, planning and manufacturing are growing more vocal.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights senior executive changes made within Boeing’s engineering leadership and the supply chain management implications.
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 Chain Matters blog highlights how current and future COVID-19 vaccine supply has drawn active supply chain resiliency actions. In an example is Moderna’s announced deal with Canada to build and operate a domestic MRNA vaccine production facility in that country.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a news capsule format follow-up to previous supply chain management related developments we have previously posted. News capsule updates involve Tesla, Foxconn, Amazon and the ongoing disruption and explosive rate hikes occurring in global shipping.