Category: Supply Chain Planning

Year-End Global Supply Chain Activity Reflects Record Momentum But Noteworthy Signs of Caution

The Supply Chain Matters blog reviews December 2020 global manufacturing and supply chain activity level reporting to highlight observations and perspectives relative global product demand and supply network activity levels.

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What to Expect in 2021- Summary of Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group thru the medium of the Supply Chain Matters blog, unveils our summary of 2021 Predictions for Industry and Global Chains and what supply chain management teams should expect in the coming year.

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COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruption News Capsule- December 19 2020

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides its December 19 bi-weekly capsule of COVID-19 coronavirus news reports that have implications for various industry supply chains. This capsule is provided to assist industry supply chain management teams in efforts to keep updated on noteworthy developments.

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Revisiting 2020 Predictions for Multi-Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply chain management technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari provides a revisit and assessment of 2020 predictions published earlier in the year, and outlines plans related to an upcoming Research Advisory for 2021 predictions.

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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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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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COVID-19 Supply Chain Response: Reckitt Benckiser and Procter and Gamble

In the backdrop of the ongoing global COVID-19 coronavirus outbreaks, the Supply Chain Matters blog continues to highlight for readers where specific industry product demand and supply chain management response are making a visible difference to customer and business performance outcomes. In this commentary, we focus on response to global wide cleaning and sanitizing product demand, and specifically providers Reckitt Benckiser Group and Procter and Gamble.

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Highlights of the 2020 Kinaxis Customer Conference- Part One

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights of supply chain concurrent planning technology provider Kinaxis’s annual Kinexions customer conference held this week for upwards of 2000 registered attendees. Specifically highlighted is a rather significant new product announcement that may well capture a lot of market attention.

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