Category: Supply Chain Planning

One Quantification of Supply Chain Planning Technology Usage During COVID-19 Supply Chain Response

The Supply Chain Matters blog makes reference to a blog commentary published by supply chain technology provider Kinaxis, that quantifies the spike in usage encountered during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

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Featuring Supply Chain Matters March 20 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our March 20 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership. Included in this edition are noteworthy announcements and/or developments related to Llamasoft, XPO Logistics, AICPA, OpenText and Interos.

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Survey Related to COVID-19 Coronavirus Impacts on Electronic Component Production and Lead Times

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights recent member survey data from The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) which quantifies views on expected return to normal production levels and the overall impact to past lead times.

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Just in Time Inventory Management Methodology May Be Little Help During and After the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Without Modification

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a commentary as to why Just-In-Time inventory management systems that permeate various multi-industry supply chains may be little help during and after the COVID-19 Coronavirus global outbreak of 2020, without modification for connecting physical with digital.

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Improvising Sales and Marketing Activities During the Ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus Global Outbreak

Supply Chain Matters Executive Editor Bob Ferrari specifically addresses supply chain management technology sales and marketing teams, and specifically addresses their needs to convert product marketing and corporate messaging strategies to more online focused mechanisms.

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Supply Chain Matters Top Ten Most Read Blogs During 2019

Supply Chain Matters blog Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari shares the Top Ten Most Read Blog Content among readers published during 2019.

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Impact of COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak on Global and Industry Supply Chains- Update Seven

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides its seventh update on the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak on global and regional supply chains and offers suggestions to supply chain management teams in ongoing supply chain risk assessment and mitigation.

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Kinaxis Makes Acquisition to Create New Global Services Hub for Customers and Partners

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights this week’s announcement by supply chain planning applications technology provider Kinaxis on the acquisition of India based systems implementation firm Prana Consulting. This acquisition reportedly forms the basis of a new global services hub for Kinaxis customers and partners.

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Oracle Postpones Planned March Modern Business Experience Conference- Other Alernatives

The Supply Chain Matters blog alerts readers to the announced postponement of the upcoming Oracle Modern Business Experience Conference (MBX), and shares with readers that the blog will still provide highlights of what have been some key supply chain management technology and applications messages and takeaways of this conference.

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Impact of COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak on February’s Global Production and Supply Chain Activity

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights February reports of various global PMI indices providing the quantitative realities of the overall impact the COVID-19 Coronavirus is having across global supply chain activity levels.

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Coronavirus Outbreak Implications- A Legal Perspective on Specific Supply Chain Topical Areas

In conjunction with the ongoing 2020 Coronavirus outbreak, the Supply Chain Matters blog shares added perspectives from a noted global law firm on some of the legal considerations related to developing an effective supply chain response plan.

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