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 call reader attention to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and shares in extending thanks to drivers for their important efforts in supporting industry supply chains.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the Biden Administration plans to invest $2.7 billion into domestic supply network capabilities of essential vaccine components
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides commentary on Kellogg’s announced $45 million North America supply chain restructuring and poses the question of whether this is efficiency or transformational, and whether the industry has internalized learning from the prior zero based budgeting phase of cost savings.
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 highlights he U.S. Senate’s legislation for improved infrastructure and its impact for multi-industry supply chains.
This Supply Chain Matters editorial commentary provides highlights of added developments specifically related to U.S. supplies of medical PPE and how government and private industry actions still appear not to be aligned.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides added perspective on Apple’s reported Q2-2021 profit explosion and the realities of the company’s significant market and global supply network influence.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the latest Biden Administration Executive Order on promoting competition in the economy and specifically rail and shipping industry forces.