The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights another move on the part of a global manufacturer to added increased control and agility in manufacturing sourcing while broadening the company’s market offerings.
The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to another appearance of supply chain technology influencer Bob Ferrari on the Analyst Cam Burning Platform video series discussing a wide array of global supply chain, business, and technology topics.
The Supply Chain Matters blog indicates this week will be recognized as a milepost. It is when global economists and financial institutions began to coalesce and formally quantify that continuous supply chain disruptions and inflationary forces, are doing harm to businesses and the global economy.
In this Supply Chain Matters blog, we revisit forecasts for global commodity prices at the beginning of this year, and what has transpired with about two months remaining in 2021. We do so to provide context for supply management teams of how dramatically different prices have turned out to be, and how the ongoing global supply chain disruptions have contributed to this situation. As businesses begin their sales and operations planning for 2022, there are significant decisions to ponder relative to product demand and supply assumptions. There are further, from our lens, significant risks to assess.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a report of shortages and significant price hikes involving the supply of silicon metal.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights candid remarks from the CEO of Airbus on tackling the challenges of renewed production and aircraft delivery plans. We share added perceptions on the need for rethinking and new directions that are implied. for the industry’s product demand and supply networks.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Oracle’s recent Cloud SCM Virtual Summit, the differentiating strategies and functionality that this provider continues to reinforce within its native Cloud based application offerings along with some important takeaways from this event.
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.