Category: Supply Chain Risk Management

Quantitative Data Addressing the COVID-19 Inventory Policy Vulnerability of Global Based Supply Chains

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a reference to RapidRatings quantitative proprietary data identifying inventory stocking vulnerabilities of suppliers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Perspective on Multi-Industry Supply Chain Management Strategy in the Post COVID-19 Era

Supply chain technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari provides a Supply Chain Matters blog editorial commentary addressing multi-industry supply chain management concepts in the post COVID-19 era in areas of strategy, business process and advanced technology.

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Sharing Offers of Conditional Complimentary Supply Chain Management Technology – Update Three

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides visibility to supply chain technology providers Resilinc, Thomas and Esri that are currently offering conditional complimentary specialized software applications for helping in the response to conditions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

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Revisiting 2020 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains in a Post COVID-19 World

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group’s Managing Director Bob Ferrari pens a Supply Chain Matters blog commentary that revisits 2020 Predictions published a mere few weeks ago, and how a post COVID-19 world adds potential new dimensions to certain prediction areas.

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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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Words of Wisdom- Time for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Prioritization Across the United States

The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to a published editorial outlining essential steps for the U.S. government and industry players to act now to protect critical supply chains required to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

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Healthcare Related Supply Chains are Indeed the Critical Link in COVID-19 Virus Containment and Treatment

Supply Chain Matters Editor Bob Ferrari provides focus to healthcare related supply chains as the critical link in ongoing COVID-19 virus containment and treatment needs, along with evidence of vulnerabilities already evident.

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Initial Survey Data Reinforces the Building Magnitude of Supply Chain Disruption as a Result of the Global-wide COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights results of two recent industry surveys initially quantifying the global supply chain impacts of the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreaks but cautions that the real impacts are yet to manifest themselves from both product demand and supply chain dimensions.

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Additional Leadership Challenges for Boeing and the 737 MAX Aircraft Program

The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on commercial aerospace manufacturer Boeing’s latest collection of executive leadership challenges related to returning the 737 MAX to global operational service, along with the implications for the company’s aircraft demand and supply networks, in the midst of the new COVID-19 global coronavirus outbreak.

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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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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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