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 an SEC finding citing Kraft Heinz for improper procurement and accounting practices along with the takeaway implications for global supply chain management teams.
With the Labor Day holiday being observed in the United States, the Supply Chain Matters blog highlights new recruiting programs being initiated by two significant retailers and how recruiting and retaining employees has become more important.
The purpose of this Supply Chain Matters editorial perspective is to clarify the now more visible realities of global based supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing and logistics teams.
The ongoing challenges and cascading disruptive events whether man-made or natural disaster related have become far more visible and sobering across global markets. It is time for supply chain leaders, if they have not done so thus far, to take a step back to assess the bigger picture particularly related to supply network resiliency, product management strategies and the ongoing physical and mental health of work teams.
The Supply Chain Matters blog continues a series focused on assisting industry supply chain management teams in their planning and tactical strategies for the second half 2021. Continued demand and supply imbalance gaps exist now only in business but in the availability of supply chain talent.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a commentary as well as perspectives on the news that President and CEO of CSCMP will soon be retiring.
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.
Supply Chain Matters blog Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari highlights for readers three upcoming Supply Chain Matters Podcast Series Episodes featuring highly visible and well note guests speaking on what to expect in the year 2021.
Announcing Availability of Podcast Episode 8: Trends and Changing Skills Needs for Procurement Management Professionals
The Supply Chain Matters blog announces the availability of Episode 8 of our Supply Chain Matters Podcasting series. In this episode, moderator Bob Ferrari speaks with Jim Bureau, CEO of procurement technology provider JAGGAER discussing the changing supply management digital transformation skill needs for direct and direct materials procurement professionals in the post COVID-19 new normal.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides added commentary to retailer Target’s ability to benefit from a four-year journey of online fulfillment business transformation, while overcoming traditional industry thinking, providing the leadership to make appropriate decisions and the wisdom to stay the course.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights announcements, each within a one-week period, with a common theme of technology driven workforce realignment. These announcements involve global container shipping line Maersk, parcel delivery provider UPS, physical store and online customer fulfillment last-mile delivery involving Amazon and Walmart. The pervasive movement toward online driven fulfillment has many implications and many interpretations, and these types of announcements will likely continue.
The Supply Chain Matters highlights the announcement of a former Chief Supply Chain Officer as the new President and CEO of Ocean Spray Cranberries.