The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights strategic supply announcements from two U.S. auto makers, Ford Motor and General Motors, for supply of semiconductor devices.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights developments indicating that large online and brick and mortar retailers are taking more direct control of online and in-store physical warehouse facilities as well as inventory management.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights additional announcements of strategic supply network moves made by existing or new players in the automotive and truck industry. These investments are to prepare for scaled-up availability and production of electrically or hybrid powered electrical vehicles (EVs) over the coming decade.
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 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.
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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 the Biden Administration plans to invest $2.7 billion into domestic supply network capabilities of essential vaccine components
Voices for New Thinking in Automotive Semiconductor Sourcing, Planning and Manufacturing Grow More Vocal
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a commentary indicating that the voices for new thinking in automotive semiconductor supply sourcing, planning and manufacturing are growing more vocal.
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.