Category: Sustainability in Supply Chain

Featuring Supply Chain Matters Podcast- Episode 2 with Bob Ferrari and Jon Chorley of Oracle

The Supply Chain Matters alerts readers to the availability of Episode 2 of our new podcast series. In this episode, Founder Bob Ferrari speaks with Jon Chorley, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management Product Strategy, and Chief Sustainability Officer at Oracle.

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Sharing Initial Impressions of SAP’s Sapphire NOW Annual Customer Conference

Supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari shares first impressions related to last week’s SAP SE Sapphire Now customer conference which was held in a live, online format. The conference did not get off to a positive start.

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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 February 28 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our February 28, 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 A.P. Moeller Maersk and performance Team, Exostar, EcoVadis and Nulogy.

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UPS Accelerates Fleet Electrification Efforts with Investment in Arrival Produced EV Vans

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a follow-on to a prior blog highlighting United Parcel Service’s recent 2019 financial performance and revelation of a strong dependency on Amazon, by contrasting a related announcement from UPS on the acceleration of fleet electrification and investment in manufacturer Arrival EV vans.

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Featuring November 21 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our November 21, 2019 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 highlights related to noteworthy announcements and/or developments related to: Convoy, Anheuser-Busch, Arch Systems and Flex.

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An Interview on Creating More Sustainable Business and Supply Chain Operations

Supply Chain Matters blog Executive Editor shares an interview conducted with Jon Chorley, Group Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Oracle Corporation, on topics of sustainability and creating more sustainable business and supply chain operations.

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The Increased Importance of Ethical Supply Chain Commitments in Today’s Global Business Landscapes

The Supply Chain Matters blog explores ongoing business initiatives in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the increased importance of technology-enabled Ethical Supply Chain efforts applied across broad B2B Business Networks.

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Motivations for Amazon’s Announced Acquisition of Rivian Electric Powered Delivery Vans

The Supply Chain Matters blog speculates as to the motivations of Amazon.com related to the online retailer’s announced intent to purchase upwards of 100,000 electric powered delivered vans from a little known start-up.

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March 8, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Technology

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our March 8, 2019 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 readership.

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Apple’s Announcement in Achieving 100 Percent Renewable Energy Use- More Work Remains

Global consumer electronics manufacturer Apple indicated this week that the company’s ten-year old goal to have all owned facilities 100 percent powered by renewable energy sources has been achieved. While Apple deserves credit for this achievement, the scope of this announcement does not include major elements of its global supply chain.

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