Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 4 Featuring Bob Ferrari and Victor Meyer

The Supply Chain Matters blog alerts readers to the availability of Episode 4 of our podcasting series. In this episode, Founder Bob Ferrari speaks with Victor Meyer, former Vice-Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Forums for Pandemic and Catastrophic Risk on topics related to global supply chain risks in the ongoing COVID 19 and post pandemic global environment.

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Supply Chain Matters Guest Commentary: Building, Not Breaking the Supply Chain Backbone

The Supply Chain Matters blog features a guest commentary contribution on the topic of building a supply chain foundation contributed by Troy Hicks, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Supply Planning for Herbalife Nutrition.

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Featuring July 17 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our July17 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 Rivian Automotive, GE Appliances, Fictiv and Jabil, Oracle,Inc..

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Tesla’s New U.S. Production Facility Reportedly Shortlisted to Two Sites

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights reports that two cities are likely on the short list for siting this new facility, one being Austin Texas and the other, Tulsa Oklahoma, and each seems to be in a bidding contest to be selected.

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E2open Makes a Second Bold Announcement Relative to B2B Seat Pricing

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights B2B Supply Chain Cloud Technology provider E2open’s announced a subsequent move to change the prevailing economics of leveraging end-to-end supply chain capabilities, specifically in charging for seat access in B2B platforms.

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Highlights of Oracle’s Fiscal Q4 and Full Year Performance- New Signposts

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights of from last month’s report of both fiscal Q4 and full-year FY20 financial performance by Oracle Corporation. We do so because what was reported by Oracle senior executives is somewhat indicative of how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the demand for Cloud based infrastructure and applications systems, by the observation of Oracle.

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Report of U.S. Wide Inventory Stock Out Challenges for Consumer-Packaged Goods

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a side panel follow-up to our previously published blog, indicating that in the light of a now expanding COVID-19 infection surge underway within certain parts of the United States a corresponding but very related shortage of consumer product goods is occurring in retail channels.

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Added PPE Shortages Across the United States- A Time for Intervention

In this Supply Chain Matters posting we address the reappearance of critical shortages of medical treatment PPE supplies as COVID-19 virus occurrences continue to spike among certain U.S. States. We advocate that the U.S. must consider a national supply network strategy for deemed critical healthcare delivery support needs.

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