The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a recently published survey of how U.S. consumer sentiments associated with ongoing continuous supply chain disruptions are changing buying sentiments and what that implies for brands and their associated supply chain management teams.
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.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights breaking news that the White House has announced that the Port of Los Angeles will commence 7×24 round the clock operations in order to clear current shipping backlogs.
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 a report of shortages and significant price hikes involving the supply of silicon metal.
Supply Chain Matters commentary, we share some joint perspectives on the soon to be 2021 holiday fulfilment period. That includes what to expect in the coming weeks in terms of supply chain response.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a September 2021 news capsule update relative to previous supply chain management related developments that are ongoing across global based supply chains.