The Supply Chain Matters Quarterly Newsletter is a reader supplement to this blog.  The newsletter provides for a broader analysis of our daily and weekly commentaries, with an emphasis on this past quarters events and their implications for global supply chain business process and information technology needs.

The Q3-2012 newsletter was distributed on Friday November 9, so please check your email inbox to access your and read your copy. Readers who signed-up to subscribe to Supply Chain Matters along with our consulting clients will receive the newsletter automatically. We apologize for the later delivery of this quarter’s newsletter.

The newsletter includes the following updates and articles:


  • Specific Highlights of Q3 Supply Chain Matters Commentaries
  • Compelling Implications for Increased Automation in Manufacturing and Distribution– a strong indicator of more challenges in operations management in the years to come.
  • The Changing Fortunes of Japan’s Consumer Electronics Giants– how corporate culture and a highly competitive industry can change the fortunes of once mighty giants.
  • Time Once Again for Annual Predictions


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Bob Ferrari- Founder and Executive Editor