GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

How to Reduce Complexity in Supply Chain Post COVID-19?

Complexity in business is the biggest killer of profitability. What is the best antidote for debilitating complexity?

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How to Reduce Complexity in Supply Chain Post COVID-19?
Supply chain security

<thrive_headline click tho-post-39782 tho-test-60>How Far Would You Go To Secure Continuity of Supply?</thrive_headline>

It is a legitimate question on supply chain security – How important is continuity of supply to you? How far would you go? Would you commission an act of aggression, if that was the only way of assuring supply chain security to keep the supply lines open? Would you go further than an act of

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How Far Would You Go To Secure Continuity of Supply?

<thrive_headline click tho-post-39444 tho-test-54>Amazon spent $28B in freight costs last year. How well are they using their advantage?</thrive_headline>

Someone asked me this question on a popular social platform. The subtext was this: What kind of discount do you think they’ve negotiated with the major carriers (UPS, FedEx, USPS, etc.)? I have over 12 years of operational experience and 23 years of commercial negotiation experience with freight companies on large scale global freight operations.

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Amazon spent $28B in freight costs last year. How well are they using their advantage?

Opportunities for Start-ups in Supply Chain Security

People often wonder where the best opportunities for start-ups are. Supply Chain Security space is getting a lot of attention in this regard.

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Opportunities for Start-ups in Supply Chain Security

<thrive_headline click tho-post-39429 tho-test-56>How Supply Chain Strategy Can Help You Resolve The Innovators’ Conundrum</thrive_headline>

This is a million dollar question for most companies – start-ups or conglomerates. A lot of time and money is wasted, either because the companies do not bother to ask this question in time, or try to answer it in the wrong way. Here is a story:

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How Supply Chain Strategy Can Help You Resolve The Innovators’ Conundrum

Never Hire Management Consultants In These Situations

I need to tell a true story which is about 16 years old. Jon had just left the secure world of a senior role in a multi-billion dollar global corporation to accept the role of the CEO in a mid-size family-owned company. He had always been a go-getter, who had progressed fast in his previous

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Never Hire Management Consultants In These Situations