In a recent survey conducted by the American Supply Chain Association (ASCA), the results indicate that more than half of CEOs in the supply chain industry are not in favor of using social media for their businesses.
By Doug Hudgeon
About Retail Supply Chain strategy Digitization of Retail Supply Chain Strategy is creating strange consequences. Here is one example: Analysts are openly questioning the survivability
In recent years, Intel Corporation has become a leader in the production of computer hardware and software components. But, as one of the biggest suppliers of microprocessors to the technology market, has Intel failed to capitalize on the growth and potential of mobile devices?
The Natural Gas Supply Chains Coming Re-Alignment Of The Natural Gas Supply Chains On A Global Scale, And Its Impact On Downstream Petro-Chemical Manufacturing Traditionally, the natural gas market in Europe was served by Russia, while Asia got most of its natural gas from the Middle East. That is why prices of natural gas in
CXOs will never make it Business CEO Kevin was a brilliant finance executive. After doing a few years in an accountancy practice he had joined a company in its finance department and steadily risen in rank over the years to become its Chief Finance Officer. The board trusted his numbers as well as his prudent
The Art Of Harmonious Rebalancing The Supply Chain Company Many years ago, I was engaged in a strategic transformation project in a mid-size airline. For some curious reasons the airline was of critical importance to the national economy and occupied a very high position in the national political totem pole.
The Global Business Networks are Shortening The first business book that I read was “In Search of Excellence” by Tom Peters and . It was a gushing account by two ex-McKinsey consultants truly in search of excellence among American businesses, and plethora of advise that to my then untutored mind (after all, I was still
Topic: The 5-STAR Business Network Interview Interviewer: Ric Bratton of This Week In America Interviewee: Vivek Sood of Global Supply Chain Group (author of The 5-STAR Business Networks) Here is the entire transcript of the interview: 5 STAR Business Ric Bratton: Welcome back everybody!
Green Supply Chain: Procurement Procurement also known as purchasing is “Securing supplies, materials, and services of the right quality in the right quantity at the right time from the right place (source) at the right cost price”. So the procurement in traditional supply chain could procure you the best possible cost to meet the needs
5-STAR Business Networks As the economic centre of the world moves more and more towards its more populous nations in Asia, a number of businesses are realising that they must adjust their business models, as well as their 5-STAR Business Networks to this new reality. Take the example of airlines industry.
Good As The Data They Have . One of the reasons I invest so much time and resources of our company in keeping current with the information technology is that good supply chain depends almost entirely on good information. And, your information is only as good as the
Ally In Supply Chain The digital revolution (aka tech revolution) has changed the way we live, work and play. The boom of software and IT solutions have caused disruption and realignment for businesses. When business intelligence is implemented and used effectively there is a real pay-off.
Trust & Care – Two Hallmarks Of Supply Chain Segmentation Supply Chain Segmentation Drives Today’s Digital Marketing – This is how I explained the situation to a group of a senior executives of the company I was consulting to recently. The profitability was falling, and customers were abandoning the company (I cannot go into too
About Supply Chain Company I was shocked when I heard of the bankruptcy of Hostess Brands Inc. The $2.5 billion maker of Twinkies and Wonder
How Will Asian Banker Summit 2015 Be In The Future On 14 – 16 April 2015 in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong,
Organizational Silos in Supply Chain Organizational silos are based on the division of labor, on organizing the labor in such a way that each individual
Strategic Thinking On Centralization The chief mate was on the forecastle with the bosun and 3 sailors preparing to anchor the ship. Master was on
The 5-STAR Business Network – Make Your Business Network Great In his book The 5-STAR Business Network (http://bit.ly/5-STARBN), Vivek Sood mentions the concept of synchronicity,
If you are in Australia, it is more than likely that you already know this saga. If you are not in Australia, or do not
Biggest Bang On Supply Chain There were only 24 hours left. Tomorrow the board would pull the plug on the project which had continued for
Startling Statistics Consultants Supply Chain I came across startling statistics which prompted a new line of thinking that I wanted to share – hence this
The Trouble for companies in Securing the supply chain Let me tell a story. This is a very entertaining story, but that is not the
Very few companies seem to have enough warehousing space. Almost 80% of the companies I have interacted with as part of my projects (and that
Logistics, Procurement, Production Planning, Warehousing, Transportation – Where Do The Most Effective Supply Chain Leaders Come From?
How Effective Supply Chain Leaders Can Ease Your Pain. This blogpost is likely to be controversial because it will likely make almost every reader unhappy
If you have been a senior executive in the corporate circles for just a few years, you already know the truth about this great fight
What Is Sales And Operations Planning (S & OP), And What Is Its Significance In Supply Chain Operation Management? In any company sales department or
7 Reasons Why You Are A Rookie In Supply Chain Management. A lot has changed over the last 21 years since we started Global Supply
Supply Chain Spiraling Out Of Control After The Suez Canal Fiasco And The Pandemic, Here Is What You Can Do Today About It – Part 1
About Supply Chain Spiraling Expectations from Supply Chain personnel have never been higher, and the reality of global supply chains has never been direr in
Do Not Waste Your Money On Transportation Management System (TMS) Unless You Do This First Online Resources Facebook Twitter Linkedin Youtube Do Not Waste Your
Digital Supply Chain Twins There is a lot of talk about digital supply chain twin. A digital twin is meant to be a digital representation
The World Of Supply Chain Is Experiencing Its Own Digital Divide On one hand we have several large global corporations shipping hundreds of thousands of
The Overwhelming Container In Supply Chain Freight Rates It is a scary trend – and one index after another is confirming it. Container freight rates