5 Best Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week 10.16.2017

Posted by Chris Brablc on Oct 16, 2017 12:48:37 PM

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Each week, we look to write and share the best, most-up-date content on supply chain orchestration, logistics innovation and industry news. To this goal, here are the 5 articles that we liked the most from the past week to start your work week off right. I'd also suggest you read the wrap-ups from All Things Supply Chain, Talking Logistics and Logistics Viewpoints.

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This week we're talking about retail supply chains, supply chain's place in business strategy, consumer driven complexity and supply chain transformation fails. Enjoy!

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Supply Chain and the 3G Effect by Kevin O'Marah (@komarah)

Interesting look at the state of supply chain's influence among the C Suite.

The Hidden Complexity of the Retail Supply Chain by Mike Mortson (@mmortson)

Worth a read on the complexity that is inherent in our retail supply chains with ever-evolving consumer tastes.

Why Do Supply Chain Transformations Fail - The Case for Change Management by Kevin O'Meara (@LogisticsExpert)

Nice read on the questions you need to answer for your teams with any transformation project.

Why consumer-driven supply chains are key to success by Kate Patrick (@katepatrick_)

Interesting recap from CSCMP on how increased customer requirements and control were a core theme of the conference.

History of Retail Replayed by Scott Moon (@jimtompkins)

Quick overview of the key supply chain impacts in retail over the years.

 

Those are our top 5 from last week. Did we miss any? Let us know your favorites and ones we should include next week by reaching out on Twitter @MPObjects!

Topics: Weekly Best, supply chain complexity, inventory control, Mike Mortson, Kevin O'Marah, Kevin O'Meara, Jim Tompkins, retail supply chains, consumer driven supply chains

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