5 Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week 10.30.17

Posted by Chris Brablc on Oct 30, 2017 10:18:06 AM

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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.

This week we're talking about supply chain digitization, omnichannel returns, 2018 3PL study, McCormick's procurement strategy and growth & digitization. Enjoy!

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How to Digitalize your Supply Chain in 5 Steps by Nate Anderson

Great read on the give and take to transforming the supply chain in this fast changing digital world.

 

Americans love shopping online but want to return things in person by Abha Bhattarai (@abhabhattarai)

Reminder that omnichannel remains a immediate consideration for B2C companies not only for sales but for return / reverse logistics as well.

 

2018 3PL industry study predicts more collaboration with shippers over real-time data by John Paul Hampstead

The latest 3PL study is worth a read as organizations increasingly look to have better supply chain visibility and control over the multiple suppliers and partners in their supply chain.

 

The Power of People: McCormick and Company's procurement transformation by Grace Woo and Toby Gooley

Interesting case study into how McCormick was able to change how they thought about their supplier collaboration and procurement strategy.

 

Leveraging SCM Digitization to Attack New Markets by Patrick Brunson

Worth a read on the impact of digitization and it's impact on growing your customer base and markets.

 

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!

 

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Topics: Supply Chain Orchestration, reverse logistics, supply chain visibility, supplier collaboration, omnichannel, supply chain transformation, digital supply chain, McCormick

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