5 Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week 11.6.2017

Posted by Chris Brablc on Nov 6, 2017 11:05:46 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 returns, integrated supply chains, challenges for manufacturers, omni-channel inventory and cybersecurity. Enjoy!

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Reaching a Point of No Returns by Inbound Logistics (@ILMagazine)

It's obvious that many organizations are struggling with reverse logistics and are looking for ways to support increasing customer expectations with returns.

 

Achieving the Integrated Global Supply Chain by Ned Blinick

Interesting take on the challenges and impacts of a truly integrated supply chain. Good case study for supply chain orchestration.

 

Supply Chain Management Challenges for Emerging Manufacturers and Service Providers in Regulated Industries- Part Two by Bob Ferrari (@bob_ferrari)

Good series that the emerging trends facing manufacturers and service providers. Worth keeping up with!

 

Omni-channel Profitability Through Inventory Optimization by Scott Fenwick

Worth a read on the importance of dynamic inventory optimization especially in omni-channel and multi-party environments.

 

Manufacturers Optimistic About Economy But Worried About Cybersecurity by MH&L (@MHLEditor)

Interesting stats on the feelings around cybersecurity and procurement pressures with manufacturers. Changing sourcing partners presents more logistics challenges for these organizations.

 

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, supplier collaboration, dynamic inventory, omnichannel, Inbound Logistics, inventory optimization, manufacturing supply chain, material handling and logistics, Bob Ferrera

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