Top 5 Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week - January 29, 2018

Posted by Chris Brablc on Jan 29, 2018 11:38:59 AM

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Each week we look for the best blog posts and articles on supply chain orchestration, logistics innovation, and industry news to share.

We also urge you to check out a conversation with Adrian Gonzalez at Talking Logistics on Control Towers with Martin Verwijmeren and Tom Nightengale.

This week we're talking omnichannel, manufacturing in 2018, Amazon & Whole Foods, supply chain predictions and global factors that will impact supply chain in 2018.

Here are 5 of our favorites from this past week - enjoy!

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What does Omnichannel Really Mean? by Kevin O'Marah (@komarah)

Good read on the trends in omnichannel due to the rising customer expectations on service for retailers.

Manufacturers See 2018 As a Great Year by MH&L (@MHLeditor)

There is a lot of positivity from manufacturers who see 2018 and key trends driving increased profitability.

Analyzing the Early Stages on Amazon-owned Whole Foods by Sean Elliott (@highjump)

Interesting post on the first 6 months of the Amazon - Whole Foods acquisition and the changes Amazon has made for the supply chain because of it.

The Gurus are Back. 2018 Supply Chain Predictions by Dan Gilmore (@SCDigest)

Good food for thought on the supply chain trends that will impact all parties. Particularly interesting is the focus and investment in OTIF by manufacturers who have higher demands from their retail partners.

Will the Next Wave of Global Failures Hit in 2018? by Yossi Sheffi (@yossisheffi)

A look into the environmental and political factors that will impact supply chain in 2018.

And that's our top five for this week. Did we miss any? Let us know via twitter @MPObjects

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Topics: Supply Chain Trends, Supply Chain Orchestration, omnichannel, retail supply chains, inventory management

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