5 Best Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week 10.16.2017

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

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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10 Signs of Supply Chain Transformation from CSCMP Edge 2017 (Part 2)

Posted by Chris Brablc     Oct 4, 2017 11:28:26 AM

In part 1 of this post (read here), we spoke about key trends facing supply chain leaders in terms of customer focus, end-to-end supply chain visibility, rising customer requirements, operations still being a core issue and asking the right questions.

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Are Reducing Cost and Enhancing Customer Value Mutually Exclusive in the Supply Chain?

Posted by Chris Brablc     Sep 14, 2017 2:27:57 PM

Over the past decade, supply chain leaders have increasingly been asked to reduce the cost associated with fulfilling of customer orders on-time and in-full. However, in most cases, they have been asked to do so with less funding while the quantity of orders has increased. Let’s face it; that is tough position to be in.

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5 Best Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week 9.11.17

Posted by Chris Brablc     Sep 11, 2017 2:05:01 PM

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 the impact of digitization on business and supply chains, inventory optimization, customer experience and how e-commerce has leveled the playing field. Enjoy!

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Q&A: The Evolution of Control Tower & the Digital Supply Chain Webinar

Posted by Chris Brablc     Aug 29, 2017 7:27:20 AM

This past Thursday, Brian Hodgson and I shared our thoughts on the evolution of control towers and what to look for when looking for a control tower to solve your business needs. You can find the on-demand recording here!

As always, we get a lot of questions during our webinars and here are our answers to attendee’s questions.

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SNES Classic: A Problem with Long-Term Planning or Supply Chain Execution?

Posted by Chris Brablc     Aug 23, 2017 2:31:11 PM

Yesterday, preorders for the new (or old) SNES Classic were made available at multiple retailers including Target, Amazon, Best Buy and Gamestop (Toys R’ Us is offering them in-store only on 9/29). It was an exciting moment especially for all the people who grew up playing 16-bit games in their youth.

But it quickly turned into a mess. Again!

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3 Types of Supply Chain Control Towers

Posted by Chris Brablc     Aug 17, 2017 8:32:03 AM

When in 1921, Croydon Airport in London introduced it’s first Air Traffic Control Tower it did so to better manage what had become an increasingly complex operation to ensure the safety and lives of all pilots and passengers on incoming and outgoing flights. While it started as pure visual observation over time we’ve seen every airport leverage technology based observation in addition to visual in order to measure and ensure our flights arrive on time and in full.

Sound familiar?

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5 Best Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week - August 14, 2017

Posted by Chris Brablc     Aug 14, 2017 10:35:41 AM

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 Talking Logistics, All Things Supply Chain and Logistics Viewpoints.

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Do you have a single source of truth for your supply chain?

Posted by Chris Brablc     Aug 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Too often in supply chain we are focused on the immediate; on the execution of our orders today without as much thought on how our process and strategy should and will evolve in order to serve our operational needs as we expand our product lines, our markets and our geographic customer footprint.

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5 Best Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week - July 31, 2017

Posted by Chris Brablc     Jul 31, 2017 9:41:45 AM

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 Talking Logistics, All Things Supply Chain and Logistics Viewpoints.

This week we're talking about local focus for global expansion, inventory control, supplier concerns in 2017, supply chain visibility and platform technologies. Enjoy!

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