History Repeats Itself Without Supply Chain Leadership

Inventory Management, market-driven value chains

This is a story for the Eds, Franks, and Toms working together in supply chains across the globe. It is also a story for a young supply...

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Decline In Performance in Consumer Products. Are You To Blame?

analytics, Supply Chain Complexity, Supply chain excellence

On Thursday morning, I began an engagement with a food manufacturer attempting to drive “Supply Chain 2.0.” When I asked for a...

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Inventory Management: We Can Do Better

Inventory Management, Market-Driven, Uncategorized • 4 Comments

Each day through the COVID-19 pandemic, I tune into Anthony Cuomo’s (governor of New York) daily briefings. It is my break in the...

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Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

analytics, Big data supply chains, Change Management, Demand

When I was six, my mother volunteered me for a new polio vaccine trial. It was risky, but my determined mother took a chance. She believed...

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The Global Supply Chain Needs A Shot In The Arm

analytics, Demand • 3 Comments

My left arm hurts. I have been on a waiting list to get the shot for three years. This week, I rolled up my sleeve and got the Shingrix...

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Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Demand • 3 Comments

Today, I am reflective. My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. I spent the month of March trying to help...

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