Author: Lora Cecere

Lora Cecere is the Supply Chain Shaman. A shaman interprets and connects an evolving world to a group of followers. Lora does this for supply chain. As the founder of Supply Chain Insights and the author of Supply Chain Shaman, Lora travels the world to chart the course of supply chain practices and disruptive technologies. Her blog focuses on the use of enterprise applications to drive supply chain excellence.

AI This. Not So Fast.

analytics, Uncategorized

Grounded during this pandemic, and unable to interact with clients in person, I try to write 3,000 words a day. Morning after morning,...

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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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Seven Supply Chain Processes To Stop Doing In The Pandemic

Uncategorized • One Comment

I remember standing in the temperature screening queue in Doha. As the line wound around multiple stations, my backpack cut into my...

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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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Help Supply Chain Planners Be More Successful In These Uncertain Times

Risk management, Uncategorized • 2 Comments

As I flew to Dallas, I worked on this post. Before boarding the plane, I watched a traveler pull a diet Coke from the bin and thought about...

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Welcome Puff, The Magic Dragon, to Your Team

analytics, Supply Chain Excellence • One Comment

Remember the Peter, Paul and Mary song, Puff the Magic Dragon? It was a song from my youth. While there is a raging debate on song...

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