Inventory Management

Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Market-Driven, Network of Networks

Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters The idiom,...

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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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Control Towers: If Only There Was A Clear Definition

Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Market-Driven • One Comment

We finished dinner. I pressed my neatly folded napkin to my lips. As we waited for coffee, silence hung heavy in the air. My client writhed...

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Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Demand, innovation, Inventory Management, Market-Driven • 2 Comments

90, then 80, followed by 76. The highway rolls ahead of me. There are endless mile markers. It is a long day. Today, I am cruising major...

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Looking Beyond Red Arrows

Demand, Inventory Management, market-driven value chains, Market-driven value networks

When I engage with supply chain leaders , I ask, “Are you making progress?” Most will nod their heads ‘yes’, but...

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Getting Ready for 2017: Reflections on Telling Lies

Demand, Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Supply Chain

The streets below me today are icy and wet. It is a dark and dismal day. However, not for long. The gloomy streets will soon be alive with...

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