Supply Chain Leadership

Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire 2017 Award Winners

Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Performance Index, Supply chain planning, Supply Chain visibility, Supply Chains to Admire

Supply chain excellence. It is easier to say than define. Getting it clear is important. Why? The answer makes or breaks a supply chain...

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Three New Insights on Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

On Tuesday this week I will present the findings from the recent Supply Chain Insights study at the Penn State Forum. As I worked on my...

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Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chains to Admire

To drive global scale, companies need to design the supply chain to buy globally and execute locally. Not many companies have cracked this...

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VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Demand, demand driven, Digital Supply Chain, Market-Driven, Supply Chain Leadership

Slowly, more and more companies are waking up to the cold and hard facts. Financial balance sheet improvements cannot be driven by...

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2016: The Start of the Third Act?

Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Insights Community, Supply Chain Leadership • 3 Comments

Six years ago, on a snowy January afternoon, I wrote my first post for the Supply Chain Shaman. It seems so long ago, but I still...

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Open Letter to the Chief Financial Officer

Demand, Market-Driven, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Leadership

For most, it is the end of the quarter. While for others, the end of the fiscal year is looming. The end of any fiscal period is a good...

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