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A New Mission for a Female Supply Chain Pioneer

Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Talent

This week I worked with the Supply Chain Insights team to analyze and write our annual supply chain talent report. With over 400...

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BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Global Supply Chains, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Performance Index

BASF creates chemistry. Over the last two decades the company successfully leveraged global scale to define supply chain leadership. With...

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Late-Night Thoughts on Productivity, Efficiency and Global Supply Chain Effectiveness

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It is late. I cannot sleep. Darkness surrounds me as I write this post. So many thoughts in my mind. Yesterday I signed a contract for...

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Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

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Another plane, another client; and yet another discussion. They are sounding a bit the same. I am trying to not sound like a broken record....

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Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating the Power Shift to the Shopper

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Insights Community, Supply Chain Leadership • 2 Comments

Last week Walmart announced the closing of 269 stores and the layoffs of 10,000 employees. In addition, Macy’s announced the closure...

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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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