Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index • One Comment

On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research. Heavily booked and running...

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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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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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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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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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Seven Supply Chain Processes To Stop Doing In The Pandemic

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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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