Tag: Supply chain excellence

My Failure In Using Design Thinking To Drive Supply Chain Innovation

Change Management, Demand

Supply chain management is a team sport. Just as there are many flavors of sports teams, there are many types of supply chains. Success...

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A New Decade: Give Science A Chance

Change Management, Supply Chain Insights Community, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

When I started my business in 2012, I frequently wrote about the future using the moniker of Supply Chain 2020. We had just recovered from...

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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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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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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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