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Supply Chain Essentials Every CEO Should Know

Chief executive officers typically take a back seat when it comes to supply-chain management, but by forging a greater synergy with supply-chain managers, they can take their organizations on a journey toward prolonged success. We now live in the age of the digital supply chain, which makes it easier than ever before for an outsider with minimal background to understand the intricacies of the supply chain and the challenges and... Read More

One Trump Victory: Companies Rethink China

The trade war is nearing a possible truce, but global companies are nevertheless moving to reduce their dependence on Chinese factories to make the world’s goods. Companies around the world are trying to reduce their dependence on Chinese factories. BEIJING — Whatever deal Washington and Beijing reach over the trade war, President Trump has already scored a big victory: Companies are rethinking their reliance on China. The two sides are nearing... Read More

Achieving Speed & Accuracy in the Last Mile

by Matt Tichon For years, retailers have emphasized increasing delivery speed when it came to the last-mile delivery to differentiate with service. In 2005, Amazon revolutionized customer expectations when they launched their Amazon Prime service, which guaranteed two-day delivery to customers.  They did so with the primary goal of increasing market share, while delivery costs and how they impacted margin were often not considered.  Luckily, they had the financial backing... Read More