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Excellence in Speed, Scale and Value Required for Successful Digital Transformation
CEOs around the world are eager for digital transformation. Most understand why their companies need to transform, and most have a basic understanding of what must be done.... »

Are You Adequately Vetting Your Suppliers?
A lean, agile supply chain network is important in the hyper-competitive global marketplace, but this increased reliance on contractors and their subcontractors brings all... »

How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
A conversation with corporate thought leaders about the growing awareness of the need for a vigorous supply-chain risk-management effort, and how they're working to achieve... »

Videos
Keeping Up With the New Food Safety Standards
Mike Yezzi, vice president of business development with ScottTech, explains the purpose of GS1 128, a new standard and barcode for managing and tracking product throughout... »

How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
Managers of high-tech and medical supply chains discuss how their companies have approached the critical issue of risk management over the years -- and what more needs to be... »

How NetApp Prepares for Supply-Chain Disruptions How NetApp Prepares for Supply-Chain Disruptions
Lee Wolfe, director of risk management with Net App, talks about how the dominant provider of storage technology works with suppliers to address potential disruptions in the... »

Podcasts
How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years
The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success... »

Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability
When it comes to assessing the impact of business practices on the environment, the bar is being raised. Mere sustainability is no longer enough: now it's all about becoming... »

Time to Change the Way We Regulate the Gig Economy Time to Change the Way We Regulate the Gig Economy
Employment rules and regulations have failed to keep pace with innovation in the American workforce - especially with regard to the growing number of independent workers.

News
Set of Best Practices to Ensure IoT Security Released by Consortium
IoT is complex, fast-growing and often intertwined with systems that govern things like water and power. That makes IoT security a critical requirement, but it's one that's... »

Study Zeroes in on Ways to Improve Health, Safety of Container Port Workers Study Zeroes in on Ways to Improve Health, Safety of Container Port Workers
An independent study published on Friday suggests ways to significantly improve the health, safety and welfare of workers in the global container port industry.

CDP to Rate Corporate Supply Chain Leaders on Climate Action
The supply chain program at CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, has published the methodology behind what it says is the first ever system to assess how companies... »

  White Papers
The Rise of the Quality Business Network
As the relationship between internal quality management processes, supply chains and customer experience becomes increasingly complex, stakeholders in the quality management... »

How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
Managers of high-tech and medical supply chains discuss how their companies have approached the critical issue of risk management over the years -- and what more needs to be... »

Why You Need Big Data to Make Supply Chain Finance Actually Work
Supply chain finance holds a lot of promise for freeing up working capital, helping suppliers stay healthy, and being lucrative to financial institutions. But until now,... »

Supplier Case Studies
Driving Process Efficiency & Transparency by Automating Quality Management
Challenge: A global solution provider for the glass container industry with production locations in Sweden, United States, China and Malaysia wanted to continually drive... »

Innovative Solution Resolves Sticky Situation in Headliner Sub-assembly Process
Challenge: Our company faced a quality issue originating during our sub-assembly of headliners for a major customer, a Fortune 100 automotive OEM. Strands of the glue used to... »

Editors' Blog
Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers
The requirements for being a supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. just keep getting tougher.

New E.U. Privacy Law Will Hit Every Company Holding Europeans' Personal Data
Many Americans appear to believe that the exposure of their personal information on the internet is inevitable. But European regulators are having none of that.

In the Internet Age, Supply Chain Is Still a Risky Business
All the technology in the world won't protect you against the myriad of events that can severely disrupt a global supply chain.

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