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Analyzing Product Costs: A Question of ‘What If’

Analyzing Product Costs: A Question of ‘What If’

Foremost in the minds of every supply-chain planner are those key words: What if?[more]


Yes, Some Customers Are More Equal Than Others

Yes, Some Customers Are More Equal Than Others

In the age of analytics and Big Data, all customers are not created equal.[more]


Is Cash Replacing Inventory As a Hedge Against Supply-Chain Risk?

Is Cash Replacing Inventory As a Hedge Against Supply-Chain Risk?

Worried about managing supply-chain risk? All you need is cash.[more]


A.I. Comes to Procurement. Are Human Sourcing Professionals Doomed?

A.I. Comes to Procurement. Are Human Sourcing Professionals Doomed?

Artificial intelligence, for decades little more than a dream in the minds of behavioral scientists, is insinuating itself into every aspect of supply-chain management today. The latest incursion is taking place in the realm of sourcing.[more]


How FDA's Rule on Medical-Device Tracking Can Cure a Sick Supply Chain

How FDA's Rule on Medical-Device Tracking Can Cure a Sick Supply Chain

Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.[more]


For 3M, Technology Was the Key to a New Supply-Chain Mindset

For 3M, Technology Was the Key to a New Supply-Chain Mindset

It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.[more]


Supply Chain May Be a Numbers Game, But It's Still Played by People

Supply Chain May Be a Numbers Game, But It's Still Played by People

Supply-chain management today is very much a game of numbers. But the risk of getting lost in the math is real.[more]


Lenovo's Key To Boosting Market Share: Become 'Amazon-Like'

Lenovo's Key to Boosting Market Share: Become 'Amazon-Like'

Lenovo Group Ltd. is the world's leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of personal computers. So why is it determined to overhaul the way it sells and markets product?[more]


CSCMP's S.F. Roundtable Takes Another Shot at Divining the Future

CSCMP's S.F. Roundtable Takes Another Shot at Divining the Future

With 2016 coming to a close, it's time for another helping of supply-chain predictions for the year ahead, courtesy of the San Francisco Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.[more]


Farewell to Free Trade. What Will Take Its Place?

Farewell to Free Trade. What Will Take Its Place?

Say goodbye to the era of free trade.[more]


How Amazon's Prime Day Creates New Challenges for Traditional Retailers

How Amazon's Prime Day Creates New Challenges for Traditional Retailers

First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday. And now, Amazon.com's Prime Day. Why do retailers invite peak-demand headaches?[more]


After Brexit: How European Supply Chains Will Be Transformed

After Brexit: How European Supply Chains Will Be Transformed

It's been more than two months since the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union, but the shock waves aren't close to subsiding - especially with regard to the impact on global supply chains.[more]


New E.U. Privacy Law Will Hit Every Company Holding Europeans' Personal Data

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.[more]


Inventories Shrink in Latest Logistics Report: Is That Good or Bad?

Inventories Shrink in Latest Logistics Report: Is That Good or Bad?

The annual State of Logistics Report has a new author this year - and with it, a marked shift in some key trends.[more]


For E-Tailers Today, the Box Is as Important as Its Contents

For E-Tailers Today, the Box Is as Important as Its Contents

In the world of e-commerce, the packaging is more than just a box. It's meant to "inspire and inform" consumers.[more]


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