SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. >> Editors' Blog
Foremost in the minds of every supply-chain planner are those key words: What if?
Transportation providers are jumping on the blockchain bandwagon in a big way.
And so the cryptocurrency mania continues, in yet another form.
The Republicans’ tax-reform measure is now the law of the land. So what’s going to happen to all that cash that’s been sitting in the overseas accounts of U.S. multinationals? Is it coming home?
Is the Wild West of cryptocurrencies about to be tamed?
In the age of analytics and Big Data, all customers are not created equal.
Worried about managing supply-chain risk? All you need is cash.
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.
If you thought the act of purchasing transportation was as simple as paying a carrier to haul your freight - well, think again.
It's a classic chicken-and-egg dilemma. Small and medium-sized companies can't get access to the trade financing they need in order to grow - because they're small.
Astrophysicists confront the mystery of dark energy and dark matter. Supply chain managers have to deal with dark spending.
Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.
A "celebrity" chief procurement officer? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?
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.
The return of manufacturing to the U.S. and Europe from Asia is happening - but not at the pace that proponents of reshoring might hope. And there are some unexpected complications that need to be addressed.