Companies around the world are urgently seeking ways to better plan around demand uncertainty and improve supply chain resilience and agility. CSCMP and ToolsGroup will reveal analysis from a crucial new global survey which reveals:
What planning challenges are top-of-mind for supply chain leaders
Technologies that are helping them meet organizational goals and what’s hampering their efforts
Whether the pandemic sped up or delayed digital roadmaps
How companies rate their supply chain strengths—and where they’re falling behind
Mark Baxa, Interim President & CEO, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
Suresh Acharya, professor of practice in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, explains how the semiconductor supply chain works, why there’s a shortage of product, and what are the prospects for an early solution.
President Biden told companies vying with each other for a sharply constrained global supply of semiconductors that he has bipartisan support for government funding to address a shortage that has idled automakers worldwide.
Thomas Goldsby, Professor & Haslam Chair in Logistics in the Supply Chain Management Department at the University of Tennessee, sketches a picture of how supply chains might be permanently changed by the pandemic, even as they adjust to its end.
A discussion about the implications of President Biden’s executive order on the review of critical supply chains with two experts from Kroll Inc.: Daniel Hartnett, associate managing director with the Compliance Risk and Diligence Practice, and Stacy Scott, managing director in the Cyber Risk Practice.
Fairmarkit has recently announced the launch of an expansion to their intelligent sourcing platform, adding capabilities to provide an all-in-one solution that leverages automation to simplify competitive sourcing for both RFQs and RFPs.
Andrew Hogenson, global head of consumer goods, retail and logistics with Infosys Consulting, offers insight into the big-box retailing landscape when the pandemic subsides, and how retailers will have to adjust.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding sourcing, procurement and supplier relationship management (SRM) and their impact on supply chain management. New technologies in sourcing and procurement are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency, cut costs and build more strategic partnerships. Learn how companies around the world are using sourcing, procurement and SRM solutions for supply chain optimization.
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