Terrell Miller, intellectual property partner, counselor and registered patent attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP, offers guidance on how companies can protect trade secrets at a time when they’re especially vulnerable.
Christian Schuh, senior partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group, emphasizes the importance of knowing, and working closely with, one’s major suppliers in a multi-tier manufacturing supply chain.
Jonathan Havens, partner in the law firm of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, explains the causes of the current infant formula shortage, and discusses possible solutions to the crisis, both short- and long-term.
A well-orchestrated, automated warehouse requires a smart fulfillment software platform that can tie together all the data-management systems that go into warehouse operations, says Akash Gupta, chief technology officer and co-founder of one-stop warehouse automation provider Grey Orange.
“Disruption” is the word of the year. Alan Amling, distinguished fellow at the University of Tennessee's Global Supply Chain Institute, explains what it means to supply chain professionals — and why they keep "getting in their own way."
Tiffany Presley, attorney in the Supply Chain Practice of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, offers advice on how manufacturers can achieve better visibility of, and control over, suppliers at the tier-one level and beyond.
Just-in-time and Lean inventory strategies might have served their purpose in the past, but supply chains today are shifting their collective mindset to brace themselves against unanticipated disruptions, says Christine Barnhart, vice president of strategy and GTM with Verusen.