The concept of sole sourcing is as old as that of strategic sourcing. Call it vendor consolidation, volume concentration, or reduction of part-number proliferation, the endgame is always the same: reduce the number of vendors at the part and enterprise levels, to help drive cost efficiencies.
Elon Musk restarted production at Tesla’s only U.S. car plant, flouting county officials who ordered the company to stay closed and openly acknowledging he was risking arrest for himself and his employees.
Modern technology provides us with a dazzling array of devices, machines and vehicles designed to create more efficient supply chains, promote a cleaner environment and generally enrich our lives. But none of it runs without batteries.
Factory doors are reopening after nations from Denmark to Germany began easing restrictions on public life, with Italy, France and Spain to follow. But it won’t be a sudden return to business as usual.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00 to Wednesday, August 19, 2020 12:00
ON DEMAND WEBINAR
Three Actions You Can Take Today to Prepare for Tomorrow
Disruption occurs with no warning. Your supply chain's business network must be prepared to react seamlessly to disruption with minimal impact to your business. Join St. Gobain and IBM to learn three key actions your organization can take today to prepare for tomorrow's business network challenges. Explore how cloud, AI and process automation provide business value with real-world use cases.
You will learn about:
Modernizing to the cloud
Digitizing and automating manual processes
Infusing analytics into your Network
Jeannine Calandra, Senior Sterling Offering Manager, IBM Corporation
Chase Shelby, EDI Admin, Saint-Gobain Abrasives North America
Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrain