Supply Chain Management
Vertical Integration: A Solution to Supply Chain Issues?
Some modified version of vertical integration is being widely considered by companies facing supply chain difficulties.
The onset of the pandemic reduced the global flow of goods. But when demand suddenly snapped back, supply chains proved less resilient.
Coronavirus in the Supply Chain
The retail trade, which functions to retain the lowest possible inventory, is beginning to experience stock-outs.
An Action Plan for Artificial Intelligence in 2019
AI is supposed to make things easier, but businesses intending to make hay with the technology face a load of challenges ahead.
Add Supply Chain Expertise to the C-Suite
The supply chain affects more than 37% of a company's operating expenditures. But responsibility for it shouldn't fall on the CFO's shoulders.
Supply Chains Break Out
Shedding an obsession with costs, supply chains embrace new operating models and high-quality service.
FASB Eyes Big Changes in Inventory Disclosure
Companies would have to disclose the makeup of their inventory and the reasons for unusual changes in it.
The Internet of Things may transform supply chain management, but connected industrial sensors so far have pointed to an evolution, not a revolution.
To Cut Working Capital, Try Bonuses
Pay incentives for hitting working capital targets proved effective during the recession, although companies are already starting to scale them back.
Once again, problematic ERP installations are making headlines. It's time to ask, How much of the problem is really the software?