What Disrupts the Supply Chain?

March 1, 2017

Those responsible for supply chain management are well-versed in preparing for disruption if they want to maintain efficiency and weather the storms that affect a global industry. Typically attention has focused on Asia as being the hotbed for disruption, but a recently published report by Resilinc reveals that North America has overtaken Asia for disruption events in supply chains. Read more

How is the Internet Transforming the Supply Chain?

January 3, 2017

The Digital Age is the new normal, and technology has wound its way in to every aspect of our lives. It’s no different for the Supply Chain. The internet is transforming the way supply chains operate, making them more efficient and seamless. The internet is revolutionising the supply chain. Read more

Supply Chain Management in 2017: Key Considerations

January 1, 2017

The landscape of Supply Change Management has undergone a seismic change over the last few years, and the pace of change doesn’t look to be letting up any time soon. Keeping apace of the changes in Supply Change Management will be key for successful supply chains in 2017 and beyond. Here are some key considerations for Supply Chain Management in 2017. Read more

5 Truths of Supplier Relationships in the Supply Chain

December 19, 2016

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) has firmly become an area of interest for those looking to improve their supply chain management, but what are the truths relating to this all-important relationship? How can the relationship with suppliers be improved to benefit the whole supply chain? Read more

The Basics of Inventory Management Explained

November 28, 2016

In this article we look at the basic requirements of an effective inventory management policy, applicable to many situations within both retail and manufacturing. We guide you through why inventory is needed, how to use inventory to protect against unknown supply chain factors, how much inventory to hold and how to reduce inventory costs. Read more

Supply Chain Management Tips

November 9, 2016

Supply chain management is often a very scientific affair. Tactically there is always a lot of focus on analysis, modelling, scenario testing and impact assessment. Operationally, the focus is often inward looking and dealing with the day-to-day problems. Here we offer a few tips on broader supply chain issues that may sometimes be forgotten. Read more