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Published Date
June 01, 2017
Blog
Source
APICS Magazine
Description

More and more companies today are finding innovative ways to collaborate with supply chain research centers. When the projects are well planned and supported, the benefits of such partnerships can be substantial. Supply chain professionals often are surprised by how much value they derive, and the students involved enjoy the unique experience of applying their classroom-based knowledge in the real world.

Published Date
August 23, 2016
Blog
Source
MIT Sloan Management Review
Description

The repercussions of “Brexit,” Britain’s momentous decision to exit the European Union (EU), will reverberate across the globe for some time. But one striking conclusion from the many analyses of the June vote is that companies were not prepared for this game-changing event.

Published Date
August 01, 2016
Blog
Source
Inside Supply Management Magazine
Description

Low-spend items may be a lesser priority for suppliers, yet critical components for the companies buying them. 

Published Date
July 08, 2016
Blog
Source
MIT Sloan Management Review
Description

Not keeping all of your eggs in one supply basket is an appealing strategy to increase supply chain resilience. But it’s not always effective.

Published Date
February 06, 2016
Audio
Source
BFM Malaysia
Published Date
January 23, 2016
Blog
Source
Supply Chain Management Review
Description

The controversy over reshoring has flared up again thanks largely to some research published by the managing consulting firm A. T. Kearney in December 2015.

Publication Date
December 16, 2015
Video
Source
Supply Chain Quarterly
Description

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Published Date
November 17, 2015
Audio
Source
Marketplace
Published Date
October 28, 2015
Blog
Source
Wall Street Journal
Description

When safeguarding their supply chains against disruptions, companies commonly assign the highest priority to events that happen relatively often and hit hard. Focusing on those with the highest likelihood and the greatest potential impact certainly seems like a logical approach to risk management.

Except that these are not the worst perils that companies face.

Published Date
September 09, 2015
Blog
Source
Harvard Business Review
Description

For the last two months, global supply chains have been experiencing the first stage of a bullwhip effect triggered by uncertainties about the severity of China’s economic slowdown. While the contractions in business activity along global supply chains will cause companies to cut capital investments and inventories, we should remember that this is only the first leg of the phenomenon.