Retail Sales in Decline: Wal-Mart Closes 269 Stores

This morning Wal-Mart announced the closing of 269 stores and the layoffs of 10,000 employees.

What will Mondelez do about chocolate?

  • 15 January, 2016
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Interesting article about how Mondelez is impacting cocoa supply and sustainability in the WSJ.  Demand from emeging economies is pushing production to the brink.

Christmas is coming! (again...)

Well here we are, into the second week of 2016. Christmas but a memory already and those New Year resolutions you swore you’d stick to look like a worse idea each day…

Starting up the Rating and Review Section for Technology Providers

I have given folks a starting place for SAP IBP, Kinaxis, and GT Nexus technology ratings and reviews. Please help us to test this in beta. 

Innovation and Planning

Supply chain planning processes are relatively new, and they are evolving.

Rethinking ETL

I am excited to spend tomorrow with an innovative manufacturing company and brainstorm the future of supply chain analytics.

Amazon, Amazon, Amazon…

The Role of HBCUs in resolving the Supply Chain Talent Crisis

One of the roles that I have as an academic at an Historical Black College and University (HBCU) is assisting students with job placement upon graduation.

Jobs: Slave Labor or Prosperity? Who will Pay?

  • 23 October, 2015
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This morning, I had a request in my mail box to help with risk management.

What If We Could Change the World?

Yesterday, I was watching the news, and Lego was featured, and not in a good way.