The Amazon of Things

  • 29 February, 2016

Target announced, today, that Arthur Valdez will be hired as their new EVP of Supply Chain and Logistics.  Mr.

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Three questions for assessing Supply Chain Excellence

  • 23 February, 2016

Supply Chain Insights recently asked us to share how we assess supply chain excellence.  I have been working to help improve supply chains for almost thirty years.  Over these years I hav

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What is supply chain excellence?

  • 23 February, 2016

Lots of writing has been done about supply chain.  Lots of claims are made about how to best optimize the supply chain.

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Seven key decision-making capabilities that result in supply chain excellence

  • 11 February, 2016

The topic of supply chain excellence is extremely broad and spans a smorgasbord of topics associated with People, Process and Technology.

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11 Characteristics of Supply Chain Excellence

  • 07 February, 2016

The term “excellence” refers to the quality of being extremely good at something.

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Chipotle took shortcuts and is paying the price

  • 04 February, 2016

According to a WSJ article "Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.

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What does a successful supply chain act like?

  • 04 February, 2016

I had the opportunity to interview an award winning, fast moving, consumer packaged goods company in the early 2000’s.  They were recognized as one of the best supply chain companies in the Un

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General Mills swaps out the rabbit!

  • 29 January, 2016

The marketing folks at General Mills have recruited a new rabbit for Trix cereal to showcase their natural ingredients.

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Point - Counterpoint: Forecasting vs. Inventory Optimization

  • 28 January, 2016

Point / Counterpoint:

We need to reach a 99% fill rate to maintain our competitive position in the market

But,

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