The New ABCs of Supplier Segmentation

  • 30 October, 2015

From the moment that manufacturers began outsourcing the making of parts and components that go into their products, supplier segmentation took on extreme importance.

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Making Supply Chain Risk Management a Priority

  • 28 October, 2015

"Risk isn't a new topic in the supply chain," writes Hailey Lynne McKeefry (

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The Role of HBCUs in resolving the Supply Chain Talent Crisis

  • 27 October, 2015

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.

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Jobs: Slave Labor or Prosperity? Who will Pay?

  • 23 October, 2015

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

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Keep Dreaming: The Future of the Medical Device Supply Chain

  • 22 October, 2015

In my last post, I quoted 19th Century English mathematician and author Lewis Carroll from his most well-known book, Alice in Wonderland.  This time, I would like to share

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What If We Could Change the World?

  • 22 October, 2015

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

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Imagine (Sometimes it takes a Supply Chain Brain)

  • 19 October, 2015

Imagine.   Later today, Lora Cecere’s Global Summit kicks off in Phoenix.   This is the flag ship program for Supply Chain Insights (the analyst firm run by Lora Cecere) and it

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5 steps to regain manufacturing prowess

  • 19 October, 2015

Supply chains reach around the world but in this first blog, since the upcoming conference is in my home town, I am going to focus on what is going on here at home.  Reading the news  so

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