Category Archives: Learning from failure

Jul 10

Bring the value discipline to the supply chain

This essay is about being your best self and applying it your work environment. Supply chain practitioners bring to work environment, process skills, organizational skills, supply chain skills, and financial skills. These are all important disciplines brought to the work … Read More

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Apr 26

Imagine starting a supply chain from scratch

Last week, the Chicago Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) visited Magid Glove in Romeoville, IL.  Magid had a number of stories to tell about moving from an old outdated facilities in Chicago, IL to a … Read More

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Feb 17

Filling Supply Chain Jobs

Community Colleges across the country are starting to fill a need for supply chain training. Last week I attended a Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) session at Harper College in Palatine, IL near Chicago where this was topic … Read More

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Feb 09

Its In the Details

The attached article is a good essay on why details are so important to transportation shipments. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/unsung-heroes-supply-chain-management-transportation-becker-pmp-mba?published=t In the world of import-exports there are ways to get big fines for your organization, which not only money for the fine itself, … Read More

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Nov 09

Staying current

Small and medium businesses  try to exist in world where many of their customers and suppliers are big time buyers and suppliers with their sophisticated requirements. The supply chain / logistics  managers in these firms can best benefit their firm … Read More

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Oct 09

Software Sales

Efficient and productive are not terms utilized with software implementations. And there are so many reasons why. Supply Chain Managers trying to resolve the problems of the day have to turn that aside for  short while to contemplate the future … Read More

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