Category Archives: Supply Chain

Jun 02

Supply Chain from Both Sides

It is June 2021 and there appears to be a shortage of everything, semi-conductors, steel, and paperboard just to name a few key products. There is a Joni Mitchell song, famously covered with Judy Collins entitled: Both Sides Now. I … Read More

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Sep 07

Vaccinating the Supply Chain

Coming to a national state near you is likely to be a mass vaccination program for Covid 19. DC Velocity had an interesting interview in their August 2020 with Dr. Clive Hohberger. The article focused on the supply chain vaccination … Read More

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May 08

Plants and the Supply Chain post Covid-19

Maybe you heard in your career a company leader bragging, how he designed the new or rebuilt to have no room for inventory, to keep down inventory costs and yes, force a manufacturing discipline. Certainly I heard some of these … Read More

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Apr 15

One Step into Future for the Supply Chain

When something like Covid-19 comes along, yes, we are scurrying just trying to survive the challenge. Steady suppliers, manufacturers and customers are no longer steady. But when a big change comes you will already have one step in the future. … Read More

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Feb 24

Sustainable Supply Chain Sustainability

How many Hollywood movies have you seen where the businessperson was the good guy? I can only think of one which is “It’s a Wonderful Life”. Many people want to operate an organization responsibly. Unfortunately, there is no help out … Read More

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