The Modern Supply Chain
Articles on supply chain and the modern world
- The Modern Supply Chain
Understanding Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management is a systematic and controlled procurement operation. SCM performance directly impacts an organization’s general performance.Read Article →
Understanding Freight Consolidation
What is freight consolidation? What does it mean to consolidate freight? What are the pros and cons? What are the types?Read Article →
Environmental Effects Of Supply Chain Waste
Supply chain waste could be waiting on your front doorstep right now. Keeping packaging waste to a minimum is important.Read Article →
How Do I Create A Plan For Supply Chain Risk Management?
Being a supplier is challenging and risky. Learn how to manage that risk with a supply chain risk management plan.Read Article →
Phantom Inventory Is Haunting Your Supply Chain
Phantom inventory occurs when a Retailer’s Perpetual Inventory System states there is sellable inventory available in store, but none actually exists.Read Article →
6 Qualities of a Competitive CPG Supply Chain
What makes a CPG's supply chain competitive? Check out this list of 6 qualities of a competitive supply chain.Read Article →
How to Plan Production Around Chinese New Year
Want to learn how to plan production around Chinese New Year? We go over some forecasting tips to make sure you can meet demand.Read Article →
What You Should Know About Product Standardization
What do you need to know before you consider product standardization? What are the economical benefits of standardizing products?Read Article →
What Is A Tariff And How Does It Affect Your Supply Chain?
What is a tariff? By definition, it is a tax placed on imported goods when they pass country borders. We discuss how tariffs affect supply chain.Read Article →
The Butterfly Effect And Your Supply Chain: How To Overcome It
What is the butterfly effect and how does it affect supply chain? You can overcome it by implementing upstream supply chain.Read Article →
What Do I Do When My Product Has a Recall?
Oh no, you have a product recall! What do you do? Don't panic. We have a guide for you to follow to maintain your customer relationships.Read Article →
What Is Segmentation Analysis in Retail?
What is segmentation analysis in retail? How do you segment your customers to better market to them and improve your products?Read Article →
How Will AI Affect Your Supply Chain?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are becoming widely-accepted and crucial technologies in the aging supply chain industry.Read Article →
What Is Blockchain’s Role In Supply Chain Management?
Blockchain’s potential to alter whole industries is far too large to ignore, particularly in the supply chain management (SCM) sector.Read Article →
The Plentils Problem: What Supply Chain Is Missing
If you are in supply chain management, then you know that doing it well isn’t easy. The industry is missing many of the tools to solve problems.Read Article →
Overages and the Secret Cost of Retailer Compliance Standards
Order overage is defined as the amount of product sent to a retailer in excess of what was ordered. Overages cost suppliers on their bottom line.Read Article →
The Importance of Product Standardization
Learn about product standardization, its uses in the manufacturing world, its benefits to companies, and how it can help customer loyalty.Read Article →
Procurement and Marketing in CPG Companies
How can Procurement and Marketing grow CPG companies? Learn strategies for how these teams can create synergy.Read Article →
Supply Chain Best Practices During A Quarantine
Shortages, extreme demand, and panic buying are causing issues up and down supply chains. Here are some best practices for the pandemic.Read Article →
This Town’s Big Enough For More Blockchain Utilities
Blockchain has the potential to change the way we do business so that any number of companies can coexist and collaborate in the same space.Read Article →
CPG Management through Retail Analytics
Big data and retail analytics are key to CPG management and crucial for growing businesses to be successful in retail.Read Article →
What Are the 5 Easies of Retail-Ready Packaging?
What are the 5 easies of retail-ready packaging? Walmart has five requirements for shelf-ready packaging for its suppliers.Read Article →