Walmart's Supply Chain Sustainability Lessons Susan Fourtané 7/22/2014 (2) comments When a company's success is achieved in great part due to its long and consistent history of supply chain management success and sustainability initiatives, it becomes a role model for supply chain managers.
Air Cargo Has a Place in Your Supply Strategy Mary E. Shacklett 7/8/2014 (21) comments Despite a slowdown in the use of air cargo because of economic conditions, it still needs to be a regular option for your company -- particularly if you are on the bleeding edge of design or emerging markets.
Same-Day Delivery: Hope for the Non-Amazons Frank Cavallaro 6/10/2014 (6) comments On the surface, it may seem impossible for brick-and-mortar stores to compete with online giants like Amazon, but some analysts maintain there is hope for a brighter future if they can only capitalize on certain advantages.
Transparency at the Cross Dock Michael B. Lee 6/4/2014 (2) comments The cross dock has long been a critical tool for companies in the last mile of the supply chain. But today's increasingly fast-paced, high-complexity environment brings a new set of challenges.
Drone or Not, Speed Counts Frank Cavallaro 5/20/2014 (43) comments Amazon has raised the bar for speedy deliveries, making the decision to outsource fulfillment to the right provider all the more crucial.
The Talent Pinch Logical Link 5/9/2014 (5) comments We've got a missing link in the supply chain -- the availability of skilled and trained workers. If we don't close the gap, the cost will be sobering.
Onshoring: The Role of Transparency Frank Cavallaro 4/29/2014 (8) comments The complexity of having the supply chain stretch across multiple borders has fueled calls for improved transparency and, in effect, onshoring. Consumers are no longer letting companies play ignorant about abuses in foreign factories.
Getting to Fluid Distribution Networks Mary E. Shacklett 4/7/2014 (5) comments With the impact of the omnichannel approach and the rapid changes in customer and product demands, old-style distribution network planning doesn't work anymore. Let's talk about how to reevaluate distribution networks to stay with the flow.
It’s Time for Better Systems in the Yard Mary E. Shacklett 3/31/2014 (5) comments We've automated many aspects of the supply chain, but the trucks that come into the warehouse are still managed in the warehouse. It's time for a forklift upgrade of yard management.
PLC: How Does Your Company Stack Up? Change in the Chain 3/13/2014 (2) comments Product lifecycle management, from design to end of life, is especially critical to success in the high-tech industry. It's time to close the gaps in your PLM activities.
Shutdown Grazes Tech Supply Chain Tam Harbert 11/21/2013 (4) comments The federal government shutdown didn't bring business to a halt, but business did get grazed, and, as always, there will be an impact in the electronics supply chain.
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EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!