Is It Time to Invest in Your Supply Chain? Wade McDaniel 10/1/2013 (5) comments Even with all of the turmoil in the world, the macro numbers are encouraging. Now could be the time to invest and to make some big innovative changes in supply chain capabilities that will directly help customers.
What’s 'at the Heart of It All' for FedEx Gerry Fay 5/10/2013 (6) comments In North America, the electronics supply chain relies heavily on ground shipping. Avnet's Gerry Fay interviews Dave Kevern, vice president, World-Wide Services at Federal Express to get insights.
Get Supply Chain Analytics on Your Roadmap Lalit Wadhwa 4/12/2013 (1) comment Technology plays a critical role in assimilating large and complex data sets from upstream and downstream members of the value chain, analyzing it and modeling it to optimize the supply chain.
Turning Data Into Dollars Gerry Fay 9/10/2012 (10) comments As supply chain complexities raise the ability to effectively harness the power of data, it will become even more critical to enterprise success.
Don't Yield on Green Ray Sadowski 9/4/2012 (5) comments Going green can reduce costs, boost sales, and preserve natural resources, so holding back isn't really a financially smart decision.
It's Not Easy Being Green Wade McDaniel 8/15/2012 (7) comments The design and operation of a "green" supply chain is complicated by companies' need to factor in costs and shifting customer preferences.
Distributing More Than Components Al Maag 12/27/2011 (24) comments One of the best things about working in the Avnet communications department is that I get to learn about all the different community services events that employees are involved in.
Resilience in Complex Supply Networks Lalit Wadhwa 12/22/2011 (15) comments While configuring supply chains that account for every single risk is not feasible, some demonstrate better resilience -- that is, their ability to rebound from disruptive events is significantly better than others.
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