As National Robotics Week kicks off, I’m reminded – again – that questions about robots and people in the labor force continue to take place.
Category: Supply Chain
Supply Chain 2030: Engines for Growth
Growth is what matters – on Wall Street, Main St. and around the world. Supply chain executives need to embrace the vision of a supply chain that supports growth.
Supply Chain Lessons: Having Our Cake and Eating it, Too
The biggest lesson learned from my experience in supply chain management is that managing trade-offs is a sure fire way to limit the potential of the supply chain as a driver of business performance.
Sense + Think + Act = The Digital Supply Chain
The digital supply chain will be a supply chain that adapts. One that’s more agile and less brittle. One that’s self‐configuring and self‐optimizing. And one that’s adaptive and fault tolerant.
“New” is Here to Stay: Make it Work for You
“Right” in manufacturing and supply chain is an always-evolving target. And if, through hard work, smarts and some providence, you do get it right, it won’t be long before you need to recalibrate.
Supply Chain 2030: Closer than You Think
2030. That is only 13 years, 4 months away. For manufacturers – and their supply chains – that time horizon is barely a blink of an eye when you think about the pace of innovation today.
Moving the Needle on Supply Chain Excellence: From Incremental Improvement to Exponential Value
Before supply chains were called supply chains, the motto of any good supply chain leader was simple: “Don’t f*%! it up.” If you took cost out of the supply chain, you got a bonus; if you shut the line down, you got fired.