“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA, the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about...

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Why Manufacturers are Mixed on Obama’s Plan to Save America’s Infrastructure

“America’s world-class infrastructure is falling behind the rest of the world.” reads the first paragraph of the President’s recently released 2016 budget plan on transportation. The plan then outlines nearly half a trillion dollars in spending...

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Mobile in Supply Chain: What we can Learn from Disney World

Disney World in Florida is one of my favorite places to vacation. I made a family trip recently, going to the parks after a seven-year gap—and was awestruck by the mobile app experience. All my previous trips were before the smartphone era and I...

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Fewer Auto Recalls in 2015: A Better Supply Chain

An industry laden with record recalls in 2014 needs to make one hell of a new year’s resolution for 2015.

By now, you’ve read far too many articles about the record recalls in the automotive industry this year. You know that the number totals...

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Supply Chain Holiday Checklist

The holidays are like playoff football for supply chain managers; there are no second chances. You take what you learned last year, and make sure you don’t drop the proverbial ball when the pass is thrown. Your Super Bowl? Black Friday. Last...

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Beginner's Guide to KPIs

Your performance depends on it. 

There are a lot of things to wonder about in this world. Like, how come whenever someone says, “no pun intended”, they actually mean the pun was intended? Or, why do they call them animal crackers, when they’re...

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5 Supply Chain Best Practices

Curated for your enjoyment. You’re welcome.

I know you want to be the best at what you do—that’s why you clicked the link to this blog post. You want to be the best supply chain manager there ever was. You want (comic) books to be written about...

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