A New Approach is Needed to Increase Women in the Supply Chain C-Suite and to Close the Talent Gap

Hiring qualified talent is one of the single biggest challenges facing supply chain companies.[1] The demand for supply chain professionals exceeds supply by six to one.[2] Sixty-five percent of respondents in MHI’s 2019 survey rated hiring...

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Fast Fashion's Inventory Woes: 3 Ways Retailers Can Stay in Business

Since the 1990’s, when little-known clothing retailer Zara announced it could take a garment from concept to rack in just 15 days, “fast fashion” has captured the minds of consumers. Brands like Zara, H&M, and Forever 21 peddle cheap clothing—and...

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Supply Chain Best Practices: The Customer-Obsessed Supply Chain

Until recently consumers were willing to wait as long as they had to, to get their hands on hyped-up products offered by the hottest brands. They had no choice. But the business landscape has changed dramatically in the last decade. Amazon Prime...

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 Elementum Lists 3 Trends That Will Impact Supply Chain in 2018 

In 2017 drone deliveries went from rumor to reality. Online retail continued its steady eclipse of brick-and-mortar outlets, forcing big brands to reassess the importance of seamless last-mile delivery in nurturing customer relationships. And...

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