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The SC – Supply Chain TV

I joined Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, Audrey Ross and Leah Goold-Haws to debate the hot topics in supply chain including but not limited to telnet acquisition, the “New NAFTA”, tariffs at large and how these impact the consumers. Check out the episode at the link below and leave your comments on the YouTube Channel. The SC- Supply…

Webinar: Automated Order Processing For Proactive Inventory Management

Webinar sponsored by Esker on Supply Chain Brief: Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon – or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is…

Let’s Talk Supply Chain

I was recently interviewed on Let’s Talk Supply Chain as part of their Women Leaders in Supply Chain Series. This was an absolute honor considering the other amazing group of women who comprised the speaker lineup and a pleasure to share my experiences with others. Thank you to the podcast host Sarah Barnes-Humphrey,CITP, CCI. Sarah and…

Supply Chain Dynamics: What if… We Could Think Differently

Supply chain innovation means taking full advantage of best of breed technology and data algorithms that empower intelligent decision-making. The exchange of information, from inside and outside the organization, must be real time, autonomous and continuous. Previously, I shared an article with insights into the integration of advanced data analytics in supply chain planning. Last week I…

Holiday Season is Fast Approaching, Compete with Amazon Without Free Shipping

If an organizational goal is to compete with Amazon at e-commerce you’re likely setting your company up for failure, it also underlines a business strategy that lacks an understanding in the power of their brand and market niche. However, this should not discourage any company or brand from striving to improve on their e-commerce metrics,…

Congress Focuses on New Anti-dumping Investigation in Fabrics

New international trade agreements do not protect companies from price wars with foreign nationals. Congress is investigating multiple Chinese companies accused of “dumping” fabrics on the US market at prices too low for domestic companies or rivals to compete with. Current findings are more information on this investigation were released by the International Trade Organization…

SOLAS

Maritime safety for workers and marine life is important. Businesses have a large footprint on the environment and ocean transportation still lies at the heart of global organizations. New regulations on weight declaration is meant to create more transparency in the transportation and logistics industry. How will this change the current structure of the logistics…

Building Sustainable & Resilient Supply Chains

Recently I attended a panel discussion on supply chain sustainability sponsored by the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals Southern California Roundtable. The diverse panel consisted of leaders from Sony Electronics, Vans,FoodLogiQ and Clean Energy Fuels and offered a rich discussion surrounding efforts to implement sustainable practices in large international supply chains and how these…

Hello world sustainSCM is live!

This blog is meant to share, discuss and outline challenges and opportunities in supply chain management and sustainability. Supply chain and operations management are areas of business constantly evolving and give leadership endless opportunities for increased efficiency, cost cutting and innovation. I want to outline and debate best practices in systems innovation, data management and…