Chief Procurement Officers are nearly twice as likely to introduce new innovations into the company and 1.5 times more likely to have influenced senior leadership to enter a new market than their lower performing counterparts....More
With trucks traveling over 500 million miles to deliver 290 million packages purchased between Black Friday and Christmas Eve, it is the job of the logistics industry to find the most efficient manner of delivery.
This year's MH&L Innovation Awards winners are a diverse group, representing aerospace, food & beverage and retail. Their innovations are more about setting their companies up for future success than solving problems of the past....More
To break down the barriers between departments and improve collaboration between project managers and supply chain planning, Oracle has introduced the Oracle solution for Project-Driven Supply Chain....More
If you ever wonder where the next big idea is coming from, chances are it’ll be found within the supply chain. The following slideshow offers 10 of the best real-world implementations of supply chain process and technology, within the four broad areas that MH&L focuses on: Make, Store, Move and Compete.
A recent study of consumer products companies that have adapted omnichannel strategies to reach customers, found that 86% agree that the benefits of investing in an omnichannel approach to consumer sales clearly outweigh the challenges....More
Supply Chain survey identifies key global trends for the high-tech industry
Despite evidence of short-term economic weakness, most high-tech executives are optimistic about the long-term prospects of their companies’ growth. In fact, 74% of respondents expect their companies to export more products in the next two years. This is due to a growing demand for technology products in emerging markets, like China, India, and Brazil—countries in which disposable income is steadily increasing.
This is our second post in a series based on our annual 2013 UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey findings. The topic of this post: the shift in high-tech supply chains to prioritize customer service....More
In late 2013, UPS released its UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey findings, which is an annual survey of high-tech logistics executives in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights....More