The Friday Round Up: Supply Chain in the News April 27 to May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015

In The Friday Round Up, we take a curated look back at the biggest insights and buzz about supply chain from the last week that are dominating the conversation in both national current events and global news coverage. Enjoy!

scm in the news 01Chipotle Goes Non-GMO, But it May Take Time for Supply Chain to Follow

You know it’s a big deal when the non-GMO movement hits Chipotle. See what the trend towards more sustainability and non-GMO ingredients means for the business, and for larger patterns in the North American food supply chain.

 

 

scm in the news 02The Art & Science of Supply Chain Transparency

Supply chain transparency and traceability is no small matter. A convergence of issues is forcing companies to more fully understand where their products’ materials and components come from and under what conditions they are produced.

 

 

scm in the news 03Wall Street Journal Introduces New Feature, the WSJ Logistics Report

Did you hear? The Wall Street Journal debuted the WSJ Logistics Report this week, which is a new digital news hub that will delve into the supply chain management and logistics issues that at the heart of global commerce. Check it out!

 

 

scm in the news 04What If… You Could Really “What If?” Your Supply Chain?

The challenge supply chain planners and analysts face every day is that the tools they are provided really don’t support what-if analysis. So what is needed to support the supply chain professional when they ask the question, what-if?  It comes down to a number of key capabilities…

 

 

scm in the news 05The Hype and Hope of the Internet of Things

2015 will be a pivotal year for high tech and the global economy, and the Internet of Things is no exception. Observations on what’s next after the Consumer Electronics Show Vegas, which was the first big opportunity for companies to promote their possibilities for the IoT.

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