The Friday Round Up: Supply Chain in the News February 16-20, 2015

February 20, 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.

scm in the news 01The Five Secrets of Supplier Relationship Management

In today’s global economy, there are many factors to consider when choosing and managing a supplier; it can quickly become overwhelming. And supplier relationship management (SRM) is undergoing a major transition. 

 

 

scm in the news 02The Cloud: What’s in It for Supply Chain Managers?

In times of high volatility for financial markets, finding a way to be responsive and predict possible supply chain disruptions is a key competitive advantage. How your supply chain can stay agile and flexible with cloud computing.

 

 

scm in the news 03Unilever Saves 200 Million by Eliminating Landfill Waste

What a feather in their cap! Congrats to Unilever, whose business has improved its bottom line, but not at the expense of the environment or an ethos of corporate responsibility.

 

 

 

scm in the news 05How Climate Change Will Affect Supply Chain Management

Not only are companies that don’t promote sustainable supply chains missing cost savings and revenue on the wholesale level, they’re also hurting their potential retail revenue as well. 

 

 

 

scm in the news 04Talking to a Rising Supply Chain Star: Brian Dean, General Dynamics

Insightful EBN interview with one of ThomasNet’s Top 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars. Seeing great young professionals like this explore careers in the industry keeps us excited about the opportunities that come with the supply chain talent crunch.

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