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

March 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. Enjoy!

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Revamping Supply Chain Intelligence: Q&A with Bob Farrell

Bob Farrell, CEO of Kewill, provides expert insight into the importance of transportation and warehouse management that can help manufacturers save money and maintain excellent customer relations no matter the market.

 

 

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Unilever Supply Chain Chief:  “No Excuse” for Failing to Embrace Zero Waste

Unilever’s success demonstrates how a multinational giant can combine growth with a drastic reduction in environmental impact. “There is no excuse not to do this. If a company is not doing this, [people] start to think it’s simply because they don’t care.”

 

 

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Supply Chain Insights: Complimentary Webinars

Supply Chain Insights’ new spring and summer 2015 webinars are now posted. These complimentary monthly workshops are an effective and engaging professional development resource for the supply chain community.

 

 

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data Integration for Business Intelligence

Your supply chain is only as good as the data that drives it, and the people who make sense of it. The closer you can get to real-time, accurate data at-a-glance (the Holy Grail of the supply chain industry), the more resilient and successful your organization will be.

 

 

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CFO: Steward of the Supply Chain

With their finger on the pulse of a company’s data, analytics, and budgets, CFOs play a crucial role in managing the supply chain. And failure to properly understand or manage supply chains can cost companies big time: in one recent survey, disruptions resulted in an average annual loss of $3.4 million.

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