The Monday Review: Supply Chain Stories from May 18-22, 2015

May 25, 2015

In the Monday Review, 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!

investmentInvestment is the Key to Optimize Supply Chain Networks

A study last year by the CBI highlighted a lack of investment in the supply chain, with a particular focus on a growing skills gap. With cost and risk an ongoing priority for the supply chain, businesses should heed the talent warning.

 

 

scm in the news 02What is Supply Chain Management? (VIDEO)

Ever wonder what the best way is to explain how supply chain management works to other departments in your organization, or how to pitch the value of SCM to business, or on new projects? This video is a great starting point.

 

 

scm in the news 03Supply Chain’s Space Problem

3D printing and additive manufacturing hold a lot of promise for the aeronautical engineering and space industries, and Made in Space is a new initiative with the ISS that could solve some of those supply chain concerns.

 

 

scm in the news 04Change in the Supply Chain: A New Way to Plan

Disruptive technologies are reshaping almost every industry and redefining not just what is possible, but what may soon become the new norm. Even more amazing is the rapid pace of change—and supply chain is no exception.

 

 

top 25The Top 25 Supply Chains of the World

For the past 10 years, analyst firm Gartner has compiled an annual ranking of companies that have the best supply chains in the world. These are this year’s finest contenders, compiled in a detailed slideshow by Industry Week.

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