Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility!

Disaster Recovery Planning and Risk Management processes are foundational elements of any effective Supply Chain operation and strategy. For those who have ignored putting these mechanisms in place you are assuredly now in deep trouble with the Coronavirus situation at hand. The effectiveness of both these tools enacted by Supply Chain crisis leadership skills are … Continue reading “Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility!”

10 Critical Supply Chain Lessons from The Pandemic! (Video)

The Coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc throughout the world. In some places the pandemic has been controlled and life is getting back to a new normal. Yet in many other cases the pandemic is spreading aggressively and even realizing a devastating resurgence, particularly in the United States. While the initial shock of the pandemic … Continue reading “10 Critical Supply Chain Lessons from The Pandemic! (Video)”

The Impact of Covid on Global Supply Chains!

Impact of Covid article and permission to publish here provided by Boris Dzhingarov. The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted almost everyone. Some sectors have had a worse time than others, but there are very few that have thrived amidst the chaos. In this article, we will examine the problems many sectors have experienced, and what the … Continue reading “The Impact of Covid on Global Supply Chains!”

The Resilient Supply Chain! Passing Fad or Long Term Strategy?

Since the Coronavirus pandemic exposed the fragility of the global Supply Chain, everywhere you look you see the word “resilience” being used as the latest buzz word. Everyone is talking about making Supply Chains more resilient and robust, as if there was never any attention in the past in this regard. The danger is that … Continue reading “The Resilient Supply Chain! Passing Fad or Long Term Strategy?”

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.  As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action™” Interview series. This interview is with Wolfgang Lehmacher, Board Member, Advisor, Author and Business Leader! Wolfgang has worked at TNT, GeoPost Intercontinental, CVA, … Continue reading “Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!”

Supply Chain’s Moment of Truth Video!

This period of time, that is this post-pandemic period, will be considered a unique inflection point in the history of Supply Chain Management. As pandemic related restriction are relaxed, if not eliminated, people and businesses will be trying to get back to “normal“. For many, they will be happy to forget the disruption that the … Continue reading “Supply Chain’s Moment of Truth Video!”

The Benefits of a Weighbridge for Your Business

Weighbridge article and permission to publish here provided by Emily Bartels. As businesses grow in this era of technology, they aim to enhance their efficiency and productivity. Technology makes businesses more efficient and productive in the best possible ways. The development of weighting technologies also contributes to improving the efficiency of businesses. A weighbridge is … Continue reading “The Benefits of a Weighbridge for Your Business”

The Christmas Tree Supply Chain!

It’s that time of year when millions of families will be getting a real Christmas tree, or putting up their artificial tree, the symbol and centrepiece of the Holiday season. For decades we have taken the necessity of the Christmas tree, and its easy availability, for granted. But with the impacts of the pandemic, and … Continue reading “The Christmas Tree Supply Chain!”

Supply Chain Professional Do’s and Don’ts during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Professional article and permission to publish here provided by Tim Moore, Canadian Supply Chain Recruiter. There has never been a moment in time since the second world war, that there has been so much global awareness and need for resilient and dynamic supply chains, and the qualified professionals to manage them; in a … Continue reading “Supply Chain Professional Do’s and Don’ts during the Pandemic!”

Supply Chain’s Moment of Truth Has Arrived!

With the relaxation of many of the protective pandemic protocols, more and more companies, institutions, and people are trying to get back to “normal”, or business as usual. However this is a moment of truth. We can’t go back to business as usual. There have been too many disruptions in every aspect of our lives. … Continue reading “Supply Chain’s Moment of Truth Has Arrived!”

The Reactive vs Proactive Supply Chain! Which Will Prevail?

Anyone who has worked in Supply Chain knows that problems will arise anytime, anywhere and anyhow. These problems will require quick reaction, expediting, firefighting, long hours and sleepless nights. Certainly the disruptions caused by the pandemic have made reactive Supply Chain operation the norm in virtually every industry and every geography. How much of this … Continue reading “The Reactive vs Proactive Supply Chain! Which Will Prevail?”

Thesis Ideas for Supply Chain Students!

As students go back to school many of them are entering the final year of their University or College program. Many of these programs require the completion of a thesis or major project of some sort, intended to be an overarching project drawing on all of the knowledge that the students have acquired to that … Continue reading “Thesis Ideas for Supply Chain Students!”

Resilience is the New Critical Supply Chain Strategy!

Resilience article and permission to publish here provided by Sam White at Argentus. As everyone in Supply Chain Management knows today, the field has come a long way. It’s something we’ve written about a lot on the Argentus Blog. The function – which used to be a back-office, administrative task – has evolved to become a … Continue reading “Resilience is the New Critical Supply Chain Strategy!”

The Mexican Recession Impact on CaliBaja!

CaliBaja is a North American manufacturing powerhouse. Located in Mexico but close to the California border, it serves as a vast hub of industrial jobs, making significant contributions to the production of products that ship all over the world.  For Mexico, it’s a big boon, offering the community an enormous number of stable, well-paying jobs. … Continue reading “The Mexican Recession Impact on CaliBaja!”

Strategic National Stockpiles and Sourcing for the National Interest!

The decision by President Trump to tell 3M to stop shipping masks to Canada and Latin America is astonishing given that all of humanity is facing the same crisis. Supply issues started with chronic shortages of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and food goods of all kinds. Store shelves have been emptied of the most basic … Continue reading “Strategic National Stockpiles and Sourcing for the National Interest!”