Both Are Critical, but CSCOs Must Face External Realities My blog about how boards of directors have tabled, but not enabled, chief supply chain officers generated a lot of feedback. Some questioned the need for a CSCO. This enhances my point: Companies still...
Adaptability, Expectations and Investment Are All Prominent Failure Points Selecting a 3PL – or a 4PL – is more marriage than prom date. It is a relationship of mutual benefit and dependence. Your goal is a successful outsourcing relationship, not a legal contract....
The top 5 reasons to use a 3PL involve more than pick, pack and ship
Corporate boards must enable their chief supply chain officers
Pour resources into supply chain resilience, not arguments
Leaders might have to decouple from China before you’re ready. Prepare now.
Need logistics cost reductions? Target lead-time reduction, inventory service and accessorials. A 4PL/Guardian model can help.
Cost Reduction for Your Bottom Line; Better Service for Your Customers People keep asking me why I am such a fan of a total transportation evaluation. Simple. Would you rather reduce supply chain costs by $50,000 a year or $1 million? Even more? In a few weeks, you...
Jim Tompkins has sourced materials globally for decades. Now he advises supply chain leaders on how they must do the same to redesign their global networks.
Shooting wars have joined trade wars, adding to the woes supply chain leaders face. Jim Tompkins helps you navigate uncertainty.
The Common Misconception In the intricate world of business, misconceptions lead to costly mistakes. Take the concept of global supply chain management. Many organizations focus on their immediate suppliers and customers. They might examine a few links up or down...
Nearshoring, reshoring, friendshoring – combine it all to deliver in a world of deglobalization/globalization. Supply chain expert Jim Tompkins explains.
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