Procurement en Why the Supply Chain is a Manufacturer's Strategic Nucleus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ISM's Tom Derry explains why supply chain professionals are participating in the most strategic decisions at their company.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education / Training Procurement Supplier Relationships Teamwork Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:45:00 +0000 293661 at <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>If I were interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing or I had children at that age, I&rsquo;d be looking at an opportunity to become stronger in my STEM education.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Tom Derry</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Chief Executive Officer<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Institute for Supply Management (ISM)<br /> <strong>Previous positions</strong>: Chief Operating Officer, Association for Financial Professionals (AFP); General Manager, LexisNexis business intelligence group<br /> <strong>Related activities: </strong>Chairman and President of ISM Services; Member of the Dean&#39;s Council for the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University; Member, board of directors, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> 5 Things Supply Chain Managers Need to Know about ISO 9001:2015 <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hannon, director of team excellence, Team World </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As you prepare for the latest revision of the ISO 9001 standard, here are five things to keep in mind to help ensure a smooth transition.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Customer Relationships Lean / Six-Sigma Planning & Forecasting Quality Procurement Supplier Relationships Transportation Operations Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:45:00 +0000 293301 at Airbus to Review Delivery Goal of A350 Jets Amid Supplier Crunch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The manufacturer is grappling with delays and the receipt of sub-par equipment from some contractors, according to Fabrice Bregier, who heads its jetliner unit.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Inventory Management Planning & Forecasting Procurement Supplier Relationships Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:11:00 +0000 292491 at Airbus Supplier Development’s Role in Next Generation Supply Management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Is your supply management strategic plan tailored to align with your corporate strategic plan?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ideaxchange Procurement Supplier Relationships Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:44:00 +0000 292441 at Top 25 Supply Chains of 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Our look at the Top 25 (plus 2) Supply Chains of 2016 uncovers what the best companies in the world do, or are trying to do, to excel at managing their global supply chains.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Customer Relationships Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Logistics Planning & Forecasting Procurement Supplier Relationships Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Global Economy Innovation Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology The Latest Mon, 06 Jun 2016 15:50:00 +0000 289451 at Why Should Companies Consider Producing and Sourcing More Products in the US? <div class="field-byline"> Harry Moser, Founder, Reshoring Initiative </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Can reshoring help US companies fulfill a key tenet of W. Edwards Deming - minimize total cost?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Procurement Supplier Relationships Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 27 May 2016 17:05:00 +0000 288121 at The Case for Supplier Development <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Supplier development deserves another look as a way to achieve the goal of having a world-class supply base.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ideaxchange Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Procurement Supplier Relationships Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 26 May 2016 17:37:00 +0000 287961 at Retail Road Rockier for Apple After India Sticks to Local Rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If Apple wants to open brick-and-mortar stores in India, it will have to locally source at least 30% of its parts. “The government’s decision will have a pretty profound effect on Apple, because having complete control has been key to Apple’s strategy.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Emerging Markets Procurement Expansion Management Global Economy Leadership Supply Chain Technology The Latest Wed, 25 May 2016 13:40:00 +0000 286971 at ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images Coca-Cola Suspends Production in Venezuela Due to Sugar Scarcity <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kraft Heinz Co. and Clorox Co. have also had to interrupt operations in Venezuela, where it’s now common for citizens to wait in long lines for household items such as deodorant, toilet paper and medicine.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Procurement Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Mon, 23 May 2016 22:15:00 +0000 286611 at Getty Images Aaron Davidson, Getty Images Focus on Getting the Job Done, Not Building Empires <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Does your company reward its managers that develop more efficient ways of getting the job done? Or does it allow managers to build empires? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ideaxchange Change Management Procurement Supplier Relationships Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Tue, 10 May 2016 18:45:00 +0000 282121 at