Inventory Management


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Supply Chain

Misplacing the Blame for the Baby Formula Shortage

June 17, 2022
There are many fingers to point, but industry concentration is not a culprit.
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Inventory Management

ISM: Material and Talent Struggles Eased Slightly in December

Jan. 4, 2022
Optimism among surveyed manufacturing executives fell slightly, ISM’s Timothy Fiore reported.
Supply Chain Initiative

Is There Really a Purchasing Silo, and Does It Limit Organizational Competitiveness?

Sept. 14, 2021
My recent book, “Better Business: Breaking Down the Walls of the Purchasing Silo,” is based on the proposition that purchasing isn’t integrated into the overall enterprise at ...
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Supplier Relationships

Visibility Is Everything in the New Automotive Supply Chain

Aug. 19, 2021
Post-pandemic and in the midst of a semiconductor crisis, OEMs are looking to more proactively problem-solve with sub-tier suppliers.
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Profiles in Leadership

Whipping Up a Family Legacy in Long Island

July 27, 2021
The father-and-sons leaders of Hanan Products, a 75-year-old dessert toppings maker with a kosher segment, talk technology, innovation and what it takes to keep the rabbis happy...


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Download the IW U.S. 500

May 24, 2023
Download the list of the 500 largest US public manufacturers in an easy to read .pdf format
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Supply Chain People

Lean Supply Chain Performance: Onshoring's Secret Weapon

April 2, 2021
Reaching this level of capability should be the goal of every corporate purchasing department.
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Supply Chain Analytics
Supply Chain

Supply Chain AI: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

Dec. 14, 2020
Organizations can drive significant value by making incremental efforts toward data analytics maturity.
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Supply Chain Initiative

Big-Box Customers Give OEMs an Online Edge

Nov. 1, 2020
Minimum reliance on pre-built inventory is a good first step to e-tail success.
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Supply Chain

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2020

Sept. 18, 2020
Our annual look at how the best companies incorporate supply chain best practices into their daily operations.