Let's start with a story illustrating how supply chain security irrevocably altered the fortunes of a company that was global leader in a very popular consumer electronics industry. A High Profile IndustryThis story is in public

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I came across a startling statistics which prompted a new line of thinking that I wanted to share - hence this article. Consider these statistics - over 70% of professionals would have worked as a consultant,

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Freight costs reduction is almost always the last frontier in the cost reduction landscape. At the board level, most companies do not pay much attention to their external freight costs. These costs never get the attention

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One of the common problems cited by the boards and senior management is that the consultants they hire do not understand their unique challenges. This problem applies even more to large cookie cutter approach based consulting

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Someone asked me this question on a popular social platform. The subtext was this:What kind of discount do you think they've negotiated with the major carriers (UPS, FedEx, USPS, etc.)? I have over 12 years of

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People often wonder where the best opportunities for start-ups are. Supply Chain Security space is getting a lot of attention in this regard. In fact, just today someone asked me on a popular platform about opportunities

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Here is a story of the fire than tipped the balance within an industry.Two stalwarts in the mobile phone industry in March 2000 were equally impacted by the same event - a lightning fire in the

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This is a million dollar question for most companies - start-ups or conglomerates. A lot of time and money is wasted either because the companies do not bother to ask this question in time, or try

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I know that Supply Chain Security is not the top of mind of anyone. Least of all for people who are so busy all day, every day that they barely have time to take a meal

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I need to tell a true story which is about 16 years old. Jon had just left the secure world of a senior role in a multi-billion dollar global corporation to accept the role of the

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