For organizations that deal with the global supply chain, making an adjustment at this time of year is nothing new. The Lunar New Year is the most important holiday in China, and it typically falls between the end of January and the end of February. Companies know the holiday is coming and the impact it will have, and they know what to do to adjust. This year’s Lunar New Year, though, which was beginning to look like an opportunity for the supply chain to right itself, might end up causing even more problems.More
How Businesses Can Manage their Supply Chains During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In the best of times, a disruption to the supply chain can cost an organization valuable time and money. In the current climate, the repercussions are not only clear to the organization, but also to people who may have never heard the term “supply chain” before. The sight of empty shelves where common items like toilet paper are usually stocked, or news video showing a shortage of medical supplies makes everyone aware of what is and what is not available because of the COVID-19 pandemic.More
How Sharing Data within the Supply Chain Benefits Everyone, and the Planet!
Now that we have fully come of age in the era of Big Data and connectivity, with Cloud-based applications mushrooming into the web, there’s no excuse for organisations at both ends of the Supply Chain to shy away from co-operation and collaboration when it comes to sharing data.More