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May 10, 2021

People are often a little cloudy over the difference between procurement and purchasing. Both strategic functions lead to expenditure spend, but the divide between them is not so difficult to delineate. Procurement is generally agreed to be the first…

May 10, 2021

Understanding Supply Chain Analytics Defines Your Position On The Value Chain Anaplan is to planning what Salesforce is to CRM and what Workday is to Human Resources (HR), but planning as a pure-play practice is a multifarious discipline in…

April 19, 2021

A recent Vuealta webinar analyzed the workings of contemporary supply chain intelligence and discussed supply chain strategies in the context of demand, inventory and performance management. The session was officially titled Analytics for Supply Chain: Demand, Inventory and Performance…

April 16, 2021

We all know how challenging business has been in recent times. During a period when Insurance Industry professionals have been working to adapt and deploy new digital transformation technologies into their business models, there has of course been the…

April 16, 2021

As every good schoolchild knows, Alice in Wonderland disappeared down the rabbit hole. For Alice, it was an adventure, but it was a somewhat unpleasant experience filled with the surreal and the almost macabre. A journey down the modern…

February 5, 2021

#2 – Why 2021 is the year you need to start planning for the circular economy…

January 13, 2021

#1 – How a ‘people less’ supply chain will help businesses, and why they need to start planning today….

November 5, 2020

Mitigating the impact of political turmoil will be high on the agenda for many Supply Chain executives right now.  Combining short-term reflexes with strategic decision-making, all informed by the same accurate, trusted data-driven planning and forecasting is crucial. Achieving…

October 8, 2020

After years of offshoring and supply chains becoming increasingly global networks, are we about to see a boom in onshoring? Onshoring has certainly been a discussion point for a number of years, with tentative moves in some quarters. That…

June 3, 2020

5 Ways to Achieve Supply Chain Resilience React, Recover, Realign As Covid-19 and lockdowns swept the globe, unprecedented demand disruption followed, and businesses needed to react.  Long laid and intricate demand and supply plans were torn up, tossed aside…