Global Supply Chain Crisis Subsides

Global Supply Chain Crisis Subsides

Things are looking up in regard to the global supply chain crisis. As the world slowly recovers from the lingering Covid-19 pandemic there are signs that the global supply chain is getting back to normal. Despite some continued production disruption, supplies and...
Will Our Supply Crisis Continue in 2023?

Will Our Supply Crisis Continue in 2023?

From war to weather, supply chains have been tested in the last year. According to a Bloomberg Law Analysis of 2023’s Top Supply Chain Disruptors, “inflation, rising interest rates, and the strong US dollar will play a leading role in supply-chain dynamics for the...
Three Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Three Supply Chain Trends to Watch

As we close in on 2023, this is the prime time to be paying attention to trends while you prepare for your end-of-the-year strategic planning process. Here are three supply chain management trends to keep an eye on in the coming months according to Forbes:   ...
Fighting Inflation

Fighting Inflation

The inflation rate has seen the fastest pace of increase in over 40 years. According to a Wall Street Journal article by Nick Timiraos, Federal Reserve of­fi­cials are likely to de­bate next week how much to raise rates in Feb­ruary, with views shaped by how they see...
Congestion Can Also Cause the Bullwhip Effect

Congestion Can Also Cause the Bullwhip Effect

In our previous blog, we shared a brief explanation of the bullwhip effect and how it can negatively affect inventory management. But this whipsaw reaction can also be caused by congestion. Dr. Willy Shih, the Robert and Jane Cizik professor of management practice at...