Supply & Demand Chain Executive
For over 10 years Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) has been the only magazine in the Supply Chain industry covering the entire global supply chain that focuses on ROI, professional development and change management, all in a solutions-based format. As a C-level and line-of-business executive, you can depend on our mission-critical editorial to solve your supply chain challenges. Supply & Demand Chain Executive is THE user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation. We help you gain competitive advantage in this complex world through hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies.
Supply chain stocks get good marks for high hopes but fall drastically short when it comes to performance.
One infrastructure service for the Internet enables a tight-knit, intimate web of partnerships that can be tailored to meet specific needs.
UPS has emerged as a rare example of a traditional company that suddenly morphs into a solid brick-and-click with a business model that works. So what's their secret?
Think of your company's supply chain as a boat navigating the swift, unpredictable waters of the Internet-enabled economy. Buying organizations that look to ride it downriver toward increased efficiency and higher profits will need to ensure their...
Unless you're able to assess your organization's spend before you take the e-procurement plunge, you're liable to end up with a system that's overpriced, overtasked and overrated. Matching the available tools with your needs is the way to plot success.
When it comes to evaluating Net markets, there's a lot of hyperbolic dross among the utilitarian silver. Almost every day there's "groundbreaking" news about some alliance being formed or mutating overnight with a new "value proposition." It is crucial to...
Most of the "buzz" initiatives (like the outsourcing of five years ago) are accompanied by the pervasive perception that all we have to do is wish for it, bring in the right consultant for e-business to happen and savings will follow.
One company's quest to manage inventory more effectively led it to e-procurement and supply chain enablement. The resulting data flows mean longer term demand forecast projections and lower levels of inventory to maintain.
Yet another industry to go B2B is the agricultural marketplace. On some fronts the agricultural exchanges have plenty in common with the rest of the B2B world.
The two leading online office supplies purveyors, Office Depot and Staples, agreed to strut their stuff for iSource in a head-to-head comparison of their online stores. We approached the test as if we were a 200-person company that needed to strategically...
Q: "Are ASP providers compliant with licensing terms; and what happens to your business if they're not?" A: It's Simple: Find Out
To reach the point of "hands-free" procurement, companies must manage purchasing processes by exception. How? By implementing processes designed to take advantage of the Internet, managing those processes by exception, and continuously analyzing and...