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Supply Chain Workers: America’s Unsung Heroes of COVID-19

Never before has supply chain been at the forefront of the world’s minds than it is in this COVID-19 crisis today. Supply chain workers across the globe are still showing up every day in factories, warehouses, tractor-trailers, retail stores, and ports. Having spent the better part of my 25-year career designing and implement supply chain […]

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Assessing Your Supply Chain Business Continuity Plan

COVID-19 is disrupting global supply chains, from much needed medical supplies to raw material imports and consumer goods. As such, organizations of all kinds are spurred to take advantage of this unprecedented time and determine how they can ensure their supply chain is able to withstand future disruption. What are your supply chain challenges during […]

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COVID-19 and Supply Chain: The New Route to Transform

Stores are left with empty shelves and a bunch of questions. How will they get a new product? How will they keep employees safe? How will this affect the supply chain and distribution? As the economy sees a major jump in consumer purchases, it raises the question of supply and demand. It’s common for companies […]

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Digital Lifelines, the Weakest Link and True Personalization—Debrief of Digital and COVID-19 (Wk 1)

Tremendous change continues to happen daily as COVID-19 forces all of us into a new reality. As people practice social distancing and are forced to work from home and stores along with other gathering places close, digital channels become a critical connection to the outside world for us as social creatures. Trends are already emerging […]

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3 Ways Retailers Can Remain Agile During Supply Chain Disruption

In the midst of COVID-19, we as individuals are faced with personal challenges, including keeping ourselves and our families safe. For businesses, and especially retailers, the challenges continue as you look to support the struggling economy and maintain sales while in-store traffic is significantly reduced. To remain agile during this time – and during any […]

Meet Perficient Subject Matter Experts at Modern Business Experience

For business leaders wanting to prepare their companies for the future, look no further than Modern Business Experience next month. From visionary keynotes, conference sessions, and theater sessions, to demos and networking receptions with an estimated 8,000 colleagues there’s something for everyone! Perficient is proud to be a silver sponsor of Modern Business Experience, which […]

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2 Strategies for Digital Transformation Success in Supply Chain

Supply chain is a massive industry that’s constantly evolving. The majority of our clients that buy, sell, or move products are affected by these changes. Digital transformation benefits supply chain by improving efficiencies and increasing visibility of processes. Consumer expectations and legislation (to some extent) are pushing requirements onto companies, which creates a significant need […]

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IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite: A Win for Global Supply Chains

IBM recently announced its IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite. While the announcement encompasses its supply chain offerings, supply chain business, and supply chain brand, the underlying theme embraces the vision of the future – one based on an open, integrated supply chain platform. Reading into the announcement, IBM is further establishing the fundamental definition of […]

Identifying Sustainability Opportunities in a Supply Chain Part 3

My last post outlines the opportunities companies can take to implement sustainability protocols. This final blog in the series continues to identify sustainability measures companies can take. When building a roadmap for the supply chain organization, leadership can look at sustainability in two ways: by considering the impact of each operational component in the supply […]

Identifying Sustainability Opportunities in a Supply Chain Part 2

Previously, I outlined the opportunities companies can take to implement sustainability protocols. This submission continues to identify sustainability measures companies can take. When building a roadmap for the supply chain organization, leadership can look at sustainability in two ways: by considering the impact of each operational component in the supply chain separately, or holistically viewing […]

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Identifying Sustainability Opportunities in a Supply Chain Part 1

Previously, I highlighted the benefits of sustainability in a business’ supply chain. This installment outlines the opportunities companies can take to implement sustainability protocols. When building a roadmap for the supply chain organization, leadership can look at sustainability in two ways: by considering the impact of each operational component in the supply chain separately, or […]

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Sustainability Initiatives in Action: Enhance the Supply Chain

In my last post, I analyzed the benefits of building a case for sustainability. In this post, I highlight the benefits of sustainability in a business. Leftover paint is an issue almost all people have dealt with at one time or another. The EPA estimates that every homeowner in the US has 3-4 gallons of […]

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