Supply Chain Management

In commerce, supply chain management, the management of the flow of goods and services, involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods as well as end-to-end order fulfillment from point of origin to point of consumption.

[Webinar Recording] Escaping the Dragon: Diversifying Supply Chains Out of China

Escaping the Dragon - Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China

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Euan Pallister: “Welcome and good day everybody.

We’re excited to have you here for this exclusive event with Michael Wallace on “Escaping the Dragon: Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China”. We’ve got attendees from all around the world tuning in today. So a very warm welcome to you all, whatever the time of the day or night it might be, wherever you are.

My name is Euan Pallister and I’ll be your host for this event. Joining us live from Kansas USA is Michael Wallace, the renowned global executive business coach, … Read More »

Escaping the Dragon: Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China

Escaping the Dragon - Diversifying Your Supply Chain Out of China
If you’re an importer looking to reduce your dependence on China as a manufacturing source, you’ve probably already realised that finding alternatives is a lot easier said than done.

From finding competitive manufacturers with the needed expertise and equipment in other countries to dealing with recalcitrant legacy suppliers who don’t want to see your business go – it’s a minefield that even the biggest manufacturers in the world are baulking at.

Luckily, help is at hand. We’ve got a renowned expert in the field of global supply chains to share his expertise and give you the inside edge that will … Read More »

3 Ways You Can Innovate The Supply Chain For Your Business

3 Ways To Innovate Your Supply Chain
This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Eight Ways to InnovateIn the next post in our series – 8 Ways to Innovate Your Business – let’s look at how to innovate your supply chain and your outsourcing techniques.

This post is geared toward those that rely on other companies and manufacturers to provide end-products to their customers. It includes industrial and manufacturing companies but also knowledge sectors such as the public service which relies on relationships with other enterprises and contractors.

Even if you’re a small business that operates out of your garage, you may not realize … Read More »

The 8 Ways You Can Innovate In Your Business Today

How to Make the 8-ball on a Break - Business and Innovation Strategy from the Billiard Room
Different ways to innovate their organisations is something which business leaders talk about a lot but don’t always do much about in practice.

Except for the odd brainstorming meeting, now and again. Even when this happens, the brainstorming may be focused on an issue that needs solving. The input may not be that creative or innovative in real terms.

One of the ways to create more interest and time to be more innovative is thinking about what areas a company may want to apply more innovative thinking. In broad terms this gives a focus to the discussions and helps to … Read More »

The Ever-Growing Importance of Systematised Procurement Management In Your Business

Importance of Procurement Management
There are many companies belonging to various industries that practice smart and intellectual procurement ways as they have become imperative in order to make sure of the efficient operations and an optimal bottom line.

It can be said merely that procurement usually deals with the activities and methods that are involved in gaining the goods and services that are needed from any external parties or corporations.

These goods and services may include many things that can range from the office supplies, furniture, and facilities all the way up to the heavy equipment, test, training, and as well as consulting services.… Read More »

Don’t You Realise The Massive Risk You’re Running In Your Supply Chain With the US-China Trade War? It’s Huge.

US vs China Trade Wars - The Risks are Rising for UK importers
The trade war between the US and China has dragged on for more than a year, and it’s starting to turn into a brewing currency war, analysts are saying.

It’s always been serious.  Now it’s starting to get scary.

The unpredictable escalation in President Donald Trump’s trade war with China threatens to involve other countries and raises the risk of a global recession.

With neither President Trump nor Chinese President Xi Jinping willing to back down, US-China trade tensions could swiftly erupt into a full-blown trade war.  China’s own Ministry of Commerce warned that the dispute may even lead to … Read More »