Supply Chain Best Practices This Week

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Week of March 2, 2020

Industry Updates You Should Know

A Love Supreme
OK, we get that you have a special relationship with your XLS files. But is it maybe time to retire those old spreadsheets?

More Coronavirus Best Practices
An MIT expert on transportation and logistics offers advice on preparing for the coronavirus and similar mega-crises. "Firms can mitigate their impacts by taking supply chain preparedness to a higher level," James B. Rice Jr. writes.

Best Practice at Best Buy
Not all coronavirus news is bad. Best Buy CEO Corie Barry, in fact, sounded downright bullish recently when she talked about the pandemic’s impact on the retailer’s supply chain.

New Best Practice Case Studies

They Help Make it Easy
EasyPost allows retailers and e-tailers to integrate postage and shipping, allowing them to focus on growing their businesses.

A Continuous Journey
"My favorite part about being in supply chain is that every day is a brand-new day," says Adam Skinner, vice president of supply chain for manufacturer ODL."Supply chain is always changing."

Smooth Sailing
Carnival Cruise Line develops a strategic sourcing team and invests in technology to reduce cost and increase efficiency throughout its supply chain.

Videos Worth Viewing

Let's talk about machine learning in the supply chain.

Interview: disruptive technology and labor.

Apple’s problem is supply chain disruption.

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