How Far Would You Go To Make Your Supply Chain More Secure?
Let's start with a story illustrating how supply chain security irrevocably altered the fortunes of a company that was global[...]
How To Choose The Best Consultants For Your Project
I came across a startling statistics which prompted a new line of thinking that I wanted to share - hence[...]
What is the Most Effective Strategy to Massively Slash Shipping Freight Costs?
Freight costs reduction is almost always the last frontier in the cost reduction landscape. At the board level, most companies[...]
Unique Supply Chain Challenges of Oil & Gas Industry
One of the common problems cited by the boards and senior management is that the consultants they hire do not[...]
Amazon spent $28B in freight costs last year. How well are they using their advantage?
Someone asked me this question on a popular social platform. The subtext was this:What kind of discount do you think[...]
Opportunities for Start-ups in Supply Chain Security
People often wonder where the best opportunities for start-ups are. Supply Chain Security space is getting a lot of attention[...]
What We Can Learn About Supply Chain Security From One of the Shrewdest Pivots In Business History
Here is a story of the fire than tipped the balance within an industry.Two stalwarts in the mobile phone industry[...]
Never Hire Management Consultants In These Situations
I need to tell a true story which is about 16 years old. Jon had just left the secure world[...]
How To Get The Most Out of Your Management Consultants While Spending The Least On Them?
The Quality of Your Management Consultants Will Decide The Heights You Eventually Climb ToYes, everybody - from Steve Jobs (when[...]
How To Get The Biggest Bang For Your Technology Buck
There were only 24 hours left. Tomorrow the board would pull the plug on the project which had continued for well[...]
Information age thinking needs information rich leadership
Boards always ask the hardest questions. That is why these gentlemen (and ladies) get to be on the boards. They[...]
What Supply Chain Managers Can Do About Safety Recalls?
If you are in Australia, it is more than likely that you already know this saga. If you are not[...]