Shanghai Expo – Green Supply Chains

Green Supply

Shanghai Expo – Green Supply Chains While showcasing the trade, industrial and transportation capabilities of the nations of the world, Shanghai Expo has scored another hit. Millions of visitors from around the world have flocked to this great city to visit the miracle of modern commerce. What they find encouraging is the emphasis on green […]

My Experience With Freight Cost Reduction Using Supply Chain Software

Freight Cost Reduction

Freight Cost Reduction Using Supply Chain One of the reasons I invest so much time and resources of our company in keeping current with the information technology is that good supply chain depends almost entirely on good information. And, your information is only as good as the technology deployed to collect, collate, store, parse and […]

Industrial Age Tools vs Information Age Weapons


Information of Supply Chain This is the part 2 of my earlier post What I Learnt Fighting Pirates (Not in the Caribbean)! (that post was getting too long, so I had to break it into two parts). about Industrial Age Tools vs Information Age Weapons. I asked bosun to send a repelling party to cut the […]

Open Secrets from Ancient Network

Ancient Network

Extract from the book “The 5-Star Business Network”, written by Vivek Sood Secrets From Ancient Networks – Unchain Your Corporation “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” Alphonse KARR, Les Guêpes 1849 Before we embark on the journey of exploration into the current realms of business networks, let us take a journey into the past. […]

Why Business Networks Are Important?

Business Networks

Business Network systems – Why are they important ? “Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” -Jane Howard Business Networks are important to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organization. It is imperative to […]

Supply Chain Blockade – Ikea Case Study

Supply Chain Blockade

Learn About Supply Chain Blockage – Ikea’s Case Study Imagine if you were a small sized furniture seller, and suddenly your suppliers refused to supply furniture to you because they allege that you are selling at too low a price. And, when you went to another manufacturer, they refused too. In fact, it turns out […]

Why Every Start-up Always Has a Supply Chain Problem?

Supply Chain

Why are there Supply chain problems in every Startup? There is a common assumption that every company’s supply chain should be similar, if not the same then Why are there supply chain problems in every startup. Even learned professors at august institutions write highly prescriptive articles in highly regarded magazines such as Harvard Business Review […]