Morgan’s Supply Chain News Blog

[Supply Chain News]: Inventory Models for a Post-Pandemic World

One of COVID-19’s unanticipated supply chain effects has been to reveal the shortcomings of just-in-time inventory models.  Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) reported surging warehouse demand as companies caught without adequate goods near consumption sites in the crisis work to adapt.  “Rapid adjustments

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[Supply Chain News]: Building Better Supply Chain Data (Pt. 3)

 Suddenly, everything has changed in supply chain. In coming issues, we’ll share strategies to adapt, digitize and transform your operations for a COVID-19 world—and the supply chain shifts that come afterwards.  This week, though, we complete our three part series on building better supply chain

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[Supply Chain News]: Separating Ripe Tech Ideas from the Hype

ARC Advisory Group’s Steve Banker has posted his Forbes list of “2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends.” As usual, the article is a good roadmap for its combination of industry outlook and thoughtful opinion.  Banker splits emerging supply chain technology into categories for “hyped,” “promising” and “high ROI

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