I just finished another chapter of my dissertation. Now, there are only two chapters left comprising the major parts of the work… so those can take some time to finish. But I am really looking forward to starting with this next part of the work.
Together with Volkswagen AG, other German companies and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics a collaboration was formed to improve the transparency and pro-activeness within the supply chain. ( Supply and Demand Chain)
This week apple released its “Supplier Responsibility Report” for 2012. Not only does it contain details about the many breaches of their supplier agreements, but also a 99%-complete listing of their suppliers. ( atrisk)
Richard Howells talks about his ten supply chain predictions in 2010. I don’t really like those prediction lists, but he has some interesting links to other articles supporting his points. ( Forbes)
Supply Chain Digest looks back into 2011 and tries to answer the question if supply chain management changed or will change due to the many disasters last year. ( SCDigest)