“Experienced project managers and clients, expect that major potential thunderbolts will be fleshed out well beforehand and contingency plans are made.”
Specific to the supply chain, business leaders have a myriad of choices from which to select some outside expertise.
The calendar has flipped from 2020 to 2021. Many people are bidding 2020 a hearty ‘raspberry’ farewell and are assuming 2021 has GOT to be better. Perhaps. But two things come to mind. One is that just because the number has… Read More
Is there any supply chain in the world as large and complex as the one headed up by Santa Claus? In the midst of the holidays (perhaps a bit tempered this pandemic year), many of us eagerly await the arrival… Read More
A couple weeks ago I wrote about having a shiny new Transportation Management System in place. The vendor and your IT teams have moved on to the next project, and you may be left wondering what to do next. I… Read More
ERP implementations are notoriously difficult to tackle. The list of failed projects is long and makes for entertaining, if lurid, reading: The Biggest ERP Failures of All Time, Eric Kimberling and ERP disaster zone: The mostly costly failures of the… Read More
A couple of weeks ago, I visited with a large global CPG company to discuss (what else!) their challenges and opportunities with their TMS. This group had just finished up a multi-year “mega project” to re-platform their old system and… Read More