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Supply Chain Disruptions Driving Prices Up

The news is full of stories of rising prices propelled by supply chain disruptions. For example, the cost of lumber is creating extreme price increases for building and home upgrades. Supply Chain Dive noted that the cost of pallets could go up by 400% according to United Fresh Produce Association. On this same note, an NBC affiliate [...]

The Resilient Supply Chain: Do You Have Vendors or Partners?

Published in PartProcurer on Jan. 25, 2019 “Do you view your suppliers as vendors or partners?” asks Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD President of LMA Consulting Group. Click here to read more.

2020-11-11T17:36:27+00:00January 25, 2019|Categories: In The News, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , |

The Resilient Supply Chain: Do You Have Vendors or Partners?

Since we did research on "The Squeeze" for a speech on the the squeeze in aerosapce (meaning, how does the supplier in the middle between the Tier 1 suppliers who supply final assembly parts for an airplane and the powerhouse mills survive, or preferably thrive), we have been thinking [...]

The Resilient Supply Chain: Can You Get Trucks?

Are you able to find trucks?  It is quickly becoming the key question that needs to be answered.  Every driver has at least 12 options.  Why will he/she take your load?  Are you attractive to carriers?  That is the key question.  After all, you can carry inventory so you [...]

Is Apple Moving Design In-House?

According to an Industry Week article, Apple is considering designing chips in-house. The Japanese Nikkei said that Apple could replace as much as 50% of the power management chips that go into iPhones with its own design. That could be a dramatic change! Apple has developed its own processors [...]

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