Each month, ALOM supply chain subject matter experts take a look at events, trends and technology shaping the industry and offer thought-provoking opinion and well-considered insight to help bring clarity and greater awareness of key issues.

Building a Values-Driven Supply Chain Company

Hannah Kain - August 23, 2023

Can I create a supply chain company that does right by everyone? Customers, of course, but also employees, suppliers and communities. Can I include the …

The Danger of Yesterday’s Logic

Hannah Kain - May 9, 2023

I am daily reminded of the management saying that is attributed to Peter Drucker: “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence. …

May The Force Be With Your Supply Chain in 2023

Hannah Kain - January 9, 2023

“I felt a great disturbance in the force.” I am reminded of this famous Obie Wan Kenobi Star Wars movie quote when pondering the future …

Staff Retention Critical to Avoid a Supply Chain Train Wreck

Hannah Kain - December 19, 2022

After having gone to the same nail salon for the last 8 years and receiving very good service, I had a series of bad experiences …

What Gets Measured Gets Done – Supply Chain Impact on Climate Change

Hannah Kain - October 26, 2022

The Mississippi River is drying out. With the 60% of grain exports and 54% of soybean exports, as well as 1/3 of coal exports being …

Near Term Strategies to Balance Supply Chain Risk

Hannah Kain - July 28, 2022

Supply chains are causing so much disruption that only the brave among us dare confess to being a supply chain professional in social connections, lest …