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.
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Holiday Disruptions Serve as 2021 Supply Chain Metaphor
Hannah Kain - December 22, 2021
During my childhood, the Danish television channel in December would feature a daily show leading up to Christmas. The over-all theme was the same each year: Preparations were in place in the village/grocery store/castle/wherever the …
It’s [Supply Chain] War out There. The Best Duct Tape and Talent Will Win.
Hannah Kain - October 8, 2021
“How long can I keep asking my staff to work 14 hour days?”, asked my friend who is running a major global supply chain organization. …
Whack-a-Mole Supply Chain is Here – How Big is Your Hammer?
Hannah Kain - August 26, 2021
My prepandemic advice for supply chain planning: Plan for 98% and “wing” the remaining 2%. There is no way you can plan for 100%. Those …
Supply chain disruptions – no immediate relief in sight
Hannah Kain - April 6, 2021
When will the supply chain world return to “normal”? This is by far the number one question in my inbox these days as supply chain …