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.

The Expanding and Changing Requirements for Supply Chain Talent

Hannah Kain - July 30, 2018

A recent supply chain article dropped an alarming statistic. “A 2017 DHL survey notes that the talent shortage (with supply chain jobs outpacing supply by at least …

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Are You Ready When the Sales Team Delivers? How to Scale Your Supply Chain Efficiently

Jeremy Murchland - May 3, 2018

So, you’ve done it! Your sales team, after months or maybe years of presentations, proposal revisions and contract negotiations has landed a deal with one …

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The eCommerce Returns Problem: Focus on Quality First

Jeremy Murchland - March 21, 2018

A recent article in Forbes Magazine, “The Ticking Time Bomb of E-commerce Returns” did a great job of summarizing the issue of different cost of returns. It …

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Low Tech Supply Chain Will Sink High Tech Products

Jeremy Murchland - February 26, 2018

Congratulations! Your company has developed the latest and greatest, high tech, “life-changing” home automation device. But without an effective and efficient supply chain, your hope …

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Don’t Let Your Supply Chain Be an Afterthought

Jeremy Murchland - January 24, 2018

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas came to a close just about two weeks ago. Unless you ONLY go to CES to …

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