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Broken chains and brand corrosion: How the gig economy is undermining major brand images

April 8, 2020

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During the COVID-19 crisis pop-up distributors are everywhere, but what risk do they pose to product manufacturer brands? In this article we examine the risks and responsibilities associated with the sale of products through the circular supply chain.

COVID Truths or Myths: Are CIPS & APICS Building the post-COVID SC prototype and the importance of managing your circular supply chain

April 7, 2020

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Every Monday morning, I invite you to share your opinion regarding some of the more interesting and thought-provoking stories from the past week on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting procurement and global supply chains. This Week: Are CIPS & APICS Building the post-COVID SC prototype and the importance of managing your circular supply chain

Covid Truths or Myths: The longer the chain, the weaker its links?

March 30, 2020

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Every Monday morning, I invite you to share your opinion regarding some of the more interesting and thought-provoking stories from the past week on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting procurement and global supply chains. This Week: Defence Production Act, protectionism, remote working, supplier decline.

Collaborative Force: How Digital Technology Can Better Facilitate Supplier Identification & Engagement (WEBINAR)

March 25, 2020

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With shutdowns today and predictions of upstream suppliers no longer in business once we are past the crisis, what do companies do to maintain and rebuild their supply chains - including identifying new sources of supply?

Can you do your job as efficiently from home as you could in a “traditional” office environment?

March 17, 2020

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Before the #covid19outbreak HBR reported that 30% of organizations had in place a work-from-home initiative or program. With the current efforts to flatten the curve regarding the virus infection rate in which the number of employees working from home has increased exponentially what will happen after this crisis has passed? By how much will that 30% grow?

Supply chain comorbidity: Are we doing enough to manage the COVID-19 aftershocks?

March 14, 2020

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What do we need to do to ensure the continuous and reliable supply of needed medicines? As procurement professionals, WE have to provide the answers - do we have them?

Making The Case: Logitech Repatriates Procurement

February 28, 2020

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This "Making The Case" document provides that insight on the relationship between Logitech and Market Dojo.