The Refrain is the Same: Can You See Me Now?

The Refrain is the Same: Can You See Me Now?

Every year there are several surveys asking supply chain executives to rank the challenges they face. And, for as long as I can remember, supply chain visibility ranks at or near the top. This year’s reincarnation of the control tower metaphor is being applied to...
Responsibility Lies with Leaders

Responsibility Lies with Leaders

First published in the April 2012 edition of the Lean Management Journal (LMJ) and republished here with permission. When it comes to sustainably and profitably growing an organisation in the face of changing market conditions, Roddy Martin identifies various...
2015 Supplier Collaboration Requirements

2015 Supplier Collaboration Requirements

Business Is Changing – FAST In today’s fast-moving and highly interdependent global marketplace, companies are increasingly reliant on complex networks of trading partners, suppliers and outsource service providers to succeed. How effective they are at...
21st Century Health Care Value Chain Improvement Opportunities

21st Century Health Care Value Chain Improvement Opportunities

Health Value Chain participants (Medical materials and device manufacturers, traditional and biologic drug producers, their distributors and the healthcare systems that use them), struggle with opaque and inefficient value chains. These can stretch across 5 or more...