Peter Smith of Spend Matters UK sent us this clip yesterday:
Boeing's 787 Supply Chain 'A Bridge Too Far,' CEO Tells CNBC -- Boeing Co. may have extended the delayed 787 Dreamliner's supply chain too far and delegated too much engineering to other companies, Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney said in an interview on CNBC. "The 787 was a bridge too far on a horizontal supply chain across too many time zones with too much engineering delegated to others," McNerney said today. "We need to get our feet underneath us as we go forward on that airplane and on subsequent developments."
Adidas does some internal supply chain reflection.
Adidas Teams With Australian Researchers to Improve Supply Chain -- The shoe and apparel company has partnered with the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) to take a close look at its supply chain and develop projects to improve it.
- Sheena Moore