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Supply chain

Kentucky Fried Chicken Supply Failure, What Went Wrong? – The Phantom CPO Speaks

We have had an unusual guest article submitted from someone (something?) that calls him- or herself “The Phantom CPO!” All they would tell us is […]

More Hot News From Welsh Procurement, KFC and North Korea …

Two interesting procurement stories broke yesterday – we will come back to both on more detail early next week. In the first, the Welsh National […]

Jamie Foster of McLaren – Lessons from a Senior Procurement Career

The keynote at eWorld last week came from Jamie Foster, Group Procurement Director at McLaren Technology Group, and previously Procurement Director for several years at […]

Questions Remain Over Kentucky Fried Chicken Supply Chain Debacle

No doubt the Kentucky Fried Chicken supply debacle will fade from the collective memory quickly, but at the moment there are many questions unanswered. It’ll […]

The Passport Office – A Personal Supply Chain Experience

My UK passport was getting close to expiry (June), and as I may well be needing it in March, April and May, I thought the […]

Bernhard Raschke of Korn Ferry – Talent in the Digital Supply Chain Age (Part 1)

We mentioned the recent report The Supply Chain Digital Disruption - Its impact on executive talent from executive search and leadership experts Korn Ferry here […]

Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea Founder and Supply Chain Pioneer, 1926-2018

Last week, a man who has had more impact on more people than almost anyone else in the world over the past 60 years died, […]

Retail 2018: Technology, Hypercuration and Transparency

This is another of our articles exploring supply chain trends in various sectors for this year. Bamboo Rose is a B2B marketplace that connects retailers, […]

Supply Chain Digital Disruption – What Does It Mean For “Talent”?

Executive search and leadership experts Korn Ferry published a new piece of research recently. It was written by our old friend Bernhard Raschke - procurement […]

Wetherspoons’ Steak Shortage Raises Supply Chain Risk Issues

What seemed at first to be a somewhat humorous news story last week turned into something more serious for many businesses. It first hit the […]

P&G Not Happy With Digital Media – An Opportunity For Procurement?

Another of our favourtie articles of 2017 - and an issue that certainly hasn't gone away! We’ve seen procurement and supply chain issues hitting the […]

The Amazon Effect: Competition for Procurement Talent

We enjoyed an article on the Spend Matters US site from Nick Lazzara and Naseem Malik, of MRA Global Sourcing. They talk about the “Amazon effect”, not […]