In a world of increasing supply chain complexity, the "one size fits all" approach no longer works. Smart companies are segmenting their supply chains to match customers' needs —a practice that reduces costs and drives up service levels.
Piracy continues to threaten some of the world's most important shipping lanes. Two defense logistics experts explain the current situation and look at how some governments and private industry are thwarting attacks.
Ten years from now, will your supply chain be smarter than you are? That question might sound strange now, but it could make perfect sense in another decade or so, if a report issued by IBM earlier this year proves to be on the mark.