CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly
Strategy
April 03, 2020

Healthcare supply chain preps to avoid drug shortages

Survey points to potential shortages of antivirals, others used to treat Covid-19; recommends 'dynamic allocation' approach to ensure front-line workers and those with chronic conditions remain supplied.

Report: 5 actions to take in a disruptive economy

Consulting group outlines five steps companies can take now to improve business in disruptive times.

Supply chain companies to launch healthcare industry exchange

Digital clearinghouse will match available inventory to hospitals' needs, addressing shortages, increased demand for medical supplies.

Commentary: How to respond to panic buying—a supply chain perspective

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, consumers have taken to stockpiling staples and health supplies. Beyond Amazon hiring 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers, what steps should retail supply chains take to alleviate shortages and get product back on shelves?

Businesses gear up for supply chain challenges

Companies should ready for a six-month disruption to global supply chains and prepare for changes in sourcing strategies moving forward as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, supply chain experts warn.

Commentary: Coronavirus-related cancellations and closures—How they could affect the supply chain

Wide-area mandatory closures of schools and workplaces in response to coronavirus concerns could have a negative effect on supply chain resiliency.

Report: Hackers target logistics

Attacks on smart supply chains and ocean transport are among the top cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020, industry firm says.

Covid-19: How can your supply chain respond?

Chairman of supply chain risk data and analytics company Resilience360 outlines steps to responding to coronavirus outbreak at retail supply chain conference.

Seven steps to counter catastrophe

Is it possible to prepare a supply chain for a once-in-a-lifetime catastrophic event? A new framework could help engage supply chain professionals in the process of identifying where there are vulnerabilities and how they could respond.

Supply chain design with the marketplace in mind

This excerpt, taken from the new book Transforming Supply Chains: Realign your business to better serve customers in a disruptive world, provides two frameworks for designing your supply chains so that they are aligned with the markets that they serve.

Demand for industrial space remains strong

Market need for new industrial construction eases concerns of oversupply, CBRE report shows.

Making an impact

This past year's CSCMP Emerging Leader Award recipients have added immense value to the supply chain field in a relatively short amount of time.

On top of the (business) world

Women supply chain professionals are increasingly making their way into the highest levels of corporate management. Why are more doors opening for them now?

Security, digital capabilities are ripe for disruption

Study highlights the changing nature of supply chain disruption and companies' need to broaden their perspective on business risks.

Containers back up on Chinese docks as coronavirus triggers closures

Ripple effects now seen in U.S. supply chain as agriculture trade group asks ocean carriers to skip penalty fees for delays.

Commentary: Six best practices for new product introduction

The new product introduction process has not changed very much over the years. Here are six ways to make it more strategic, collaborative, and digital.

Procurement to focus on analytics in 2020

Better analytics will help procurement departments become more cost efficient, deliver value in new ways, study finds.

Industry optimism improves as trade tensions ease

USMCA approval in Washington lessens uncertainty over trade, boosts outlook for industrial investment and export growth.

Report: Changing technology landscape puts policy center stage

AI regulations, tech protectionism, and supply chain security top list of global tech policy issues to watch in 2020, researcher says.

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Healthcare supply chain preps to avoid drug shortages
Survey points to potential shortages of antivirals, others used to treat Covid-19; recommends 'dynamic allocation' approach to ensure front-line workers and those with chronic conditions remain supplied.

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3M continues to ramp up production and speed supply of N95 respirators
Manufacturer expects to be producing 50 million per month in the U.S. by June; steps up efforts to combat counterfeiting, price gouging during pandemic.

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Report: PPE market set for exponential growth
Global sales of masks and respirators soars; projected to reach between $8 billion and $10.7 billion, depending on spread of Covid-19 virus.

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Report: Real-time supply chain visibility is key focus of 'retail winners'
Industry research shows that the most successful retailers are determined to "see" the supply chain in motion, and identifies forecasting as a key opportunity for all.

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Report: 5 actions to take in a disruptive economy
Consulting group outlines five steps companies can take now to improve business in disruptive times.

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Commentary: Getting B2B digital sales right in the wake of COVID-19
Social distancing measures are making it even more important for companies to have a digitally enabled sales and supply chain operations.

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Supply chain companies to launch healthcare industry exchange
Digital clearinghouse will match available inventory to hospitals' needs, addressing shortages, increased demand for medical supplies.

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Port of New York and New Jersey expects another strong week amid Covid-19 pandemic
Workers delivered 53,000 containers to customers last week, as ports work to keep supply lines running.

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Industry groups urge Americans to "thank a trucker"
#thankatrucker campaign urges businesses, consumers to recognize the work truck drivers are doing to keep trade flowing across the United States.

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Demand for inventory, e-commerce fuels long-term outlook for logistics real estate
COVID-19 and economic recession top the list of five themes shaping the logistics real estate market, report shows.

CSCMP Notebook
CSCMP to grant free conference registration, membership to three veterans
Applicants will have served in supply chain or logistics field in military and be looking for a job.

CSCMP and Trimble Transportation host video contest for young supply chain professionals
Winner will receive complimentary registration to CSCMP EDGE Conference.

How innovative is your supply chain?
The submission deadline for CSCMP's Supply Chain Innovation Award is March 15, 2020.

CSCMP and NASSTRAC offer new on-site training programs
Sessions will focus on supply chain fundamentals, leadership, strategy, and risk management.

Do you know a rising young supply chain leader?
The nominations period for CSCMP's Emerging Leader Award closes February 14, 2020.

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