Should supply chain planning shift from resilience to antifragility?

I think most people would agree that supply chains have experienced significant disruption over the past few years. Most importantly, according to respondents to the Gartner Supply Chain Disruption Management and Impact Survey, the COVID-19 pandemic was the single most disruptive event their supply chain organization has faced in the past two years. The events … Read more

Erin Horvath appointed UNFI’s new Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer

Erin Horvath has been appointed Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer at United Natural Foods, UNFI. In this new corporate role, Horvath will work cross-functionally to build UNFI’s transformation agenda and future capabilities, drive value creation for shareholders and create an enhanced experience for customers and suppliers. She will report to Sandy Douglas, CEO of UNFI. … Read more

The Role of Seaports in Automakers’ Global Supply Chain Networks

Broadly speaking, supply chain design often combines activities and resources. But regardless of how these activities and resources are broken down, their design breaks down into two steps. First, a decision must be made as to what warehousing, distribution, and manufacturing operations are needed at a particular location or node. And second, certain activities within … Read more

Fortna and MHS Global renamed FORTNA

Through SCMR staff · November 1, 2022 The merger of MHS Global, a global provider of material flow automation and systems integration, and Fortna, a warehouse distribution software and solutions provider, has resulted in a single combined entity that will be known as FORTNA. Combining decades of experience designing, developing and delivering omnichannel and parcel … Read more