Category Archives: Supply Chain

Digital demand and supply: The psychology of self-development for digital careers

Are your job skills keeping pace with today’s rapidly evolving digital culture? Columnist Jim Yu discusses ways to get up to speed and boost your career in the digital world. Jim Yu on October 21, 2016   The digital talent war continues as demand for data-driven marketing professionals soars to new heights. Wired announced the … Continue reading Digital demand and supply: The psychology of self-development for digital careers

The Manufacturer-Distributor Relationship

by Johnny MarxOctober 9, 2016 Manufacturers have two primary channels for getting their products to market and putting them in the hands of customers. The first channel is direct sales, which holds many challenges for manufacturers. Direct sales—selling directly to customers—requires manufacturers to be specialists in every aspect of the marketing and supply chain strategies … Continue reading The Manufacturer-Distributor Relationship

The Manufacturer-Distributor Dynamic: 4 Tips

by Caroline GoanOctober 1, 2016 The maintenance of a good manufacturer-distributor relationship has ramifications across all points of the supply chain. On a company-specific level, effectively nurturing a strong connection with suppliers and customers can equate to competitive pricing, higher availability, and the effective sharing of industry-sensitive information. On a wider basis, time and effort … Continue reading The Manufacturer-Distributor Dynamic: 4 Tips

What is a Supply Chain? How Can It Be Improved?

by Corey CarpinelliSeptember 28, 2016 If you’re involved in any kind of B2B transactions on a regular basis you’ve probably heard the term supply chain. You’re probably also familiar with some of the ideas that underly supply chain management. In an age of increasing automation, integration, and cross-company communication, you should establish an effective strategy … Continue reading What is a Supply Chain? How Can It Be Improved?

Long Term Supplier Relationships for Long Lasting Procurement Success

by Sunil Bagai July 18, 2016 Follow @ZenithtalentJuly 18, 2016 I’m about to head home from an incredibly productive and inspiring week at Contingent Staffing 2016. The conference is vital to the workforce industry because procurement professionals are becoming more influential leaders in organizations of all kinds. Their roles are evolving beyond purchasing. These experts … Continue reading Long Term Supplier Relationships for Long Lasting Procurement Success