Supply Chain

Ensuring Product Integrity and Trust in Your Supply Chain

Although manufacturers may not have a legal duty to police their distributors for counterfeit products, they have an economic interest in doing so. But for now, the best protection consumers have against falling victim to counterfeit trade is the ensure, to the best of their ability, that all of their purchases are made through manufacturer-authorized channels.

How Dow Corning Beat Commoditization By Embracing It

In the early 2000s, Dow Corning recognized that silicone was starting to become a commodity and that they needed to rethink their business strategy. The company's new business model was a complete shift from where they had found success in the past, but it was a shift that created a brand new market and customer base for the manufacturer.

Increasing Value Across the Supply Chain

The use of optimization technologies can maximize supply chain value by implementing more sophisticated approaches to standard practices such as inventory and asset management.

Supply Management: The ‘Hidden Lever’ to Improve Business Performance

Innovative supply management methods can significantly reduce the earnings-at-risk even for smaller companies.

Shocks To The Supply Chain

Last summer, when The Boeing Co. announced it would delay the introduction of its 787 Dreamliner, CEO Jim McNerney blamed the problem on the...

Supply Chain Clout

They're longer-but they also have to be faster.

The Art (and Science) of Delivery

WHY MORE CEOs ARE BECOMING SUPPLY-CHAIN EXPERTS.

Heavy Lifting


Overhauling your supply chain can be a Herculean task. Here are some strategies for tackling the challenge.

Mastering the Supply Chain

There's still no silver bullet when it comes to optimizing the connection between partners, customers and suppliers-but it's a must to stay competitive. And it's up to CEOs to make those big investments pay off.

Forging Links

Supply chain management has tightened its hold on the corporation—but respondents to a Chief Executive/Ryder Integrated Logistics poll say some links are still missing.For...
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November 2-3, 2017
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December 7, 2017
New York, NY
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EDITOR'S PICKS

CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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