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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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Rebounds in November Amid Growing Hope For Tax Cuts

CEOs are reporting a renewed sense of confidence in where the business landscape will be a year from now, registering the highest level since April.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his success in and dedication to business, shareholders, customers and employees.

EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.