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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

SCM Portal Conceptual Framework is based on the SCOR Model (TM). In order to let you get the most appropriate information according to your actual role inside Supply Chain Management, to each information has been assigned a specific label to identify its main concentration:

 
 

 



CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Blue Yonder, Coresight Research Finds 65% of Retailers Established or Expanded Domestic Manufacturing Due to COVID-19
Blue Yonder
Blue Yonder

New research from Blue Yonder® and Coresight Research, the Retail Localization & Agility Survey, found that 65% of retailers established or expanded their local and domestic manufacturing sources in order to gain better control of their supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, when it came to perceptions, 68% of retailers felt their consumers valued products made in the U.S. while only 19% of consumers sought out clothing/footwear made in U.S. during the pandemic, suggesting a disconnect between what retailers believe their customers want, and what actually drives a consumer’s purchase decision.  

Conducted in January 2021, the survey analyzed responses from nearly 300 senior executives in manufacturing, retail and apparel and more than 400 U.S.-based consumers, 18-years and older.>>

Understanding risk in pharmaceutical supply chains
Risk in pharmaceuticals is often associated with drug shortages: events that prevent patients getting the right medicines at the right time. In traditional supply chains, supply risk is typically managed through increased inventory. However, excessive inventory is unsustainable, and may conceal the variety of factor  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Koordinator Operations- & Site Logistics (m/w/d)
     
     Zug - Rotkreuz  -  PERM  -  Roche
Addetto/a Ufficio Spedizioni - Lugano
     
     Lugano  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Buyer - Lugano
     
     Lugano  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Category management and strategic specialist - 1 year contract
     
     Geneva  -  TEMP  -  Page Personnel
Senior Supply Chain Engineer
     
     Zug - Rotkreuz  -  PERM  -  Roche
Procurement Specialist - Services

     
     United Kingdom  -  Home Counties  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Senior Buyer - Indirects - Flexible Working

     
     United Kingdom  -  Home / Flexible Working  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Demand Planner - Nath

     
     United Kingdom  -  Stevenage  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply and Inventory Specialist

     
     United Kingdom  -  West London  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel

Warehouse Co-ordinator

     
     United Kingdom  -  Furness Vale  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Senior Buyer

     
     United Kingdom  -  Essex  -  PERM  -  Procurement People

Head Of Customs & Logistics - Leading FMCG Manufacturing & Distribution Business

     
     United Kingdom  -  March  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Policy and Process Specialist

     
     United Kingdom  -  South East  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Procurement Manager - Public Sector

     
     United Kingdom  -  Oxfordshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Night Operations Manager

     
     United Kingdom  -  South Yorkshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

 

Supply chain E-learning



Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy



News & Trends
 

Last update 7 Feb 2021
Global manufacturing upturn slows at start of 2021 as supply chain pressures continue to build
   Source: J.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit



Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...

Will Logistics 4.0 Reduce Your Supply Chain Risk?

In much of the world, we’re stuck in the grey doldrums of late winter—but let’s think back to the recent holiday season for a minute. Specifically, let’s imagine that you’re trying to sen...


Education
 
 4 
Mar
2021
Six Sigma Black Belt Programme- Certifications ASQ
    
15
Mar
2021
Six Sigma Green Belt - ASQ Certification
     Lausanne
18
Mar
2021
Master Black Belt in Lean CBBL 2nd Level
     Basel
22
Mar
2021
Six Sigma Green Belt - ASQ Certification
     Basel
23
Mar
2021
Master Black Belt in Lean CBBL 2nd Level - Live Webinar
    

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

Five Essential Elements that Transform Transportation Management

Superior transportation management planning is characterized by optimized planning, proactive carrier management, improved visibility, and comprehensive control over operations and freight accounting. This white paper ex...


International Agenda