Advances in Supply Chain Management

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Generating a ROI from ESG

April 11, 2022
Generating a ROI (Return on Investment) is essential for the long-term sustainability of an organization. This 3-part series on Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) in the supply chain would not be complete without addressing ROI. ESG and ROI cannot be separated; they are two sides of the same coin.
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Investing in Supply Chain Agility Now Will Pay Dividends Later, According to New Research

March 30, 2022
Investing in supply chain agility – that is, the ability to quickly adjust tactics and operations to respond to changes, opportunities or threats – can help firms avoid or significantly lessen catastrophic supply chain disruptions.
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Best Practices Implementing ESG in the Supply Chain

February 18, 2022
This article is part 2 of a 3-part series explaining the what, why and how of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), its best practices and the ROI of integrating ESG priorities into supply chain management. 
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The Simple Guide to ESG in the Supply Chain

November 8, 2021
A 3-part series explaining the what, why, and how of ESG as well as best practices and ROI of integrating environmental, social, and governance priorities into supply chain management.
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The Role of Integrated Business Planning in Growth Companies

September 14, 2021
Integrated business planning (IBP) is a process that can deliver efficiency and cost savings to all aspects of a supply chain. While implementing an IBP process may involve structural changes in how business and operations planning is done within an organization, the resulting improvements in supply chain operations are worth the effort.
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GSCI Partners with Cass on Major Indexes

April 3, 2020
GSCI and Cass partner to redesign two major transportation industry indexes.
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Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain Management

March 9, 2020
Staying competitive in supply chain management requires adopting the most advanced technology.
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Supply Chain Innovation in High Performance Organizations

February 4, 2020
Complex supply chains require innovation to manage, so high performance organizations are turning to practices developed by the Global Supply Chain Institute.
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GSCI Faculty Redefines the Future of the Supply Chain

January 6, 2020
Haslam’s faculty are at the forefront of redefining the future of the supply chain. Their vision and expertise draw corporate partners, including Fortune 100 companies such as Amazon, Dell, FedEx Services, Google, Pepsico, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Walmart and more.
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Guide to Supply Chain Optimization

November 11, 2019
An introduction and a guide to supply chain optimization discusses the process of getting a product from Point A to Point B before it eventually ends up in the hands of the end-customer.