Lean concepts popularized the supply chain and took procurement and operations to a new level of supply chain management understanding. Characterized by the efficient movement of materials with minimal work in process and inventory, these integrated process flows were dependent on aligned supplier/customer incentives. But in 2008 when times became tough and
While escalating conversations on topics such as climate change, carbon legislation, energy independence, and growing consumer eco awareness generate forward eco movement for some it simultaneously creates confusion and skepticism for others. To address these complex issues, it’s going to take all of us demonstrating eco awareness in our
Are we finally seeing true indication of a full market recovery? What impact does capital spending mean to business sustainability?
Beyond the speculation and consumer forecasts, recent reports indicated a significant increase in corporate spending as the eventual turning point.