Wednesday, October 7th 2020
This week in
What are the opportunities for Supply Chain during and after the pandemic crisis?
This week’s must read
Manufacturing, Financial services, … every industry has been scrambling to minimize the impact of the Covid-19 on the bottom line. The pandemic served as a trigger to identify and eliminate risks in their global supply chains. Do you think that incorporating AI-powered solutions into your supply chain risk management strategy will allow you to identify problems before they threaten the business?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Jennifer Bisceglie for GlobalTrade about the impact of covid on supply chain.
COVID-19 is a different form of supply chain disruption unknown until now. What should companies do to protect themselves from future disruptions? Flexibility should allow to move quickly, that will help to minimize impact on the bottom line.
The Covid-19 pandemic, trade restrictions, & shortages of pharmaceuticals have unveiled many weaknesses and triggered a rise in economic nationalism. The challenge for managers will be to make their supply chains more resilient to increase their domestic production.
This article is a full set of McKinsey ‘s latest perspectives on COVID-19, how organizations can prepare for the next normal and why executives are more hopeful about the economy than they have been at any time so far during the COVID-19 crisis.
This week’s Consulting News
| Hope Moses Ashike@Business Day
| Jeremy Grant for Financial Timer
This week’s media
John Scannapieco, chair of the Global Business Team at the law firm of Baker Donelson, explains how the U.S.-China trade war, the coronavirus pandemic and global recession are causing companies to rethink the structure of their supply chains.
Consulting sourcing tips
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Deciding who should be in the room when making big decisions is one of the most important aspects of any decision-making process. Obviously, those directly affected by the decision should be involved, but there are other key players whose voices need to be heard as well.
Type Consulting Procurement in your browser and look at the results. What do you find? A list of consulting companies that offer their services to help improve your company’s purchasing and/or sourcing capabilities. But is it the same thing as Consulting Procurement?
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Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.