Welcome to SCM Portal

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:

 
 

 



Logility




Logility

Research: Consumer product companies and retailers plan to overhaul their supply chain strategies to better adapt to future disruptions
Capgemini
Capgemini

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute examining the impact of the past year’s disruption on consumer products and retail (CP&R) supply chains, has found that 66% of organizations say their strategy will change significantly in the next 3 years, as they adapt to the pandemic and embed resiliency into their operations. Just 23% of consumer product organizations and 28% of retailers believe that their supply chain is agile enough to support the organization’s evolving business needs.

COVID-19 was a wakeup call for CP&R companies: 85% of consumer products organizations and 88% of retailers say they faced disruption, while 63% of consumer products organizations and 71% of retailers say it took at least three months for their supply chains to recover from the disruptions. As a result, organizations are realigning their strategies to ...  >>

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
 
Senior Inventory Analyst
     
     Hopkinton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Transportation and Logistics Manager, Philips Healthcare, (Lockbourne, OH.)
     
     Lockbourne, Ohio  -  PERM  -  Philips
Electrical Engineer - Procurement
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Contract Manufacturing Technician (multiple positions in Upstream, Downstream & Production Services)
     
     California - Oceanside  -  PERM  -  Roche
Senior Analyst of Planning - Manufacturing
     
     Texas  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
IT Procurement and Vendor Manager - HW/SW/Telecoms/Consulting - Deerfield
     
     Deerfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Purchasing Manager
     
     Grand Rapids  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Procurement Manager Bay Area, CA
     
     Bay Area, CA  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Procurement Director Bay Area, CA
     
     Bay Area, CA  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Sourcing Manager North Carolina
     
     North Carolina  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Senior Buyer San Francisco, CA
     
     San Francisco, CA  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Sourcing Manager Travel FL or TX
     
     FL or TX  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Supply Chain Manager Chicago, IL
     
     Chicago, IL  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Senior Sourcing Manager FL or TX
     
     FL or TX  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Sourcing Manager Fl or Tx
     
     Fl or Tx  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
 

Supply chain E-learning



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



News & Trends
 

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Marked improvement in operating conditions amid strong demand conditions
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...

How a Unified Logistics Approach Drives the Customer-Centric Supply Chain

No matter the hurdles of 2020, Logistics was up for the challenge. It kept production running and critical supplies flowing while adjusting to the shocks in demand and supply patterns and delivering essential goods.&n...


Education
 

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...

Order Placement And Distribution: Their Impact On Satisfaction And Word Of Mouth

One of the key dyadic relationships across supply chain is between logistics service provider and the manufacturer. Over time the concept of logistics service provider developed toward service offering of greater complex...


International Agenda