Tag Archives: supply chain management

7 strategies to deal with competitor backorders in Canadian Generics

The Generic Pharmaceutical industry is one of the most dynamic industries I’ve ever experienced – at least in Canada. In this industry, something significant happens every year¬†that changes patterns of demand in the market and challenges supply chains. But sometime in 2009, things began changing in a way that’s been building up since and is […]

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Social Media made practical for business

The use of Social Media in the workplace is still not prevalent at the core of operations. It is a simple, well know form of communication and yet its use in the workplace confounds many¬†Executives. I’ve written quite a bit about the difficulties that traditional Enterprises (and most Enterprises are “traditional”) face in deploying the […]

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Company of Yesterday or Company of Tomorrow, Today

Our world has been going through an ever accelerating storm of change to the fundamental underpinnings of society and the economy for the better part of 2 decades and in my humble opinion, it has gone past the tipping point from yesterday to tomorrow. In other words, it is no longer maybe changing into a […]

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How does a network become a network?

A successful Manufacturer buys many plants and goes global. Many plants make many products; a global company distributes its products to many markets. The most tempting form of synergy is to bring the products of many plants to multiple markets; and to eliminate redundancies between plants. This thinking leads to the idea of centers of […]

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