Women in Supply Chain

2/24/2014 — With its beginnings firmly rooted in trucking and manufacturing, supply chain has traditionally been viewed as inhospitable to women. But change is on the horizon as more women enter the field and as progressive companies recognize the advantageous skillsets that women bring to the table.


Big Data & Analytics Top Executive Agendas

7/22/2014 - A new report from IDC Manufacturing Insights concludes that big data and analytics will remain one of the top investment priorities for manufacturing organizations of all sizes for the foreseeable future. In fact, nearly 51 percent of respondents expect to generate new revenue streams from big data and analytics projects.

General Mills Invests $15M in China

7/15/2014 - The focus is on developing high-quality products for Chinese consumers including snacks, convenient meals, yogurt and super-premium ice cream.




Emerging Markets Bootcamp

The consumer goods industry in North America, grappling with intense market saturation, has seen a significant transition into the emerging markets playing field. In advance of CGT's inaugural Consumer Goods Emerging Markets Forum, we've asked two subject matter experts to pinpoint the nuances that must be addressed from both a strategic and tactical standpoint when entering and operating in emerging markets.Download Now >>

2013 Shared Strategy Report

The report features the latest research on retailer and manufacturer collaboration strategies. Analysts explore the value of partnering in areas like operating globally, product development, mobility, traceability and collaborative planning. Download Now >>


The Cloud Supply Chain Data Network

Historically there’s been great difficulty — and importance — in obtaining high quality data to fuel global trade management systems. The paper also explores the advent of the cloud data network and some of the powerful advantages of this approach, including those provided by network effects — the exponential power of a collaborative network of partners to solve supply chain problems.Download Now >>