Category Archive for "Supply Chain"

Marketing CSR and sustainable business practices (Podcast)

The Bean Pod is joined this week by Luke Stephan, partner at Keene Advisors, to discuss the importance of corporate social responsibility…

Achieving sustainability in the supply chain (Podcast)

In an increasingly interconnected and complex business environment, companies need to be sure they’re following ethical procurement, supply chain and manufacturing practices,…

Marketing to procurement and supply chain buyers: How tech providers can stand out in a crowded, copycat market

Save money. Reduce Risk. Increase efficiency. If you are a procurement or sourcing vendor, it’s likely that these three messages are baked…

Local sourcing: An asset or a liability?

Chipotle’s months-long E. coli outbreak has had everyone talking about food safety. Between the media reporting a dramatic dip in sales, experts…

What’s happening in the supply chain: Four news articles to read now

From sustainability concerns and transparency initiatives to constantly changing consumer preferences and the desire to innovate, there’s a lot happening in the…

Holiday shopping isn’t what it used to be: What we learned in 2015

Last year, we experienced an incredibly abnormal holiday season. Between unseasonably warm weather, an oddly quiet Black Friday, prolonged holiday deals and…

Modern Supply Chains: Four Ways Millennials Have Changed Everything

It seems like everyone is talking about millennials – still. For the past few years, marketers, journalists and brands have been intrigued…

Amazon’s Data: The $12 Firelog Mistake

The other day, Amazon – that arbiter of online customer experience – made a mistake. It shipped the wrong product. Twice. And…