Why Do Supply Chains Need an Effective Communication Plan?

by River Logic on Aug 23, 2016

Effective communication is a vital component to successful supply chain management, yet an alarming amount of businesses have no official communication plan in place to guide their employees. On top of this, supply chain managers...

5 Lessons From Our Greatest Supply Chain Leaders

by River Logic on Aug 17, 2016

One of the best ways to develop skills in a specific area is to emulate the habits of people who have already attained success in that field. This is as true for supply chain management as it is for sports. The goal of this post is...

Supply Chain Sustainability: Series Re-cap

by Shannon Kearns on Aug 09, 2016

The largest, most successful companies are rapidly adopting initiatives focused on improving the sustainability of their supply chain. Among the leaders are companies like Kimberly Clark who is rolling out extensive,...

Advisory Board Study: How Jewish General Hospital Improved Patient Access, Costs, & Quality of Care

by Shannon Kearns on Aug 08, 2016

We have some incredibly exciting news here at River Logic! The Advisory Board has published a case study of the work that we and our close partner CGI have done at Jewish General Hospital. Below is a summary of the case study. Due...

Sales and Operations Planning is Still the Best Way to Manage Global Supply Chains

by Nari Viswanathan on Aug 04, 2016

The evolution of linear supply chains into global demand-supply networks has been happening over the last two decades. Companies have benefitted from low cost supply of labor as well as raw materials to bring down the Cost of Goods...

Why Does the Environment Matter, and How Can a Business ‘Go Green’?

by River Logic on Aug 02, 2016

This post is the third in a series dealing with supply chain sustainability. The first post, “Why Is Supply Chain Sustainability Becoming a Crucial Part of Manufacturing?” highlighted the four pillars of sustainability. The second...