After a long year of hardship and loss, the world economy seems set to rebound. There's hope that COVID-19 will be vanquished through mass vaccination campaigns. Economic activity is set to return to some semblance of normality. The IMF anticipates that world GDP will grow by 5.5% in 2021 and 4.2% in 2022.
As this happens, we encourage you to keep abreast with supply chain trends by following these ten must-read supply chain blogs.
Supply Chain Matters
This is an independent blog page produced by Bob Ferrari, founder of the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group. The blog, Supply Chain Matters, deals with current supply chain issues, focusing primarily on global supply chain news. New blogs are published almost every day. Bob is active on Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites.
Published by Keller International, SupplyChainBrain covers a wide selection of supply chain topics. Readers can view the latest supply chain news, listen to podcasts or watch videos. Also available are white papers, case studies, webinars, daily newsletters and a digital magazine.
A regular Forbes contributor, Steve is Vice President of Supply Chain Services. His work covers research into supply chain management, technologies and practices. He's active on Twitter and also contributes a weekly column to Logistics Viewpoints.
Offering news, views, white papers and research from the best minds in the supply chain industry. SupplyChain24/7 keeps readers up to date on a wide selection of supply chain topics. Topics covered include warehousing, transport and supply chain news. A weekly podcast is available.
Supply Chain Shaman
Author of Supply Chain Shaman, Lora Cecere is CEO of research and advisory firm, Supply Chain Insights. With more than 30 years experience in the supply chain industry, Lora offers new insights into digital supply chains and associated business intelligence technologies.
Launched by two ex-Harvard Business Review editors, Fast Company is a subscription magazine dedicated to creativity, design and leadership. Its website offers a wide selection of free content, news and information on supply chain matters and includes
MIT Supply Chain
Produced by the MIT Center for Transportation, MIT Supply Chain offers news, research and insights into supply chain technologies and ideas. The center publishes several monthly blogs dealing with pressing issues such as COVID-19, E-commerce and transportation.
Supply Chain Management Review
Another monthly magazine, Supply Chain Management Review offers a selection of freely available supply chain blogs, webinars and podcasts as well as a free email-based newsletter. With regular updates, there's always new supply chain news and information to read or listen to.
Smarter with Gartner
Catering for the needs of busy executives, Smarter with Gartner publishes around 25 short-form supply chain articles and infographics monthly. Topics include supply chain innovation, technology and digital transformation. All articles are freely available to the public as is the weekly newsletter.
Supply Chain Digital
Produced by BizClik Media Group, Supply Chain Digital is a free digital magazine focusing on global supply chain issues. Concentrating on European news, the magazine and website keep readers up to date with European, Asian and North American supply chain news.
Keep abreast of local and global supply chain issues and developments. Regularly follow these blogs and magazines. Also, learn about how River Logic's prescriptive analytics solutions can offer data-driven answers to todays' supply chain issues.
River Logic Blog
The River Logic Blog highlights the use of the company's Enterprise Optimizer™ software that allows users to model their business environment and uncover data-driven answers to supply chain issues. Additionally, the blog covers a wide range of general supply chain topics, such as sustainable supply chain planning and the autonomous supply chain.
The River Logic blog library contains over 350 blogs with several new ones added monthly. It features a typical keyword search function. There are also a number of white papers and case studies available on topics related to supply chain analytics and integrated business planning. River Logic's Twitter followers number 1,300 and the organization tweets several times a day with links to useful articles.