Five Go-To Supply Chain Websites
If you’re looking for the latest news and information about happenings in the industry, you should have these five supply chain websites on your radar. In no particular order:
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DC Velocity is a multi-media magazine serving the informational needs of logistics and supply chain managers and executives. The website is updated on a daily basis with the latest in industry-related news and educational content, written by fellow supply chain professionals. Content includes:
- Best practices/case studies
- Emerging technology
- Labor issues
- Management trends
- New products and services
- New market research
- Equipment profiles and reviews
- Professional development and enrichment opportunities
- Columns and Q&A interviews with industry thought leaders
- Special reports, including:
- Salary surveys
- Best practices awards
- Annual state of the industry spotlight
DC Velocity also regularly posts exclusive news, case studies, seminars, and user-content on their video channel, DCV-TV.
Also check out sister publication Supply Chain Quarterly. This high-quality source for industry intelligence offers cutting-edge ideas on all aspects of the global supply chain, from product design, procurement, transportation, and warehousing to human resources, information technology, and finance.
Read my blog on productivity for DC Velocity.
Electronics Purchasing Strategies
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Electronics Purchasing Strategies is a vibrant online community and resource center for buyers, sellers, and suppliers of components, design, distribution, logistics, production, and other services to the global electronics manufacturing industry. Industry strategists and those that serve in the trenches share their ideas about everything from inventory tracking to supply chain planning. Specifically, EPS focuses on the following subjects:
- Government and industry rules and regulations
- Purchasing and manufacturing strategies
- Contract manufacturing
- Software development
- Component manufacturing
- Trends with a focus on interconnects, passives and electromechanical devices
Also, I regularly contribute to EPS’s blog — see what I’ve been writing about lately.
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LogisticsMatter is an independent supply chain news aggregator and blog covering industry trends and developments, written by founder Martijn Graat. Very conversational with a sleek, modern design, this site offers information about the many challenges one encounters working in the supply chain industry — from handling returns to emerging technologies. Subject areas include 3PL, logistics, supply chain, transportation, shipping, sustainability, and social media.
Be sure to follow Graat/LogisticsMatter on Pinterest, a rare industry presence on the social media platform, where he regularly shares infographics about the supply chain and logistics industries.
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SupplyChainBrain is touted as the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, written by experienced industry professionals and trusted content partners. In addition to providing complete coverage of all fundamental supply chain principles, this site identifies emerging trends, strategies and best practices, forward-thinking ideas, cutting-edge solutions, and the latest innovations — and continues to write and report on these as they evolve and mature.
The website features 70 topics, over 2,000 videos, regular podcasts, a think tank of blogs, whitepapers, and research, as well as a list of resources, just in case all of that was not enough for you.
Supply Chain 24/7
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Supply Chain 24/7 is an informative online business resource for transportation, distribution, logistics, and supply chain professionals. Select from webcasts, whitepapers, news, and photos, or search for a company overview by industry or trending industry topic. Subject areas include transportation, manufacturing competitiveness, warehouse and distribution centers, and the latest trends from the supply chain industry and the technologies that serve it.
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