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Cost: Free to subscribers of Aite Group’s Wholesale Banking segment and those that purchased part one or part two of Aite Group’s report, Supply Chain Finance Software Vendors; $250 for non-clients. If you wish to register please click here.
Enrico is the author of Measuring the Value of the Supply Chain.
An outsourcing relationship replaces many of the traditional assets of an organization – people, technology, facilities, methods, and know-how – and becomes an asset itself. Like all assets, it requires good design, management, and ongoing investment to be effective. Sara Cullen’s article ‘Relationship Values Charter’ shows you how to design and achieve a relationship culture between you and your outsourcing partners that delivers appropriate value to all parties. All of the free downloads on the Cutter Consortium website are of this quality – I encourage you to have a browse through their collection of articles and downloads which contains a number of real gems. Sara Cullen is author of Gower’s The Contract Scorecard: Successful Outsourcing by Design.
Mary Portas’ government report on the state of the UK high street makes grim reading for many retailers. Cor Molenaar, author of Gower’s Shopping 3.0 and a new book, due to be published in 2012, The End of Shops, offers plenty of perspective, advice and guidance on exactly what retailers can do to adapt to changes in shopping habits that are happening right across Europe, the US and indeed most of the developed market.
What impact does it have on customs operations when your trading partners don’t meet the high standard of customs compliance? Gower author, Catherine Truel, discusses the impacts and describes how you can limit the risk, in her latest article for Supply Chain Knowledge Asia.
Catherine’s book, A Short Guide to Customs Risk is part of Gower’s Short Guides to Business Risk Series.
The Supply Chain Asia Forum 2011 is taking place on the 6-9 September 2011 at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. On Day 3 (8th September) Gower author, Catherine Truel, will be speaking at the event on the subject of Global Trade Compliance and Risk Management Challenges. More information about this event can be found here.
Gower author and supply chain thought leader, Dr John Gattorna, discusses why a new supply chain business model is urgently needed at this moment in time – one that will help us survive from the shocks and uncertainties within the marketplace. Read the full article from Supply Chain Knowledge.
The 2012 Global Supply Chain Summit (Singapore, June 2012) is an ‘invitation only’ event, featuring supply chain guru, John Gattorna. This high-powered event brings together the best thinkers and practitioners for an intense two and a half day series of conversations. The theme of next year’s event reflects the growing influence of India and the Asia Pacific Rim as the engine room for the world’s enterprise supply chains in the future. If you’re interested in receiving an invitation and for more information, visit John Gattorna’s website. John Gattorna is author/editor of Dynamic Supply Chain Alignment, Gower Handbook of Supply Chain Management, and Supply Chain Cybermastery.
What is the biggest barrier for trade? Presently the main contender is corruption. Gower author, Catherine Truel, explains in her recent article for Supply Chain Asia what are the risks and what needs to be done to manage these risks effectively.
Customs expert and Gower author Catherine Truel is hosting exclusive Q&A sessions for Supply Chain Asia. Keep abreast of all discussions here.