Transforming the supply chain for health care providers

Part 1: Making sense of a complex web

Posted by Eileen Radis, Paul Atkins, and Kurt Banas on December 17, 2019. Supply chain is rapidly becoming a key strategic function across the health care provider ecosystem,  with a seat at the C-suite table. Providers increasingly recognize that an effective and efficient supply chain can improve the quality of care delivered to patients and generate significant cost savings for their organization. And they can see that trends such as cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), automation, and analytics are driving how supply chain is evolving and how this can generate even more benefits. In this series, we’ll look at how health care providers can tackle the challenges associated with supply chain transformation, starting with why an all-in approach that accounts for the supply chain’s many interdependencies is essential. Continue reading “Transforming the supply chain for health care providers”

Will talent be the weak link in the supply chain of the future?

Strengthen the ties between HR and the supply chain organization

Will talent be the weak link in the supply chain of the future?

Posted by Kelly Marchese
and Ben Dollar on June 11, 2015.

For the third year in a row, Deloitte surveyed supply chain leaders (400 executives from global companies) to understand their most important issues and the steps they’re taking to address them. This year’s report of the survey findings, Supply Chain Talent of the Future, highlights the sweeping transformation underway in the supply chain function and the talent challenges emerging as make-or-break factors in achieving transformation goals. As in previous surveys, we see marked differences between supply chain “leaders” and “followers” in how they’re tackling both transformation and talent. This survey also highlights an interesting disparity—and a corresponding opportunity—concerning the relationship between HR and the supply chain organization. Continue reading “Will talent be the weak link in the supply chain of the future?”