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Columbia Sportswear: Peeling Back the Onion on Your Supply Chain Processes

Over the years, I’ve come across many large, brand-name companies that have been successful by many measures, such as revenue growth and profitably, but when you peeled back the onion on their supply chain processes and capabilities, they were far from best-in-class. Like the multi-billion dollar chemical manufacturer that had been paying market rates for […]

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What If the VP of Supply Chain, Treasurer, and CFO Worked Together? The Benefits of Linking the Physical and Financial Supply Chains

For many supply chain and logistics professionals, they hear the term financial supply chain and think, “That’s a finance thing – not my concern.” But what is the financial supply chain, and why should supply chain and logistics executives participate in this process? I asked Kurt Cavano, Founder, Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer at […]

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