Optimizing Human Consciousness to Consume Responsibly

As stated by Adam Smith, economist and moral philosopher in his book Wealth of Nations (1776, p. 329), “consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production and the welfare of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.” There are … Read more

Sheri R. Hinish Named 10 Procurement Leaders to Watch in 2020

At Fairmarkit, we are constantly amazed by the ways that procurement leaders are driving their companies forward and pushing the envelope on innovation and strategy. Here are ten leaders that we are excited to watch in 2020.Sheri HinishKnown fondly in the industry as the “Supply Chain Queen,” Sheri has made a career rethinking supply chain … Read more

Podcast: SupplyChainQueen® and MIT Sustainable Supply Chains Alexis Bateman Discussion with Alcott Global ‘Supply Chain Leaders In Action’

Stream by clicking here.Download as an MP3 here. Alexis H. Bateman is a Research Scientist, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and the Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains. She has over fifteen years of experience in sustainability in the public sector, industry, and academic settings. Her work focuses on supply chain sustainability through research, education, and outreach. She has … Read more

SupplyChainQueen® Recognized as a 2020 Global Women in Supply Chain Leader

Over the years, women have worked hard to steadily carve their niche in the traditionally male-dominated supply chain industry. While women hold just 7% of supply chain leadership positions in 2016, women occupied 14% of C-Suite jobs in 2018 – an astonishing growth of 100% in just 2 years! This also proves that the industry … Read more

SupplyChainQueen® to Judge Supply Chain Brief 2019 MVP Awards

Supply Chain Brief brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We will recognize the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals – useful and actionable information, that is … Read more

Why Supply Chains Will Save the World and How You Can Help

The rate of mass-consumption, increased population, and dynamics of social-cultural changes where humans are living in the moment cannot be sustained on its current path. The availability of natural resources are declining at alarming rates due to low consensus world views, lack of accountability in industrial systems for CO2 emissions, and hyperbolic discounting. Most would … Read more

Supply and Demand Chain Executive Names Sheri Hinish, SupplyChainQueen, the Number One Professional You Need to Know

Published August 21, 2019 by Author Mackenna Moralez, Supply & Demand Chain Executive described 5 Supply Chain Professionals you need to know. Sheri Hinish was named the Number 1 “Pro to Know”. As taken from the article below:  1.)   Sheri Hinish, SupplyChainQueen To colleagues and clients, Sheri is known as the “Supply Chain Queen.” She has made … Read more

Exclusive with Supply Chain Dive: Augmented Tech, The Future of Supply Chain is Already Here

With rapid e-commerce growth, shorter shipping windows, and an undersized labor force, supply chain professionals are overwhelmed. Wearable augmented reality (AR) solutions can help, but some teams are hesitant to invest their limited resources. Sheri Hinish was interviewed by Supply Chain Dive magazine for her point of view on how wearable tech augments supply chain … Read more

Climate Change is a Waste Management Problem. Sustainable Supply Chains Can Help.

Many consumers have no idea how purchase decisions impact the environment. In the words of James Thurber, celebrated journalist for the New Yorker magazine, “Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man”. Annually, the world generates 1.3 billion … Read more

Leveraging Technology Convergences to Transform Supply Chain Visibility and Social Good

Technology convergences are driving a creative destruction and expansion of traditional business models. As the costs of sensing, computing, and cloud storage drops, algorithms become democratized and traditional challenges can be solved in innovative ways. Two significant inefficiencies in sourcing and procurement are insights into the provenance of materials and total costs of supply, particularly … Read more

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