Tag Archive | Video

Angora Wool

Last week, a shocking video, created by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), was published. The images cast a dark shadow over global garment supply chains. In response, brands like H&M and C&A halted manufacturing of items containing Angora wool. This case, again, demonstrates the importance of ethical aspects in supply chain management.

Responsible Sourcing Insights

Sedex is a nonprofit organization dedicated “to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains”. Their new six-part “Responsible Sourcing Insights Films” series tackles key challenges in responsible supply chain management.

The Earth’s Balance Sheet

In this video, José Lopez, Executive Vice President of Operations at Nestlé, warns that “we urgently need to account for things differently, we need to put a value on food and water”.

An Introduction to Logistics and SCM Principles and Concepts

Being part of Apple’s iTunes Store, iTunes U contains educational audio and video files shared by institutions worldwide. It enables lecturers to create own courses for iPad to be accessed by students. Richard Wilding, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Cranfield School of Management, has provided the iTunes U course Supply Chain Management & Logistics: An Introduction to Principles and Concepts. “This course is a collection of enhanced podcasts and videos which provide an introduction to the principles and concepts of logistics and supply chain management. By utilising the material all users will be provided with a foundation of terminology and concepts enabling them to move forward and investigate the topics in more depth.” So, the next time you will see students “playing” with their Apple devices, be sympathetic to them. Maybe they are just accessing a supply chain management course.

Bringing Together Risk, Finance, and Supply Chain Operations

This time, I want to share with you an interesting interview with ManMohan Sodhi, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Cass Business School, City University, London.

How Repairable is the iPhone 5?

In an age of resource scarcity, electronic supply chains should not produce goods that are fast-moving, hardly recyclable, and barely repairable. To evaluate the iPhone 5’s repairability, iFixit has now provided a look inside the device.

The Truth about Electronic Supply Chains (part 2/2)

This video shows where the e-waste goes. (part 1/2)

What is Supply Chain Management?

This is the first installment in Arizona State University’s twelve-part introduction to supply chain management video series.

The Underside of Supply Chains

The Story of Stuff by filmmaker Annie Leonard is a fact-filled look at the underside of production and consumption patterns.

International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management: Editor interview

Watch editors Alexander E. Ellinger and Glenn Richey Jr. introducing themselves and talking about their plans for the IJPDLM.