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This Week in COVID19 and Supply Chain

In our latest blog, Jay explores the current state of supply chain and how leaders across the chain are approaching transitioning operations abroad.

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The World’s (Still) Gone Crazy—COVID19 and Supply Chain

In our latest post, Jay explores the latest industry shifts, how organizations across the globe are responding, and best practices your business can use to keep pace with disruption.

COVID – 19 & the Global Supply Chain: A World Gone Crazy

This blog series is dedicated to helping supply chain professionals navigate the current pandemic and move forward. Learn how COVID-19 is impacting businesses across global supply chains.

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The Fortenberry Group, led by Jay Fortenberry, is a team of cross-functional experts specializing in supply chain planning & execution, finance, inventory optimization, analytics, logistics and international trade and customs. The Fortenberry Group works closely with public and private international companies to improve efficiencies, maximize operating cash flow and compete in an ever-changing global economy.

With decades of time-tested experiences, The Fortenberry Group’s in-depth process uncovers hidden costs and expenses.

Regardless of a company’s roster, the Fortenberry team has highly specialized expertise that is unique in the marketplace.

Our results are sustainable and do not require an upfront investment, expensive software, added headcount, or any disruption to the business.

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Optimizing the Supply Chain is an essential book to help readers understand the dynamics of how a global business operates. Chapter by chapter, this book provides a comprehensive understanding of the core concepts of people, process, and tools and how a supply chain could operate in today’s complex world.

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This Week in COVID19 and Supply Chain

This week, we’re looking again at how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the global economy. Next time, we’ll explore how supply chain leaders are managing it.  Let’s look at some numbers first: Marine Tensions between container lines, U.S. importers, and forwarders are building with tight capacities and a surge in […]

A World Still Gone Crazy: COVID-19 and Supply Chain—Evolving Skills and Regions

In this blog, we explore how supply chain regions and skills are in flux with the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The World’s (Still) Gone Crazy—COVID19 and Supply Chain

Three weeks ago, I stated the obvious in the first blog of this series—life had changed for everyone. Now, most of us are still at home with few of us getting back to work. As a country, Vietnam started back last week at a blazing 90%. The nation is committed […]

Crossing The Street

I have spent the past six weeks working in SE Asia and often start my day by going for coffee.  I have learned that as I have my morning refreshment, one is to not hurry, but rather use this time to relax and reflect upon the world.  So today, my […]

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Inventory and the P&L: Mapping the Supply Chain

In 2011, the business leaders in Brazil complained that they were having difficulties selling product in the region.

The high cost of doing business was a direct result of failures in the supply chain. Initial observations noted that long lead times, missing shipments and the 3PL’s total indifference towards corrective action were all contributing to the problem.

Additionally, it was further determined that the factories in China, Germany, Mexico and the U.S. were completely unqualified and unaware of the intricacies of shipping product to Brazil.

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