1. Make a Wholesale Shift to Value.pdfMake a Wholesale Shift to Value Many health systems create divisions charged with value-based care, but if they are to succeed, the other parts of the organization must also see transformation as...
  2. Strategy Shift Collaboration Tech Advancements Pave Path to Decentralized Sourcing 140909VF.pdfGlobal sourcing is moving toward a decentralized model for the first time in years as apparel companies look to improve speed, boost cost savings and improve efficiency in the supply chain. By...
  3. Operationalizing Omnichannel Supply Chain 150326 VFSP.pdfThe Long, Hard Road to an Omnichannel-Enabled Supply Chain The road to becoming truly omnichannel is long and hard. And retailers who have rounded the bend of their first tactical milestones are...
  4. Chain Store Age Braving the Currency Storm 150723VF.pdfBraving the Currency Storm: What U.S. Brands Can Do The U.S. dollar has risen by more than 20% against the other major currencies over the last year, buoyed by a respectable if not torrid economic...
  5. Are These the ACOs for a New Generation.pdfAre These the ACOs for a New Generation? Medicare Advantage provides hints on how CMS’s Next Generation ACO model will work. BY PHILIP BETBEZE CMS unveiled its hotly anticipated blueprint for the...
  6. Boardroom Blue Collar Challenge 160601 VF.pdfThe Boardroom’s Blue Collar Challenge Why Labor Is Driving Strategy and What to Do About It For years, labor was a far from pressing concern for retailers and brands. Wages were low, skilled...
  7. Chassis Crisis 2016 0218 VFW.pdfThe Chassis Crisis How Importers Can Stay Afloat amid Rising Transportation Costs These days, once a product makes it to land, its journey across choppy waters has just begun. A new market has...
  8. Big retailers need to think small.pdf14 UNCHAINED BIG RETAILERS NEED TO THINK SMALL Local, independent, mom-and-pops—whatever you call them—these retailers are back in style, while you don’t have to look hard to find an example...
  9. Batten Down Down the Hatches 160620 VFSP.pdfBatten Down the Hatches A Recession Is Coming in 2018. Start Cutting Costs Now. Although the U.S. economic picture currently looks bright, we believe there are storm clouds gathering on the...
  10. E2E Visibility 2014 1112 VFSP.pdfThe New Era of the Agile Supply Chain In order to move forward, retailers are finding it increasingly necessary to look backward. This paper was co-produced by GT Nexus and Kurt Salmon. GT Nexus...