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CAPS News - 22 March 2023

Don’t miss the Senior Management Roundtable!

Dear CAPS Research Members:

CAPS has assembled a strong roster of speakers for the Senior Leadership Roundtable coming up April 12-14 in Tempe, AZ. Topics will include Data Analytics, X-Shoring of Manufacturing, Cybersecurity in the Supply Chain, and an Economic Outlook for business. Join us in person to learn, debate, and discuss these key topics with your peers and come away with new insights and actions for many of the risks disrupting our supply chains.

Learn more and register today with CAPS

We’ll see you in April in Tempe!

Denis Wolowiecki
Executive Managing Director
CAPS Research

CAPS expands into logistics metrics

CAPS is excited to expand our benchmarking capability beyond procurement and sourcing to include inventory and freight metrics. Interested in participating in our upcoming Metrics of Logistics Management (MoLM) surveys? [Learn more and sign-up with CAPS]

The ROI of supply management

Supply management returns $5.64 in savings for every $1 “invested” in the function, when calculated using cost reduction only. 

[Read more with CAPS]

Key inflation measure registers surprise decrease

Wholesale prices in the US came in well under expectations in February, indicating that inflationary pressure is beginning to ease.  

[Read more with BLS]

New battery metals supply chain in development

Japan and Canada are in discussions to collaborate on building a sustainable and resilient supply chain for battery metals.  

[Read more with Reuters]

Microsoft launches AI supply chain risk tool

A new Microsoft tool aims to help supply chain managers identify and mitigate potential risks. 

[Read more with Supply Chain Dive]

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