About Us

Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium is the premier source for supply chain benchmarking and best practices knowledge.  With more than 350 participating retail, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution companies, the Consortium sponsors a comprehensive repository of over 10,000 data points complemented by search capabilities, online analysis tools, topic forums and peer networking for supply chain executives and practitioners.  The Consortium is led by the needs of its membership and an Advisory Board that includes executives from Domino’s Pizza, Hallmark, Ingram Micro, Kane is Able, Miller-Coors, and University of Wisconsin.  To learn more about how your company can become a member of the Supply Chain Consortium, contact Patty Trocchio, 919-855-5424 or visit www.supplychainconsortium.com/new.

Latest Supply Chain Consortium Updates

Tompkins International Blog
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
What used to be known as “Singles Day” in China has been redefined and rebranded as “The 11/11 Global Shopping Festival” by the holiday’s eCommerce patron saint, Alibaba, and with good reason. This year’s 11/11 is going glam, global, and digital. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Tompkins International would like to welcome Nancy Marino, Senior Vice President. Marino has also been named Chief Development Officer, MonarchFx, a division of Tompkins International. Prior to joining Tompkins International Marino was a Partner with Columbus Consulting where she was responsible for design to delivery services from design, merchandising, product development, planning, allocation, and supply chain solutions for retailers and brands, as well as strategy and change management. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
To grasp digital disruptions and digital supply chains it is important to embrace the top 11 building blocks of the digital era. This is not to say that there are not other digital components or that all of the mentioned 11 are applicable to any given company’s digital outreach or supply chain. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International has just released his newest thought leadership video, Supply Chain Revolutions: Responding to Digital Disruptions along with The Survival Guide to Digital Disruptions white paper. Tompkins continues to shape and grow the supply chain industry through innovative ideas, insight, and intelligence. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Saturday, October 22, 2016
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are on average more than 1,200 warehouse fires each year, resulting in more than $155 million dollars in property damage. When considering fire safety, protection and suppression systems for a warehouse, there are various requirements for each type and application. The building, the products and the personnel are of the utmost importance. Standards, codes and policies help protect each of these assets. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Processing time for eCommerce orders is very important to consumers and the overall success of the provider. Data from Tompkins International’s eCommerce survey indicates that over half of survey respondents process orders in under 24 hours. Also, processing times longer than 48 hours was only 5% of survey responses. Speed is a key variable in consumers' minds today and satisfying them is critical. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Thursday, August 11, 2016
When considering any material handling equipment, the size of the products you will be moving is very important. Knowing what the size of the item to be conveyed, lifted, moved, or stored allows you to select the right equipment for the job. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Technology magazine CIOReview has recently recognized Tompkins International as one the 20 most promising logistic tech solution providers of 2016. The list is an annual catalog of 20 companies that are at the forefront of providing logistics solutions and impacting the marketplace. Read more.