Household Products Industry Stuck in Neutral and Going Backwards

Supply Chain Shaman

During the conversation, he thanked me as an ex-Gartner analyst for putting Ariba on problem-watch in May 2001. P&G’s rate of improvement on the Metrics That Matter was lower than the peer group. Cisco had a kick in the gut in 2001. I was on my way to Peru.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the period of 2009-2015, only 88% of companies made improvement on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. In Table 1, the company is slightly above average on improvement and outperforms on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter in all categories but inventory turns.

2018: What Will It Look Like?

Supply Chain Insights

The untethered exuberance reminds me of the race for Y2K, the futile experimentation with trading exchanges in 2001, or the race for e-commerce. This includes SCOR, APICs, Gartner Top 25 Supply Chains, Gartner Hierachy of Metrics, etc. I hate prediction articles.

7 Elements of Seamless Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Opz

3) SuperEfficient Company : Michael Hammer (2001) explained that, the true challenge was to streamline the process you share with other companies. 6) Trading partners should agree on the same metrics : unrealistic expectation can happen in any form of relationship.

eWorld Procurement & Supply September 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Since 2001, eWorld Procurement & Supply has provided a unique insight into the latest innovations and technologies for senior procurement, supply chain and finance executives. Procurement Metrics. eWorld Procurement & Supply. Date: 27 September 2016. Venue: QEII Centre, London.

eWorld Procurement & Supply 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Since 2001, eWorld Procurement & Supply, in association with Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, has provided a unique insight into the latest innovations and technologies for senior procurement, supply chain and finance executives. Procurement Metrics.

The procurement Summit 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Building on the huge success of eWorld Procurement & Supply – which has been running bi-annually in London since 2001 – the new Procurement Summit will bring together 150 purchasing and finance professionals from across the commercial, public and third sectors. Procurement Metrics.

What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the Memorial Day weekend, I stumbled on an old article that I wrote in 2001. Termed Metrics That Matter, it is based on our work on the Supply Chain Index, and the industry studies that we have completed in the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter series.

XX and XY: A Different World in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I now have a working manuscript for the entire book of Metrics That Matter. There was no line in the bathroom at the Kansas City CLM conference in 2001, but there will be at the CSCMP conference in San Antonio in 2013.

Why Have We Not Reduced Inventory?

Supply Chain Shaman

I have been an industry analyst since 2001. Ownership of Inventory as a Metric. In High-tech, there is greater ownership of the “inventory metric” across the organization.

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

Supply Chain Shaman

The company branded as GT Nexus in 2001 and purchased Tradecard in 2013. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Sparking a New Conversation: Let’s Build a Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

Looking back at history… When I was a Gartner analyst in 2001, I tracked over 400 trading exchanges. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

What About Them Apples?

Supply Chain Shaman

” At the other end of the continuum is the argument that “ Forecast error is the most important metric to improve.” I have been an industry analyst covering the market– Gartner, AMR Research, Altimeter Group and my own company Supply Chain Insights– since 2001.

The Rewards of Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

Now imagine you’re a $4B a year revenue company with 13,000 employees and over 15 corporate acquisitions since 2001. by Meranda Powers Change, even under the most ideal circumstances, is difficult. Think about how hard it is (or was!)

E-commerce and the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

Wikipedia puts it well: ‘The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet by businesses and consumers.’

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? They also lack process controls and metrics. Today is September 11. I never forget.

Remembering 9/11

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? They also lack process controls and metrics. Author’s Note: Today is September 11. I never forget. Here’s what I wrote back on this date in 2009, as I recalled the events of that tragic day eight years earlier.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #5

Supply Chain Trend

In 2001 Mr. Kirkegaard founded DCRA Inc a supply chain solutions firm leveraging best of targeted management consulting and supply chain technology solutions with an emphasis on S&OP. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

from the previous month , to 156,602 employees total, the ninth straight month-to-month decline, and the biggest month-to-month decline since January 2001. AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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How to Protect Your Carrier Assets During Capacity Crunch

Talking Logistics

Next, align your service level expectations by rewarding outstanding performance and standardizing metrics about on-time delivery, invoice accuracy and communication. In 2001, he took over as Senior Vice President Operations for CLX Logistics. Having available capacity means more than having enough trucks, rail or steamship carrier assets to manage your business.