What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?

QAD

The MMOG/LE assessment has been a go-to document for automotive supply chain best practices for thousands of global Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers since its first publication in 2002. supplier selection and assessment, new product launch, use of metrics in the supplier assessment process).

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

A North American-based survey of nearly 200 supply chain professionals from top CPG, distribution/wholesale, food and beverage, manufacturing, and retail companies found that 58% of respondents are still in the exploring or evaluating phases of digital transformation. PRESS RELEASE.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Public Perception of & A Brief Timeline of Moments from the American Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

At Cerasis, our customers are manufacturers from the American Manufacturing Industry. In today's post, we feature an amazing infographic below from a joint report by Deloitte Manufacturing and the Manufacturing Institute. 1850: American System of Manufacturing.

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

Virtually all of those startups disappeared by 2002 — they either burned through all of their investment money or were acquired by bigger fish. Wes Burt, Production Control-SCM-Assistant Manager at Toyota Manufacturing Canada, also gave an informative case study presentation.

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.

Steel Tariff Proposition: Will It Work?

Elementum

Ideally, implementing the tariff would result in the accomplishment of three main objectives: bolstering the economy via an influx of funding into local production, lowering the price of steel by avoiding fines imposed by foreign manufacturers, and moving jobs “back” to the U.S.

Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

” I have been studying the evolution of inventory technologies as an industry analyst since 2002. We are systemically evaluating each industry in the Supply Chain Insights Metrics That Matter series of reports.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

Average warehouse capacity utilization among manufacturers is about 68%. percent, the lowest level since at least 2002. Warehouse automation stats: Warehouse performance metrics 42. This metric reflects the average time between the supplier receiving an order and shipping it.

Throwback Thursday

Supply Chain Shaman

The operating margin for the medical device industry is 4X that of the automotive manufacturer and 2x the margin of the hospital. I dusted off a 2002 presentation from P&G to share with the audience.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Founded in 2002 under the name of Agilisys, Infor rebranded in 2004. There is seldom one technology used within a manufacturing company to connect B2b value networks.) As an analyst, when technology providers acquire and divest companies, I get invited to pre-announcement conferences.

Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

High-tech manufacturers in the Silicon Valley of the United States are some of the best at supply chain planning. I also believe that SAP is one of the best, if not the best, ERP system for most process manufacturers.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

The majority of manufacturing and retail companies want better performing supply chains. In the building of global supply chains, in the last decade, across value networks, outsourcing to third-party logistics, and contract manufacturing accelerated.

Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

High-tech manufacturers in the Silicon Valley of the United States are some of the best at supply chain planning. I also believe that SAP is one of the best, if not the best, ERP system for most process manufacturers.

Getting Ready for 2017: Reflections on Telling Lies

Supply Chain Shaman

As I study research methods, and the market, I realize the lies I’ve spun for prior employers (Gartner and AMR Research) are untrue: The AMR Research Hierarchy of Supply Chain Metrics. This research, released in 2005, gives a compelling view of a metrics hierarchy.