Clouds: A Beautiful Thing for Sure!

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2002, there was no interest. As a result, Steelwedge looks very different today than when I first met them in 2002. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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).

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.

WMS Selection: What Drives an Investment in a Warehouse Management System? 5 Considerations

Cerasis

Furthermore, track the return on investment (ROI) of the system with KPIs and metrics. A 2002 Material Handling and Logistics magazine article cited multiple problems with WMS implementation. The demand for seamlessness in omni-channel supply chains increases more as time progresses. Companies are looking for ways to stay competitive and meet the demands of their customers.

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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.

Shippers Dissatisfied with 3PLs’ Dinosaur Technologies

Supply Chain Collaborator

The first study of shipper satisfaction in 2002 revealed only 27% of shippers was satisfied with the IT capabilities offered by their 3PL provider. However the carrier management, rate management, rate benchmarking and a host of other performance metrics are absent from the 3PL-based tools.

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The End of a Fairy Tale

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was interviewing Keith Harrison, prior manager of the Procter & Gamble supply chain global team, he commented that the cost of distribution outstripped the cost of manufacturing in 2002 for P&G. In the modeling, my recommendation is to look at the cost metrics in aggregate.

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. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

When SAP launched APO in 2002, the optimization technologies were inferior to most best-of-breed technologies in the market. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Steel Tariff Proposition: Will It Work?

Elementum

This viewpoint is based on choices made by previous administrations: in 2002, for example, former U.S. ports, port workers, and the already-embattled shipping industry: in 2016, 960,000 metric tons of steel were moved via the Lower Columbia River route alone.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

When SAP launched APO in 2002, the optimization technologies were inferior to most best-of-breed technologies in the market. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

The Gartner vision for ERP II in 2002 was destructive. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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

Cerasis

Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is a hierarchy of metrics developed by Seiichi Nakajima in the 1960s to evaluate how effectively a manufacturing operation is utilized. 2002: U.S. Manufacturing Enterprise Integration Act of 2002.

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. I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years, which is hard to believe sometimes.

Circular Economy in ICT – Completing the circle of supply

EcoVadis

million metric tonnes (Mt) and predicted an increase to 50 million Mt of e-waste in 2018 ( United Nations University 2014 ).

Lean and Green Supply Chain Initiatives Can Be Complimentary

ModusLink Corporation

Procter and Gamble has had a concerted sustainability strategy since 2002, when the company first established an external Annual Sustainability Report published to all audiences. The needs to track and improve overall energy usage, GHG emissions, water usage and waste disposal not only provide opportunities for where supply chain efforts need to align, but also a framework where management performance metrics can also be aligned. A guest post by Bob Ferrari.

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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.