Supply Chain Operating Networks are Finally Beginning to Emerge

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC prefers the term “supply chain operating network,” which we have been writing about since 2003. The concept of a network of networks – a network that rides on top of other networks and leverages those other network’s data – has been in existence for a while. While the terms are in use, what has not been present is an actual working example of a supply chain operating network. That may be about to change. […].

How the Term “Supply Chain Management” Was Coined

SCM Research

Interestingly, in a 2003 strategy+business article , Oliver has revealed that, looking for a catchy phrase, his consulting team originally proposed the term “integrated inventory management” (I2M).

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Design for Postponement

SCM Research

Today, I would like to draw your attention to one of my favorite articles in the field of supply chain management: Design for Postponement by Swaminathan & Lee (2003). 2003). The article identifies three key postponement enablers: First, process standardization, where the initial steps of a process are standardized across a product line and distinct personalities are added at a later stage (e.g., localized manuals or power supply modules of a printer).

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Adjusted for inflation, federal purchases have fallen by about 19 percent since 2003, while purchases by states and localities have fallen by about 5 percent.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

Zara who is the fashion retailer in Spain, has managed to get the attention from academics and the first case study about its strategies was published by Harvard Business School in 2003.

9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. An Interview with Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh Autoliners. Christian Olsen.

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

However, in 2003 Robert Kaplan said that its difficult to maintain an ABC costing model to reflect the changes in activities, processes, products and customers. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through end to end ‘Internet of Things’ supply chain implementations.

Ooh, Scary Stuff, Kids. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

The 21st Century Supply Chain

On June 11, 2003, Walmart CIO announced that the company would require its 100 top suppliers to implement radio-frequency identification (RFID) – technology that promised fast-tracking of items and, ultimately, a more efficient supply chain.

Here Comes the Chief Network Effects Officer

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003). Is it time for supply chain executives to step into a new leadership role, that of Chief Network Effects Officer (CNEO)?

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. brooke. Tuesday 24 May 2016. Robert F. Byrne, VP and GM, Forecasting Solutions, E2open. This is probably not a surprise but supply chains are inherently multi-enterprise. Despite this, companies have tried to manage their supply chain with ERP systems which fully represent only their own facilities.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2003, short-term forecasting approach using pattern recognition was invented by Terra Technology to replace rules-based consumption. This week, I spoke at the Chicago CSCMP round table event. I love to hear the thoughts from different speakers.

5 Spooky Excel Error Tales That Could Become Your Nightmare

Arkieva

In June 2003, a simple copy-and-paste error led to the Canadian power generator company, TransAlta buying more US power transmission hedging contracts in May at higher prices than usual.

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Do Supply Chain Planning systems generate any value?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

However, in a subsequent article published in 2003 and titled “ Computing Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence ” Erik states that. by Trevor Miles I have been in the advanced planning and scheduling (APS) space since 1995 when I joined i2 Technologies in Europe.

Case Roberta Roller Rabbit: Increasing Performance Through Improved Process and Technology

RELEX Solutions

Launched in 2003, RRR has evolved into a lifestyle brand offering a plethora of products that are still printed, cut and sewn by hand in collaboration with artisans preserving ancient traditions. Case Roberta Roller Rabbit: Increasing Performance Through Improved Process and Technology.

7 Pitfalls of Outsourcing and How to Avoid Them - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

One of the earliest and most cited articles is called " The Seven Deadly Sins of Outsourcing " by Barthelemy 2003. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 7 Pitfalls of Outsourcing and How to Avoid Them.

RoHS exemptions may expire in July

Loftware

Adopted in 2003, the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive has prohibited the use of six different hazardous substances in electronics manufacturing since it took effect in Europe in 2006.

One Stop go live with Galleria’s next generation merchandising platform

RELEX Solutions

One Stop is a subsidiary of Tesco which acquired the stores in 2003.

Hours of Service change suspends previous restrictions for the 34-hour restart rule

Ryder Exchange

In other words, the restart rule reverts back to the 34-hour restart in effect from 2003 to 2013, namely: A driver is permitted to restart his or her weekly hours by taking at least 34 consecutive hours off-duty, regardless of whether or not it includes two periods of time between 1 a.m.

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RELEX Solutions to Showcase First Cloud-Based Collaborative Planogram Solution at RBTE, Europe’s Fastest Growing Annual Retail Event

RELEX Solutions

One Stop is a subsidiary of Tesco which acquired the stores in 2003. Read PDF. One Stop Stores will present how RELEX’s innovative technology supports its customer-centric strategy. RELEX, a leading provider of integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions, brings together all aspects of retail planning through the continuous analysis of real-time data, from the shop floor all the way back up through the supply chain driving increased sales, less inventory and reduced spoilage.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations.

Supply Chain News on John Hill Unplugged Part 2, 12 Years Later

Supply Chain Digest

Dan Gilmore Catches Up for s Second Interview with the Legendary John Hill, After the First One in 2003

This Week in Logistics News (October 10 – 16)

Logistics Viewpoints

This series also marked the first time since 2003 that the Cubs have won a post-season series at all. Cubs win! Cub win! And for the first time in the 100 years the Cubs have been playing at Wrigley Field, they clinched a post-season series at home. As Jason Stark pointed out, this was the 7,907th game played at Wrigley – and they finally clinched a series at home. As a life-long Red Sox fan, […]. This Week in News Baidu diesel Instacart trucking UBER UPS

An Ounce of Prevention: 5 Tips to Steer Clear of Breakdowns

Ryder Exchange

Trucks made since 2003 display this information on a placard in the driver’s side doorjamb. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin.

Showing Creativity in SCM Research

SCM Research

A colleague recently recommended the following article to me: Mansfield (2003): Spatializing Globalization: A “Geography of Quality” in the Seafood Industry. Herein, the author takes a look at the quality of products in that industry.

Notes from ProcureCon Indirect West at the Wigwam in Phoenix Arizona

Supply Chain View from the Field

Anu discussed how when she signed contracts for her house she bought in 2003, it involved 80 signatures. Had a great time today speaking at the ProcureCon conference in Phoenix today, and spent a good deal of time talking to a number of the different solutions providers in the vendor area. I was amazed at the speed and convenience of the technical solutions emerging in the procurement area, based on the discussions I had with the individuals present.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

At the trough of the recessions in 2003 and 2009, only $100 million worth of equipment was being purchased. According to our USMTO data the 2003 recession really started in 2001 and didn’t really end until 2005 or even 2006.

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations

Supply Chain Opz

Brito and Dekker 2003 indicates in the article " A Framework for Reverse Logistics " that reverse logistics gain more interest due to lots of pressures from regulatory agencies, customers and corporate social responsibility movement. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which impacted parts of Asia, North America and Europe in late 2002 and early 2003, has resulted to a contagion effect in Asia, a continent considered to be an electronics hub.

What Carriers Want: Lessons from a 5-Star Broker

DAT Solutions

AFN (formerly known as Advantage Freight Network) was founded in 2003, and now has more than 200 employees in the Chicago area. If you’re a freight broker or 3PL without trucks, you know that your biggest asset is the carriers you use. They are your face to the shipper and the receiver and their performance—good or bad—determines how your customers view you. COMPANY REVIEWS.

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

In 2003, Coca-Cola enterprises began a five year, $200 million IT plan called Project Pinnacle. Coca-Cola is a globally recognized brand, and the company consistently delivers its products.

Successfully Juggling Career, Family and Fitness!

Supply Chain Nation

In 2003, a friend approached me with a job profile from i2. When it comes to work and family, Reshma Deshpande has become an expert juggler.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #6

Supply Chain Trend

Duncan Alexander has been a specialised consultant in the field of S&OP and IBP since 2003, preceded by many years of real-life industry experience including senior roles in sales, marketing, supply chain, finance and of course S&OP / IBP. Introduction.

Aya??n?z? yorgan?n?za göre uzat?n… – Cut your coat…

Supply Chain Movement

2003 y?l?nda, rgiyim imalatç?s? Narkonteks Yönetim Kurulu Ba?kan? Toygar Narbay ve Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi Tolga Narbay ile bir röportaj. An interview with Toygar Narbay, Chairman of the Board at clothing manufacturer Narkonteks. yorgan?na na göre uzatman?z, z, küresel haz?r r giyim pazar?nda

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

were rebranded to the UPS Store brand in 2003. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS, Inc. had $54.1B in sales in 2012. UPS Inc. operates in three segments: U.S.

The Rise of Networks as Market Goliaths

Supply Chain @ MIT

The difficulty of competing with an existing network was clearly demonstrated when DHL entered the US domestic market in 2003 in an attempt to compete with the UPS (and FedEx) networks, only to exit in 2008 after suffering heavy losses. Airport hubs an example of network economics in action.

Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

In 2003, Nokia was in a lawsuit and could not use Qualcomm chips in their phones. Nokia was addressing the future of America and Asia driven by China, but couldn’t buy chips from Qualcomm. So the Chief Procurement Officer approached Texas Instruments and HP Micro, producers of the best analog chips at the time, and brokered a deal in which TI and HP would collaborate to create a chip set for Nokia. These suppliers were not typically collaborators, and there was little trust.

Can Auto Industry Hero Carlos Ghosn Reboot Troubled Mitsubishi Motors?

Elementum

It only took him a year to reboot Renault after he was tasked to rescue the loss-ridden company in 1996 , and made the then struggling Nissan as the most profitable major automaker in the world in the 2003 - labelled as one of the automotive industry’s extraordinary success stories. "At

The hidden cost of buy-back programs

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

   In 2003, when Airbus and Boeing were competing for the order from Iberia in Spain, it became clear that Boeing 777 can be a dominate choice because of two underlying reasons.    Second, Boeing’s 777 is cheaper to operate (Michaels (2003)). 

SCRC Partner Profile: A Textbook Transformation at Biogen-Idec

Supply Chain View from the Field

It was formed from the November 2003 merger of Biogen, Inc. Although strategic sourcing capabilities are well established in industries ranging from automotive to electronics, they are still in the formative stages in the biotechnology sector. It isn’t easy to drive change in biotech companies for a number of reasons. With their external spend increasing so fast, there is great pressure on biotech companies to rethink how their sourcing structures are set up to add most value.