Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This interview is with Raymon Krishnan, President of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society. I then spent 10 years building up my own Logistics consulting business growing it to where we had close to 70 employees. Throughout much of my career I have been involved with the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society and currently serve as President. Supply Chain / Logistics may not be the most glamorous of professions but it is a vital function in any business.

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

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This will impact manufacturers and retailers who rely on these products and labor, the logistics haulers expecting to transport the material, and ultimately the end consumers. . When comparing this outbreak with the outbreak of SARS in 2003 it is striking to see how quickly Coronavirus has eclipsed SARS in the number of infections. This mapping should include evaluating those key tier 2 and tier 3 suppliers as well as key logistics hubs that could be impacted. .

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The worst Supply Chain practices must be confessed and not only by constraint

KEPLER Consulting

The failure to review the distribution plan in the light of logistical and commercial constaints in the stores leads to the blind disposal of warehouse stocks. An in-depth integration of the Supply Chain through the exchange and coordination of information flows between all members of the supply chain, therefore makes it possible to better define their RACI (R: Director; A: Approver; C: Consulted; I: Informed) (Kempainen and Ari, 2003).

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling and Logistics

In the case of RFID, Walmart’s 2003 edict to its top 100 suppliers that they implement RFID technology by 2005 propelled the technology into the spotlight. For example, in the flurry of corporate initiatives triggered by Walmart’s RFID edict in 2003, several firms reported that in their efforts to meet Walmart’s RFID requirements, they actually developed related processes that improved their inventory accuracy levels within their own (i.e.,

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E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

Supply Chain Shaman

The focus was on automating procurement. SAS’s acquisition of MarketMax in 2003 is an exception. i2 Technologies acquisition of Intertrans Logistics Solutions (ITLS) in 1998 or Oracle’s acquisition of GLOG in 2005 are also exceptions. This morning E2open announced the acquisition of Steelwedge for an undisclosed sum of money.