Do Supply Chain Planning systems generate any value?

Kinaxis

The issue is that none of their IT investments in the last 10 years have moved the needle on operational metrics such as inventory levels, case fill rates, and other operational metrics.

Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

2] She wrote: “There’s no doubt about it: manufacturers who fail to meet a retailer’s vendor standards can get into financial trouble. Manufacturers, consultants and trade groups supplying retail businesses are up at arms over these chargebacks, arguing that their profits are being slashed unmercifully — and sometimes unfairly — by retailers claiming noncompliance.” Retailer compliance initiatives can lead to efficiency,” HighBeam Research, 1 October 2003. [3]

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7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

For example, if you were a contract manufacturer in China, you might already have different logistics networks for different customers. 7) Adopt Both Service and Financial Metrics. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

He discussed the adoption of the steam engine and the electric motor in the manufacturing sector. Today, we take these technologies for granted, but the electric motor was the genesis of the horizontal manufacturing plant. This week, I spoke at the Chicago CSCMP round table event.

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. Next time you pick up a coke bottle, look at it more carefully, from a manufacturing point of view, and you might feel refreshed in a less obvious way.