Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts

SCM Research

Today I would like to talk about Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts , a chapter written by Cachon (2003). It has become the standard reference when it comes to teaching some key supply chain models. Coordination between the members of a supply chain is certainly very relevant but also challenging. 2003). Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts. Research Teaching Article Author Book Dyad Supply Chain Management

Post-pandemic Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

To do that companies must look deep into how they manage the most basic mechanisms of their supply chains and operations.” ” Post-pandemic supply chains. Like Sheffi, Sean Doherty and Kimberley Botwright ( @KBotwright ), international trade analysts at the World Economic Forum, believe post-pandemic supply chains need to be scrutinized. Over recent decades, supply chains have globalized, specialized and become leaner or just-in-time.

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. More recently, with the rise of interconnected systems, the analytics to derive value from those systems seems, and decreased costs, RFID is resurrecting as a solution for increasing supply chain management (SCM), visibility into processes, and reducing inventory tracking costs. RFID Tags Are Resurging in the Supply Chain.

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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. While the terms are in use, what has not been present is an actual working example of a supply chain operating network. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Logistics Technologies Supply Chain Visibility Descartes JDA Manhattan Associates supply chain

The Network Effect in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

I hope UPS does the same for communicating the value of networks to supply chain and logistics executives — not just physical networks, but digital ones too. The network effect for UPS is centered primarily on its physical networks, but a similar network effect exists on the digital side of the supply chain, as demonstrated by the rise of Supply Chain Operating Networks (SCONs). Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003).

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

Kinaxis

Often, unexpected events such as suppliers failing to deliver, software glitches and even Mother Nature can wreak havoc with even the best supply chains. On average “supply chain disruptions can reduce shareholder value by 7%, with disruptions affecting stock prices even before formal announcements or coverage of impacts.”. Have you got scary supply chain stories to share? Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to over 1,000 people, invoking memories of the 2003 SARS outbreak. While the human aspect of this outbreak is clearly the biggest story, the virus is causing major disruptions in global supply chains as well. As my colleague Steve Banker pointed out yesterday, the global high-tech supply chain has been hit particularly hard.

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Global Supply Chains

Shipchain

It is now clear that we have never witnessed anything quite like Coronavirus before, and people, businesses, and supply chains may not be ready for what’s to come. . Coronavirus’s impact on global supply chain operations . One area that is being hit particularly hard by the Coronavirus outbreak is supply chain and logistics, especially when it comes to the territory of travel bans and restrictions. Why supply chains are particularly vulnerable.

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Do Supply Chain Planning systems generate any value?

Kinaxis

Before that I was in management consulting doing what would be called supply chain design or reengineering today. Needless to say they have a continued multi-year deployment of the supply chain planning system provided by the ERP vendor. And they are still a long way from complete from deploying the ERP modules let alone the supply chain planning modules. Perhaps we have been looking at the benefits of supply chain planning systems too narrowly.

Integrated Supply Chain Technology: What Does It Mean?

Talking Logistics

The need to take a holistic and integrated perspective of your supply chain has always been important, but it’s even more critical today as customer expectations around cost, quality, and service become more demanding. What does it mean to have integrated supply chain technology? Integrated Supply Chain: A Single Do-It-All Solution? The post Integrated Supply Chain Technology: What Does It Mean?

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

Fashion industry is one of the most primitive form of supply chain management and its practices have been extended, adopted and become the best practices that we use today. One year later "Kurt Salmon Associates" was assigned to investigate the whole apparel supply chain. 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.

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain. While on the surface, a medical health crisis doesn’t intuitively link with supply chain execution. However, with China’s place in the global economy, supply chain leaders must not avoid the meaningful and long-lasting impacts of the coronavirus.

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The rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

In an age of lean supply chains and highly-specialised production, a sudden disruption can mean disaster. The big issue sitting at the heart of supply chains. We had the supply chain shock that started at the beginning of this year.

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How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

As I whirl past the factories in the car, it makes me think about the adoption of supply chain planning. My Journey with Supply Chain Planning. My journey with supply chain planning started quite innocently. Through this work, I was noticed by a supply chain planning firm. At the time, I had never heard of a technology category of supply chain planning. Adopting Invention and Driving Innovation in Supply Chain Planning.

Viral Disruption in the Supply Chain: COVID-19 vs SARS

Logistics Bureau

With the Coronavirus disease, COVID-19 , daily infecting more and more people in China and many other parts of the world, economists and analysts are scrambling to predict its longer-term impact on global business in general and on supply chains in particular. Because the 2003 outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), originated in China, as COVID-19 did last December, comparisons are not only inevitable but also useful. percent of global GDP in 2003.

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained. Would you like to understand supply chain management concept but dont have time to study from a supply chain textbook ? The good news is, this article will explain to you the key principles of supply chain management that you can finish within 5 minutes. 1) Adapt Supply Chain to Customers Needs. 3) Align Demand Planning Across Supply Chain. NAVIGATE. Basics.

How the Term “Supply Chain Management” Was Coined

SCM Research

It is widely known that the term “supply chain management” was popularized by Keith Oliver, among others, in the early 1980s. 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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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. The Top Ten Logistics and Supply Chain Books: 1. 2003).

The COVID-19 Supply Chain Hit Could Trigger Recession in Australia

Logistics Bureau

But economists and supply chain managers warn that this recovery may have come too late to save Australia, China’s largest trading partner, from sliding into its first recession since 1991. And when its supply chains are ravaged by lockdowns, quarantines, and transport restrictions, Australia cannot hope to avoid paying some sort of price. Any disruption, therefore, affects both ends of the supply chain.

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As governments and healthcare agencies around the world work to stop the spread of the coronavirus, importers and exporters across 164 countries are struggling to manage the pandemic’s growing impact on their supply chains. Despite past lessons from 2003’s SARS outbreak and 2011’s Fukushima tsunami about the hidden weaknesses in their supply chains, companies are challenged to manage logistics concerns stemming from sourcing strategies and risk management.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Effective Federal Highway Tax Revenues Continue to Fall

Supply Chain Digest

Despite Continued Rise in Vehicle Miles Travelled, Federal Fuel Tax Revenues are Down Since 2003

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. As you can see from the above results the supply chain benefits of utilizing RFID pallets was proven.

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

ivalua

Beyond this enormous human toll, the Coronavirus and the efforts to control the spread of the virus is being felt throughout the world’s supply chain. This crisis demonstrates the increasingly global nature and complexity of supply chains and the imperative to manage the risk within this complex supply chain. Supply Chain Risk supplier relationship management Supplier Risk supply chain Supply Chain risk

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As governments and healthcare agencies around the world work to stop the spread of the coronavirus, importers and exporters across 164 countries are struggling to manage the pandemic’s growing impact on their supply chains. Despite past lessons from 2003’s SARS outbreak and 2011’s Fukushima tsunami about the hidden weaknesses in their supply chains, companies are challenged to manage logistics concerns stemming from sourcing strategies and risk management.

Identifying and Mitigating Supply Chain Risk in the Age of COVID-19

Jaggaer

With an ever more connected global economy, and almost instantaneous n ews transmission, the impact of global health has multiplied since the last global (SARS) epidemic in 2003. T he world certainly wants the shutdown to be as short as possible , and from an economic perspective, smart supply chain management becomes critical to minimize not only lost profits, but the suffering and hardship of consumers. Identifying Supply Chain Risk Amidst the Chaos .

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.

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

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

Clearly, this company knows a thing or two about supply chain management. In 2003, Coca-Cola enterprises began a five year, $200 million IT plan called Project Pinnacle. The purpose was to streamline the supply chain by providing the latest technology to managers, delivery drivers and merchandisers. With these acquisitions, Coca-Cola was able to better control supply chain operations. Emerging Trends Environment Supply Chain Management

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. 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. Supply chains need to be real-time and extend to include customer, co-packer, supplier and suppliers’ suppliers networks. The Future of Supply Chain.

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). localized manuals or power supply modules of a printer). 2003). Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, 11 (Supply Chain Management: Design, Coordination and Operation) , 199-226 DOI: 10.1016/S0927-0507(03)11005-5.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The global supply chain is more connected than ever, demanding the movement of commodities be faster, more efficient and farther-reaching. All of these may appear as insignificant disruptions, but it is evident that these follow the exact same trend with how past pandemics started and eventually lead to severely affecting the global supply chain. Ebola Cuts Off Supply Lines. Businesses invest in supply chains that can bring in this assurance.

Has Blockchain Reached its RFID Moment?

Supply Chain @ MIT

In 2003 Walmart told suppliers they were required to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to pallets and cases within three years. Featured Innovation blockchain in supply chains food poisoning scares MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics MIT CTL Blockchain Research Group tracking produce in supply chains Walmart developing blockchain

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

KEPLER Consulting

Responding to the ever-changing expectations of consumers in a highly competitive digital economic environment involves having a solid, agile, and cost-effective Supply Chain. After all, companies need to minimize and monitor the most harmful supply chain management practices. The importance of a robust supply chain. that use unreliable data to misrepresent supply chain decisions. – Supply Chain Management: is Blockchain the new RFID?

Here Comes the Chief Network Effects Officer

Talking Logistics

Is it time for supply chain executives to step into a new leadership role, that of Chief Network Effects Officer (CNEO)? For more than a decade, I’ve been talking about the rise of Supply Chain Operating Networks — the business equivalent of LinkedIn and Facebook — that serve as the platform for enabling the network effect in supply chain and logistics. Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003).

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. Teaching Article Supply Chain Management TheoryHerein, the author takes a look at the quality of products in that industry.

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