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

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 ? 1) Adapt Supply Chain to Customers Needs. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

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. Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003). Where to Find Supply Chain Innovation.

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


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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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?

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

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

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.

Do Supply Chain Planning systems generate any value?


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.

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. They want to better translate demand into supply.

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.

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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


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. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks.

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.

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

Freight Brokers: Disintermediated or Growth Opportunity by Incorporating Technology?


Back in 2003, when RFID commercialization was accelerating out of MIT, major retailers announced an initiative that required all suppliers to tag pallet deliveries with RFID. The whole supply chain was going to be transformed.

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. With these acquisitions, Coca-Cola was able to better control supply chain operations.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain


The global supply chain is more connected than ever, demanding the movement of commodities be faster, more efficient and farther-reaching. Ebola Cuts Off Supply Lines. Businesses invest in supply chains that can bring in this assurance.

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.

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain


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.

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)? Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003). The Rise of Supply Chain Operating Networks.

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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The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. So, supply chains need to both support product innovation, while also innovating in its own domain. But I would argue that supply chain innovation is not well understood. First Thoughts.

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.

9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration


In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. We leveraged input from Gartner for companies specializing in optimization and specifically logistics and supply chain. Hoegh Autoliners Supply chain optimization

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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. Business Process Outsourcing Contract Management Procure to Pay Social Media in Supply Chains Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Talent

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. Led by Rob Handfield, PhD , Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University and Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, this interactive and hands-on workshop will help you construct a roadmap for supplier integration in your company.

SCRC Partner Profile: A Textbook Transformation at Biogen-Idec

Supply Chain View from the Field

In a growing number of companies today, supply management is being asked to demonstrate deep insights into customer requirements, and to quickly translate those insights into product offerings that often rely more on outsourced capabilities. In the last several years, the company has undergone a huge shift in the way it operates its supply chain, particularly in the management of sourcing. It was formed from the November 2003 merger of Biogen, Inc.

Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

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.” The editorial staff at Supply Chain Digest reports Walmart will penalize suppliers a 3% chargeback relative to an invoice for each case that fails to meet its new “on time, in full” requirements.[3]

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

Supply Chain Trend

To get some answers for S&OP practitioners, Niels van Hove from Supply Chain Trend interviewed a group of S&OP leaders. Supply Chain Trend will publish a weekly Q&A with these S&OP leaders. In 2003 I left to join StrataBridge as a consultant.

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10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


Making the right order picking choices directly impacts supply chain productivity, so it’s not something to be taken lightly. Author information Jennie Dannecker Marketing Coordinator at Stanley Vidmar Jennie Dannecker serves as Marketing Coordinator for Stanley Vidmar, where she has also held roles such as Government Marketing Manager and others since 2003. According to the U.S.

CSR: Small Is Beautiful


Founded in 2003 and with only 15 employees onboard, human resources firm Kenseo is one such business. This investment should be better recognized by large companies to secure their supply chains.

CSR: Does Size Really Matter?


Founded in 2003 and with only 15 employees onboard, human resources firm Kenseo is one such business. This investment should be better recognized by large companies to secure their supply chains.

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. Supply Chain Case Study: Executives Guide. Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time.

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