7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In 2004, Kasra Ferdows, Michael A. 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.

2016: The Start of the Third Act?

Supply Chain Shaman

As shown in Figure 3, while the adoption of SAAS was 5% in 2004 it is currently the deployment preference for the Line of Business Leader. 2004 data references the work that I completed while an analyst at AMR Research.)

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VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The second presentation given in 2004, shared the results. In 2001, we were in trouble, but in 2004, we had made a lot of progress. Slowly, more and more companies are waking up to the cold, and hard facts.

Time to rethink: How much further can your business go?


It was a record store chain in the UK, which closed down in 2004 in the wake of digital music consumption. What does the future hold for your business? And what can you do to ensure a leading position in the market 10 years from now?

Late Night Thoughts on Productivity, Efficiency and Global Supply Chain Effectivness

Supply Chain Shaman

He constructs an argument that productivity from the third industrial revolution of personal computers and mobile phones ended in 2004. Why did the impact stop in 2004? It is late. I cannot sleep. Darkness surrounds me as I write this post.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch


factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints.

Logility Buys Halo BI

Supply Chain Shaman

Prior acquisitions include: Demand Management, (often termed Demand Solutions) supply chain planning for mid-market, 2004 for $9.5M In addition to enhancing the Logility suite, Halo’s solutions will be sold in parallel as one of four brands–Voyager (the traditional supply chain planning platform), Demand Solutions (purchased by Logility in 2004 ), NGC ( sourcing and Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) for Retail), and Halo’s advanced analytics.

Auto Manufacturers Struggle with Mexican Supply Chains


In fact, one in five vehicles produced in North America is made in Mexico , according to the Detroit Free Press - double the rate recorded in 2004. Mexico plays an important role in the North American auto industry.

Are You Active in the Digital Transformation Drinking Game?

Supply Chain Shaman

SAP R/3 released in 1992 and SAP Netweaver in 2004. I think that there is a reason that American productivity in the third industrial evolution stalled in 2004. Today I attended the SAP Insider Conference. The theme? Digital transformation.

[Infographic]: How Visual Aids Can Improve Safety in the Workplace


Today we bring you some digestible information around safety in the workplace. Our aim at Cerasis continues and will always be to provide the most important information to those in the manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and logistics industry.

Triple-A Supply Chain: 10 Strategies to Supercharge Performance

Supply Chain Opz

Lee 2004 had a different opinion. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Triple-A Supply Chain: 10 Strategies to Supercharge Performance.

How Supply Chain Strategy Misalignment is Killing Kmart USA

Logistics Bureau

The two companies switched positions in 1991, an event which heralded the start of a decade-long decline for Kmart, which ended in bankruptcy in 2002 and led to a subsequent merger with Sears in 2004.

Gartner: Supply Chain Led the Last Decade


The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 - when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. We are at Gartner's 2014 Executive Supply Chain Conference this week and the opening keynote just wrapped up.

6 Things We've Learned from McDonald's Procurement Management


To improve the situation, McDonald's created the Restaurant Supply Planning Department in 2004 to help restaurant owners do a better job at procurement management, based on both store-specific data and national factors like holidays and promotions.

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The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

In short, Chrencik’s outlook is similar to what many industry analysts and economists are saying at the moment: another transportation perfect storm is forming, similar or perhaps worse than what the industry experienced in 2004, so you better start preparing today if you want to weather it successfully. Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference in Philadelphia.

An interview with Norm Jerome: BP


Around 2004 we started a project to migrate an existing tool for planning for the BP Petrochemical Aromatics business over to AIMMS. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Norm Jerome, a longtime AIMMS customer.

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Top Myths Around Demand Sensing


As you have no doubt surmised, we are passionate about demand sensing at E2open – we invented it in 2004 and have been innovating ever since. Top Myths Around Demand Sensing. alyssa. Thursday 30 November 2017. John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

This impact declined at the start of the last decade, and the impact of the third-industrial revolution stopped in 2004. Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management.

Has China lost its relevance as a production location?

Supply Chain Movement

When I started doing business in China back in 2004, a general factory worker used to earn around RMB2,600 a month. So I hope that this will make you stop and think carefully about where to base your production, and why – just as I did when first encountering China in 2004. China’s position as a production location is currently a hot topic amongst global thought leaders in supply chain.

Supply Chain : When a bicycle is better than a Mercedes.

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The summer of 2004. It was 3 weeks after I had changed the job and the company. It was a new (Supply Chain) position in an FMCG company with many people speaking native French.

Struggling with Multi-Echelon Inventory Adoption


I came into the field of supply chain management in 2004. A research report from the Aberdeen Group reported a 13% adoption in 2004. The master project for my MBA program in that period was on ‘Collaborative Planning in the Extended Supply Chain’.

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

Supply Chain Shaman

Founded in 2002 under the name of Agilisys, Infor rebranded in 2004. As an analyst, when technology providers acquire and divest companies, I get invited to pre-announcement conferences. In these sessions, the technology providers share their rational for the investment and invite questions.

Supply Chain Convergence Making Collaboration and End-to-End Visibility a Reality

Talking Logistics

Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific. It’s been decades since the term ‘Supply Chain Management’ was coined to define the coming together of internal and external supply chain players, as well as the planning and execution teams within supply chain businesses.

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3 Online Fulfillment Strategies Giving Retailers an Advantage


In 2004, Blockbuster was valued at $6 billion. The blue and yellow glowing stores were a staple in nearly every suburban city, and a typical Friday night for an American family wasn’t complete without a trip to the video store.

Supply Chain Maturity Model for Capability Assessment

Supply Chain Opz

Anyway, the most widely cited maturity model is the work named " The development of a supply chain management process maturity model using the concepts of business process orientation " from McCormack and Lockamy III in 2004. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About.

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What Kindergarten Lesson Applies Best to Supply Chain Technology?

Talking Logistics

A LeanLogistics employee since 2004, Chris served as the lead technologist of several initiatives including optimization, LeanFleet®, LeanSource®, and LeanDex® before taking his current role. It was 30 years ago that Robert Fulghum first published his collection of essays “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.” In the title essay, he provided a list of how to live, what to do, and how to be. First and foremost on his list was “share everything.”

5 Spooky Excel Error Tales That Could Become Your Nightmare


A study conducted by Baker IDI on Excel Gene renaming errors revealed, even though Gene renaming Excel errors were first reported in 2004, the error has since increased at an annual rate of 15%.

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The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014


As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection. Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight.

Continued Good News Concerning U.S. Manufacturing Momentum- But Also A Cause for Concern

Supply Chain Matters

the highest level since April 2004. Business media is alive with today’s headlines concerning the August report of U.S. manufacturing activity. The ISM PMI Index for August was reported as 59, almost two points higher than the July reading and the highest level in three years. Even more optimistic, the all-important New Orders index increased to 66.7, The production index also rose to its strongest level since May 2010.

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

When I visited Cuba with my father in 2004, we drove several hours from Cienfuegos to Camaguey to visit my aunt Z and her family. Yesterday, the White House announced that President Obama plans to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of State Sponsors of Terrorism.

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Three Times Tom Hanks Was Faster Than Your Supply Chain (Spoiler Alert)

Aera Technology

” This was an airport administrator’s order to Hanks in “The Terminal,” (2004) at the time translating for a fellow countryman from Krakozhia, a fictional Eastern European nation that had just devolved into a civil war.

4 Supply Chain Technologies that Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want


In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


Industry data for 2004 - 2013 shows an annual loss of at least $17 billion due to vacant positions, with shocking losses of around $45 billion in both 2012 and 2013. Approximately 60 percent of today's unfilled manufacturing jobs are due to a shortage of applicants with sufficient proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and math ( STEM ) skills.

Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Rethinking, Redesigning, and Re-evaluating the Traditional Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific. Supply chain execution convergence is a topic that has been gaining in popularity.

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Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

We were an early adopter of the E2Open technology and we experimented on building B2B networks early in 2004. Many companies talk about Supply Chain Excellence, but most leaders struggle to define it. As a goal, it is easier to say than to define.

Transportation Management Boosts Load Routing, Reduces Emissions

Ryder Exchange

Mandrell joined the Transportation Management Team in 2004 and is now a Group Logistics Manager at Ryder System, Inc. In trucking and logistics, a proven way to decrease a shipper’s costs – and its carbon footprint – is to consolidate loads and reduce miles per trip.

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro

Supply Chain Opz

In order to achieve this objective, Ive gathered more information from the paper " Enhancing Security Throughout the Supply Chain " by Closs and McGarrell 2004 and turn it into easy-to-understand infographic as below, Special Attention. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts.

4 Ideas To Make Your Supply Chain More Agile and Give Consumers Flexible Shopping Options


In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.

Are we playing Sudoku or forecasting a business?

Supply Chain Nation

Nevertheless, the game has grown in popularity rapidly outside of Japan since The Times in Britain introduced the puzzle in late 2004. Most, if not all, of you are familiar with Sudoku puzzles. Now I must admit that I’m actually not very good at Sudoku.

Reducing Supply Chain Costs

Logistics Bureau

For instance, oil prices were relatively low during the period between 1984 and 2004, while labour and technology costs changed more quickly. The Key Supply Chain Challenge of Cost Reduction. Supply chain costs often represent a considerable percentage of the sales price of a good or service.