Why I No Longer Believe in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

Supply Chain Shaman

While the name has changed, the methodology has remained fairly constant, with a only a few changes, since 2004. The AMR Top 25 was the first methodology that tried to connect financial metrics with supply chain excellence. It elevated the discussion on supply chain excellence and drove more discipline and rigor in the use of financial metrics. See how different the progress is on this metric by industry? Capital Markets reward balance in a Portfolio of Metrics.

How Do You Define a Mature Supply Chain Planning Organization? (Part 1)

Supply Chain Shaman

I have worked with this client since 2004. Integration of corporate social responsibility metrics in planning. There is a lack of clarity on what drives value and metrics are functional. Inventory is often focused on as a singular metric, not as part of a complex supply chain system. Metrics. Functional metric orientation. Little insight on cross-functional metrics alignment. Cross-functional metrics alignment.

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What Kindergarten Lesson Applies Best to Supply Chain Technology?

Talking Logistics

With all companies sharing a common codebase, a common data-store, and having a consistent definition of fields and functions, everything from user behavior to company metrics can be readily analyzed. 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.

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

By incorporating the system with telematics devices, companies can track can metrics like time on the road, fuel level, emission, to further control their green logistics effort. Environmental Management Systems (EMS): The two major standards ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14004:2004 offers the needs for an EMS and suggests common EMS guidelines. Green Supply Chain Management is integrating environment-friendly and innovative strategy while planning the supply chain process.

7 Ways to Create Perfect Agile Supply Chain Machine

Supply Chain Opz

Triple-A Supply Chain In 2004, Professor Hau Lee of Stanford University published the article titled " The Triple-A Supply Chain " in Harvard Business Review. Agile Supply Chain concept has been discussed widely but the definition can be a bit vague. In this article, we will explain how agile supply chain theories were developed and 7 ways to create agility in your organization.

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VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the period of 2009-2015, only 88% of companies made improvement on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. To meet the criteria for The Supply Chains to Admire for 2016, companies needed to score better than their peer group average for performance metrics, while driving a higher level of improvement than 2/3 of their industry peer group. 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.

PINC’s Rafael Granato accepted into Forbes Communications Council

PINC

Since its founding in 2004, PINC has been a pioneer in providing real-time visibility and workflow orchestration to yard operations across distribution centers and manufacturing plants worldwide – achieving Gartner’s “best of breed” status in this category.

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

Talking Logistics

Expanded Visibility – fewer information driven disputes based on agreed metrics using the agreed data set. 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.

Podcast: Marcia Williams on Supply Chain Optimization and Digital Transformation

Requis

Supply chain optimization consultant, author, and podcaster Marcia Williams has been working in supply chain since 2004. And, no surprises here, I attach metrics so I can measure the baseline.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Finally, the top 10 list was rounded out safety and metrics. Manufacturing Metrics that Matter Most: A Comprehensive Checklist: I n today’s manufacturing enterprise, executives and line of business managers are constantly bombarded with information, making it difficult to weed through all the available manufacturing metrics to figure out what business issues need to be addressed. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Supply Chain Shaman

Hau L Lee, Triple-A Supply Chains, Harvard Business Review, October 2004. I think about this discussion with Keith often as I work on the Supply Chain Index and edit the chapters of Metrics That Matter. “We live in a world where supply chains, not companies, compete for market dominance.

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.) Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. Six years ago, on a snowy January afternoon, I wrote my first post for the Supply Chain Shaman.

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. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. 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.

Bait and Switch

Supply Chain Shaman

The first definition of Demand-driven Supply Chains was pushed into the market by AMR Research (now part of the Gartner Group) in 2004. Over the last decade, the only metric that we have improved is revenue/employee (see below). Bait and switch: A form of fraud. A dishonest marketing tactic where a marketer advertises a very attractive value proposition and then switches the offer to something else after gaining interest by the buyer. Source Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

Top Myths Around Demand Sensing

E2open

More importantly, it turns out the lag question is a red herring for a fundamental reason – the correct metric when making a quality supply chain decision is to measure the actual error over the lead time instead of lagged error. 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.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2004 Compuware purchased Covisint. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. Supply Chain Operating Networks: The building of supply chain applications using many-to-many architectures to connect multiple parties to multiple trading partners to improve multi-tier supply chain visibility, planning and execution to improve relationships in extended value chains. .

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #5

Supply Chain Trend

For example, if you can add product to your catalog you can sell without having to inventory you end up with a nearly infinite profit that boosts overall inventory turns metrics. Siemens IT had a mandate of only using SAP technology and essentially got a commitment from SAP to deliver a similar S&OP functionality in 2004. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

2004=100). AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0% in the fourth quarter of 2015 according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late February. Source: US BEA). Trade Deficit: The U.S. trade deficit increased 2.23% in January to $45.7 billion. Exports decreased 2.1% to $176.5

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0% in the third quarter of 2015 according to the third preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late December. Source: US BEA). . Trade Deficit: The U.S. trade deficit decreased 3.4% in November to $42.4 billion. Exports decreased 1.0% to $182.2

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0% in the third quarter of 2015 according to the third preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late December. Source: US BEA). . Trade Deficit: The U.S. trade deficit decreased 3.4% in November to $42.4 billion. Exports decreased 1.0% to $182.2

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

I remember speaking a few years ago with Art Mesher, Descartes’ CEO from November 2004 through November 2013, and he attributed the turnaround to Descartes’ shift from a “culture of selling” to a “culture of serving.” This was not a trivial transition because the software industry, until relatively recently, was long fixated on measuring its health and success by new license revenue (sales of products) instead of customer-centric metrics, such as realization of ROI and payback objectives.

Selling on Shopify for Beginners: Sourcing, Designing, and More

ShipBob

In 2004, three business founders attempted to build an online snowboarding equipment store, but they ended up being dissatisfied with the platforms available on the market. Make sure you have Google Analytics set up so you can track website traffic and other online store metrics.

Will the New Tax Bill Bring Overseas Profits Back Home?

Supply Chain Brain

Passage of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 allowed U.S. Where in the past they might have focused primarily on days payable outstanding (DPO) as a financial metric, they’re now giving equal attention to days sales outstanding (DSO) and inventory levels. based corporations are reported to have between $2tr and $3tr stashed away in offshore accounts, to avoid paying high taxes on domestic income.