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Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

The average manufacturing company’s supply chain organization is 15 years old. In our analysis, only one out of ten companies successfully improves operating margins and inventory turns at the same time. Inventory Turns. The bigger the inventory turns number the better.

Biogen Idec designs the innovation supply chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

Since graduating from the NC State Jenkins MBA program in 2006, Joydeep Ganguly has risen through the ranks at Biogen Idec – the world’s oldest independent biotechnology company and the largest biotech employer in North Carolina. Today, Ganguly, vice president of manufacturing and general manager of the company’s Research Triangle Park operations, says the Jenkins MBA program prepared him for the challenges he faces from day to day. Vertically integrate existing manufacturers.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

In our work on the Supply Chains to Admire report , we tracked the progress of manufacturing, retailing and distribution companies for the period of 2006 to 2013 and 2009-2013. When I think back, at the beginning of the decade, it was about designing the product for manufacturing.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The traditional manufacturing job defined the middle class. Each time, I turn on the channel, manufacturing jobs frame the global debate. Ironically, as global manufacturing jobs decrease, there is a need for talent for the global supply chain. Inventory Turns.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2006, they made a decision to implement a supply chain planning solution. Manufacturing is designed and planned in isolation. Comprehensive view of source, make and deliver. Most often the focus is on transportation or logistics, but does not take into consideration the trade-offs between make, source and deliver. Focus is on make, source and deliver together. Inventory. Focus on the level of inventory. Manufacturing.

Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturers are Now Selling Directly to Consumers. Retailers can no longer have their heads in the sand, but neither can consumer products manufacturers. Note that apparel manufacturing is growing and apparel retail is declining.

3 Tips for Placing the Customer at the Center of Your Hospitality Supply Chain

AFFLINK

Inventory Management. Problems with inventory management. Inventory management, when done right, helps you keep the right diversity and number of products on hand in your hospitality supply chain.

Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics

Savi

To put this in perspective, 2018 is the first year since 2006 in which driver shortage is the primary concern of the industry. Some sources recorded up to a 20 percent annual demand increase for large truckload carriers and fleets.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

One of my favorite speeches, over this fifteen year tenure, was listening to Alan Greenspan at the AMR Research IT conference in November 2006. He discussed the adoption of the steam engine and the electric motor in the manufacturing sector.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

These two e-commerce business models have really taken off in the past decade, helped no doubt by the resurgence of China as the world’s manufacturing hub, the app economy and the convenience of an always-on mobile web. Pro Tip #2: Source Your Product Sensibly. Introduction.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #1

Supply Chain Trend

As I worked for and was involved with various enterprises over my career, some manufacturing, some service related, retail, etc. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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Rockwell Automation: Supply Chains to Admire Winner

Supply Chain Shaman

For the past five years, the team at Supply Chain Insights identified Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners by analyzing performance by peer group on the key metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC).

Supply chain software demands continual attention

Supply Chain Movement

The food and drinks manufacturer and owner of brands including Lay’s, Duyvis and Quaker has been using that ERP system since 1 November 2013. Quaker Oats has only been part of PepsiCo since 2001 and Duyvis since 2006. I still can’t see which location has inventory with a single click.”.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

For the past five years, the team at Supply Chain Insights identified Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners by analyzing performance by peer group on the key metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC).

Who said supply chains are boring?: An Online Class Everyone.

Supply Chains Rock

As the Supply Chains Rock blog points out in an October 2006 post, conducting business in emerging global markets requires a knowledge of supply chains and the ways in which they function in other regions. “In this way, the distributor never has to worry about running out of a product and disappointing customers and the supplier doesnt have to worry about maintaining a large inventory in expectation of demand,” supply chain technology company Epiq says on its website.

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Insights from the C-Suite: Supply Chain People Are Making a Difference in the World

Material Handling & Logistics

Since 2006, Abe Eshkenazi has served as CEO of APICS, a trade association focused on offering research, education and certification programs in supply chain management.

Freightera’s New Redesign Takes Instant Online Freight Quotes to the Next Level

Freightera

Over 9 billion automated rate quotes in Freightera’s inventory connect 23,000 communities. Over 5,000 manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers in the US and Canada use Freightera for 24/7 online access to billions of all-inclusive freight rates and instant freight booking. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in 22 locations globally, giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond.