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Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Social media awash with pictures of supply chain professionals attending the Lady Gaga event at SAP’s Sapphire, celebrating with drinks at the Gartner event, or rocking to the ZZ Top performance at JDA’s Icon conference trumpeted excitement. Shortening Supply Chains.

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Secondly, even though internal integration can be achieved through executive command, external supply chain partners – customers, suppliers and service providers – have their own way of doing business and won’t change their processes.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing. The presentations from the Summit are posted now on the Supply Chain Insights You Tube Channel. The supply chain is a complex non-linear system.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? Frankel et al 2008 indicated that " supply chain " and "supply chain management" first recognized in the 1980s. NAVIGATE. Basics.

The Best Practice Frontier in the 3D Supply Chain Triangle


In a previous blog “ Balancing Cash Cost and Service: The Supply Chain Triangle ” we have introduced the idea that supply chain management is all about balancing three corners of a triangle: cash, cost and service. Figure 1 shows it for inventory and service.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised. Supply chain costs of around $5.50 Moving to a vendor-managed inventory model wherever it was possible to do so.

Is The Retail Industry Melting Down?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Retailers have increasingly been forced to sink or swim based not on marketing or product differentiation – as in the past – but on the success of their Supply Chains and eCommerce operations.

Spreadsheets – A Look Back


Spreadsheets are not without limitations and issues that can be critical for a business, especially in supply chain management. As a newcomer to this world, I have learned just how complex, dynamic and complicated a supply chain can be.

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S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #7

Supply Chain Trend

To get some answers for S&OP practitioners, Niels van Hove founder of Supply Chain Trend, interviewed a group of S&OP leaders. Supply Chain Trend will publish a weekly Q&A with these S&OP leaders. Introduction.

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IBM Beefing Up for Matrix Commerce in 2012

Supply Chain Network

Acquisitions of Emptoris and Demandtec expanded sourcing and pricing portfolios while the new version of IBM ILOG LogicNet Plus XE further enhances supply chain network capabilities. Matrix Commerce extends beyond the sales and customer focus to include management and optimization of supporting sourcing and supply chain facets. Extends Smarter Commerce capabilities to Chief Procurement Officers.

Flipkart-Walmart Deal and What It Means for the Indian Online Retail Sector


Despite entering India way back in 2007, Walmart till now, operated only 21 stores catering to B2B segment across the country. Efficient Supply Chain and Logistics With increased internet penetration?—?thanks

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Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

MH&L’s Editorial Advisory Board tackles some of the toughest topics facing the supply chain today. Tan Miller, director of the Global Supply Chain Management Program, Rider University. ? Trump Tariffs and their Impact on Supply Chains.

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