COSO – Sarbanes-Oxley and Supply Chain Fraud

Supply Chain Network

COSO – SARBOX – SUPPLY CHAIN FRAUD. The Committee Of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) internal controls framework highlights the following 5 key components which are a useful guide for the detection and reduction of supply chain fraud. In terms of supply chain fraud, supplier metrics and the vendor scorecard are useful tools in determining suppliers that may be putting the organization “at risk�. An Introduction to Supply Chain Fraud.

Budgeting For the Repercussions of Supply Chain Fraud

Supply Chain Network

In much the same way as supply chain fraud cuts across the operations of the enterprise, the repercussions from supply chain fraud are just as far-reaching, (if not actually more so), and much more damaging and costly: - Manufacturing Downtime. The ramifications and costs of supply chain fraud can leave your organization left hanging for dear life. Other articles in this series: An Introduction to Supply Chain Fraud.

Dreaded Shrinkage: Bottomless Pit or Grave?

Supply Chain Network

Other articles in this series: An Introduction to Supply Chain Fraud. Supply Chain Fraud and Sarbanes-Oxley. COSO – Sarbanes-Oxley and Supply Chain Fraud. Definition of Supply Chain. Who’s Involved in Supply Chain Fraud? What Are the Causes of Supply Chain Fraud? Where Does Supply Chain Fraud Happen? Assessing the Impacts of Supply Chain Fraud.

Staples and its partners get full visibility with RFID

Supply Chain Network

Together with its supply chain partners, this retailer of office equipment and supplies has embarked on a unique RFID pilot project. Falling in are other members of the SCN, including Unisource, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, ACCO Canada Inc., From Purchasing b2b: One thing is for certain, RFID has been talked about enough—in the media, at trade shows and industry conferences.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Sunday, 25 November 2007. Networked Supply Chains Require Better Visibility. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. With this increased sourcing agility comes the increased risk of delivery failure due to a supply chain disruption and, concurrently, the increased importance of visibility into each step of the supply chain.

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A new report published by the United Nations highlights the importance of sustainable supply management for CEO’s


At the same time, there are important “performance gaps” in implementation, as highlighted by a complementary survey of chief executives participating in the Global Compact: 59 per cent of CEOs said corporate responsibility should be embedded into global supply chains, but only 27 per cent think they are doing so.

Frequency of “Supply Chain” in Books

SCM Research

The following Google Ngram Viewer graph shows the frequency of the terms “supply chain”, “logistics” and “procurement” in books published between 1975 and 2008. Practice Research Logistics Procurement Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain News on MAPI Projects US will Finally Surpass Peak 2007 Manufacturing Output in 2019

Supply Chain Digest

MAPI Nearly Doubles its Forecast of Manufacturing Growth through 2021, with Even the Apparel Sector Seeing Some Goods News

The Celebration of the Year of the Pig and Implications for Industry Supply Chain Management Strategies

Supply Chain Matters

At the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year , the Supply Chain Matters blog reflects on faster-moving changes in global supply and customer demand networks and on the implications for a year of constant challenge. Post New Year Supply and Demand Network Implications.

Horsemeat Supply Chains

SCM Research

Food supply chains are affected by supply chain trends such as globalization, consolidation, and commoditization. Supply chain managers have eagerly sought to apply textbook knowledge to these supply chains. However, the horsemeat scandal is just another example to reveal that food supply chains got out of control. The more complex supply chain systems become, the less controllable they seem to be.

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Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow


However, one thing that should come to mind is the prowess of the retail giant’s supply chain excellence. million employees without a focus on good supply chain management. ” The Key’s To Walmart’s Supply Chain Management Excellence over the Year.

Noteworthy Supply Chain Tech News: LLamasoft and FusionOps

Supply Chain Matters

There is some noteworthy supply chain technology news this week which we wanted to call attention to Supply Chain Matters readers. LLamasoft Acquisition of IBM’s LogicTools Supply Chain Business Unit Supply chain network design provider LLamasoft announced this week that this provider had acquired IBM’s LogicTools supply chain applications business unit, including rights to LogicNet Plus, Inventory and Product Flow Analyst and Transportation Analyst.

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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.

Supply Chain News on US Still not Back to 2007 Manufacturing Levels Eight Years Later

Supply Chain Digest

Revisions to Federal Researve Data in 2015 Now Show US Output Still a Couple of Percentage Points Below the Peak

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3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management


Here are three ways that crowdsourcing is revolutionizing supply chain management today—and in the future. Amazon consistently ranks on or near the top of lists touting the best supply chains—and for good reason.

Have You Given Your Planner Love Today?

Supply Chain Shaman

The most unloved employees in the back office are supply chain planners. As supply chain leaders, I would encourage you to send each of them some love for Valentine’s Day. Some Thoughts: Supply chain management is heady stuff.

Controversial 2007 Prediction that RFID Would not Replace Bar Coding in the Supply Chain Still Proving Accurate More than 10 Years Later

Supply Chain Digest

Noteworthy Blog Post by Ronan Clinton of Heavey RF is More Right than Wrong more than 10 Years Later

Balance and Segmentation – What the Election Can Teach Supply Chain


In my opinion, these are factors that led to the pollsters being so far off on the 2016 US election, and how supply chain practitioners can help these pollsters to improve. Balance is also critical for supply chains. Source: © 2007 AMR Research, Inc. | Page 5.

Ooh, Scary Stuff, Kids. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.


Often, unexpected events such as suppliers failing to deliver, software glitches and even Mother Nature can wreak havoc with even the best supply chains. By 2007, after various delays and issues – Walmart changed its RFID strategy. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

Top 25 Supply Chains Pt. 1: Masters category


by CJ Wehlage On May 29, 2014, I posted a blog about the Top 25 Supply Chains predictions for 2015. The 2015 Top Supply Chains were #1 Amazon , #2 McDonald’s, #3 Unilever. I went back five years to the 2011 Top 25 Supply Chain rankings.

How Prepared Are You Really? Supply Chain Black Swans


by Alexa Cheater Supply chain risk. We’ve covered it here extensively on the 21 st Century Supply Chain blog, and Kinaxis has even produced a great infographic about it. There’s no denying it’s a very important subject when it comes to good supply chain management.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

I first met Shane in 2007 at the beginning of his work with Syngenta’s value chain. Seldom do I see a commercial leader transition to supply chain, and I wanted to gain his insights. Note the improvement and the resiliency in supply chain performance.).

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Greater Globalization.

Global Trade Management

Monday, 19 November 2007. This trend raises critical challenges for international supply chain, quality control, traceability and logistics management. At the same time, considerations on these advantages have to be balanced against higher logistics costs, supply chain fulfilment and supplier management risks. I am a big supporter of supply chain management, particularly when it comes to security. Wednesday, November 21, 2007 2:44:00 pm.

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Supply Chain News on Federal Reserve Changes Baseline Year on US Industrial Production from 2007 to 2012

Supply Chain Digest

Move Actually Make Current Numbers Look a Little Better in Comparison

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Compliance with.

Global Trade Management

Thursday, 22 November 2007. Compliance with these regulations requires end-to-end visibility, accurate and timely data capture, custody audit trails and effective control of traders’ global supply chain. ▼ 2007. (4). Networked Supply Chains Require Better Visibility. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: The Inspection Chimera

Global Trade Management

Wednesday, 28 November 2007. ▼ 2007. (4). Networked Supply Chains Require Better Visibility. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. The healthy growth continues as world merchandise trade continues to grow with an average of 10% per year.

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Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

Bear markets drive heightened interest in supply chain management. The teams in these seats did not experience the down market in 2007 or the start of the market run in 2009. These supply chain groups are more global and diverse. Welcome to a new year.

Segmenting Supply Chain using Portfolio Matrix (2x2 Matrix)

Supply Chain Opz

Segmenting Supply Chain using Portfolio Matrix (2x2 Matrix). Supply Chain Segmentation is the planning process that links a corporate strategy to the executions. It incorporates various concept and can be used to manage demand side of supply chain. NAVIGATE.

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6 Strategies for Better Supply Chain Management in the Current Economy

Oracle SCM

The years from 2007 through 2009 were notable for their economic volatility, reflected not only in the global economic recession but also the instability of customer demand and rapid movement in raw material, fuel, and commodity prices. Strategy 6: Ensure a reliable and predictable supply.

And I thought last year’s Top 25 Supply Chain was a surprise


by CJ Wehlage On the bus ride back to the McDowell Marriott after the 2016 Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain event, I plugged my ear phones into my cell and listened to some Pearl Jam. So, the supply chain version of Last Kiss would go something like this…. “Oh

7 Laws of Successful Supply Chain Alliances - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

7 Laws of Successful Supply Chain Alliances. In order to increase the efficiency of the whole supply chain, modern businesses relies on the stronger and closer relationship with their trading partners. Supply Chain Case Study: Executives Guide. NAVIGATE.

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.

RFID, AIDC and IoT News on Looking Back at 2007 Prediction that RFID Would not Replace Bar Coding in the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Digest

Noteworthy Blog Post by Ronan Clinton of Heavey RF is More Right than Wrong 10 Years Later

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.

Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

Squeezing in this much time to write this deep report between working on the Supply Chain Insights Global Summi t and finishing customer deliverables is tough. When I wrote a summary report at AMR Research in 2007 and 2009, there were two or 6% of the market.

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