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Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

NC State SCRC

Stuart William was in one of my former MBA classes at NC State in 2008, and graduated into one of the worst economies ever in May of 2009. Relationship management, data modeling, problem solving, sourcing analysis, negotiation, data-driven decision-making, metrics development, forecasting, process flow, BOM understanding, MRP/production schedule, Pareto analysis, and information presentations are all key skills that he applies in his CPO role.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

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Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. LTL gets even trickier according to a report by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. . However, while technology evolves to allow better tracking of carbon footprint, there’s a potential to substantially improve overall logistics sustainability by addressing a less often discussed but insidious problem. Logistics

7 Best Supply Chain Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Therefore, the challenge to establish the ranking method is to find a more economical data source and the unbiased metrics. 2008). In this article, we rank books based on their influence, popularity, recency and practicality and then we come up with the list of the best supply chain books. Finding Best Supply Chain Books We've found that most recommendations for on the web are based on just personal opinion.

How to run a supply chain war room that's ready for anything part 2: Planning for and preventing risk

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Ed Barriball, Partner at McKinsey & Company, takes a similar position and suggests looking at internal systems and metrics first, with an emphasis on keeping it simple, followed by building out into easily available data sources. “I

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Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

The PCA Corporation lost their case in the court of public opinion in 2008, but the federal conviction is seven years later. In 2008, the company manufactured 2.5% The manufacturers sourced the peanut butter primarily on cost. An example is the work on Performance Based Logistics (PBL). Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Resilience Project, its methods has been tested under many extreme circumstances such as, - 2008: Chengdu Earthquake in China. However, the logic Cisco uses to manage the disruption is very robust and details are summarized into the infographic below, Note: metrics data is for illustrative purpose. Cross-functional team, part standardization, back-up suppliers, dual-sourcing, supplier collaboration are the basic foundation that is tried and true. NAVIGATE. Basics.

Handfield’s Top Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

NC State SCRC

Organizations need to be able to tap into multiple sources of information from both structured and unstructured, internal and external sources, to provide greater insights into key research insights into business strategy questions. Other indicators included data pulled from the Federal Reserve economic database, the Producer Price Index, the Purchasing Managers Index, as well as internal metrics such as the size of the company’s own sales force.

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). In Figure 1, we include the orbit chart of performance metrics at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns. However, localized sourcing shortened leadtimes and improve responsiveness.

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). In Figure 1, we include the orbit chart of performance metrics at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns. However, localized sourcing shortened leadtimes and improve responsiveness.

Looking for Growth in Lean Times? Look North to Canada!

Supply Chain Network

Every company is looking for that elusive source of growth to keep driving the top line, or at least to replace any shrinkage in business from the downturn. But in difficult times growth can be a hard thing to find and merchants both online and offline need to be creative and on the lookout for any potential sources of new growth. On whichever metric one compares, Unemployment, GDP, Inflation or Currency, Canada has fared better during this downturn.

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Benefits: Avoid multiple sources of truth - With single / reduced number of instances the number of databases will be less. Consistent Business Intelligence - BI metrics can be obtained consistently across the entire business banking on the foundation of single version of master data. December 2008. November 2008.

New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

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Reducing sulphur emissions by utilizing low sulphur fuel oils in shipping vessels will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 requirements. million metric tons annually. Unfortunately, alternative fuel sources are not readily available on a large scale at this time. It’s also important to work closely with a third party logistics provider (3PL) like C.H. Robinson global logistics expert.

Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In this step, the actuals are compared with the planned metrics (MAPE, forecast accuracy, bias etc.) Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Insuring that each function, including online marketing, store operations and supply chain have common objectives, metrics and aligned rewards for the coming year. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:Supply Chain Visibility: The need.

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Hence there arises a need to implement a system/process that can collaborate and obtain information from various sources, analyze and help formulate strategies for a more visible supply chain. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Some of those are Cognos, iLog, SPSS, Core Metrics, Emptoris, Vivisimo and many others, as world is moving from reactive to proactive. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. A further benefit of integration of these many systems is to allow organizations to effectively report on their sustainability metrics. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us.

Demand Planning - Practicing the Best Practices - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In this blog I will focus on first couple of sub process of demand planning cycle - 1) Setting up demand planning objectives and metrics for different business units/customers/key items/locations 2) Setting up the frequency of the forecasting process (create/review/publish) with the time horizons. December 2008. October 2008.

Business Process Optimization in Asset Management - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. IT enablement in areas like Mobile work management, Health and Safety, Metrics monitoring (KPI) etc. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries.