Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #10 Failure to adequately train your supply chain planning staff

Kinaxis

by John Westerveld Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #9 Relentless pursuit of one supply chain metric at the expense of other metrics. General News Products Response Management Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management 2008 US beef protest in South Korea Beef Business Business process Cargill Colorado Competitive advantage Customer Supply chain

Summary of Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries

NC State SCRC

The type of contract of interest in this report is for Development and Manufacture contracts in the Aerospace and Defense industries. The subcontract efforts feature the majority of military and part of commercial aviation, systems are outsourced by the overall airframe manufacturer, known as “primes” (Boeing, Airbus, Sikorski, etc.) Specific Risks in Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries.

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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.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Public awareness and mass retailer initiatives have driven major sustainability efforts over the last two decades among CPG manufacturers. Driven by aggressive targets and retailers’ “supplier scorecards,” their progress has been enabled by advances in materials engineering and manufacturing technology. And as an early adopter and proponent of manufacturing practices that later became known as Lean, we’ve observed enormous improvements in manufacturing quality and consistency.

Know sooner, act faster and accelerate your supply chain performance!

Kinaxis

based electronics manufacturer. It’s a Sunday morning in May 2008. There has been a major earthquake in Chengdu, China… where several of your key items are manufactured. By end of day Monday, you have identified the key items that are manufactured in that region, identified the customers and revenue impacted by the loss of those items, identified alternative sources, and were able to shift to new suppliers and reschedule orders.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

Kinaxis

While there was always passionate discussions on companies and metrics, the end goal was to raise awareness of supply chain as a practice. We find that most companies throw the system out balance and are able to only drive progress on a single metric, not the metrics portfolio.”. - Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO, Supply Chain Insights LLC and Abby Mayer, Research Associate, Supply Chain Insights LLC.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

General warehouse industry statistics Warehousing costs & revenue statistics Warehouse efficiency statistics Labor statistics in the warehousing industry Automation adoption in the warehousing industry Warehouse performance metrics Warehouse automation stats: General warehouse industry statistics 1. Bureau of Labor Statistics , there are 18,182 private warehousing establishments as of 2018, up from 15,203 in 2008. in Q1 2017, the lowest since 2008.”

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% PCA’s customers were larger food manufacturers. The manufacturers sourced the peanut butter primarily on cost. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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

Cerasis

Public awareness and mass retailer initiatives have driven major sustainability efforts over the last two decades among CPG manufacturers. Driven by aggressive targets and retailers’ “supplier scorecards”, their progress has been enabled by advances in materials engineering and manufacturing technology. . And as an early adopter and proponent of manufacturing practices that later became known as Lean, we’ve observed enormous improvements in manufacturing quality and consistency.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

In a highly inspiring key note presentation at the supply chain conference, Fareed Zakaria of CNN spoke about how the jobs recovery following the 2008 recession lagged the economic recovery by as much as 64 months while the same metric for the previous recessions was significantly narrower. Manufacturers that are used to shipping pallets and cartons to retailers will need to be prepared for the world of shipping eaches to consumers and do so economically.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

However, in 2008 when the business grew +20%, inventories declined substantially, and part of his team won a Syngenta internal award, it became clear. In 2008 the market was ballistic. They will be featured in our digital showcase and are a part of the Jabil story on digital manufacturing. 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 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. Metrics look very simple and its kind of nice to have something like these. In general, you may not be able to get all level of metrics. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

He discussed the adoption of the steam engine and the electric motor in the manufacturing sector. Today, we take these technologies for granted, but the electric motor was the genesis of the horizontal manufacturing plant. In 2008, I was asked to visit DuPont to talk about demand sensing. This was the case for DuPont in 2008. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain Corporate.

Supply Chains Rock

Doing its part, IBM has just released its corporate responsibility report for 2008 and it dedicates a big part of it to its supply chain. Here are a few highlights from page 32 "Supply Chain Responsibility: A commitment to collaboration": During 2008, IBM continued to implement its Supply Chain Social Responsibility initiative across its global network of suppliers. In 2008, IBM spent $1.5 Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

Airbags and supply chain leadership

Supply Chain Movement

The replacement of 34 million airbags that the automotive part manufacturer Takata has to execute is one of the biggest recalls ever. Although Honda, as one of their customers, initiated the first recall related to the Takata airbarg in 2008, only in May 2015 mr. Takada made an agreement with the US authorities on how to deal with the issue. Apparently, the airbag inflators were not properly sealed leading to unexpected explosions.

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Biobased Economy Continues to Grow: USDA Secretary Announces NC State-Duke Study Results on Monday

NC State SCRC

The production and use of biobased products replacing petroleum-based products has the potential to reduce GHG emissions up to 10 million metric tons of CO2 equivalents. Vilsack, a former governor of Iowa, briefly ran in the 2008 presidential race and was considered by Hillary Clinton as a potential running mate in 2016. “Better economic opportunities, like those offered by the biobased product manufacturers, are creating wealth in rural America.

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6 Common Supply Chain Mistakes and How to Resolve Them

AFFLINK

The cost of recovery from a disruption in procurement management depends on factors such as supply source, volume, manufacturing location and inventory. Managers must tie their efforts to mitigate risk with metrics that will result in the long-term support of higher management. While the planes were supposed to hit markets in 2008, supply chain management problems delayed the production for three years.

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. The are a regional make to order kitchen cabinet manufacturer, and have two primary sales channels of modular kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Upon graduation, there simply weren’t any jobs available at all! During that period, he networked with as many people as possible, including a fund raising arm at Wake Tech.

Seven Thoughts to Build a Customer-Centric Supply Chain Organization

Supply Chain Shaman

In the fall of 2008 I attended a major consumer packaged goods company’s global customer team meeting. A contract manufacturer shares discount pricing based on forecast accuracy of the customer. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. ‘Chin Music’ Definition: Idle Chatter, Idle Talk or Vague Explanations. Urban Dictionary.

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. At Rockwell this includes all processes end-to-end except for manufacturing.

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. At Rockwell this includes all processes end-to-end except for manufacturing.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

Why This Matter for US Exporters and Manufacturers. One popular metric – a country’s logistics costs as a percentage of GDP – has China at 18% and the US at only 8.5%. With exporting prices so low for US manufacturers, all they need is the market…. With exporting prices so low for US manufacturers, all they need is the market…. The timing for a Black Friday alternative for US manufacturers and distributors also has growing appeal.

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. 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. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy.

Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. In this step, the actuals are compared with the planned metrics (MAPE, forecast accuracy, bias etc.) December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. In our March commentary, the takeaway was that these rapidly changing retailer business models imply that organizations can no longer assume the same organizational structures of accountability where marketing and supply chain teams supporting physical stores and online fulfillment reside in separate organizational entities with conflicting metrics. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

in February 2016, the lowest level since February 2008. Source: US Census) Manufacturing & Trade Sales Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.296 trillion in January 2016, down 0.4% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% A reading above 50 indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding.). . . . . .

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Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Some of those are Cognos, iLog, SPSS, Core Metrics, Emptoris, Vivisimo and many others, as world is moving from reactive to proactive. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare.

Supply Chain Management:Supply Chain Visibility: The need.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Example: For a shipper, number of shipments at a 3PL warehouse might be a relevant metric while the 3PL provider may be more interested in the number of shipments for all serviced shippers. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. This is certainly an exciting area, and one that is starting to mature, but from our Asset Management centric perspective we realize that the majority of the work around making buildings "smarter" is being done by manufacturers of sensors and devices and by software application developers of building management software systems, such as IWMS (Intelligent Workplace Management Systems) and RESP (Real Estate and Space Planning). December 2008. About Us.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

Demand Planning - Practicing the Best Practices - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. 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. Hence it is not recommended as a single metric to be followed. Hence it is also not recommended as single metric to be followed. December 2008.

Business Process Optimization in Asset Management - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. IT enablement in areas like Mobile work management, Health and Safety, Metrics monitoring (KPI) etc. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure.

Three Reasons Why I Love Hadoop, and You Should Too!

Supply Chain Shaman

While the rest of the world was deep in a recession in 2008, and manufacturers were struggling with payroll decisions and layoffs, Hadoop innovation was in full swing. In the recession of 2008, it took the average consumer products company three-to-five months to sense the recession and redefine product plans. As a result, companies closed manufacturing facilities. The elephants are coming! They will soon change your supply chain. In time, you will come to love them.