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

Kinaxis

Reason #9 Relentless pursuit of one supply chain metric at the expense of other metrics. by John Westerveld Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money.

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

According to Supply Chain Quarterly , Quarter 4, 2011 issue: “Supply chain scorecards typically focus on operational metrics. Holm MS PCC CPCC is a Professional Certified Coach since 2008, focusing on executive and career development along with personal branding.

SanDisk’s Story of Customer Segmentation Strategies Using Inventory Postponement

Supply Chain Shaman

The journey began with a one size fits all approach in 2008, and the policies evolved over the course of the last seven years. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Supply Chain Talent: Insights from CSCMP Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

That was certainly true at Starbucks, which went through some difficult times in 2008. Contrary to what many people believe, investing in employees is not dilutive [to a company’s financial results and shareholder value] — it’s actually accretive,” said Schultz, pointing to the company’s turnaround and growth since 2008 as proof. “The biggest mistake companies make as they’re growing is leaving supply chain management and human resources behind.”.

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. 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.

Getting Inventory Right: Hope with Hype and Recycled Software?

Supply Chain Shaman

I am speaking this morning at the Terra Technology conference and doing a book signing of my new book, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. ILOG was then purchased by IBM for $340 million in 2008. It is morning in Orlando. The sun is rising.

Where have all the Truckers Gone? 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage

Cerasis

2009 was an exception due to the 2008–2009 recession.) Implement a Transportation Management System (TMS) to comprehensively manage logistics surrounding and including the shipping function as well as related performance metrics.

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. I pushed aside Shane’s motorbike helmet and jacket to take a seat in his crowded office.

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. However, they seem to fall under the conglomerate issue, where multiple business units may skew the summary metrics.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

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.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales. With the production of quality products creating less waste, the ‘scorecards’ for source reduction targets are met, provided to mass retailers and promoted, but no metrics are dealing with in-transit shipping damage.

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

Kinaxis

It’s a Sunday morning in May 2008. Prioritized action lists based on impact to your customers or whatever key metrics drive your business can ensure that planners are working on what 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 Who said supply chains are boring?

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.

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

Kinaxis

The new trend to be sustainable is part of the current category: Revenue Growth, so why add another category like CSR when we should be moving towards the core supply chain metrics of total delivered cost and customer service.

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. 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

The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales.

Airbags and supply chain leadership

Supply Chain Movement

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.

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).

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. I’m writing to share an exciting new report released today entitled “ An Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry: 2016 Update.”.

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Supply Chain Carbon Footprints: Do We Know What We Don’t Know?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

There are several different greenhouse gases, emissions of which are commonly aggregated into a single metric expressed in terms of an equivalent amount of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions.) 2008) suggest that, for the average sector, Scope 3 accounts for 74% of its total footprint. 2008) is correct, and that, on average, Scope 3 emissions are 74% of the total. 2008), we would expect to see 28.5 2008) does. By Christian Blanco , Felipe Caro and Charles Corbett.

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).

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

While reliable service and low prices are still important, these metrics have become prerequisites for commercial success. One reason is the increased focus on cost control in the aftermath of the financial meltdown of 2008. “We Logistics on the move.

The Best Practice Frontier in the 3D Supply Chain Triangle

Arkieva

In her excellent book ‘Supply Chain Metrics that Matter’ (Cecere, L.M., Supply Chain Metrics that Matter, John Wiley & Sons, 2015), Lora Cecere shows how we can reveal the ‘best-practice-frontier’ using so-called ‘orbit charts’.

6 Common Supply Chain Mistakes and How to Resolve Them

AFFLINK

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. 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.

Companies See Strongest Working Capital Performance Since Recession

Material Handling & Logistics

significantly improved their ability to generate cash in 2017, producing the strongest working capital performance since 2008. days seen in 2008, which was driven largely in changes made in response to the recession.

Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey

Lucas

This year’s survey showed the growing importance of labor-related metrics in assessing DC performance. Trend One: Labor Metrics Dominate . Every year the WERC report lists the top 12 metrics used by DC and warehouse managers and tracks how those rankings change from year to year.

Next-generation supply chains: Efficient, fast and tailored

Global Trade Management

metrics that really impact the bottom line; the Leaders in our survey. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. ► 2008. (7). 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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Handfield’s Top Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

NC State SCRC

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. This is a radical representation, as it requires thinking that the key performance metric in this case is agility and responsiveness to customer and technological change.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

One popular metric – a country’s logistics costs as a percentage of GDP – has China at 18% and the US at only 8.5%. 2015 was the first year since 2008 that growth of Black Friday and Cyber Monday online sales dipped into single-digit growth.

Is Working Capital on Your Logistics Dashboard?

TMC

Transportation management system (TMS) technology helps companies to manage a host of performance metrics – including working capital. High-value metric. Companies can gain competitive advantage by managing the metric more effectively than their rivals.

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: .

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

Supply Chain Network

On whichever metric one compares, Unemployment, GDP, Inflation or Currency, Canada has fared better during this downturn. There’s no getting around it, times are tough and we may still be in for more of these lean times for years to come.

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