Lora Cecere: ‘All the metrics must be in balance’

Supply Chain Movement

But in fact, all the metrics must be in balance,” says Lora Cecere from Supply Chain Insights. The analyst was joined by Bram Desmet, managing director of Solventure, to present her latest book, Supply Chain Metrics that Matter, in Brussels on 18 March 2015.

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here’s what I wrote back on this date in 2009, as I recalled the events of that tragic day eight years earlier: I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, near Red Hook and the docks. They also lack process controls and metrics. Today is September 11. I never forget.

Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky

TMC

As I explain in my book, The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected (MIT Press, October 2015), companies can improve their disruption detection capabilities in a number of ways.

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.

The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Used from the 17th century until the late mid-20th century, a ball and chain found in 2009 in the United Kingdom from the 17th century was an 18 pound ball six inches in diameter.

Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

We then rated companies on their ability to manage and improve a portfolio of metrics: operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). 2015 Supply Chains to Admire. Delivery Metrics: Perfect order delivery although good to continually refine.

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

The investigation into the activity at PCA began in 2009, after the U.S. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. The city of Philadelphia is eerily quiet this morning.

Make Your Supply Chains Less Complex – and Less Wasteful!

Talking Logistics

Mariotti states that you first have to measure it, and he outlines several metrics and techniques in the book, including ranking customers by annual sales, profit, and gross margin percentage. Lean is often associated with discrete manufacturing processes, but the discipline has been adapted and implemented in the process industries too, as documented in the book “ Lean for the Process Industries: Dealing with Complexity ” (Productivity Press, May 2009) by Peter L.

Winners in business: Supply Chains to Admire 2016

Supply Chain Movement

It is data-driven research: a deep analysis of performance, improvement, and value of 320 companies across 31 industries for the period 20092015.

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

Kinaxis

They went from #34 in 2015 to #18 in 2016. 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.

Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

For December 2015, retail sales were the lowest since 2009. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

in the third quarter of 2015 according to the third preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late December. in December 2015, up 6.7% in December 2015. Housing Starts: In November 2015, housing starts increased 10.3% in November 2015, down 0.9%