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

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, July 07, 2009. and $745 million internationally with first-tier diverse suppliers In 2008, IBM’s PELM operations worldwide processed 42,302 metric tons of end-of-life products and product waste. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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. They are often measuring individual metrics versus the whole,” states Cecere. Supply Chain Metrics that Matter.

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Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky

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In 2009, the United States boosted import duties on Chinese tires from 4% to 35%, and did so with only 15 days’ notice. The post Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky appeared first on Connect Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. There are many ways to measure supply chain performance in terms of resilience, but there is one that’s easily overlooked even though it is gaining in importance: Detection time.

Supply Chain Talk: Do Numbers Tell the Full Story?

Arkieva

At first glance, supply chain metrics may seem to tell you a lot about your current supply chain operations. Between 2009 and 2010 during the economic downturn, it was difficult to make sense of the unemployment numbers. In developing supply chain metrics , we need to be conscious of this as well. The metrics that we put in place must have the drill down capability to point us towards an action that will improve the overall metric.

Strategic Procurement: 4 Tactics for Economic Recovery in 2021

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For instance, during the great recession of 2009, 85% of Chief Procurement Officers reported they had more influence than prior to the crisis, but by 2013, that influence waned significantly for two-thirds of those leaders.

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

When Gartner purchased AMR Research in December 2009, the methodology became the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25. The research project analyzed 1200 combinations of 180 metrics for four hundred companies for the period of 2010-2012.

COVID-19 to cause drastic shifts in supply chain management

EFT

Survey respondents identified the top technologies they are considering as new tools or applications that improve supply chain visibility and tracking (47%) and operational analytics to better track business metrics and indicators (39%).

BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the period of 2009-2015 only 88% of companies made improvement on the “Supply Chain Metrics That Matter.” (The The Supply Chain Metrics That Matter are a portfolio of metrics which correlate to higher market capitalization. The composite of metrics includes growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital.) While most companies make improvements in single metrics, pushing the whole portfolio forward is tougher.

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.

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). To make the Supply Chains to Admire list, a company had to score above average of their peer group for supply chain improvement as measured by the Index, and drive performance above average in the portfolio of metrics for operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC).

Consumer Demand Helping Drive 3PL Industry Growth

Talking Logistics

3PL market has grown by roughly 7% annually since 2009 and is expected to reach $170 billion by the end of 2016. 3PLs are being asked by shippers to create better metrics to provide both added understanding and a deeper perspective as to what’s occurring inside their business both yesterday, in real time and tomorrow. In recent years, shippers have encountered new standards of velocity, market choice and cost for their products.

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NASCES 2016: End-to-End Supply Chain Management Transformations

Kinaxis

It immediately brings home the need for trade-off across competing metrics and objectives. Ian is more of a futurist, though I only have a link from 2009. by Trevor Miles I was at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago earlier this week. I’m a pretty jaded conference goer, so it is difficult to please me, but I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the keynotes and sessions I attended.

Winners in business: Supply Chains to Admire 2016

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Unfortunately, we find most companies are moving backwards on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter (growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital) or are making progress on singular metrics instead of driving performance improvement on a balanced portfolio of supply chain metrics that correlate to market capitalization.

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. This, my friends, is why we need to get back to CORE supply chain metrics when measuring the Top 25.

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. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is working on her third book, Leadership Matters. Last week, I spoke on the evolution of the digital supply chains and my vision for Supply Chain 2020 at the World Trade Group Event in Miami.

Emerald Citation of Excellence 2013 for supply chain innovation article

Supply Chain View from the Field

The article published in question, Knowledge sharing in interorganizational product development teams: the effect of formal and informal socialization mechanisms , was published in the Journal of Production Innovation Management in 2009. As papers need at least three years to accumulate citation data, the 2013 Awards have been selected from papers published in 2009.

Red Robin, GE, and Baby Boomers: An Update on Social Networking for Business

Talking Logistics

These examples point to a key metric that’s emerging for quantifying the value of social networking : Time-to-Resolution. Back in April 2009, only about 25 percent of 50-64 year olds were using social networking technologies, compared to about 78 percent of 18-29 year olds. I’m always on the lookout for companies that are using social networking technologies to enable business processes other than marketing and customer service.

This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013)

Talking Logistics

On the 3PL front, Greenbriar Equity Group LLC acquired Transplace from an affiliate of CI Capital Partners, who together with Transplace’s management team bought the company from its original owners in 2009. After a cold and wet holiday weekend, summer has arrived with a vengeance, with temperatures in the 90s yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Time to put away the turtlenecks and find my bathing suit.

For supply chain managers to become a trusted advisor, talent management is key

Supply Chain View from the Field

A CPO in the financial services industry also noted that a need to redefine procurement’s role in the enterprise is happening, driven by the recognition that a new type of procurement capability is needed: Prior to our transformation, the ONLY metric by which our performance was measured is how much money we saved for the organization.

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. In 2009 it lost two-thirds of their sales – and lost money for four years in a row. 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. He met a colleague who worked at Car Quest, and after several interviews, started there.

Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

When I wrote a summary report at AMR Research in 2007 and 2009, there were two or 6% of the market. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is in a renaissance. The reason? With growth slowing and complexity rising, S&OP is more important than ever.

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Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Consistent Business Intelligence - BI metrics can be obtained consistently across the entire business banking on the foundation of single version of master data. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries.

The End of a Fairy Tale

Supply Chain Shaman

When you run the graphs, there is marked difference for these companies that begins to appear in 2009. In the modeling, my recommendation is to look at the cost metrics in aggregate. In the end, we were all going to live “happily ever after.” ” At least, that’s what was promised. I was at three clients’ sites over the course of the last two weeks.

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. On the door of my favorite coffee shop is a closed sign. There is no traffic on the streets. Only armed guards with dogs stand on the corners: strategically posted behind 8 foot barricades.

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

2009: H1N1 Outbreak in Mexico. 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. But when you look closely, metrics are segmented by the level of impact (impact at component level, process level and site level). In general, you may not be able to get all level of metrics.

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. My father and uncles owned a bodega on Columbia Street, and we lived upstairs in a small apartment.

Three Lies and a Truth

Supply Chain Shaman

We are trying to understand how supply chain leaders have raised the bar at the intersection of these four sets of metrics on the supply chain effective frontier. I also believe that it is because the organization is not incented to manage cash-to-cash metrics. The strong functional silos focus on their own metrics which seldom include the cycle metrics of inventory turns, working capital or cash-to-cash.

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. Last week, Wal-Mart announced the closing of 269 stores and the layoffs of 10,000 employees. In addition, Macy’s announced the closure of 36 stores and K-Mart followed suite with announcements of 27 store closings. What does this mean?

Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In this step, the actuals are compared with the planned metrics (MAPE, forecast accuracy, bias etc.) December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009.

Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Some of those are Cognos, iLog, SPSS, Core Metrics, Emptoris, Vivisimo and many others, as world is moving from reactive to proactive. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense.

Ecommerce Venture Capital Trends: Which VCs & Seed Investors are Investing in Ecommerce?

ShipBob

Founded in 2009, Forerunner Ventures specializes in investing in commerce-related businesses including Warby Parker, Away, Jet, Hims, Hers, Glossier, Bonobos, and others. A thorough understanding of metrics that prove out business models. What sounds like a lot of money? million.

Supply Chain Management:Supply Chain Visibility: The need.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Benchmarking Success: Focus on what Matters

Logistics Bureau

He joined Logistics Bureau Group back in 2009 and commenced by running the benchmarking business known as Benchmarking Success. We set our performance targets according to the best-in-class metrics and I ended up helping these three companies successively achieve demonstrable best-in-class supply chain performance. They know of course how they did against last year and they’ll probably have some customer satisfaction metrics, but that’s not the full picture.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

However, digitization really became mainstream around 2009 when there were officially more “things” than people connected to the internet. Logistics is a highly procedural function with clearly defined responsibilities and performance metrics. What is Digitization? Digitization is the conversion of analog information (paper-based) into a digital format.