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.

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Like A Green Lump of Clay….

Supply Chain Shaman

Alternate Bill of Materials and Alternate Sourcing: The more alternatives that exist through the manufacturing and procurement processes, the easier it is to design the supply chain to absorb cost and supplier variability. Q: What is the best metric to begin analyzing when starting to evaluate Supply Chain agility? My iphone buzzed on my nightstand. I groaned. I had gotten to bed late. It was 6:00 AM. This was before my wake-up call. I am not a morning person.

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5 Quality Metrics Predicting The Future Of Manufacturing

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Bottom Line: Manufacturers are reaching a new level of results in 2018 because they have clearer, more actionable insights based on real-time manufacturing and quality metrics than ever before. Quality Metrics Enable Customer-Driven Manufacturing Networks. 2012).

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. 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. Procurement Blog.

Supply Chain Management:Supply Chain Visibility: The need.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. 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. Posted by Naveen Polyamut on May 9, 2012 11:10 AM | Permalink. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2012.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

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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. Posted by Praveen Kumar Agrawal on June 29, 2012 7:13 AM | Permalink. Posted by: Rohit Choubey | July 5, 2012 4:12 PM. Posted by: Sivaraamakrishnan | August 2, 2012 6:13 AM. Procurement Blog. October 2012.

Seeking Evidence of Procurement’s Impact and Momentum

ivalua

Much has been made in 2019 about the gap between the findings of procurement self-assessments and where each organization stands when they are evaluated against their peers using objective measures. Just as procurement’s impact on the organization is quantitatively captured using metrics such as savings and spend under management, the maturity and digital readiness of the function can be objectively tracked and benchmarked (check out Forresters Digital Procurement Maturity Assessment ).

Patrick Hopkins at Coupa: Coca Cola’s four truths of procurement to pay in action

Supply Chain View from the Field

At the Coupa INSPIRE procurement conference in San Francisco this week, the Chief Procurement Officer of Coca Cola Consolidated, Patrick Hopkins, shared his views on the “4 Truths of Procurement”, and how he has operationalized his views through the deployment of Coupa procure to pay software. When it comes to “procurement truths”, Patrick shared what he believes are critical issues that procurement needs to think about when deploying a procure to pay system.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

California, for example, passed the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 , which went into effect in January 2012.

Demand Planning - Practicing the Best Practices - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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. Hence it is not recommended as a single metric to be followed.

Changing Mental Models

Supply Chain Shaman

Generalize procurement of materials. Some helpful reports include: Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: The Cash-to-Cash Cycle. Published by Supply Chain Insights in November 2012. Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

Supply Chain Shaman

SAP purchased Ariba in 2012 for 4.2B$, and the company has been slow to actualize the asset and drive incremental revenue. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

Due to the enhanced visibility of data and metrics across peer groups, sales leads have improved their customer service by walking prospective customers through the operations process and comfortably answering any queries on how success is measured.

My Take: E2open Buys Terra Technology

Supply Chain Shaman

Used as a one-to-many data model for sourcing and procurement by companies like IBM, Cisco Systems, Dell, Motorola, Seagate, and Vodafone , there is much promise; but in the last five years the Company, plagued by execution issues, encountered problems.

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Can Supply Chains Adjust to a Circular Economy Over the Next Decade? Part 2

Enterra Insights

The approach involves new procurement methods that promote asset sharing (for example, cars), grounded in new distributed models and infrastructure.” ” Steutermann adds, “It is important not to confuse [sustainability] metrics with the circular economy. Good metrics for the circular economy could be the percentages of reclaimed, reused materials for production and the reduction of single-use plastic.” ” The Green Supply Chain , 31 July 2012

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Consistent Business Intelligence - BI metrics can be obtained consistently across the entire business banking on the foundation of single version of master data.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

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CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

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She is a global executive with a wealth of experience in leading procurement operations, business outsourcing, transformation and technology across industries. It is no longer sustainable for companies to delay the enhancement of their procurement and supply chain organizations.

Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

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Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Demand planning is the most critical process in the CPG industry, since it drives all downstream processes (raw material/finished goods inventory planning, procurement planning, capacity planning, manpower planning, transportation planning, etc.) In this step, the actuals are compared with the planned metrics (MAPE, forecast accuracy, bias etc.) December 2012.

IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Later in the year 2012, it was further reduced to 3.5% million metric tons annually. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Maritime Industry in Search of Blockchain Orchestrator! IMO article and permission to publish here provided by Jenish Sheth.

Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

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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. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2012. November 2012. October 2012. September 2012. August 2012. July 2012. June 2012.

The Best Practice Frontier in the 3D Supply Chain Triangle

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On the other hand I can reduce my cost by increasing batch sizes in production or MOQ’s in procurement. In her excellent book ‘Supply Chain Metrics that Matter’ (Cecere, L.M.,

Business Process Optimization in Asset Management - Infosys Blogs

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Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. IT enablement in areas like Mobile work management, Health and Safety, Metrics monitoring (KPI) etc. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2012. November 2012. October 2012. September 2012. August 2012. July 2012. June 2012. May 2012. April 2012.