Scenario Analysis: A Powerful Analytics Force

River Logic

Scenario Management Supply Chain Management Scenario Analysis

Value Chain Analysis for Superior Supply Chain - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Value Chain Analysis for Superior Supply Chain. What is Value Chain and Value Chain Analysis? Only 9 of out 20 articles cite Porter as the source of the concept (only 3 of them explain the concept appropriately, the rest of them do value system analysis using unknown methodology).

How Supply Chain Analysis Keeps Your Business on Top

PLS Logistics

Managing a supply chain is all fun and games until you bring efficiency and profitability into the mix. No matter how good the product is, a poorly-managed supply chain will give your business no chance at real success.

Exploding Demand for Warehouse Space- Thorough Analysis is Wise

Supply Chain Matters

Omni-Channel Commerce Supply Chain Impacts Procurement and Sourcing Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Execution Supply Chain Strategy Transportation and Logistics independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management online fulfillment business challenges Supply Chain MattersAccording to a recent survey, warehouse space acquisition across the United States has reached its highest level in over 16 years, driven primarily by online fulfillment needs.

Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.


As a local Philadelphia business, we are so excited about the Eagles making it to the Super Bowl this year, we decided to track the excitement level of people leading up to the event by using our Social Sentiment Analysis Tool. Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.

Tools 43

The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud


Modern supply chains are evolving beyond anyone’s expectations due to increased use of cloud-computing technologies, wearables and advanced data analysis. Data Analysis Grew Exponentially, Providing More End-to-End Visibility and Continuous Improvement. Data analysis is the companion of cloud-computing technologies. LinkedIn The post The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

What-if Analysis: 3 Applications in the S&OP Process

River Logic

While embedding financials is the bedrock for expanding the value from S&OP , adding robust what-if analysis capabilities can unleash its maximum potential, thus delivering true Integrated Business Planning.

Supply Chain Management: A Content Analysis

SCM Research

2011): Supply chain management: A multidisciplinary content analysis of vertical relations between companies, 1997–2006. I just read an article by Vallet-Bellmunt et al. It gives a good overview of SCM research published in journals related to marketing, logistics, management, and marketing channels.

Streamline Your Supply Chain with a Network Analysis


Company ABC engaged with their 3PL’s supply chain engineer team, who performed a network optimization analysis and made a final recommendation to eliminate 20 of the warehouse locations. Is network analysis a good fit for your company? Well, that depends on what your analysis unveils.

Is It The Right Time For a Network Analysis?

Supply Chain Link

A network analysis is the process of finding the optimal logistics solution that creates the right balance between cost and service when considering transportation, distribution, inventory, and production.

Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid


Setting unrealistic or unsuitable performance targets can easily put you on the road to analysis paralysis. The post Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid appeared first on Connect Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. Performance Management Technology Analysis Data Performance

5 Signs You Need a Professional Supply Chain Analysis


If your supply chain is struggling to meet its goals or seems to be continually leaking money, your company could be due for a supply chain analysis. While some businesses are reluctant to invest financially in an analysis, refusing to have one performed could cost them far more down the road.

Egocentric Network vs. Whole Network Level of Analysis

SCM Research

2007), Interorganizational networks at the network level: A review of the empirical literature on whole networks , makes clear that two different views on interorganizational networks need to be distinguished: (1) the view from the organizational level of analysis (also referred to as actor level, micro-level or egocentric network level) and (2) the view from the network level of analysis (also referred to as macro-level or whole network level).

Taiwan Earthquake Supply Chain Impact Analysis White Paper


This analysis is organized into five parts: Summary of the earthquake event. Around 4 a.m. on February 6th, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake rattled southern Taiwan at the start of Lunar New Year, the island’s largest nationwide holiday.

Download Resilinc's Brexit Global Supply Chain Impact Analysis Whitepaper


On June 24 th 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom voted and passed a referendum to leave the European Union. Better known as “Brexit”, the move sent a shock wave through global financial and currency markets. In context of the interconnected globalized economy, Brexit is not a localized phenomenon.

A Persistent Theme- Be Prepared for a Year of Continual Supply Chain Analysis

Supply Chain Matters

If our readers have had the opportunity to review all of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains, you probably picked-up on a dominant theme, that being the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, and what that could imply for U.S. global trade policies and consequent industry supply chain […].

Download the New Forced Labor Legislation Supply Chain Analysis Whitepaper


Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid


Setting unrealistic or unsuitable performance targets can easily put you on the road to analysis paralysis. The post Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid appeared first on Connect Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. How often do you feel like you’re drowning in data?

How do you create a streamlined process for analyzing what-if scenarios?


Supply Chain Talk excel what if analysis scenario manager goal seeking analysis what if analysis data table what if analysis definition what if analysis examples what if analysis excel 2013 what if analysis excel goal seek what if analysis goal seek

Top Connect Blog Posts of 2016: Panama Canal, Analysis Paralysis, and Innovation


Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid While supply chain data is a critical element to understanding the efficiency of your logistics operations, today’s advanced technology can provide a surplus of data that can make some professionals feel overwhelmed.

Survey Analysis: Women in Supply Chain Survey, 2016

Supply Chain 24/7

Gartner's first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women's leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles, it also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Andrew Cox’s “Sourcing Portfolio Analysis”: More of the Same

Supply Chain View from the Field

Against the many new articles and books being produced on the changing face of procurement and the importance of value creation and collaboration, Andrew Cox’s new book “Sourcing Portfolio Analysis” came out earlier this year. The book is essentially a series of prescriptive 2 X 2 and 8 X 8 matrices that establish different typologies for supplier segmentation, that ostensibly can lead to improved sourcing outcomes.

Better Supply Chain Decisions through Data Analysis

Supply Chain Cowboy

Supply Chain Analysis: Your Profitability and the Cost of Oil


Aside from causing unrest in the money markets, this volatility in oil prices is also affecting the entire dynamic of supply chain analysis and execution. A supply chain analysis on frequent oil price changes shows that this phenomenon is forcing businesses to re-evaluate many of their strategies that have been implemented in the last few decades. As oil prices go up, eco-friendly supply chain analysis and strategies agree with economically effective business policies.

SaaS vs Licensed Software: Factors to Consider in your Cost Analysis

C3 Solutions

Is your company shopping for a new information system? Once you’ve identified the features you need, you’ll also have to figure out whether to select a licensed, on-premise solution or go with the cloud and subscribe to a Software as a Service (SaaS) model.

How Spend Analysis Drives M&A Action

Supply Chain Network

Executives are turning to the bread-and-butter of supply chain management: spend analysis. While spend analysis has historically been a technology and process that’s used in house, companies are now using spend analysis technologies to support M&A action and discover the hard savings opportunities and synergies of a potential acquisition. Paul Martyn is VP of Supply Strategy at BravoSolution, the spend analysis company.

Improving Product Portfolio Strategy With What-If Analysis

River Logic

what-if analysis product portfolioDetermining the ideal product portfolio is an important component to the success of any Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) strategy.

Oil & Gas Logistics Safety: Root-Cause Analysis Analyzes, Defines, Fixes

Ryder Exchange

This learning is only possible when a thorough analysis is performed to determine the root causes of the incident. We recently explored root-cause analysis and the gaps that often impede improved safety and health performance and creation of a zero-harm work environment.

Applying Porter Five Forces Analysis to Drive Category Management Insights

Supply Chain View from the Field

One of the tools that we’ve used in these engagements is a trusted standby, the Porter Five Forces analysis tool. Data used to conduct a Five Forces Analysis requires a wide array of different inputs, including a spend analysis, supplier analysis, market intelligence, and third party industry reports.

Why Benchmarking Alone Isn’t Enough for Proper Transportation Cost Analysis


Carriers in the trucking industry and also shippers today are actively looking for ways to combat the rising costs of operating their businesses, but they often do not fully understand proper benchmarking, transportation cost analysis, and profit management are intertwined.

Introductory Guide to Spend Analysis - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Introductory Guide to Spend Analysis. The process to reduce the overall corporate spending is called "Spend Analysis". Despite the importance, spend analysis is not widely discussed in the academic literature. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright.

World Economy Defies Easy Analysis


The world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk, announced earlier this week that it had earned “significantly lower” prices for moving containers during 2015 than 2014, and it reported a $2.5 billion loss for the fourth quarter of 2015. US railroads also are reporting lower profits.

Manufacturer Conducts Distribution Network Analysis

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

The post Manufacturer Conducts Distribution Network Analysis appeared first on Tompkins International. Client Success Stories Distribution Center Distribution Network Inventory Inventory Optimization Network Analysis Network Optimization Analysis Company.