How Procter & Gamble is thriving on supply chain complexity

ToolsGroup

Source: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Procter & Gamble (P&G) is known for best-in-class supply chain planning. GDM now serves more than 100 distributors on five continents and in 180 countries from Argentina to Zimbabwe. Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember

ToolsGroup

Supply chain planning in emerging markets is different. Now supply chain professionals have another different set of challenges on how to get product to the entire country where consumer-oriented outlets (i.e. Blog Supply Chain Planning

Addressing Challenges in Emerging Markets: An Up-Close Discussion on Latin America

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Ricardo Carrion , Senior Director, Operations and Business Development – Latin America at DHL, provides an up-close look at Latin America from a supply chain and logistics perspective.

World Cup Plays that Build Winning Supply Chain Teams

Supply Chain @ MIT

And we can draw some important lessons from this wonderful spectacle – including ones that are particularly relevant to supply chain leaders. And so it is in the supply chain world. A market-leading supply chain has a relatively short shelf life, and must continue to evolve and reinvent itself to maintain a competitive advantage. Keep it simple is a hard-won lesson in the supply chain profession. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is finally over.

Logistics in Latin America: A Mosaic of Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Talking Logistics

See the recent election results in Argentina and Venezuela , and the issues facing Brazil’s president and economy , as examples. However, if you import in Brazil or Peru, for example, when a shipment arrives at the port, it has to be moved first to a fiscal warehouse to clear customs, which adds lead time and cost to the end-to-end supply chain process.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Argentina. Challenges for high-tech supply chain. Supply chain solutions.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions. Supply Chain Media, software vendor Aimms and consultancy firm Districon have put together this checklist for supply chain optimisation. >>Please Argentina.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Argentina. Another factor increasing the supply chain complexity is the ever-expanding product range.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused?

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Argentina.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. Argentina.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Argentina.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused?

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

Supply Chains Rock

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. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Argentina.

The Latest in the US/China Trade War Drama & the Global Supply Chain

Intelligent Audit

At the G20 Summit in Argentina, a huge announcement was made – a “pause” was put on the ongoing trade war between China and the United States. What Effects Does this have on Supply Chains? Trade tensions have always been a source of great concern when it comes to their impact on global supply chains, and this trade war of 2018 is no exception.

A Fourth Star for Germany

SCM Research

So, why is this a topic for a supply chain blog? Well, according to a report by Spiegel Online (in German) , Adidas has already prepared its supply chain operations and started to put a fourth star, symbolizing the number of World Cup victories, on some of its newly produced Germany soccer jerseys. ” (It has to be mentioned that Adidas is also prepared for a victory by Argentina.). Practice Operations Management Supply Chain Management

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The focus of our session is “Today’s New Normal” — a discussion about emerging trends and technologies in the industry, everything from e-commerce to blockchain, and what it means for supply chain and logistics professionals.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Media and Smart Logistics Centre Venlo have created a map which visualizes the position of Venlo in one overview. >>Please Argentina. Trends logistics map Smart Logistics Centre Venlo Supply Chain Media Venlo

Europe 121

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Argentina.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Argentina. IT systems need to be tightly integrated to provide the necessary insight into the end-to-end supply chain.

Supplier Financial Health: Don’t Wait for the Worst, Reach out and Talk!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Supply management research has established the axiom that firms are no longer operating independently, but indeed are part of an extended global network that is subject to high degrees of volatility, increasing customer expectations, and is subject to major forms of disruption risk. However, what is not well understood is whether supply manager behaviors have shifted to reflect this broader paradigm shift.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Argentina. Reports challenges download optimum Quintiq supply chain whitepaper

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. New Study: 70% of Executives have started Digital Supply Chain Transformation.

Guinea 141

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Argentina. International competition necessitates a planned approach to the supply chain: Plan. Supply chain challenges.

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

And over 80% of soybean was produced in three countries: the United States (35%), Brazil (29%) and Argentina (18%). Expansion of soy since the 1970s in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay has seen almost half of the important ecosystem provided by the Cerrado grasslands completely wiped out.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Brazil is located in Eastern South America and borders the Atlantic Ocean as well as the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Argentina and Germany.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. Argentina.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

In collaboration with Amber Road, Supply Chain Movement has put together this Global EU Trade Map which provides an overview of current EU trade agreements and an insight into potential trade risks and how to mitigate them. By Supply Chain Movement in collaboration with Amber Road.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Argentina.

China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Read this summary, and consider how you will manage potential disruptions to your supply chain as developments continue to unfold. . Global Forwarding Market Update Supply Chain Consulting Featured Global Trade Tariffs Trade PolicyChina, Tariffs, and Trade Policy.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Argentina. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Argentina.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please Argentina.

3PL 101