Will that be automatic or semi-automatic to manage your supply chain?

Kinaxis

Software solutions like Kinaxis RapidResponse can provide the filtering, scorecard metrics, and alerting needed to guide the planner to make the right decisions.

Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire for 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

We selected these metrics based on correlation work with Arizona State University in 2012. The winners drove long-term value (measured by market capitalization) while outperforming on the portfolio of metrics shown in Figure 1 and driving improvement faster than their peer groups.

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Which Metrics Matter? Interview with Philippe Lambotte

Supply Chain Shaman

My journey to understand supply chain Metrics That Matter started three years ago. Balance: The ability to balance a portfolio of metrics to maximize market capitalization and free cash flow. Here I share his insights: Philippe, which supply chain metrics do you think matter?

Public Markets Reward Supply Chain Alignment

Supply Chain Shaman

The relationship between corporate financial performance and supply chain metrics was complex; and in my first attempts, I was unable to derive a correlation. I wanted to better understand which metrics truly mattered. The Metrics That Matter Are Different by Industry Sector.

Imagine the Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Insights

On September 9–11, 2014, 110 supply chain visionaries will gather in the desert at the Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona to think differently and define the future of supply chain.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage The Supply Chain Insights annual conference was held on September 10-11, 2014 at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. While there was always passionate discussions on companies and metrics, the end goal was to raise awareness of supply chain as a practice.

Defining Supply Chain Excellence: One Column at a Time

Supply Chain Shaman

This work is based on a collaborative project with Arizona State University. I am hearing it again in my interviews for the book Metrics That Matter. My question for the Arizona State team was, “ How do I best define a technique that can represent the randomness of this pattern?”

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love

Kinaxis

This methodology, termed the Supply Chain Index, was developed in partnership with the Operations Research team at Arizona State University. by Melissa Clow September is a busy time of year for us at Kinaxis – Many folks here are flying the skies to attend various conferences.

Mush

Supply Chain Shaman

As a result, the metrics have to be viewed together as a pattern over time. In the journey, the supply chain leader needs to improve the potential of a portfolio of metrics. I find value in looking at these metrics together.

Three Years. Where Has It Gone?

Supply Chain Insights

Nine out of ten companies are stuck: unable to make progress on a portfolio of supply chain metrics. The simulation game is tied to the work we are doing with Arizona State University’s Operations Research group on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. Three years.

Let the Qs Begin

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain Improvement is based on the work that we completed with an Arizona State University Operations Research team to determine the Supply Chain Index. Aligned Metrics. Last week was the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. It was great to see old faces at the kick-off.

Supply Chains to Admire Household Nondurables Calculation Example

Supply Chain Insights

The methodology was determined with Supply Chain Insights and Arizona State University in 2014. For this reason, a company shows greater balance if the improvement of one of the metrics does not cause a negative effect on the other. P&G Balance Metrics.

The Journey for Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Network with your peers on the insights and relax under the Arizona skies as you wrap up a couple of intense days. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Simon advocated that traditional metrics such as on-shelf availability (OSA) will need to be augmented with the likes of online availability (OLA).

Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

We are systemically evaluating each industry in the Supply Chain Insights Metrics That Matter series of reports. Network with your peers on the insights and relax under the Arizona skies as you wrap up a couple of intense days with your peers at the final reception.

Time for a Mea Culpa?

Supply Chain Shaman

I have taken myself off the road to write the book Metrics That Matter. You just do not see the patterns of the interrelationships of metrics in an Excel spreadsheet. It is a slow week. Most of my friends are on vacation.

Evolution of B2B Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

To build this model, I flew to Arizona to develop it with Carol Ptak of the Demand-Driven Institute. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is writing her third book, Leadership Matters.

Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019

NC State SCRC

Another highlight was a presentation by Dr. Robert Handfield from NC State and Dr. Thomas Choi from Arizona State University, taking an in-depth look at counterfeiting in the supply chain. This automation will impact recruiting strategies, job descriptions, KPIs/metrics, operating models, roles that we have/don’t have any longer, training programs, etc.

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

We have found that supply chain metrics are gnarly and complicated.During The Index is a methodology developed by Supply Chain Insights LLC, in cooperation with the Operations Research Team at Arizona State University (ASU), to gauge supply chain improvement.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

Network with your peers on the insights and relax under the Arizona skies as you wrap up a couple of intense days with your peers at the final reception. I pushed aside Shane’s motorbike helmet and jacket to take a seat in his crowded office.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

I have learned that supply chain systems are more complex than I originally thought, and that the relationships between supply chain metrics are nonlinear.

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

Cerasis

When I was Materials Manager at Maricopa County, Arizona, the second largest county in the country, I introduced Vendor Managed Inventory. Supplier Quality Management: What it is, 5 Key Metrics to Know & a 4 Step Supplier Evaluation Process. There should be metrics involved to monitor these objectives to ensure success across the supply chain. These metrics should be reviewed frequently to ensure supply chain success.

Raise a Toast to Digital Business!

Supply Chain Shaman

During the year, we will be launching a number of team simulation games on outside-in processes and digital business to consider, and I am continuing my research with the operations research team at Arizona State University for the Supply Chains to Admire in 2015.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

” — William Verdini, associate professor and chairman of the Supply Chain Management Department at Arizona State University’s Carey School of Business, as quoted in The Importance of Education in Supply Chain Management , Reliable Plant; Twitter: @NoriaCorp.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

To give you an idea of what this is doing, the classic retail metrics, “same store sales” and “sales per square foot”, are no longer being reported by Macy’s department stores. But the sales person tells you, “I can find you a small at the store in Phoenix Arizona, and will have them ship it to you free of charge…you should get it in two days.”

Happy Labor Day! Insights on Building Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

Pick five-to-seven balanced metrics and hold all functions accountable to these corporate metrics. Next week, in Arizona, 120 supply chain leaders will be meeting to network on the Future of Supply Chain 2030. In the United States, families are packing for labor day.