Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

Cerasis

As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Yesterday we published the top 10 most read manufacturing articles of 2015. . Top 10 Supply Chain Articles from 2015. The following 10 supply chain articles are listed in order from the 10th most read blog post to the top most read post. Read the full article here. .

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Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015

Cerasis

It is that time of year again where we feature the most viewed articles on the Cerasis blog in each of the six main categories we write about: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. . As we are nearly just a week from Christmas, the marketing department likes to take a look back at some of the articles written by Cerasis and contributing authors to see which specific subjects sparked the most interest. Read the full article by clicking here.

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Top Logistics Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our top articles from each of our main 5 categories today by covering the top 10 logistics articles that were the most viewed in 2015. Each of these five include several sub categories for more specific articles, such as the TMS category under Transportation Management. In our series, we first created the top manufacturing articles list, followed by the top supply chain articles list. Top Logistics Articles of 2015.

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Top 10 FLEXE Articles of 2017

FLEXE

Here’s a look at some of our most viewed articles from 2017, and keep an eye out for more industry news and thought leadership on the blog in the coming year! The post Top 10 FLEXE Articles of 2017 appeared first on FLEXE.

Top Freight Articles of 2015

Cerasis

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. As a recap, and for easy to access link, we have showcased the following: Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015. Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015. Top Logistics Articles of 2015. Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. Top Freight Articles of 2015. Read the Full Article Here. .

In Case You Missed It: Best Industry Articles and Insights this Month

ModusLink Corporation

Below, you’ll find the top articles and trends from October covering various sections of these rapidly changing industries. The post In Case You Missed It: Best Industry Articles and Insights this Month appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions.

Five Ways to Fix Statistics in Supply Chain Research

SCM Research

Methodology Article Empirical Research Structural Equation Modeling Theory TestingThe p value debate has revealed that hypothesis testing is in crisis – also in our discipline! But what should we do now? Nature recently asked influential statisticians to recommend one change to improve science. Here are five answers: (1) Adjust for human cognition : Data analysis is not purely computational – it is a human behavior. So, we need to prevent cognitive mistakes. (2)

Top Articles on Warehouse Labor Management

Consumer Goods Logistics

Whether you manage your own distribution centers or outsource to a 3PL, warehouse labor is your biggest expense, after inventory. Getting the most out of your labor force is critical to maximizing productivity and profitability. warehouse labor

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Fisher’s Supply Chain–Product Match/Mismatch Framework

SCM Research

Research Teaching Article Supply Chain Management TheoryI have used Fisher’s (1997) supply chain–product match/mismatch framework ( What Is the Right Supply Chain for Your Product? ) in my teaching for years! Herein, the author argues that functional products require a physically efficient supply chain strategy, whereas innovative products require a market-responsive supply chain strategy. Fisher’s framework finds empirical support: Wagner et al.

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

This article will explain to you what we can learn from the co-founder of the company. In April 2012 (six months after Jobss death), Harvard Business Review published the article called " The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs ". NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts.

6 Sigma Supply Chain: The Brief Introduction for Non-Statisticians

Supply Chain Opz

Even though there are so many articles about six sigma supply chain, most of them are all related to the application within certain functions in supply chain. According to extensive literature search, there are not so many journal articles dedicated solely to six sigma supply chain.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016

SCM Research

Several SCM-related articles have been awarded this year: A set of awarded articles falls into the area of sustainability, including articles by Tseng et al. Another area with several awarded articles is humanitarian supply chain management, which includes articles by Santarelli et al. Many of the awarded articles cover interdisciplinary topics. Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain Management

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Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. Research Theory Article Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Sustainability TrendWhat are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management?

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. Research Theory Article Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Sustainability TrendWhat are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management?

The Smile of Value Creation

SCM Research

Theory Article Globalization Image Supply Chain Management

The Mechanisms of Supply Chain Resilience

SCM Research

Practice Theory Article Empirical Research Operations Management Supply Chain Integration Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Management Two ingredients are needed to create supply chain resilience: robustness, which is proactive, and agility, which is reactive.

Drones in Distribution: Thinking Inside the Box

Logistics Bureau

It’s always interesting to look back at an article after a couple of years to see how things have developed. Articles Distribution Network Design Technology Transport

Should Companies Have a Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO)?

SCM Research

In their new article, titled The Appointment of Chief Supply Chain Officers to Top Management Teams , Roh, Krause & Swink (2016) aim to answer this question. Practice Theory Article Globalization Supply Chain Management TrendSupply chain management has certainly become far more strategic in recent years. But does that mean that companies should have a chief supply chain officer (CSCO)?

Should Companies Have a Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO)?

SCM Research

In their new article, titled The Appointment of Chief Supply Chain Officers to Top Management Teams , Roh, Krause & Swink (2016) aim to answer this question. Practice Theory Article Globalization Supply Chain Management TrendSupply chain management has certainly become far more strategic in recent years. But does that mean that companies should have a chief supply chain officer (CSCO)?

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016

SCM Research

Several SCM-related articles have been awarded this year: A set of awarded articles falls into the area of sustainability, including articles by Tseng et al. Another area with several awarded articles is humanitarian supply chain management, which includes articles by Santarelli et al. Many of the awarded articles cover interdisciplinary topics. Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain Management

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The More Trust the Better! Really?

SCM Research

Research Article Relationship Supply Chain ManagementWe certainly all agree: Trust between supply chain partners has a lot of benefits. However, in their forthcoming study of trust in the buyer–supplier relationship , Villena and her co-authors argue that there is a “duality of trust”: Trust has benefits but it can also become dysfunctional if it is excessive.

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

The good news is, this article will explain to you the key principles of supply chain management that you can finish within 5 minutes. At that time, SCM was a pretty new term so this article did the excellent job to explain the important supply chain management principles in one shot.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Research Article Guest Post Journal Supply Chain ManagementIn today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Research Article Guest Post Journal Supply Chain ManagementIn today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

7 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Bureau

Omnichannel supply and the new “I want it now” consumer culture will be strong drivers of supply chain trends in 2018, including those already mentioned in this article. Suddenly you’ve solved one of the scalability problems hinted at in the previous section of this article.

2014 NOFOMA Special Issue

SCM Research

First, the article by da Mota Pedrosa et al. Second, Gammelgaard’s (2015) article, The Emergence of City Logistics: The Case of Copenhagen’s Citylogistik-kbh , provides a better understanding of the organizational change processes in city logistics projects. Third, in the article about Humanitarian Logistics: The Role of Logistics Service Providers by Vega & Roussat (2015), a new perspective to humanitarian logistics research is brought to us.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015

SCM Research

It is also interesting to see several multidisciplinary articles in this list, hereby linking supply chain management with areas such as human resources ( Hohenstein et al. ), marketing ( Flint et al. ) Research Supply Chain Management Article Journal AwardSome time ago, the winners of the annual Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015 have been presented.

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

This article will show you how one of the worlds leading companies put a theory into practice and survive many supply chain disruptions. To be exact, if you read one article every day you will have different articles to read for more than 4 years straight! NAVIGATE. Basics.

A Trail Guide to Publishing Success

SCM Research

Herein, the authors identify and describe agreed-upon basics that can help to “(1) increase consistency in the review process, (2) reduce publication cycles, and (3) begin to roll back the length of articles” For three types of research (conceptual, qualitative, and survey research), best practices are presented for crafting articles. Methodology Research Article Conceptual Research Empirical Research Review Supply Chain Management Theory Theory Building Theory Testing

Design for Postponement

SCM Research

Today, I would like to draw your attention to one of my favorite articles in the field of supply chain management: Design for Postponement by Swaminathan & Lee (2003). The article identifies three key postponement enablers: First, process standardization, where the initial steps of a process are standardized across a product line and distinct personalities are added at a later stage (e.g., Teaching Theory Article Operations Research Supply Chain Management

A Theory of Robust Supply Chains

SCM Research

In our recent article, Antecedents and Dimensions of Supply Chain Robustness , my co-authors, Christian F. Through reviewing 94 articles, and a Q-sorting exercise, we identify four (i.e. Theory Article Literature Review Supply Chain Integration Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Management Strategies and practices to achieve supply chain resilience have been at the heart of supply chain management practice and research for almost a decade.

Creating Better Concept Definitions in SCM

SCM Research

Methodology Theory Article Supply Chain ManagementI believe we all have already experienced this: The same concept can sometimes be defined in very different ways by different authors. Conceptual clarity would certainly be great, but how can we achieve it? Think, for example, about concepts such as trust, integration or dependence. So, what do we really mean when we are talking about them?

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Supply Chain Principles in 11 Words

Logistics Bureau

Articles Info Graphics Supply ChainYes, just 11 words. Supply Chain Management can get really complicated! It can. We all know that. But all too often we get tied up with so many different initiatives we start to lose sight of some really basic principles.

The p-value Debate Has Reached SCM Research

SCM Research

Methodology Article Regression Modeling Structural Equation ModelingWe should not ignore that researchers – in general but also in supply chain management – are not always as properly trained to perform data analysis as they should be. A highly visible discussion is currently going on regarding the prevalent misuses of p -values.

Sustainability: Do Supply Management and Global Sourcing Matter? (Guest Post by Jury Gualandris, UCD)

SCM Research

Theory Article Guest Post Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Is it possible to achieve high environmental and social performance in global supply chains? I am happy to share the following guest post by Dr. Jury Gualandris, shedding some light on this problem. Thank you for contributing to my blog. Increasing demand from a variety of stakeholders has pushed firms to improve environmental and social sustainability in their supply chains.

How AI Helps Build the Supply Chain that Thinks for Itself

Logistics Bureau

Articles Business Improvement Supply Chain Supply Chain Strategy TechnologyHow close are we to supply chains that can run themselves? Are production, warehousing and transport ready to become lights-out operations, where no human being is needed?

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Citations of Excellence Awards 2014

SCM Research

Theory Article Award Corporate Social Responsibility Procurement Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Management Like every year ( see my previous post ), Emerald rewards authors of exceptional papers covered in its extensive Emerald Management Reviews database with a Citation of Excellence Award (full list). I went through the latest list of the Citations of Excellence Top 50 papers.

Getting Starry-eyed about Journals (Guest Post by Alan McKinnon)

SCM Research

I have now returned to the journal ranking debate with a sequel to my original article which reviews recent literature on the subject, analyses new data on the validity of the journal ranking as an indicator of research quality and discusses the recalibration of logistics/SCM journals since 2010/11. Research Article Guest Post Journal Logistics Ranking Supply Chain Management

Fix Your Retail Supply Chain to Make the Last Mile Count

Logistics Bureau

Articles Business Improvement Retail Supply ChainLast mile might be the latest buzzword (or buzzwords) in logistics, but not without good reason. If your company is trading in the fast-paced arena of omnichannel retail , this is one buzzword you really need to pay attention to.

Horizontal Alliances between Logistics Service Providers

SCM Research

In our new article, The Interplay of Different Types of Governance in Horizontal Cooperations: A View on Logistics Service Providers , we take a look at horizontal relationships. Theory Article Logistics Relationship Structural Equation ModelingSupply chain research typically investigates phenomena that occur in vertical relationships, e.g., between suppliers and buyers.