KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. A KPI is a metric… but not just any metric. A KPI is a metric focused on a KEY element of business, departmental, or team performance. There is really nothing wrong with capturing a lot of metrics, especially with today’s powerful analytics software solutions to help. KPIs should comprise a handful of metrics that CAN be realistically monitored and reacted to on a continuous basis.

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6 Common Supply Chain Mistakes and How to Resolve Them

AFFLINK

The cost of recovery from a disruption in procurement management depends on factors such as supply source, volume, manufacturing location and inventory. The workers, mostly in Cambodia and Myanmar, were paid unreasonably and locked into contracts. Managers must tie their efforts to mitigate risk with metrics that will result in the long-term support of higher management.

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Low-cost country (LCC) sourcing is now a commonplace strategy for shrinking bottom line labor and material costs in most consumer products industries, including apparel, footwear, toys, and other manufactured products. Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor rates, moving from Western China to the Pearl River, and now to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and North Africa.