Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

We believe that a supply chain leader is defined by both the level of performance on the Effective Frontier (balance of growth, Return on Invested Capital, Profitability and Inventory Turns) and driving supply chain improvement.

7 Traits of Great Supply Chain Leader: A Case Study of Tim Cook

Supply Chain Opz

The company held $500 million of inventory which was about 2 months coverage, much more than those of the other technology companies. Cook reduced number of warehouses, from 19 to 9 and slashed inventory level from 2 months to 1 month.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night


Get the PDF of Lull’s case study >> Challenges to Order Fulfillment. With FLEXE, Lull gained a software platform to manage inbound and outbound shipments while tracking real-time inventory levels across their FLEXE network of fulfillment centers.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

For the past five years, the team at Supply Chain Insights identified Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners by analyzing performance by peer group on the key metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC).

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The following five mini case studies explore a few high-profile companies that have managed to sustain their supply chain cost-reduction efforts and keep expenses under control. Moving to a vendor-managed inventory model wherever it was possible to do so. Procurement analysis.

What does it take to build a best-in-class supply chain?


by Alexa Cheater Avaya: A supply chain management case study. 12-hour days, hair on fire supply constraints, excess inventory, completely manual processes, imbalanced supplier terms and conditions, poor cash to cash. Inventory planning. Procurement spend analysis.

Case Hankkija: Full-service Agricultural Store Chain Transforms Its Procurement Process

RELEX Solutions

Case Hankkija: Full-service Agricultural Store Chain Transforms Its Procurement Process. Insights » Case Studies. Under its new owner, Hankkija overhauled its entire procurement process, set up a new DC and built its purchasing organization around it.

It’s Time to Revisit Vendor Managed Inventory


A few decades ago, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) was a hot topic. Many manufacturers saw it as a way to reduce inventory levels and costs. As materials are received into inventory, they are scanned into the system – and, they are scanned again when consumed.

Case Akademibokhandeln: Centralizing Processes for Better Christmas Management

RELEX Solutions

Case Akademibokhandeln: Centralizing Processes for Better Christmas Management. Insights » Case Studies. Products with low sales are automatically phased out of the assortment focusing inventory and sales on the top sellers. Related case studies.

Takeaways from Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2017 Conference

Talking Logistics

In WannaCry’s case, hackers exploited vulnerabilities in Windows XP — an operating system still in wide use today, even though it was originally released in 2001 and Microsoft stopped supporting it in 2014.

5 steps for Procurement to impact on financial results


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Address Procurement Strategy. Focus Procurement on supplier optimisation. Don’t lose Procurement’s focus on costs. Keep Procurement up to date. It is procurement at the heart of any impact on P&L. CASE STUDIES.

Case Roberta Roller Rabbit: Increasing Performance Through Improved Process and Technology

RELEX Solutions

Case Roberta Roller Rabbit: Increasing Performance Through Improved Process and Technology. Insights » Case Studies. The team was lacking the processes and systems to understand what was going to happen in the future in terms of sales, inventory and purchase orders.

4 Best-in-Class Supply Chains To Watch and Learn From

Logistics Bureau

Unilever has sustainability at the very heart of its business model, extending all the way through the supply chain from distribution to procurement. Case Studies Supply Chain best in class supply chains

Case Derome: Ensuring a Successful Implementation and Change Management During Rapid Growth

RELEX Solutions

Case Derome: Ensuring a Successful Implementation and Change Management During Rapid Growth. Customers » Case Studies. In 2015, Derome set out to improve its supply chain processes knowing it needed an agile solution to support its growth as keeping track of stock levels without an inventory management system was difficult. Then more suppliers were added gradually and product lines optimized, until the entire inventory was included. Average inventory value. %.

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Case Minimani: Hypermarket Chain Cuts Food Waste Through Supply Chain Optimization

RELEX Solutions

Case Minimani: Hypermarket Chain Cuts Food Waste Through Supply Chain Optimization. Resources » Case Studies. However, Minimani’s overriding aim was to increase its customers’ average spend while speeding up inventory turnover. Download the case as a PDF. Related case studies. The post Case Minimani: Hypermarket Chain Cuts Food Waste Through Supply Chain Optimization appeared first on RELEX Solutions. Retail Case Study minimani-en

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Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Innovators need to define business cases. The overhyping of blockchain without clear business cases is an impediment to progress. I wish this was not the case, but it is. For the CFO, end-to-end is a focus on transactional flows like order-to-cash and procure-to-pay.

ToolsGroup to Take the Stage with Lennox at American Supply Chain Summit


The American Supply Chain Summit is a leadership focused meeting designed around improving supply chain and procurement strategies across the globe. Our customers consistently see service levels increase while inventory, cost, and waste go down.”.

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Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!


Linton] co-authored The Living Supply Chain , which argues that “Speeding up the supply chain is at the root of everything that is good: improved revenue, reduced working capital, higher profitability, and less obsolete inventory.

European Supply Chain Directors Forum 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The event is comprised of an agenda of original case studies, inspirational keynote sessions, interactive workshops and specialist working groups. Procurement. Learn from the best case studies, workshops and examples in the industry on how we must collaborate to orchestrate.

Procurement as a strategic advisory resource


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Defining the Perfect Procurement World. Achieving the perfect Procurement world. Procurement needs to transform and continue to transform to align to the business. 2 Defining the perfect Procurement world. CASE STUDIES.

Case Apoteksgruppen: Managing the Complexity of a Pharmacy Business

RELEX Solutions

Case Apoteksgruppen: Managing the Complexity of a Pharmacy Business. Resources » Case Studies. Apoteksgruppen has been using RELEX’s solution since 2014 to make its replenishment and inventory management more efficient. Download the case as a PDF.

European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Bringing together leaders from multiple industries, the programme provides best practice guidance on how to implement effective supply chain strategies and improve supply chain planning and optimisation in order to achieve a world-class logistics network and attain procurement excellence. How to get the right balance between customer service and cost-effective product inventory levels. Keynotes, case studies and workshops from 70+ speakers.

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last six years, we studied the connection between business results (growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)) and the link to company characteristics. It was not my goal; but by accident, it became my mission.

5 Best Logistics Books for Beginners

Supply Chain Opz

Delivering Customer Value through Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Many people don't know that procurement is a part of integrated logistics. In logistics management literature, procurement is also called "Inbound Logistics" or management of incoming materials. This logistics book will show you have to plan and execute procurement strategy in a step-by-step manner. The book is filled with key concepts, case study, summary and end-of-chapter questions.

Claritum SME news


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. seamless procurement process. reduced inventory. with business cases that pay back in months not years. Take a look at some of our Case Studies here. Claritum's focus on usability attracts SMEs.

Modeling Supply Chains with “Digital Twins”


Digital twins drive benefits such as improved business planning and improved sourcing, procurement and supplier management. Click below to see the full SKF case study: Supply Chain Planning

The Demand Sensing Revolution–A Webcast

The Network Effect

Now a new technique called Demand Sensing , using highly accurate short-term demand signals, can enable companies to meet consumer demand while driving the lowest cost possible across their distribution, manufacturing, and procurement activities. Steve Gray/Flickr.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Case Studies. Here at resupply points, inventory was stored for up to 8 days. Supply Chain Case Study: Executives Guide. A Case Study. NAVIGATE. Basics. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

Despite two decades of advancement in supply chain technologies, companies are struggling to gain balance at the intersection of operating margin, inventory turns and case fulfillment. Along the way, I will be doing more work on network design case studies.

Sensing Demand at the Point of Sale


There is a new technique for improving forecast accuracy and inventory optimization—sensing demand from Point of Sale (POS) data or "POS Demand Sensing". Detailed demand forecasts are then generated for the sales and marketing teams and to set optimal inventory levels.

No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

Stuck at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns, only 10% of companies are making progress. Unable to power additional year-over-year improvements at the intersection of cost and inventory, companies struggle. This section will be a rich sharing of case studies.

Supply Chain Management – the SME perspective


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. The level of understanding of procurement automation within a company influences significantly the adoption. There are many benefits for SMEs adopting Procurement automation. Better use of scarce resources to procure goods and services.

Driving Organizational Alignment

Supply Chain Shaman

In discrete industries, the early supply chain organizations reported to procurement. When there is a common reporting strategy, progress in metrics performance at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns is faster. How can we move forward if we cannot align?

Key Automotive Attractions and Pit Stops at Explore 2019


Customer Case Study: Integration and QAD Automation Solutions. Customer Case Study: Adient’s Rapid QAD Automation Solutions Global Implementation. Procure to Pay – A Day in the Life.

Should I Consider Outsourcing Supply Chain Processes?


Now companies have started outsourcing supply chain business processes like planning, direct procurement, order management, inventory optimisation and reverse logistics. Do your homework on the company, read some of their case studies, and contact existing customers.