L’Oréal: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

At the Supply Chain Global Summit 2018 , Francois discussed the impact of digitalization, Industry 4.0, and L’Oréal’s approach to business that has allowed the company to continuously rank as a Supply Chains to Admire winner for four consecutive years.

Supply Chain Management Case Study

LeanCor

Supply Chain Management Case Study: Total Delivered Cost Model. It was striving to incorporate a more holistic view of its supply chain operation. Inventory Cover and Costs (Including Overflow and External Warehouses). Head of Supply Chain.

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the course of the last two years, we at Supply Chain Insight s have worked on a methodology to gauge supply chain improvement. We named it the Supply Chain Index. We have found that supply chain metrics are gnarly and complicated.During

Lionel Racing: An Omni-Channel Case Study

Talking Logistics

After the merger, the operations in North Carolina grew from $4 million in inventory to $20 million, which meant adding a second 75K sqft. The post Lionel Racing: An Omni-Channel Case Study appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Professionals in supply chain management use various methods to identify best practices to improve the operations. Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background. HP ''s case study is pretty unique.

A Case Study in Closed-Loop Operational Management

Talking Logistics

As I’ve said before, the biggest challenge facing supply chain and logistics executives today is not managing change, because that’s always been the norm in supply chain management, but managing the rapid pace of change.

Redesign to Improve Value: A Case Study of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, I will speak at Llamasoft’s conference on improving supply chain network design. One of the reports that I am writing is on the state of Supply Chain Planning (SCP). Interview of a Supply Chain Leader: Redesigning for Value.

Surgery Center Case Study: Less Time at Computer, More Time in OR

Hybrent

A busy surgery center like Springhill requires rock-solid supply chain management; but, that didn’t always happen. In doing so, Springhill gained efficiencies throughout Crow’s former process, and also gained better insights and transparency into its supply chain process.

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

Case Studies. Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. A Case Study. Surprisingly, IT research firm Gartner ranks Apple Supply Chain as the best supply chain in the world for 4 years in a row. 1) Apples Supply Chain Model.

Case Study: Major Medical Company Meets UDI Compliance

AB&R

The company supplies linens and reusable medical equipment such as gowns and drapes to hospitals across the country. Since their inventory is classified as medical devices, the UDI requires the company to provide a unique product label in a barcode format on every device.

Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years and achieving timely and accurate supply chain visibility has always been — and continues to be — a top priority for companies across all industries. The Maturing of the Supply Chain.

A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The application of advanced forecasting and planning methodologies improve inventory management in a critical, high-volume repair business, dramatically reducing costs and fulfillment cycles while improving customer satisfaction. Reduced spare parts inventory levels by 52 percent or $2.3

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

Supply Chain Opz

The value of supply chain management as a discipline has gained more and more recognition from the business communities. Some supply chain leaders now take the helm at the world''s leading companies like Apple Inc, Wal-Mart and Tesco in UK as the CEOs.

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

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised. Supply chain costs of around $5.50 Moving to a vendor-managed inventory model wherever it was possible to do so.

Implementing RFID for Manufacturing Visibility: A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

This article is a guest commentary from Prof Ming K Lim who is Head of Centre of Excellence for Supply Chain Improvement and Professor of Supply Chain and Logistics Operations at Derby Business School.

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).

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

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Avaya: A supply chain management case study. That’s what high-tech giant Avaya had to do when the company decided to radically change up how it manages its supply chain. Supply planning. Inventory planning.

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

FLEXE

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.

PCI Case Study: Hybrent’s Solution Revolutionizes Reporting & Streamlines Operations for One of the Largest Multi-Specialty Physician Groups in Iowa

Hybrent

With more than 80 physicians, surgeons, and healthcare providers to support, PCI spends millions of dollars each month on the supplies they need. Zach Grimm, Pavilion Services Director, oversees supply chain management as part of his duties at PCI. Grimm is adept at managing his roles and prioritizing his responsibilities, but when it came to supply chain, the time spent was out of balance. SITUATION.

Eastern Propane Delivers Faster, Better Field Service [Video Case Study]

DSI

Delivery ship confirmations, inventory transfers, time and attendance, pre- and post-truck inspections—those are all things that we can do in the office using JDE, that we’ve now pushed it out so that it takes place in our trucks real time and gets updated in our back office real time.”.

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

” Here is an excerpt from the article: “…it isn’t by becoming more efficient that the supply chains of Wal-Mart, Dell, and Amazon have given those companies an edge over their competitors. First, great supply chains are agile. Supply Chain Planning.

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

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I’d be mightily surprised. However, the company needed to make a lot of supply chain cost reductions after bringing its low-cost “Atom” chip to market.

Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Supply Chain Shaman

In my work with Supply Chain Insights , I immerse myself in learning. I continually question my long-held beliefs on supply chain excellence. . When readers finish a Supply Chain Shaman blog, I want to drive a set of unique takeaways.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Social media awash with pictures of supply chain professionals attending the Lady Gaga event at SAP’s Sapphire, celebrating with drinks at the Gartner event, or rocking to the ZZ Top performance at JDA’s Icon conference trumpeted excitement. Shortening Supply Chains.

Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

When it comes to the management of inventory in value chains, frustration abounds. Executive, after executive, lament, “They have purchased many technologies and sponsored many projects to reduce inventories, but they are not seeing results.” Digital Supply Chain.

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on

Kinaxis

Food for thought: Time for a different kind of supply chain. As with any industry, food and beverage faces its own unique set of supply chain challenges, including: Expiring ingredients, manufactured product and packaged goods. What is vendor-managed inventory?

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

Cerasis

Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The inefficiencies that plague supply chains have seemingly been around forever. Provenance ensures transparency in supply chains, with the aim of encouraging brands to source materials and labor in an ethical and fair trade manner. Supply Chain

Walmart's successful supply chain management

TradeGecko

According to Supply Chain Digest , this global retail giant operates more than 11,700 stores under 59 company names, with 2.3 million employees in 28 countries around the world while managing an average of $32 billion in inventory. Case studies Insights & Analysis Popular Posts

Columbia Sportswear: Peeling Back the Onion on Your Supply Chain Processes

Talking Logistics

Over the years, I’ve come across many large, brand-name companies that have been successful by many measures, such as revenue growth and profitably, but when you peeled back the onion on their supply chain processes and capabilities, they were far from best-in-class. Can you imagine how much more profitable these companies could have been, or how much more market share they could have captured, if they had been more disciplined and focused on improving their supply chain processes?

IKEA supply chain: How does IKEA manage its inventory?

TradeGecko

What are the best-kept secrets behind IKEA’s supply chain management processes? Case studies Insights & Analysis Productivity Popular PostsThe world’s largest home furnishing retailer has 355 stores in 29 countries.

Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning, we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists for 2016. Selfishly, we need standard for our research, but we also want to help supply chain leaders gain new insights from a deep data-driven analysis. Five months of analysis.

Seagate Builds Supply Chain Driven by Customer Demand

E2open

In such a hypercompetitive business, where short product shelf life is the rule, manufacturing and supply chain processes must be accurate, lean and flexible. The post Seagate Builds Supply Chain Driven by Customer Demand appeared first on E2open® | Demand. Supply.

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L’Oreal: A Beautiful Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

In the process of compiling the Supply Chains to Admire report for last year’s Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , the research team at Supply Chain Insights calculated the rate of supply chain improvement of companies by industry for the period of 2006-2013 and 2009-2013.

Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

To drive global scale, companies need to design the supply chain to buy globally and execute locally. The design of the supply chain is fundamental to making this happen. In our interview of the Supply Chains to Admire Winners, we found a unique approach at Carter’s.

SanDisk’s Story of Customer Segmentation Strategies Using Inventory Postponement

Supply Chain Shaman

As supply chain clichés take flight, clients struggle with execution. One of these concepts that I hear a lot; but see few tangible examples, is the idea of “customer-segmented supply chain.” The discussion of customer-segmented supply chains happens often.