Of course healthcare is a supply chain


Of course hospitals are complex, dynamic service chains. I fly Qantas around Australia quite frequently (don’t ask how many frequent flyer miles I’ve got banked, but my wife loves her new washing machine).

Course 216

Talking Logistics YOUniversity: Our First Course

Talking Logistics

A year after launching, however, a supply chain executive said to me, “ Talking Logistics is like an online Executive MBA course, with live lectures and guest speakers every week discussing timely and important topics.” I encourage you to check out the course and let us know what you think.

Course 220

A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018


Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The e-commerce market is expanding. E-commerce passed $2 trillion in 2017, reports John D.

Course 236

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) – How to Stay the Course

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The article, S&OP and Culture Change: How to Stay the Course , written by Kathleen Winter, describes how corporate culture can derail an otherwise successful S&OP implementation.

Course 227

Is Omnichannel Dead? Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel


Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Omnichannel has been a go-to plan for retailers since 2008, but it is changing. Omnichannel, as a word and strategy in retail, is shifting. According to Michael Jones via Forbes , the word, omnichannel, will go away in the coming years as retailers move to become hyper-focused on what customers want, need, and find useful while shopping.

Setting a Course for Viable Sustainability

Supply Chain @ MIT

Some 90% of the world’s goods are transported by sea. Ships also account for about 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Furthermore, this GHG figure could grow by a minimum of 50% and perhaps as much as 250% by 2050 if no action is taken to curb emissions levels.

2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Over the course of three days, attendees can find inspiration from plenary keynote speakers, gain valuable insights from case study presentations, expand their knowledge through in-depth workshops, and more.

Course 161

What I Have Learned Teaching Courses on Market-Driven Value Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

And, we try to be clear in the course that the starting point is in improving reliability. One of the favorite parts of my job is teaching classes on how to take supply chain concepts to the next level to improve corporate performance.

Course 261

FMCG: What does S&OP bring to the party? Sales success of course!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

During my recent travels I met with two Sales (or Business Development Directors if you’re posh) from well known FMCG companies to discuss an assessment review of their Route To Market (RTM) networks. Surprisingly, neither was interested and gave a remarkably aligned reason for the rejection.

Course 187

Second MOOC Course Advances Ground-Breaking MicroMasters

Supply Chain @ MIT

The second of five online courses, CTL.SC2x (Supply Chain Design), in MIT CTL’s supply chain MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), opened for enrollment on May 18, 2016.

Developing the Cultural Change through a Lean Leadership Course


Why a Lean Leadership Course? A lean leadership course can facilitate this cultural change. A lean leadership course can teach this application and can help your soon-to-be lean organization to: See problems. Three Ways a Lean Leadership Course Can Facilitate Cultural Change.

Course 268

Quick Crash Course in Freight Shipping Classifications

4 Way Logistics

Freight shipping classifications are notations provided by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, or NMFTA, as a way of helping carriers and shippers understand the standards by which products are classified for rating purposes. Understanding these classifications will help you ensure that all of your packages are shipped safely, quickly, and at the most affordable price. The Basic Classifications Products are assigned a number, referred to as Class.

Course 100

Flight crew rostering could be fun, unless, of course, you have to do it yourself


This story developed quite innocently during one slow weekend on the road. A late coffee at Starbucks ended up in a very interesting conversation and brought into focus a difficulty faced by flight and crew planning staff working for even the smallest airline operators.

Course 156

Of Course We’re Claiming NAFTA

Inbound Logistics

Many companies falsely claim preferential duty treatment under NAFTA. This article outlines the right way to do it

Can the MicroMasters Model Help Address the Supply Chain Skills Shortage Crisis?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Talent Mgmt critical supply chain skills shortage MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management MIT Center Transportation & Logistics online education Supply chain analytics course

Feedback within Your Course Website - TechTips@Anderson

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Feedback within Your Course Website.   The most effective medium to reach all the students enrolled in your course is most likely the course website, CCLE.   Submissions are assessed using a multi-criteria assessment form defined by the course facilitator.  Course participants can then be asked to assess a selected set of their peers' submissions. TechTips@Anderson. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Clickers in the Classroom | Main.

New supply chain refreshment program at Arizona State University

Supply Chain Movement

Courses can be taken one at a time, and assignments can be turned in at any time throughout the week. Trends analytical decision modeling Arizona State University Bureau of Labor Statistics course Dawn Feldman John Fowler refresher supply chain W.

What SCx is Teaching the Teachers About MOOCs

Supply Chain @ MIT

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) have been heralded as a major step forward in professional education, but how does this new generation of online programs perform in the real world? The initial course yielded some important lessons about the design and future role of MOOCs.

Crossroads 2014: MOOCs Are Coming to an Online Theater Near You

Supply Chain @ MIT

A new model based on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) is transforming the way educational programs are designed and delivered. Also, the apparent pace of the class seems to slow down as “practice” sessions are added to the in-class portion of course.

Who said supply chains are boring?: An Online Class Everyone.

Supply Chains Rock

E-commerce and supply chain management might sound like the subtopics of specialized supply chain bachelor degree programs, they are in fact common courses in many business-oriented programs. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Course 109

Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

The following comes from Kaity Nakagoshi, Bisk Education, University of San Francisco ( which offers a course in Sustainable Supply Chain Management ). Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

By plane, of course. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Iraq 100

UCLA Real Estate Law Clinic Breaks New Ground for Los Angeles.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

The UCLA Real Estate Law Clinic: Affordable Housing is a year-long clinical course offering UCLA Law students practical, hands-on training and experience working on live real estate transactions involving the development of affordable housing. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact.

The Missing Link? EU Supply Chains after Brexit

SCM Research

I like the video and have used it for my Supply Chain Risk Management course to discuss this topic with my students. The United Kingdom has been one of the key links in EU supply chains for more than 40 years.

Why Is Supply Chain Visibility Becoming More Important?

PLS Logistics

Of course, supply chain visibility has been important before, but even more so now. Clear visibility of all processes is important for any business – you cannot run your business efficiently with your eyes closed.

Another View of the Best Supply Chains

Supply Chain Digest

Different Methodologies of Course Lead to Different Results in Gartner and Kantar Top Supply Chain Lists

Free Online MOOCs? ! - TechTips@Anderson

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  If unfamiliar with this term, here is what the acronym means: Massive Open Online Course.   Check out these sites and the classes that are being offered now: Harvard Free Online Courses. Stanford Free Online Courses. MIT Free Online Courses. TechTips@Anderson. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Engaging students outside the classroom with Microlectures | Main. Video length – does it matter? » 11/25/2013. Free Online MOOCs? !

Kuehne + Nagel’s new digital collaborative platform drives efficiency gains for international supply chain customers

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In the course of the upcoming Trans Pacific Maritime Annual Conference, Kuehne + Nagel has launched KN ESP

First Class Ready!

Supply Chain Insights

Today our first course, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter, is ready for sale. The other courses, designed as fast sprints, are currently in development. The full course catalog will be complete by the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit.

Course 156

Building Talent: A New Approach

Supply Chain Insights

The courses we have designed with CorpU are built as short sprints. So, if you are a supply chain leader working on a next-generation supply chain project, consider using our courses in your organizational readiness program. You are running hard.

Why Do We Forget to Define Supply Chain Excellence?

Supply Chain Insights

This past month I attended our Supply Chain Insights Bootcamp training led by Lora Cecere in Philadelphia and facilitated the first course of a Cross-Company Academy training, End-to-End Supply Chain Orchestration.

Supply Chain Analytics: The birth of a new Dawn, or Daniel

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

This is of course untrue as in reality dramatically is too simple a word and in any event, that “change” is far, far different than granny suggests.

New Learning Program at Kinexions Supply Chain Conference 2016

The 21st Century Supply Chain

A new, modernized style for courses. Plus, all the courses are in the new, updated format. New Analytics Course. The course I’m most excited about offering is Understanding Analytics level 1.

FMCG Cost Control: Boosting Brewing Bottom Lines

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Of course, there are significant costs associated with a modern supply chain but you cannot make significant savings from that infrastructure overnight.

Course 148

Supply Chain in the C-Suite


That’s a 25 percent decrease over the course of only one year. Earlier this year, Fortune reported that the number of women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies dropped from 32 — an all-time high — in 2017 to 24 in 2018. However, something important happened this week