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Supply Chain Metrics - Gaining Visibility in a Data-rich World

Logility

The late consultant, educator, and author, Peter Drucker, is often quoted as saying "you can't manage what you can't measure.” The second part of Drucker’s quote, “if you can't measure it, you can't improve it,” really brings home the importance of having the right set of metrics. In the field of supply chain management, we have created an abundance of metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs). Master Data Management.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. Our responsibility is to minimize the impact, manage our healthcare system’s capacity, and make sure the right supplies show up at the right place at the right time. We help the “doers” find, manage and leverage bottlenecks to increase output, especially in critical times. Our constraint is not our ability to help global manufacturing at scale, but to help global manufacturing in time.

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How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

Supply chain management is increasingly making an impact on the overall functioning of the business and influencing C-suite decisions. Supply chain management is increasingly becoming a clear path to the C-suite. Do you want to be managing people? Data Managers.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. Our responsibility is to minimize the impact, manage our healthcare system’s capacity, and make sure the right supplies show up at the right place at the right time. We help the “doers” find, manage and leverage bottlenecks to increase output, especially in critical times. Our constraint is not our ability to help global manufacturing at scale, but to help global manufacturing in time.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We’ve already listed the top 10 manufacturing blog posts and the top 10 supply chain blog posts last week. The Warehouse Manager’s Complete Warehouse Traffic Management Checklist : A warehouse manager is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of their employees and others who visit your workplace. When a manufacturer’s product normally moves through the supply chain network, it is to reach the distributor or customer.

The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Master Data is No Longer a Barrier. Cognitive learning and rules-based ontologies will redefine master data management technologies making them obsolete. I also believe that growth in Asia and Africa will spur new thinking in supply chain processes for the use of mobility and sensor data. There are some positives: in 2016, over 60% of supply chain leaders are embracing cloud-based solutions, and 45% are increasing their spend in supply chain management solutions.

Collaboration and Visibility in the Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

One of the Supply Chain Management trends apparent at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in May was highlighted by several vendor/customer presentations focused on the value of Collaboration and Visibility projects. This was a relatively heavy investment in time and resources when we had our startup due largely to the investment in data gathering and integration. See Oracle’s PaaS for SaaS data integration cloud for more information. Tom McDonough , Sr.

Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

Supply Chain Game Changer

From planning to negotiating to buying, from moving goods to processing goods, and from managing data to managing inventory. Whatever your Industry you should be able to make comparisons to competitors, do benchmarking, and even compare yourself on key metrics across industries. Lean for instance is equally applicable in Supply Chain as it is in Manufacturing or anywhere else. Cash Cycle Management. Cost and Profit Management.

Digital Transformation in Trade Promotion: What Must Change?

Supply Chain Insights

Our survey on Revenue and Trade Promotion Management is closing soon; and we will have some pretty strong research to pass along on this topic; but you and I both know it is going to tell us that nearly half of the trade promotions continue to produce less than planned ROI. It matters not what your metric is, you get the same results: too much of our trade spend goes down the drain, doesn’t it? You’re hearing it every single day now… Digital Transformation.

The Supply Chain Detective™! In Search of Broken Supply Chain Clues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

You know the people, the processes and the metrics. Most companies have a Procurement function, Distribution, Logistics, Planning, Inventory Management, Product Data Management, and Operations. In the area of Inventory Management they also did a lot of benchmarking and highlighted deficiencies in our processes. While they did a lot of analyses however they were primarily focused on internal cycle times and manufacturing efficiencies.

50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

“In the past, most disruptions were limited to a single supply chain,” explains Dr. Asoo Vakharia, McClatchy Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Management Center at the Warrington College of Business. As many states have started the process of reopening their economies, supply chain managers are faced with rethinking their supply chain networks. ” — Understanding risk management in the supply chain , Deloitte; Twitter: @DeloitteUS 4.

Corporate Risk and the Growing Case for Sustainable Chemical Management

UL EHS- Sustainability

With more than 70,000 chemicals currently in common use – and 1,000 new chemicals coming into use every year – maintaining and managing their effective, appropriate and responsible use is a challenging task. Cost, process, regulatory and safety issues converge to making chemical management a critical, complex and cumbersome activity. Similar to building a house, periodic chemical inventories will ensure there are no cracks in your foundation,” she says.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

Wherever you are involved in the supply chain ecosystem; as a manufacturing, retailer, logistics or tech solution provider, we can now house a far greater library of content than has previously been possible. In this light, words such as supply chain risk management, sustainability, collaboration, resilience, agility and visibility have been used consistently over recent times – and now more than ever.

Three Reasons Why I Love Hadoop, and You Should Too!

Supply Chain Shaman

The data is logically expressed in rows and columns. To connect data from system to system, the data is moved and integrated. As a result, everywhere you go, users and teams complain about the inadequacies of transaction master data and the problems of data integration. I have never heard Google struggle with a master data issue. It makes searching large data sets fast. Instead, the program processes the data where it resides.