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Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

It’s a term that started creeping into supply chain discussions several years ago. Back in 2011, supply chain analyst Trevor Miles ( @milesahead ) noted there is a similar sounding word supply chain managers should associate with VUCA.

The Origins of Category Management

Supply Chain View from the Field

Steve described his experience this afternoon over pizza and sodas in Detroit. I was involved in inventory control area on what they used to call “residual parts”, which were leftover parts that you ended up trying to sell into the service parts organization.

Dispelling Three Common Myths about Global TMS Deployment

Talking Logistics

For the last couple of decades transportation management systems (TMS) have revolutionized supply chains, helping companies streamline their logistics processes, achieve greater visibility into their operations and save significant dollars on transportation. That’s where companies are getting really excited because then they can take a much closer, harder look at where they can drive costs out of their supply chain and where their inefficiencies are.

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New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

The trade-offs are especially critical for destinations in a “battleground” region that stretches from Detroit in the north to Houston in the south. The preferred amount of inventory held on ships and trucks depends on constraints such as the value of the cargo.