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How Do You Measure “Free Time” Across Your Global Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

While we all think that we measure time in the same way, that can change inside a complex global supply chain. How do you account for Free Time across your global supply chain?

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Why Your Supply Chain Isn’t Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

We constantly strive for Best in Class Supply Chain performance , but only 20% of companies ever achieve it. The sad truth is, that most Supply Chains tend to remain right where they are, without significant performance improvement.

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Supply Chain Digitization: Starting the Journey


Outside observers are surprised to learn that some multi-billion dollar supply chains are still managed with manual processes, spreadsheets and even paper records. As a discipline, supply chain is just starting on the digitization journey. McKinsey, Supply Chain 4.0:

50 expert tips on supply chain optimization

6 River Systems

Fewer than a third of supply chain management professionals view their collaborative processes as being “effective,” according to data from Flexis. Building and maintaining relationships in your supply chain. Warehouse Management

Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

Included in this post is Cummins’ digital award for the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire. I want to understand why some companies outperform on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter while others do not. The Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategy needs both.).

The 3 Cs for a CEO to See What’s Really Important in a Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Delegation of supply chain responsibilities? Employee empowerment for better supply chain performance? While these 3Cs for supply chains are simple and easy to remember, it’s how you apply them that makes all the difference. Supply Chain supply chain

How Supply Chain Strategy Misalignment is Killing Kmart USA

Logistics Bureau

At the next Logistics Bureau Free Executive Breakfast (which will take place in August), I’ll be discussing the alignment of supply chain and business strategy along with eight other important levers for supply chain performance improvement.

12 Supply Chain Basics Your Company Must Get Right

Logistics Bureau

If you’re a supply chain professional, the tips and guidance in this post will probably not be new to you. Does Your Company Have These 12 Supply Chain Basics Under Control? Supply Chain Strategy. Inventory Management in the Warehouse.