Omnichannel Supply Chain Metrics: What Should Supply Chain Leaders Measure?

Cerasis

But, how do supply chain leaders and managers ensure their omnichannel supply chain is working. The answer lies using these omnichannel supply chain metrics to carefully track and improve operations continuously. This is a simple key performance indicator (KPI), another name for metrics, to track. If vendors fall behind on this metric, you may need to re-evaluate your partnerships or expand your list of approved vendors.

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.).

5 Quality Metrics Predicting The Future Of Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Manufacturers are reaching a new level of results in 2018 because they have clearer, more actionable insights based on real-time manufacturing and quality metrics than ever before. Quality Metrics Enable Customer-Driven Manufacturing Networks.

Metrics and Issues to Consider in SQM (Supplier Quality Management) By 5 Big Industries

Cerasis

In the first post our long tme guest blogger, Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chai n, gave us 5 core metrics to evaluate supplier performance using supplier quality management and a 4 step process to execute. Review of SQM Metrics and Issues Across 5 Core Industries. #1:

Supply Chain Metrics: Make Sure They Are Aligned with Your Strategy!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Many people are talking about Key Performance Indicators, Metrics, Analytics, and other indicators of performance. The importance of selecting the right metrics or “measures” as I prefer to call them, is critical as we all know that metrics drive behaviors. Rather then selecting a plethora of meaningless metrics, it is always better to focus on a critical few, and select them wisely. Step 2 – Develop Metrics and Data Sources.

The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders will face 2018 with uncertainty and opportunity. Digital technologies are becoming more prevalent in basic supply chain functions, and changes in legislation are likely to spur dramatic changes that will result in the need to reevaluate supply chain strategy in both domestic and international locations. of the digital supply chain. Supply Chain Managers Will Focus on Increasing Perfect Order Deliveries.

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Seven Thoughts to Build a Customer-Centric Supply Chain Organization

Supply Chain Shaman

In my work as a supply chain analyst, and Founder of Supply Chain Insights, I attend many supply chain conferences. Customer segmentation, and building a customer-centric supply chain, is a popular topic at conferences.

Rating Sustainability Performance: An Essential Business Metric

EcoVadis

Read on for more details about EcoVadis ratings in this interview (first published on the ING Wholesale Banking site): Rating Sustainability Performance: An Essential Business Metric.

Don’t Perpetuate the Hoax of the Gartner Top 25

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain leaders are competitive. They want to drive supply chain excellence; but today, the definition is not clear. At the time, I was a new analyst at AMR Research and the concept of scoring supply chains was new. Life is busy at Supply Chain Insights.

Aceelerating Productivity Needs of Supply Chain Reference Model Initiatives

Supply Chain Matters

As many of our readers may be aware, the Supply-Chain Operations Reference Model (SCOR) was developed by the Supply Chain Council (now APICS Supply Chain Council) to assist multi-industry and organizational supply chain organizations make meaningful and rapid improvements in supply chain business processes.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The collapse of the garment factory in Bangladesh last week , which killed at least 705 workers and injured thousands of others, has put a spotlight on a problem that plagues many supply chains: the use of slave labor. How many slaves are in your supply chain?

How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Cerasis

All activities are documented by a team recorder. It typically describes how a process should consistently be executed and documents current ‘best practices.’ These metrics would, of course, be aligned and are updated every hour. Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain lean culture

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7 Supply Chain Lessons from Lenovo

Supply Chain Opz

Lenovo has been consistently ranked on the list of supply chain top 25 by research and advisory firm Gartner Inc for more than 4 years in a row. 3) Clarify Corporate Culture: they believe corporate culture should be something actionable, not just a vague documentation.

Getting that “Swing” in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: Below is an excerpt from Moving Up the Supply Chain Maturity Curve: The Process Industry Executive Agenda for 2016 and Beyond , a white paper recently published by Elemica with research conducted by Adelante SCM. Which metrics are the right ones?

Driving Organizational Alignment

Supply Chain Shaman

In supply chain strategy documents, terms like alignment, agility, responsiveness, and flexibility dot the page. The average supply chain organization is fifteen years old, and the practice of supply chain management is just thirty years old.

Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Processes

Kinaxis

by Teresa Chiykowski This is the second blog post in our three-part series discussing ways to improve supply chain collaboration. In my first blog post in this series, I touched upon one of the biggest challenges companies operating global supply chains face today.

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The Sensing + Intelligent + Social Supply Chain: How can you achieve it?

Kinaxis

by Trevor Miles The Result is Faster and More Effective End-to-End Supply Chain Management. In my first two blogs on this topic, I explained how supply chain management is a collective activity. Visibility into the End-to-End Supply Chain.

[WHITE PAPER] 4 Strategic Considerations when Considering Offshoring Parts of your Supply Chain

Cerasis

White Paper: Hidden Risks and Costs in an Offshore Supply Chain. 4 Strategic Considerations when Considering Offshoring Parts of your Supply Chain. Now the challenge for many companies is to manage the resulting global supply chain effectively.

Ensuring Workers’ Rights in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Too often, however, those documents fail to prevent unacceptable working conditions. In a typical global supply chain, involving multiple tiers of production, the chances of failure are alarmingly high. Most global supply chains are made up of multiple tiers of manufacturing, stretching from production of raw materials to final assembly. Regulation and Compliance Quality & Metrics All Technology Supply Chain Visibility Sourcing/Procurement/SRM

Make Your Supply Chains Less Complex – and Less Wasteful!

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: Below is an excerpt from Moving Up the Supply Chain Maturity Curve: The Process Industry Executive Agenda for 2016 and Beyond , a white paper published earlier this year by Elemica with research conducted by Adelante SCM. Although the research focused on the process industry, the content and recommendations we make apply to companies across all industries that want to make their supply chains more flexible and responsive.

Control Towers: If Only There Was A Clear Definition

Supply Chain Shaman

In my interactions with supply chain teams, I find that this type of decision process happens frequently. The focus is on functional metrics, but are unable to get to overall supply chain metrics. Supply chains are complex, non-linear systems.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives

Talking Logistics

If you’re a supply chain or logistics executive and you’re looking for ways to improve as a leader this year, here are my five recommendations: 1. Supply chain management is risky business — and the risks are growing every day. Simply put, many companies are still falling short on supply chain risk management , and they continue to pay the price. whenever you’re discussing supply chain strategy or decisions.

Time to Survive and Nexus Supplier Index: New Measures of Supply Chain Risk Management

Talking Logistics

Over the past two years, I’ve written extensively about the growing importance of supply chain risk management and supply chain mapping. See for example: Rethinking Supply Chain Risk Management. Doing Nothing on Supply Chain Risk Management. Do You Have a “Top 25″ Supply Chain? Why Supply Chain Mapping Matters. Many Companies Falling Short on Supply Chain Risk Management.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents. And as supply chains have become increasingly diffuse over time, the likelihood that disruption in one region will have consequences that reverberate across the globe, is higher than ever before. What can supply chain managers do to ensure that action is taken quickly and efficiently when disruption strikes?

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he has more than twelve years of experience in progressive roles driving demand-drive projects for their global supply chain. At the Supply Chain insights Global Summit , Nick shared his story on driving demand-based improvements.

Book Review - Supply Chain Transformation: Building and.

Supply Chain Opz

Book Review - Supply Chain Transformation: Building and Executing an Integrated Supply Chain Strategy. How should a company formulates sound supply chain strategy ? He is also one of the supply chain thought leaders according to a study by SupplyChainOpz.

At the Starting Line: New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain and Logistics Executives

Talking Logistics

We’ve made our predictions , but it’s the unexpected that makes supply chain management so exciting and demanding. Did you come up with any New Year’s resolutions to improve as a supply chain and logistics leader this year? Happy New Year!

25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

If you’re spending too much to meet consumer demands, experiencing delays in getting products to end customers or production disruptions, it’s time to focus on optimizing your supply chain. ” Meet Our Panel of Supply Chain Pros: Misha Kaura.

4 Strategies to Improve Supply Chain Efficiency for Manufacturing Business Owners

Unleashed

Supply chain efficiency, therefore, is the measure of getting the right product to the right place at the right time — and at the least cost. Traditionally, supply chain management was a top-down approach. However, recent research shows that best practices to improve supply chain efficiency is to actually get your relevant department experts who work the details of your supply chain day-to-day to provide valuable insight.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities.

6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board! Supply chain leaders will face 2018 with uncertainty and opportunity. Supply Chain Managers Will Focus on Increasing Perfect Order Deliveries. Service Supply Chains Will Dominate the Market.

Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

Squeezing in this much time to write this deep report between working on the Supply Chain Insights Global Summi t and finishing customer deliverables is tough. The solution needs to mature, but the good news is that SAP is investing in supply chain.

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What can the SCOR model do for my supply chain?

The Network Effect

The Supply Chain Operations Reference model (“SCOR”) can be useful for measurement and benchmarking purposes. Components of perfect include all items and quantities on-time, using the customer’s definition of on-time, complete documentation and in the right condition.

S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

I will also pen my 95th report for this week’s Supply Chain Insight’s newsletter. We now reach 23,000 supply chain leaders globally with our newsletter and have over 50,000 views/month on Slideshare. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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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? This is where metrics can get a little fuzzy.

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