Modern Metrics

synchrono

Given the more customer-centric demand-driven model – coupled with greater access to information – the metrics that manufacturers monitor to make improvements in operations become more focused and actionable. White Paper: Demand-Driven Manufacturing Metrics that Drive Action.

[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs

Cerasis

Take a look at how a business can use technology, metrics, and services to improve transportation processes, which range from supplier shipping to route optimization. We hope you enjoy this comprehensive look into data, business intelligence, metrics, and the CORE KPIs every shipper and manufacturing or supply chain professional should know in order to continually improve business practices and reduce overall costs.

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Overcoming Complacency: How to Drive Even More Supply Chain Metric Success

Talking Logistics

The four key methods here will help you drive more success as you bring the metrics to life on your warehouse floor: 1. Show the “story” of your metrics with quarterly and yearly growth charts; show how far you’ve come as a team over time. While most metrics stop at the output level, multiple layers of metrics in a Hoshin Plan actually determine if you’re even focusing on the right targets. A sense of complacency can lurk behind benchmarks.

Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Data

Kinaxis

You’ll find the answers in the new eBook, 3 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Collaboration. Let’s zero in on the first of the “disconnects” explored in the eBook – data. Get the full story on how to improve supply chain collaboration by downloading the eBook.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

[PODCAST] How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data

Cerasis

Download eBook. Download eBook. Transportation Metrics that Matter the Most for Shippers to Track to Improve Performance. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode we welcome Hannah Testani, Chief Operating Officer of Intelligent Audit , a global logistics and freight audit company. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.”

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ToolsGroup’s COVID-19 Action Center Offers Support for Swift and Efficient Response to Supply Chain Disruptions

ToolsGroup

Along with its AI-driven demand forecasting and inventory planning software, ToolsGroup has introduced new customer support offerings for COVID-19 planning as well as educational resources including the ebook “ COVID-19 Risk: Enable Swift and Efficient Response to Supply Chain Disruptions.” We benchmark ourselves against the leaders in our industry on a monthly basis and we are constantly beating their forecast accuracy metrics.

3 companies tell you their success with Quintiq

DELMIA Quintiq

million metric tons of food every year and distributes about $880 million in cash assistance. Get our latest eBook , which shares further details on DHL eCommerce, PKN ORLEN and World Food Programme in their journeys of mastering complexity.

How to Get Started with Value-add Forecasting (Part 2)

Logility

You may also like this ebook. Finally, the models are created, tested, validated, and then evaluated to ensure that they will meet the project metrics and goals.

Four Keys to S&OP Effectiveness

Kinaxis

A modern pilot embarks with a general flight plan, but then monitors a continuous readout of key metrics, which he uses to make numerous small course corrections to arrive at the proper destination on schedule.

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How Mid-Market companies can get the most from Supply Chain BI without a hefty price tag (pt 2)

OneSCM

If you already have a balanced scorecard or other formalized KPI measurement practice, it is a good time to evaluate for any needed adjustments or customizations and to revisit the objective, tangible value of each metric you want to include.

Where are you on your capacity planning journey?

Kinaxis

Utilization is a key metric for high capital equipment. Check out our latest eBook, Top 4 capacity planning obstacles and how to remove them and give us your thoughts below in the comments. by Bill DuBois Balancing capacity can be as challenging as walking a tight rope.

Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Processes

Kinaxis

Individual, functional metrics are tracked, instead of taking a horizontal view that gives insight into the health of the supply chain network and interdependencies of the individual functions.

Taking the Hill

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, at Supply Chain Insights LLC, we published our 11th report in the series titled Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. When companies look at singular metrics (labor costs or inventory), they have moved backwards. Aligning metrics matters.

The Top Logistics Blogs of 2016 …So Far

Cerasis

It was also evident that many folks wanted more information around KPIs and Metrics, as our top 5 included two posts from this sub-category. e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs. Take a look at how a business can use technology, metrics, and services to improve transportation processes, which range from supplier shipping to route optimization. Get Your FREE eBook Here.

The Top 5 Transportation Management Blogs of 2016 …So Far

Cerasis

Yet, all metrics and scorecards are not equal, and you need to know what metrics should be included in your carrier scorecard. Get Your FREE eBook Here. Get the FREE eBook Here. Today, we wrap up our series on the top 5 blogs in our 4 main categories ( Freight , Manufacturing , Logistics , and Supply Chain ). Our last post covered the Top 5 Supply Chain blogs of 2016. Today's post will cover the top 5 Transportation Management blogs from 2016 so far.

Goodbye scheduled decision-making, hello concurrent planning

Kinaxis

Instead of working toward individual objectives, everyone is working toward the same set of corporate-wide metrics. Learn more about the future of S&OP and how to get there with our eBook, Powering the future of S&OP: 3 capabilities to fuel your journey.

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

Cerasis

Download ebook. Supply chain managers refocus their efforts to increase adherence to perfect order metrics and leverage marketing capabilities and capacities to their fullest potential. Supply chain leaders will face 2018 with uncertainty and opportunity.

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Moving Up The Corporate Ladder, Does Your Freight Spend Have A Seat At The Table?

4WL Consulting

Adopt Performance Metrics for Carriers With a structured monitoring approach, carriers have the ability to make sound decisions based on recently available data instead of depending on anecdotal evidence. Why not download your FREE easy-to-read Return on Logistics eBook.

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Why Most Supply Chains Need an Upgrade and What to Look for in a Solution

OneSCM

These metrics directly affect the bottom line: the leaders in the survey enjoy average earnings before interest and taxes of 15.6%

Seven Strategic Components for a Proactive Process Chemical Supply Chain

Logility

Read More: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook ). Aligning and integrating key performance metrics across the extended supply chain is difficult. Additional Reading: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. Process chemical manufacturers face complex supply chain challenges including dealing with hazardous and perishable ingredients whose characteristics (potency, color, composition, etc.) can vary from lot to lot.

Spreadsheets – A Look Back

Kinaxis

From our eBook, S&OP in the 21st century , “An audit of 50 corporate spreadsheets in 2007 revealed that 94% had errors… one for $100 million!” by Joe Cannata Do you recall products such as VisiCalc, Lotus 1-2-3 and Quattro Pro?

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Sam’s Club Updates Appointment Scheduler and OTIF Standards

Zipline Logistics

It currently just uses on-time metrics to grade suppliers and the store’s retail buyers can base purchasing decisions on a brand’s delivery performance. In this ebook, you will learn how data can be used to identify efficiencies and make logistics improvements.

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[PODCAST] Tips for Shippers to Reduce Missed Pickups & In-Transit Freight Problems

Cerasis

In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear : Why having a logistics partner that is dependable is important and what are some metrics we use at Cerasis to make sure we provide that true partnership to our shippers & their vendors. Download eBook. Download eBook. Download eBook. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

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Making Cents Out of Demand Sensing

Logility

I was guilty of this from time to time when I led a demand-planning group because we were evaluated on forecast accuracy as one of our key metrics. eBook: Unearthing Demand Planner Efficiencies. As a supply chain professional, we need to consider how actions in one part of the supply chain affect both upstream and downstream operations. This is especially true for those that work in and manage the demand planning process.

Top Four Most Vital S&OP Technology Capabilities

Kinaxis

Evaluate different scenarios simultaneously, and against multiple operational and financial metrics. This recently published eBook elaborates on the evolving horizontal S&OP process capabilities that are required in order to achieve a transformation. by Lori Smith In a previous post , I discussed the sometimes surprising technology choices some organizations are making to manage their S&OP process.

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One Year!

Supply Chain Insights

The focus of this conference will be the evolution of Supply Chain Metrics that Matter and the launch of the Supply Chain Index (a formulaic representation of supply chain excellence by peer group). It has been one year. We founded Supply Chain Insights on February 9th, 2012.

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The Top 5 Supply Chain Blogs of 2016 …So Far

Cerasis

3 Core Metrics & 10 Soft Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance. Read More About the Metrics for Supply Chain Here. Get the Free eBook Here. We continue our series on the top 5 blogs in our 4 main categories ( Freight , Manufacturing , Logistics , and Supply Chain ). Our last post covered the Top 5 Manufacturing blogs of 2016. Today's post will cover the top 5 supply chain blogs from 2016 so far.

A Toast to the Shaman

Supply Chain Shaman

The most popular posts are on demand management and Supply Chain Metrics that Matter. The focus of this conference will be the evolution of Supply Chain Metrics that Matter and the launch of the Supply Chain Index (a formulaic representation of supply chain excellence by peer group).

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How to Build a Business Case for Cloud-based Supply Chain Execution

BluJay Solutions

Finally, identify at least one industry metric that justifies applying technology to that function. For more detail and to gain access to metrics and success stories, download this free eBook: Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud.

3 Quintiq customers tell you their success stories

DELMIA Quintiq

million metric tons of food every year and distributes about $880 million in cash assistance. Get our latest eBook , which shares further details on DHL eCommerce, PKN ORLEN and World Food Programme in their journeys of mastering complexity.

Battle Strategies for Today’s Digital World

Supply Chain Nation

Metrics – Determine what success looks like at various levels, from operational to strategic. For more information on how retailers and manufacturers can come together to meet consumers’ needs in today’s digital world, read this article or take a deeper dive with this ebook.

Battle Strategies for Today’s Digital World

Supply Chain Nation

Metrics – Determine what success looks like at various levels, from operational to strategic. For more information on how retailers and manufacturers can come together to meet consumers’ needs in today’s digital world, read this article or take a deeper dive with this ebook. I grew up listening to stories about the great Indian epic Mahabharatha, an 18-day war between factions of a family as they battled for control of the kingdom.

Getting Ready for 2017: Reflections on Telling Lies

Supply Chain Shaman

As I study research methods, and the market, I realize the lies I’ve spun for prior employers (Gartner and AMR Research) are untrue: The AMR Research Hierarchy of Supply Chain Metrics. This research, released in 2005, gives a compelling view of a metrics hierarchy.