October, 2011

ERP versus Best-of-Breed?

Logility

I recently spoke with a reporter who asked me to discuss the benefits of supply chain software from a best-of-breed provider such as Logility versus from an ERP vendor.

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Supply Chain Management Trends Interview with Lora Cecere

ModusLink Corporation

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, in cooperation with Penn State University, leadership advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles and global logistics provider, Panalpina, today announced the findings of the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, examining the global market for outsourced logistics.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2011

SCM Research

Best paper award winners can serve as a blueprint for one’s own research projects. Some of the leading supply chain management journals have now announced their winners. The Journal of Business Logistics has just announced that the paper Exploring a governance theory of supply chain management: Barriers and facilitators to integration by Richey et al. is the 2011 Bernard J. LaLonde Best Paper Winner and, thus, the most valuable paper presented in that journal.

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How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain Standard Released

EcoVadis

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol launched two new standards in early October 2011 which will support companies to better report on their green house gas emissions, and will drive supply chain innovations. The first is the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) , which links directly into company’s supply chain and is a noteworthy step for companies to capture their true GHG footprint.

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ERP versus Best-of-Breed?

Logility

I recently spoke with a reporter who asked me to discuss the benefits of supply chain software from a best-of-breed provider such as Logility versus from an ERP vendor.

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Infographic: E-book Sales Expected to Soar Through 2014

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CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! As with every year, there are opportunities to learn new things and meet new people. Here’s a link to my recent tweetstream for shoutouts to some of the great people I met this year!

Characteristics of a High-quality Review

SCM Research

At this year’s CSCMP Conference in Philadelphia I joined a presentation about high-quality reviews held by the co?editors editors in chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Therefore, I’d like to remember their July 2010 editorial, Crafting High-quality Reviews: Guidelines, Examples and Feedback.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

UN Global 2012 defines supply chain sustainability

EcoVadis

This definition was uncovered recently by one of our expert analysts. EcoVadis believes in this definition and would like to share it here with our blog audience. UN Global 2012 defines supply chain sustainability as: “the management of environmental, social and economic impacts, and the encouragement of good governance practices, throughout the lifecycles of goods and services.

Will "Profitable To Promise" be Viable In Retail Industry - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Retail order management is a relatively new concept. Till late nineties, majority of the retailers depended on supermarkets for selling various goods. Since, there was only one channel of selling, most of the retailers managed

Supply Chain Disruptions or Minor Inconveniences?

Logility

How do you plan for the unimaginable? Can you anticipate and properly plan for once in a lifetime events like last year’s Icelandic volcano, and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami earlier this year in Japan? Probably not.

Five Questions a CFO Should Ask about His Company's Returns.

ModusLink Corporation

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Supply Chain Disruptions or Minor Inconveniences?

Logility

How do you plan for the unimaginable? Can you anticipate and properly plan for once in a lifetime events like last year’s Icelandic volcano, and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami earlier this year in Japan? Probably not.

International Procurement in Emerging Markets

SCM Research

Emerging markets have been playing an important role in sourcing activities. Rapid growth has raised their value in world trade as both sourcing regions and sales markets. Procurement companies that are sourcing in emerging markets realize great opportunities and competitive advantages. However, procurement companies face challenges and risks in emerging markets.

Keys to a Successful Product Launch - Value Unchained - ModusLink

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China Growing Pains - Value Unchained - ModusLink

ModusLink Corporation

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Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Designated Economic Areas in China - Value Unchained - ModusLink

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