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Supply Chain Risk Management is a Cirque Du Soleil Calibre Act!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Your Supply Chain Ready To Recover? Supply Chain Professionals, although not usually theatrical, also work in an environment in which they are managing a tremendous amount of risk. Supply Chain Risk Management.

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Every aspect of our lives has been disrupted: our health, freedom of movement, employment, the economy, our ability to buy goods, and virtually every Supply Chain. Apart from the panic buying are there Supply Chain lessons that we should learn from the Coronavirus pandemic to improve the robustness of Supply Chains in the future?

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Procurement Transformation Delays – The Role of Personality!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article provided to Supply Chain Game Changer by Katalin Brennan at Eyvo E-Procurement. We’ve all heard of the need for Procurement to embrace the Digital Transformation for many years. There are few procurement-specific personality surveys available.

Is it time to integrate your supply chain design with execution?

JDA software

It wasn’t that long ago that integrating all the strategic, operational and tactical aspects of your end-to-end supply chain was considered a pipe dream. its inventory management and where and how well it deploys inventory to optimize customer service levels and profitability.

50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented global supply chain disruptions, impacting the flow of parts and finished goods around the world. The disruption caused by COVID-19 is unique in that it impacted supply chains across all industries. Leverage supply chain mapping.

COVID-19 Lesson: Make Your Supply Chain More Resilient

Logistics Bureau

Until the Coronavirus began wreaking its havoc, global companies could run their supply chains on the assumption that disruptions would be rare and short-lived, and that products should be sourced, produced, and distributed at the cheapest locations to be found, wherever in the world that may be.

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Assessing the True Return of Procurement Transformation on Total Shareholder Return: A Tough Proposition

NC State SCRC

In my earlier book with Gerard Chick on “ The Procurement Value Proposition “, we advance the notion that buildoing a business case for investing in people, process, and technology improvement in procurement is key. Many procurement assessments developed by consultants seek to provide an answer to the question “how far along are you relative to your peers in your procurement transformation journey”, and “which processes are lagging compared to your peers?”

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Robust and continuously updated Master Data: A key ingredient for successful supply chain digital transformation

o9 Solutions

At many of these companies, CXOs have asked their teams to accelerate supply chain related digital transformation initiatives. The COVID-19 crisis has exposed significant weaknesses in how organizations run their value chains today.

Is it time to integrate your supply chain design with execution?

Supply Chain Nation

It wasn’t that long ago that integrating all the strategic, operational and tactical aspects of your end-to-end supply chain was considered a pipe dream. its inventory management and where and how well it deploys inventory to optimize customer service levels and profitability.

Supply Chain Career Changes – How to Get In, Get On, and Get What You Want

Logistics Bureau

Through its extensive span of activities, the supply chain sector offers wide-ranging possibilities for employment and career progression. In a different context, online retailer Amazon spotted inefficiencies in the supply chains of other companies.

7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

The success of your business is inextricably linked to the performance of your supply chain. you have to make your supply chain successful too. The success of your business is inextricably linked to the performance of your supply chain. Supply Chain Strategy.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised. Supply chain costs of around $5.50 Moving to a vendor-managed inventory model wherever it was possible to do so.

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Like dominoes, one delay led to another, disrupting supply chains across the country. Conduct a procurement exercise at the same time of year, every year. The post How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare appeared first on Transportfolio.

Business Continuity Affects All Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In supply chain, the complexity can be far greater. Business continuity management seeks to keep a supply chain working in the event of a problem. The need for business continuity permeates all parts of a supply chain. The suppliers cease to supply.

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Supply Chain Risks Come from All Sides

Material Handling & Logistics

But as is often the case in the world of supply chain, the ship did not come in as planned. However, in a world where most of the information about a supply chain exists outside of the enterprise, visibility is a fundamental part of managing risk.

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Like dominoes, one delay led to another, disrupting supply chains across the country. Conduct a procurement exercise at the same time of year, every year. The post How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm appeared first on Transportfolio.

No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

Dear Supply Chain Leader, Today, sitting in my seat in 11K on a Cathay Pacific flight between Hong Kong and Boston, I want to report that there is no Easter Bunny. Stuck at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns, only 10% of companies are making progress.

5 Supply Chain Mistakes that Handicap Business Performance

Logistics Bureau

The impact of supply chain performance on the success of a business is significant, but often underestimated, even within companies well-versed in supply chain management. Is Your Company Making These 5 Supply Chain Mistakes?

SCRC Student Project Lineup Off to a Great Start…

Supply Chain View from the Field

NC State kicked off classes last week, and as usual our incoming group of MBA students were lined up with projects as part of their entry class into supply chain management, MBA 541. I have been teaching this class, called Supply Chain Relationships, for the last 15 years at NC State. This class develops major themes and strategies of supply chain relationships.

What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. SCM systems deliver the visibility, insights, and capabilities you need to create your own intelligent supply chain. In short, they are looking for a new standard for supply chain innovation, connectivity, and simplicity.

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Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Supply Chain Management.

Value Stream Mapping the Current State Process!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Specifically the company was going to carry a dramatically different set of products which required a new set of capabilities in Strategic Planning, Merchandising, Marketing, Procurement, Inventory Management, Retail Operations and Logistics. .

The Origins of Category Management

Supply Chain View from the Field

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. What happened then was that this whole exercise got me thinking about commodities, NOT parts.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Here’s one of my predictions for 2016 that hit the mark: Blockchain Technology Will Make Its Debut in Supply Chain Management. The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Management:The Upcoming 2011 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Supply Chain Management.

Value Stream Mapping your Current State Process!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Specifically the company was going to carry a dramatically different set of products which required a new set of capabilities in Strategic Planning, Merchandising, Marketing, Procurement, Inventory Management, Retail Operations and Logistics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Supply Chain Management.

Building Your First Model

Arkieva

What can cause disruptions on a certain production line, are there alternatives for a specific STO flow… make sure that once you have completed this exercise, you have a thorough understanding of how your business operates including the bottlenecks and potential threats. There is no supply chain management without data but you have to identify what is relevant for your problem(s). Procurement lead times (supplier to location). Inventory by product location.

Don’t Fear Optimization (It’s Just a Word)

Talking Logistics

The word “optimization” is ubiquitous in the supply chain and logistics industry. In many ways, I believe many supply chain and logistics professionals are intimidated by optimization.

Risk Management: Is 2018 the Year of Living Dangerously?

Enterra Insights

Companies with global supply chains are scrambling to make them more resilient as protectionism increases, tariffs are levied, and rumors of trade wars heat up. Kearney executives Sean Monahan ( @SeanTMonahan ) and Johan Gott ask, “Is your global supply chain living dangerously?”[1] Globalism has been a boon to the supply chain by expanding sourcing, opening new markets, accelerating growth and highlighting opportunities to save money.

Is Business ‘Transformation’ a Dirty Word?

QAD

The industry can sell pills, fad diets and short-cut exercise programs, but the bottom line is that most people who know will tell you the simple fact is you can’t outwork a bad diet. Indirect buying now works “this way”, and direct material procurement works “like that”.

How Big Food and Beverage Could Revolutionize the Natural Movement

Elementum

As more and more companies start to focus on natural ingredients, supply chain issues arise. Get Ready for a Supply Chain Shakeup. The good news is that working with suppliers increases transparency, which allows for a better look at how supply chains function.

What is 4PL and 5PL? – Everything a Wholesaler Should Know

EMERGE App

The logistics function also includes inventory management. Using inventory management software will mitigate most of the work in managing and recording the flow of goods in the company. It can exercise far more control over the fulfillment process than with an external party.

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Total Supplier Performance Evaluation: More than a Suite of KPIs

Logistics Bureau

If your organization is struggling with unreliable inbound supply, one of the first things to examine is the effectiveness of your supplier performance evaluation process. So we’ll begin by exploring what supplier performance evaluation does for your supply chain operation.