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Metrics that Matter: Customer Service

QAD

Inventory accuracy and minimizing stockouts are very important to customer satisfaction, but a few other metrics also impact the ability to meet customer expectations. Companies can use these metrics to help ensure they are doing everything possible to satisfy their customers at a manageable and sustainable cost. For example, use a product configurator rather than an engineering approval process, and use built-in parameters to ensure that order discounts are within guidelines.

Supplier Quality Management: What it is, 5 Key Metrics to Know & a 4 Step Supplier Evaluation Process

Cerasis

When you choose a company to transport your freight or to supply you with the materials you need to manufacture a product, you are putting your hard work and reputation in their hands. The next posts in the series will break down metrics and issues to consider in SQM by industry and conclude with a case study on the application of SQM. 5 Key Metrics to Use for Scoring Supplier Quality Management (From LNS Research ).

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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.

Actionable Insights: Purchasing Commitments and Spending

QAD

QAD Action Centers provide analytics to help both managers and users monitor metrics and KPIs. This can help to ensure that buyer/planners for commodities are following guidelines and may also help show where changes in product mix affect costs. May also help buyers decide whether an item should be single- or multi-sourced. Which KPIs and metrics are most important to your organization?

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Capacity Planning Software – Plan, Analyze and Prepare for capacity

ThroughPut

Capacity planning software is a programmable solution that helps manufacturing organizations understand the actual production capacity needed to address fluctuating demands for its products and services. With regard to the manufacturing industry, the process of Capacity Planning is made up of three resource types: machines, people, and tools. To summarize, this calculation would help manufacturers develop a proper capacity plan. What is Capacity planning software?

Capacity Planning Software – Plan, Analyze and Prepare for capacity

ThroughPut

Capacity planning software is a programmable solution that helps manufacturing organizations understand the actual production capacity needed to address fluctuating demands for its products and services. With regard to the manufacturing industry, the process of Capacity Planning is made up of three resource types: machines, people, and tools. To summarize, this calculation would help manufacturers develop a proper capacity plan. What is Capacity planning software?

Guest Commentary: P.O. Management Programs – Know Pain, Know Gain!

Talking Logistics

Your stakeholders can: Align sourcing, purchasing, logistics, and I.T. Sourcing uses P.O. performance metrics to influence vendor behavior and impact sourcing choices. As performance reporting metrics capture vendor performance, the company can substantiate penalties for noncompliance and poor performance, recognize or reward high performers, and incent positive results and consistent behavior.

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

NC State SCRC

Note our earlier comment that the types of metrics being used to assess procurement at each stage are indeed a characteristic of how far along the organization is in its transformation!) This roadmap can be used to develop a set of guidelines for deployment of best practices across an organization. The more important question is – what is the impact of procurement transformation on shareholder return – a metric that every CEO and CFO really care about! Source.

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The Beginner's Guide to Inventory Control and Management

Supply Chain Opz

However, we can provide some guidelines as below, - Forecast at the right level: Standard inventory control textbooks suggested that forecast be done at a product family level. Combine multiple methods: Sometime you have multiple sources of forecast data (your own forecast from historical data, forecast adjusted by sales team, forecast from customer) what you should do in this case? Then you have to be more specific which service level or fill rate metric you are talking about.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

We may want to review their manufacturing facilities and perform some sort of quick assessment (for example, explore their process capability and yield of the product and how they handle returned parts). The financial supply chain presents an opportunity to deliver beyond process efficiency and cost savings by allowing companies to tap into new sources of revenue and profit streams. If not, what actions are you taking to consolidate formats, sources and tools?

50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

The next-gen supply chain model is a networked ecosystem – suppliers, partners, manufacturers, distributors and retailers will all have access to relevant cloud-based data to make the best decisions based on real-time signals.” China trade war has already put regionalization of manufacturing back on the table. Chinese manufacturers did the same as they evolved their operations during the 1990s and early 2000s. Develop alternative sources and diversify value chains.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. As our main focus was towards asset intensive organizations, we looked more into Oil & Gas, Utilities and Manufacturing and Transportation industries. These measurements can then be compared to OEM guidelines or an established baseline or benchmark. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us.