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Infrastructure Planning Guidelines for Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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The Branded Supply Chain

DELMIA Quintiq

What do H&M and Whirlpool know about supply chains that many of their competitors don’t? It is that world-class supply chains embody world-class brands by delivering to the customers the promises made and stories told by their marketing departments. And that only happens when marketing and supply chain teams collaborate, which is probably not often enough. The Branded Supply Chain covers three main areas: loyalty, sustainability and leadership.

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The Mask Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Strategic National Stockpiles and Sourcing for the National Interest! It got me thinking about where the masks were manufactured and was there a problem with that Supply Chain. What exactly is the Mask Supply Chain?

The Sustainable Supply Chain – What is it and how to execute it

Unleashed

Supply chains play a crucial role in moving goods along to the end user. But as simple supply chains grow into vast and complex networks, how do you make sure yours remains ethical, profitable, and viable in the long term? 6 benefits of a sustainable supply chain.

Blog Series: The Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Resiliency, Part 4 – Institutionalize

Resilinc

You may be part of an organization whose leaders understand that supply chain risk management (SCRM) is a strategic imperative, and your SCRM may already be mature and delivering a return on investment. Supply Chain Resiliency Management Supply Chain Risk Management

Still Don’t Know How Many Slaves Are In Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

How many slaves are in your supply chain? Last week, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), a leading international body representing purchasing and supply management professionals, issued a press release highlighting findings from a survey it conducted showing that relatively few companies are ready to comply with the UK’s Modern Slavery Act , which was passed in March 2015 with enforcement set to begin on April 1, 2016.

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.

The Pandemic Motivates Changes in the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The novel coronavirus outbreak piqued interest in supply chain operations, particularly in the food supply chain. ” In addition to personal safety instructions, this guidance stated: “ If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule. ”.

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U.S. Intelligence Illuminates Critical Need for Supply Chain Planning and Risk Mitigation

Oracle SCM

National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) recently announced its plans to help industry and government address supply chain risks. As a part of this campaign, the NCSC released a video outlining threats that foreign entities, criminals, and hackers present to the private sector supply chain—and in turn to the public sector organizations that use goods and services from the private sector. How do you manage your own supply chain risks?

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

Here are a few guidelines I’ve encountered over the years that might help people think more about selecting and establishing metrics for your supply chain. Step 1 – Translate Organizational Objectives Into Supply Chain Metrics. Before beginning to establish supply chain metrics, managers must first take the time to ensure that they fully understand key organizational objectives. Step 2 – Develop Metrics and Data Sources.

Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020

Requis

Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold earlier in 2020, supply chain has become a household word. Investors, like the public, have woken up to the fact that supply chains are the engine driving economic prosperity. Supply chain, it seems, is ripe for disruption.

The Effects of a Recall Can Be Minimized With a Connected Supply Chain

DynaSys

The best way to begin this process is by analyzing the components of the supply chain. The supply chain can be the roadmap to follow to determine the how, the what, the why, the when and the where’s the source of the problem as the supply chain covers the entire cycle of the process from ingredient to finished product. Information needs to be accessible from all points on the supply chain.

Top 2016 Supply Chain Strategy Posts from the Supply Chain Link Blog

Arkieva

Over the past year, the Arkieva Supply Chain Link Blog provided thought leadership and informative posts on supply chain strategy tips, trends, and news. Just in case you missed some of our supply chain strategy posts , we’ve compiled a list of our popular supply chain posts from 2016 below (ranked based on shares and views). Here is a list of the Top 20 Supply Chain Strategy Blog Posts from 2016. Happy new year!

Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning – What It Is and How to Operate

USC Consulting Group

The plans take into account projections made by the sales and marketing departments, the resources available from manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, and finance, and are directed toward hitting the company’s objectives.

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

6 River Systems

With new supply chain innovations , trends in logistics technology and advancements like automated robots making a big impact on operational efficiency, it seems that supply chain optimization is within reach for more companies than ever before. ” Meet Our Panel of Supply Chain Professionals: Trey Howard Emmanuel Frost Michael D. “We see first hand how supply chains fail due to…” Poor business continuity practices.

50 expert tips on supply chain optimization

6 River Systems

Fewer than a third of supply chain management professionals view their collaborative processes as being “effective,” according to data from Flexis. It’s a troubling statistic, because as every supply chain manager knows, collaboration is crucial for a fully optimized supply chain. Supply chain optimization, however, is complex, encompassing everything from warehouse operational performance to logistics planning and more.

Challenges of global fast fashion supply chains (Part IV)

Supply Chain Movement

In this series on global fashion retail we have discussed about network design and inventory location in Chapter 1, stores replenishment in Chapter 2 and sourcing and manufacturing lead times in Chapter 3. In this final chapter of the series, we want to discuss about talent management, as it is a major current concern for global supply chains. Chapter 3 about sourcing and manufacturing lead times. 3) Sourcing and manufacturing lead times.

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The COVID vaccine is a utility, and what we need is a global vaccine visibility system

NC State SCRC

Based on what I heard at the virtual C19 Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing Summit , hosted by COVAX, CEPI, DCVMN, IFPMA, and BIO, the real problem that exists in the vaccine supply chain is the challenge to ensure material flow between entities in the supply chain.

Live Updates: The Kumamoto Quakes Could Devastate Smartphone Manufacturing

Elementum

Consumer electronics could be facing months of supply chain disruptions after the Kumamoto quakes rattled manufacturers in Southern Japan. The big supply chain issue? The popularity of semiconductor and other electronics producers in the region, whose fragile manufacturing process could have been critically damaged by the quakes. Act now to secure your supply and mitigate losses.

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8 key benefits of effective supply chain management

6 River Systems

Today’s global supply chains are increasingly complex, making a data-driven approach to supply chain management a must. Data-driven SCM provides visibility from end to end for monitoring the flow of information, services and goods from procurement to manufacturing and delivery to the end consumer. Supply chain optimization isn’t a simple undertaking, but effective SCM offers numerous benefits that improve the bottom line.

Best Practices for Reusing Food Transport Containers in the Food Processing Supply Chain

RFgen

Instead of creating disposable transport containers for food products, many consumable manufacturers and suppliers opt to use reusable storage bins in their warehouse management strategies and supply chain activities. Food & Beverage Transportation Compliance Supply Chain

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Five takeaways for small business and the sustainable supply chain

EcoVadis

Supply chain leaders around the world continue to make major strides in sustainability programs. In May alone, PepsiCo and Walmart pledged to set higher standards for low-carbon or electric industrial vehicles while L’Oréal and McDonald’s committed to eliminating deforestation from their commodity supply chains. From procurement to packaging, corporate giants are taking the time to introduce new sustainability initiatives across all levels of the supply chain. .

Learning to Work with Machines That Learn What the Experts Know

NC State SCRC

It is no secret that future generations of managers are being asked to learn all about the different processes in the end-to-end supply chain, and be able to come together with others in a fast action plan when a disruption strikes. Over time, as the system learns, it can be used to better train young professionals based on the expert work of more experienced supply chain professionals.

The 3 Cs for a CEO to See What’s Really Important in a Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Delegation of supply chain responsibilities? Employee empowerment for better supply chain performance? But to set your enterprise and its workforce up for successful supply chain operations, the starting point has to be what is really important for sustainable achievement and profitability. While these 3Cs for supply chains are simple and easy to remember, it’s how you apply them that makes all the difference. Sourcing.

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

UL EHS- Sustainability

And it is these extra layers of supply chain that create more complexity for those at the end of the chain, such as manufacturers and retailers. According to Trase , more than 42% of all soy exports from Brazil in 2016 were covered by a form of corporate zero-deforestation commitment made by soy traders, proving that many companies are now including soy as part of their sustainable sourcing policies.

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

GlobalTranz

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management processes and how to evaluate your suppliers from Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain. 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. It measures the cost incurred by an organization to manufacture a quality product.

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

NC State SCRC

Moreover, a “snapshot” assessment will generally not consider the consistency to which supply chain processes are deployed. Moreover, assessments provide a “baseline” of best practices that allows organizations to determine where they are today, where the biggest gaps are across their supply chain activities, and where are the opportunities. This roadmap can be used to develop a set of guidelines for deployment of best practices across an organization.

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The Medical Device Industry in 2020-2021: Key Trends & Outlook

Unleashed

The medical device industry covers the manufacturing of medical, scientific, and surgical equipment. These products are made with the help of medical device manufacturing software, and sold directly to healthcare providers, or delivered to wholesalers and other customers.

How to Build a Digital Procurement Ecosystem in 8 Minutes!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? The artist explains: “This work attempts to bring out certain forms and structures by combining organic materials (earth, plants, vegetables, fruit, fish) and manufactured products (a pair of shoes, pigments used to colour the layers). When building a digital procurement and sourcing ecosystem, it’s important to dig into your existing procurement process. Source: Kodiak Rating.

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. Like I said last year, making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target: sometimes you get lucky and hit the mark; other times you miss the bullseye by a mile. Here’s one of my predictions for 2016 that hit the mark: Blockchain Technology Will Make Its Debut in Supply Chain Management.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. 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:Maintenance Practice- A standard to be.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. 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.

How to Establish Your Brand in Food Importing and Exporting!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Establish yourself among your competitors by following the import/export guidelines below. Vendor Sourcing. Pitch to foreign manufacturers and suppliers by outlining the various opportunities in your targeted local market.

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Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. 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:Is Customization a Boon or Bane?

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. 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.