Publix Vendor Guidelines Updated for On-Time Delivery

Zipline Logistics

It measures on-time delivery performance and tracks metrics through a supplier scorecard given to all vendors working with Publix. . Publix calculates this metric monthly and reported to vendors. . Why Do Publix Vendor Guidelines Matter? . According to the company’s supplier guidelines , “Publix expects 100% of deliveries to be on time.” . On-time delivery performance is one of the most critical metrics for Publix suppliers to master.

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.

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Metrics and Issues to Consider in SQM (Supplier Quality Management) By 5 Big Industries

Cerasis

In the first post our long tme guest blogger, Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chai n, gave us 5 core metrics to evaluate supplier performance using supplier quality management and a 4 step process to execute. In today’s post, Chuck will take it a step further and break down metrics and issues to look out for by 5 main industries: Pharmaceuticals. Review of SQM Metrics and Issues Across 5 Core Industries. #1: Trend Metrics Collected per Site.

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

Cerasis

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 ). The definition of this metric is similar to the way it sounds. Quality affects many different parts of the business, so it is critical to establish a comprehensive metric that provides visibility into the most important areas of operations.

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.

Showcase Your Company's Supply Chain Excellence — Three Days to Submit

Supply Chain Brain

Learn more by reviewing the Supply Chain Innovation Award submission guidelines. benefiting from the supply chain innovation do not wish to be identified, a ‘blind’ Case Study may be submitted (see submission guidelines for details). Submissions consist of case studies describing your company's supply chain innovation that emphasize innovative and measurable results. Finalists are asked to present their case studies at CSCMP's 2018 EDGE Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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.

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The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader

Cerasis

5) Ongoing Assessment of Key Supplier Site Metrics to Ensure Business Continuity with Companies' Requirement and Proactively Identify Potential Risk Factors. Every business has their set of metric which they want to focus on. People: Are our SCM people aware of Quality Manual or Guidelines available in business? Editor's Note: Today's blog is by Dr. Muddassir Ahmed of muddassirism.com.

Why a network model makes sense for today’s automotive suppliers

The Network Effect

A number of comprehensive business process and supply chain specifications designed for the automotive industry are in use today, including the TS16949 standards (related to ISO 9001) and the AIAG Materials Management Operating Guidelines (MMOG). Identification and measurement of key trending metrics on a weekly or monthly basis, with an emphasis on corrective action planning to address metrics that don’t meet goals.

Lean Manufacturing: Is it Really Worth It? 16 Big Benefits Say, “Yes.”

Cerasis

ISO publishes guidelines for conformance to its standards. Insufficient metrics employed by many business leaders often reflect only on areas like production labor efficiency and equipment usages—focusing inordinate amounts of emphasis on improvement in these isolated areas and failing to identify performance issues throughout the company. Customer expectations of reliable quality and rapid delivery forces today’s manufacturers to either shorten cycle times or lose business.

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Walmart’s OTIF Policy Will Continually Impact Forecast and Planning Strategies

CHAINalytics

By Todd Barker | Director, Integrated Demand and Supply Planning | Chainalytics | Walmart’s current suppliers have now officially moved over to the retailer’s updated service metric of “On-Time-In-Full” (OTIF), which took effect in August of this year.

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

Cerasis

In the logistics aspect of the supply chain, this equates to better monitoring and adherence to guidelines governing drive time, fuel use, deadhead and more. 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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Logistics Management

LeanCor

Just follow these 5 lean guidelines: Set your standards for on-time delivery while challenging the status quo. If your current performance metrics show 90% – pet yourself (and your team!) Set the right metrics. Be very honest and think critically when setting your metrics in logistics management. The Key to Customer Satisfaction in Lean Logistics Management. Welcome to Los Angeles, the local time is 3:05 pm.

3PLs and the Trials of COVID-19

Supply Chain Nation

In addition to establishing company-wide policies, 3PLs must adhere to applicable state and local guidelines for each of their locations. Even as infection curves flatten and government guidelines continue to relax, it will be necessary to keep many of these protective measures in place. Ongoing network imbalances, shifting channel demand, and the distortion of key metrics such as on-time in-full (OTIF) will increase costs and further erode performance.

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

According to ISO 14000 standards, it provides a guideline for the company that it needs to improve and systematize its environmental management efforts. By incorporating the system with telematics devices, companies can track can metrics like time on the road, fuel level, emission, to further control their green logistics effort. Green Supply Chain Management is integrating environment-friendly and innovative strategy while planning the supply chain process.

The Inkblot: Why Flowcasting really isn’t subject to interpretation

The Network Effect

While the early proponents and practitioners of these concepts laid out some guidelines and principles, there was still a lot of grey area as to how they could be applied to the actual day-to-day operation of a business by the people who actually run the day-to-day business (hint: those people do not occupy the executive suites). Philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it. Karl Marx (1818-1883).

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on

Kinaxis

Here are some best practice guidelines for the food and beverage industry to consider when addressing its own unique challenges. For example, jointly develop performance management metrics so that any adopted strategies benefit all parties involved — not just a single entity. by Jeswin Philip The Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI forecasts that the US Food and Beverage industry will experience a 2.9 % CAGR through 2022.

Supply Chain Best Practices during a Quarantine

SupplyPike

Times are tough, so we’ve gathered some guidelines to help your supply chain get back on track, or at least to shore it up during these challenging times. This technology can help with forecasting, demand planning, maintaining instock goals, and observing key metrics daily, and will allow you to focus on high-priority supply chain issues, rather than working on building or maintaining spreadsheets.

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For Your Supply Chain KPIs to be Meaningful, Apply Some Golden Rules

Logistics Bureau

In an attempt to help you keep your supply chain organisation from analysis paralysis, metric manipulation, or measurement misnomers, I decided to use this post to share nine important guidelines, or golden rules, for benchmarking your business and monitoring performance using meaningful supply chain KPIs. You can come up with a list of service metrics and call them KPIs, but that doesn’t automatically make them meaningful supply chain KPIs.

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Capacity Planning Software – Plan, Analyze and Prepare for capacity

ThroughPut

Production monitoring : This feature allows users to become familiar with issues within capacity planning by using metrics to understand production flow and status. A Capacity Planning Software that includes an intuitive dashboard for access to these metrics is highly valuable and can help manufacturers balance considerations around historical infrastructure performance and current usage. Here are some guidelines which can help in making this decision: 1.

Capacity Planning Software – Plan, Analyze and Prepare for capacity

ThroughPut

Production monitoring : This feature allows users to become familiar with issues within capacity planning by using metrics to understand production flow and status. A Capacity Planning Software that includes an intuitive dashboard for access to these metrics is highly valuable and can help manufacturers balance considerations around historical infrastructure performance and current usage. Here are some guidelines which can help in making this decision: 1.

Capacity Planning Software – Plan, Analyze and Prepare for capacity

ThroughPut

Production monitoring : This feature allows users to become familiar with issues within capacity planning by using metrics to understand production flow and status. A Capacity Planning Software that includes an intuitive dashboard for access to these metrics is highly valuable and can help manufacturers balance considerations around historical infrastructure performance and current usage. Here are some guidelines which can help in making this decision: .

What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?

QAD

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Odette International are releasing the fifth version of the Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) assessment this summer. supplier selection and assessment, new product launch, use of metrics in the supplier assessment process). What is MMOG/LE?

6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In the logistics aspect of the supply chain, this equates to better monitoring and adherence to guidelines governing drive time, fuel use, deadhead and more. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board!

How to Improve Your OTIF Score: 15 Tips for On-Time and In-Full Delivery

Zipline Logistics

Delivering on-time and in-full is essential to success and a metric used by retailers when evaluating partnerships with vendors of all sizes. But first, let’s look at the background of OTIF metrics and why they came to be. OTIF metrics are not universal.

6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In the logistics aspect of the supply chain, this equates to better monitoring and adherence to guidelines governing drive time, fuel use, deadhead and more. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson on [link].

Provenance is looking for a Marketing Manager!

Provenance

Ensure accurate reporting of key daily metrics to optimise outreach. Develop the Provenance brand profile, marketing materials and comm’s guidelines with a clear tone of voice that anyone in the Provenance team can follow.

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Sparking a New Conversation: Let’s Build a Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

In this process, gain clarity of contract requirements and policy guidelines and try to incorporate them into the flows. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. Today’s supply chain is inside-out. Companies wait and process orders. They cannot sense and respond to demand. It is a struggle. The processes are largely batch and out-of-cadence with the markets they serve.

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

Talking Logistics

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. Logistics staff manages transportation costs through mode and carrier selection guidelines.

3 Step Beginner Guide to Supply Chain Planning

AFFLINK

Which metrics will you use to determine success? Establishing quality, safety, compliance, and sustainability guidelines. Establishing goals/standards for the metrics by which you’ll measure success. Benchmarks and metrics move all the time, and, when they do, new best practices set the groundwork for how to get there. There’s a seemingly endless supply of information out there on supply chain planning, but a lot of it seems to assume you’re already an expert.

Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

He asserts, “Suppliers just need to figure out the best way to improve their supply chain and logistics so that they can hit a metric to improve the flow of inventory.”[5] 5] Jarrod Davis, “ OTIF: Mastering Walmart’s On Time In Full Guidelines ,” Retail Details , April 2017 Walmart recently made headlines when it toughened delivery demands for its suppliers.

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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. Order Fill Rate is the hardest metric because you have to ship every item in the same order at the same time. Then you have to be more specific which service level or fill rate metric you are talking about. What is Inventory Control?

“Collaboration” is becoming a bad word…in some circles

NC State SCRC

The council establishes overall guidelines and structures for regional work to operate at a world-class level. This ensures that all parties are “speaking the same language” and are using comparable metrics and plans. The central theme is that people speak up when there is a need to speak up, but otherwise, the guidelines to maximize flow and velocity drive the right balance of input. The concept of “Collaboration” has been getting a lot of grief lately.

3PL Warehousing 101

Kanban Logistics

This is standard practice in line with guidelines set by the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA). While there are standards and guidelines for warehousing contracts, adjustments and negotiation are always possible. Key performance indicators (KPIs) are the metrics that help you to understand just how well your 3PL is performing. The KPIs you establish with your 3PL can and should be based on the metrics most important to your business.

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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!

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