Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

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Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

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The Inventory Optimization Handbook

Supply Chain 24/7

This e-book explores Inventory Optimization and Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization strategies to help minimize costs while meeting customer service requirements, and provides examples of how to build these capabilities at your company

The Pandemic Crisis Management Handbook for Procurement Managers

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a huge negative impact on the global economy. At these uncertain times, the c-suite alone cannot prepare an organization for this pandemic, there is much that procurement leaders can do to lessen the impact. The goal of this ebook is to give procurement leaders a sense of why it is time for them to step up and lead, how to turn their challenges into opportunities, tasks they can perform to tackle this pandemic, and tools they can use to collaborate better and enhance spend visibility.

The Advanced Inventory Optimization Handbook

Supply Chain 24/7

Leading organizations have shown that right-sizing inventory buffers and restructuring where and how inventory is held can drive powerful financial benefits and adds tremendous value to the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process

Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts

SCM Research

Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, 11 (Supply Chain Management: Design, Coordination and Operation) , 227-339 [link]. Today I would like to talk about Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts , a chapter written by Cachon (2003). It has become the standard reference when it comes to teaching some key supply chain models. Coordination between the members of a supply chain is certainly very relevant but also challenging.

Design for Postponement

SCM Research

Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, 11 (Supply Chain Management: Design, Coordination and Operation) , 199-226 DOI: 10.1016/S0927-0507(03)11005-5. Today, I would like to draw your attention to one of my favorite articles in the field of supply chain management: Design for Postponement by Swaminathan & Lee (2003).

Ensuring Reliability in Supply Chain

Logility

Additional Reading: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. In a recent article in Lube Magazine, “ People, Process and Tools – Ensuring Supply Reliability ,” Ursula Thakkar, head of global supply chain and planning at Infineum notes, “the use of state-of-the art technology solutions coupled with strong processes frees up time for team members to innovate and drive the business forward.”

The Two Levers of Inventory Optimization

Logility

Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) allows you to truly optimize your inventory across the entire supply chain and enables you to shift to a new efficient frontier for your entire supply chain (Read the eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook ). eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. When I hear the term “Lever” my mechanical engineering side comes out and I think of the Physics and Mechanical Design courses I took some 30+ years ago.

Three Critical Supply Chain Capabilities for Private Label Industry Success

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook I generally do not like the shopping experience. I prefer to develop a list of carefully researched products so I can get into and out of a store as fast as possible. However, on a recent trip to a mega grocery store I started meandering up and down aisles looking at the variety of both national and store brand products available for purchase.

Five Suggestions for Practical Inventory Management

Logility

The Advanced Inventory Optimization Handbook: Including the Power of Machine Learning. Recently , a colleague recounted a new consulting job he had undertaken a few years back.

10 Greatest Purchasing Books Ever Written

Supply Chain Opz

Strohmer and Alenka Triplat 9) The Supply Mangement Handbook by Joseph Cavinato 10) Vested: How P&G, McDonald's, and Microsoft are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships by Kate Vitasek and Karl Manrodt Remark We do not accept paid listing or anything but if you are a book author and you would like to check if your purchasing book meet the same standard, please drop a line to bloggeradmin [at] supplychainopz [dot] com and we will update the list accordingly

Conducting and Presenting Grounded Theory Research

SCM Research

The Discovery of Grounded Theory by Glaser and Strauss (1967) remains the fundamental handbook of this approach. Qualitative research can be conducted to build theory from field data. SCM journals have recently seen a series of articles advocating for the use of grounded theory, e.g., Mello and Flint (2009, JBL) and Kaufmann and Denk (2011, JSCM). Therefore, I would like to draw attention to three helpful papers.

Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

Logistics Viewpoints

She is one of the contributing authors in the Oxford Handbook of Price Management and has been a guest lecturer in San Francisco State and Columbia University business school on multiple occasions.

5 Greatest Books for Supply Chain Executives

Supply Chain Opz

5) Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model by Peter Bolstorff and Robert Rosenbaum This is the only book that provides a very comprehensive roadmap for supply chain performance improvement initiative. Previously I''ve covered about the classic and new supply chain management books that SCM professionals should check out. In this article, I will show you top 5 books that every supply chain executive should have on their bookshelf.

Claritum Covid-19 Activity

Claritum

Recent, Covid-19 related orders, processed by Claritum’s system have included identity cards for key workers, nursing process documents, staff handbooks and posters/signs. Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (April 15, 2020) – First 3 weeks of lockdown completed.

How the Supply Chain Can Improve Healthcare for All

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. As someone on the tail end of the Baby Boomer generation, I have a vested interest in the life science industry’s focus to improve both products and services.

A Bitcoin Prime Bot Review!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Trading software developers also provide a handbook for those new to cryptocurrency trading. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Thoughts on Making Money with Bitcoin!

Removing the Two Barriers to Optimizing Inventory

Logility

Learn More: The Inventory Optimization Handbook – An Interactive eBook. Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Supply chain leaders often find themselves in a difficult situation when it comes to the conflicting goals of improving customer service and minimizing inventory. The omni-channel world we live in has driven customer service to new heights.

Seven Strategic Components for a Proactive Process Chemical Supply Chain

Logility

Read More: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook ). Additional Reading: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. Process chemical manufacturers face complex supply chain challenges including dealing with hazardous and perishable ingredients whose characteristics (potency, color, composition, etc.) can vary from lot to lot.

What is the Best Customer Service Book?

Supply Chain Opz

What is the best customer service book? We will show you the best customer service book that CEOs and leading customer service gurus want you to read. Why customer service is more important now? When we talk about customer service, people will usually think about the hotel and tourism business or banking business where products are less physically or tangible.

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Supply chain management books that are praised by supply chain executives, consultants and supply chain management professionals at all levels. Background In dynamic supply chain management environment, people have to make the quick and decisive actions against various issues. This can only be achieved by the knowledge and skills of the team. Then companies try to motivate staffs to continue developing their skills on regular basis.

Trust your instincts when GPS leads you astray

The Supply Chain Journal

This handbook details state and national designated routes, as well as updated restricted routes, low clearance and weigh station locations. The semi truck may be king of the road, but its dominion only reaches so far; there are certainly places it doesn’t belong.

8th Circuit Court: Employer’s actions do not violate ADA, FMLA

The Supply Chain Journal

Employers should regularly review their policies, procedures, and handbooks to make sure they are updated under current law.

Claritum Covid-19 Activity

Claritum

Recent, Covid-19 related orders, processed by Claritum’s system have included identity cards for key workers, sanitisers, face masks, antiseptic wipes, nursing intensive care process documents, updated staff handbooks and posters/signs. Bath, UK (April 15, 2020) – First 3 weeks of lockdown completed. The team at Claritum is functioning well from home. All Claritum systems have remained operational and our customers continue to process orders and supply the needs of their customers.

Digital Transformation Journey in Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

She is one of the contributing authors in the Oxford Handbook of Price Management and has been a guest lecturer in San Francisco State and Columbia University business school on multiple occasions.

7 Customer Service Books Service Leaders and CEOs Read

Supply Chain Opz

What is the best customer service book out there? We will show you best customer service book that CEOs from service & non service businesses want you to read. Why customer service is more important now? When we talk about customer service, people will usually think about hotel and tourism business or banking business where products are less physical or tangible.

How did the 1900 hurricane forever change the Texas shipping industry?

The Supply Chain Journal

The city served as a transfer point for oceangoing vessels and coastal steamers, which ran a route through Galveston Bay and Buffalo Bayou to Houston,” according to the Handbook of Texas. On Sept.

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Never Ending Journey of a Private Label Manufacturer

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. A few years ago I saw the Off-Broadway musical, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. This simple but hilarious musical follows couples through stages of their relationship from dating, to marriage, to raising children and into the twilight years. The final scene highlights that an underlying feature of successful relationships is change.

Winning the Inventory Battle in the Consumer Products Industry

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. The Consumer Products Industry experienced a 32% growth in active items in 2015 and that trend has accelerated over the last 18 months. 1 As product life cycles shorten, product portfolios expand and the channels through which products are sold continue to increase. In the US alone, there are 30,000 new consumer products launched every year.

Your Complete Guide to Modern Supply Chain Management

Oracle SCM

This is a necessary handbook for any Innovation-Focused business leader. Supply Chain Management for a Demand Driven World. Modern Supply Chain is no longer a luxury, but a necessity. We are now living in a demand driven world and customers want more. Each year, companies are losing approximately $1.6 trillion due to poor service costs and by the end of 2018, ? of all companies will have found themselves disrupted by digitally enabled competition.

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Life Sciences Industry Inventory Optimization Health Check

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. Over the last 100 years the average lifespan has doubled from 35 years to more than 70 years mostly due to advances in medicine and medical devices. In fact, experts predict that babies being born in developed countries today could have an average life expectancy approaching 100 years. Not many will argue against the benefits of advanced healthcare, but many believe we can get there at a lower cost.

Top 8 FAQ about S&OP (and Our Answers)

Demand Solutions

Sales & Operations Planning: The How-To Handbook, 2nd Edition , by Tom Wallace. Got questions about sales and operations planning (S&OP)? We’ve got answers. And at the end of a recent webinar, we picked the brain of the “Father of S&OP,” Dick Ling. Here are some of the questions we got from the audience—and our answers. Who usually wants S&OP software?

Risks in Supply - An Omnipresent Danger

Logility

Related Content: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. For more than a decade, I have implemented inventory optimization solutions for some of the world’s largest companies in industries ranging from life sciences to chemicals, from consumer goods to high-tech, and more. Throughout these projects, there is a consistent theme: organizations have a difficult time finding clarity in variability in supply. Supply risks are omnipresent in every industry.