Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

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Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

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Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

The post Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers appeared first on ThroughPut. What is Logistics Management Software? Logistics Management Software is one that helps drive the logistics function of an organization by managing the actual flow of materials, goods, and services from the point of origin to the point of consumption. This includes the final customers or groups of businesses.

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

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

Is the New FMEA Handbook a Game Changer for Quality?

QAD

In June 2019, the US Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and German Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA) published the Failure Mode Effects Handbook in a joint effort to improve and harmonize Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

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.”

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).

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. The client was struggling to make a large enough profit, which was threatening to derail their business expansion plan. This revolved around moving to a larger facility as they had outgrown their existing warehouse.

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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

SCM 90

S&OP: A Tough Nut to Crack

Supply Chain Shaman

This month, we will publish our 2015 Handbook on S&OP Technologies in our monthly newsletter. Definition. A Tough Nut to Crack: A problem that is very difficult to solve. Cambridge Dictionary. Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is over thirty years old. I have been studying it as a researcher for fifteen years. With the rise of the global multi-national, S&OP increased in importance as a way to align and drive organizational balance.

S&OP 289

Agriculture in the City

Enterra Insights

”[2] To be fair, the USDA does offer a downloadable “ Urban Farm Business Plan Handbook ” and an “ Urban Agriculture ToolKit “ Why urban agriculture? Readers old enough to remember the 1960s, might recall the television show “Green Acres” starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm. The theme song for the show was written by Vic Mizzy and it began with the lyrics: Green acres is the place for me.

Trade Compliance Best Practices – Roadblocks to Implementation

3rdwave

When looking at best practices for trade compliance, look no further than CBP’s ISA (Importer Self Assessment) program and its handbook. While the ISA is very procedural and carries a heavy burden of overhead, it sets a great baseline for a best-practices trade compliance program. . Have a trade compliance procedures manual that documents how you execute and manage trade compliance processes. Have an individual that is clearly identified and responsible for trade compliance.

Shipping is still lost at sea when it comes to big data

DELMIA Quintiq

Thus my case of the shipping industry taking a page out of the retail industry handbook. The world of container shipping is going through a prolonged period of instability due to oversupply of new ships entering service. There is also a fall in demand for the transportation of goods between major economies. Falling container shipping rates created a windfall for shippers and brought tears to shipping lines and ports.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling and Logistics

Zach Zacharia , an associate professor of supply chain management at Lehigh University, is part of a team developing a handbook on the physical Internet. Imagine moving cargo across continents as smoothly as computers process data. It may seem impossible today, but the physical Internet could be embedded into freight supply chains by 2050. Today, the physical Internet is an amorphous construct, with its scope and limits undefined.

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?

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?

Supply Chain Planning Fireworks

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. Holidays are complex. Take for example the upcoming Fourth of July holiday in the US. As a child, this holiday always represented the best of the summer break and often included fun activities like camping, fishing, spending time in a park, parades, and wonderful firework displays.

Not all food is created equal. Who should set the standards?

Provenance

They’re hoping that consumers are tired of learning what 30 different labels in one sector mean, and that we’ll all just think: ‘Any claim of sustainability is an improvement over no claim,” said Elizabeth Bennett, a political economist who co-edited the Handbook of Research on Fair Trade in The Guardian’s piece. . Last month, The Guardian released an article entitled “ Is Fairtrade finished?