Taking Risks that Pay Off

JDA software

In 2006, I worked for Circuit City and I installed JDA Category Knowledge Base there. We worked together for about three and a half years installing JDA Category Knowledge Base and maximizing Category Management.

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Based on the reference calls, I am not sure that this will be possible. This is especially true for processes dependent on the ERP-based solutions from Infor, Oracle and SAP. Teams continuously balance cost, customer service, asset utilization and inventory. Yawn.

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Time for a Supply Chain Metrics Cleaning


The middle tier of the Gartner Hierarchy of Metrics contains metrics to diagnose supply chain performance through financial measurements including Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Days Outstanding and Total Inventory Days. Fewer meaningful and insightful metrics that lead to a common knowledge base and clear understanding on how to make improvements are better than many metrics that lead to conflict and confusion.

Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management


Asset Tracking Provides Cross-Departmental Knowledge. Instead, a quick scan of a barcode label or asset inventory ID tag streamlines the data collection process, making all available information relevant to an asset immediately available company-wide with the use of cloud-based asset tracking system. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Camcode.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But is that enough of a far-reaching vision to offer much more than an incremental view of what we see today based on existing technology? Any view of the near future is more likely to describe incremental changes and incremental advancements based on the current knowledge base.

Five Steps to Seamless Omni-Channel

Supply Chain Nation

The first step in this is clear visibility of inventory across channels. This team can start off working with an external partner while building the knowledge base internally. Over the past few years, the retail market has evolved into a customer-centric model that is reshaping all areas of the industry.

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Richard Markoff: “Don’t be too rigid in what we define”

Supply Chain Movement

Consumer products place priority on margin and inventory and that requires close collaboration with our customers to squeeze out as much efficiency as possible. Who do you like to meet for an exchange of knowledge?

Perseverance With a Pinch of Grit

Supply Chain Nation

In December 2008, my father read an article on warehouse management and thus described to me what supply chain meant in simple terms – as enterprise software that deals with inventory and a managing warehouse. Kranthi Remala is a senior software engineer at JDA in Hyderabad.

Insights from the C-Suite: Supply Chain People Are Making a Difference in the World

Material Handling & Logistics

Whereas APICS itself once was focused largely on production and inventory control, since its acquisition of the Supply Chain Council in 2014 the organization has reestablished itself with a focus on helping its members achieve supply chain excellence.