Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

A major earthquake in Taiwan. You have a supply chain risk management strategy in place. We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. Many companies have accepted the need for Supply Chain Risk Management because they understand that just such a scenario could occur and if they are ready for it but their competitors are not, they have an opportunity to gain market share.

How your Supply Chain can Learn from Taiwan’s Earthquake

Elementum

A 6.4-magnitude quake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday morning local time, killing at least seven and causing widespread structural damage. Some semiconductor manufacturers in the country have reported damage to their facilities—but how is it going to affect supply chains? A TSMC facility in Tainan, southern Taiwan, reported that the quake broke “no more than one percent” of their wafers being manufactured. A Supply Chain Practice Run.

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Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage The Supply Chain Insights annual conference was held on September 10-11, 2014 at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. Great memories here, as so much has changed in the supply chain research world these past 5+ years. All ex-AMR analysts on the stage, talking about the ‘Top 15 Supply Chains we Admire’. There has been so much discussion on the “top” supply chain lists. Value of supply chain planning and analytics.

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

When Gartner purchased AMR Research in December 2009, the methodology became the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25. However, when Gartner bought AMR Research, and I left in the transition(because I don’t believe in the Gartner methodology), I launched a new methodology named the Supply Chains to Admire. Now in its seventh year, in the analysis, I learned a lot about the impact of supply chain choices on balance sheet performance: -Not Straightforward.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] That sums up supply chain operations at a lot of companies today: It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.” ” Cognitive technology and supply chain visibility.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Cushing has been an invited blogger at conferences sponsored by CFO Magazine and Supply Chain Insights and writes regularly for RKL eSolutions and more. His expertise includes demand-driven supply chain consulting, Theory of Constraints consulting, technology selection and implementation consulting, and business improvement and change management. What are the biggest changes to supply chain management in the past 30 to 35 years?

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

Developing supply chain risk mitigation strategy can be a time consuming task. Christopher Tang, Distinguished Professor, UCLA Anderson School and Editor-in-Chief of the INFORMS journal Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM) As supply chains become more complex, companies find their supply chains more vulnerable to both foreseeable uncertainty risks and unforeseeable disruption risks.

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Preparing the Supply Chain for the Hurricane Season

Enterra Insights

Alex Behrens reports, “ DHL Resilience360 recently released Stormy Weather Ahead: A Global Outlook on the 2019 Season to compile information about the impacts that even small storms can have and discuss the short- and long-term implications of these systems on existing supply chains. ”[1] Behrens adds, “Severe weather poses one of the greatest threats and the least predictable risks to global supply chains within our modern globalized economy.

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How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Supply chain has become complicated. Whether for industrial equipment, consumer goods, food products, or digital offerings, supply chains have headaches a-plenty. Friction in supply chain is a big problem. The rise in uncertainty stops supply chains from working well. In a supply chain, it can apply to anything from self-executing supply contracts to automated cold chain management. Cold chain monitoring.

Supply Chain Opportunities in China

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. Nevertheless, as became apparent during the seminar on China organised jointly by Supply Chain Media and DSV, it is far from easy to serve this fast-growing demographic. That means that we can’t supply mainland China directly from our factory.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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How are you dampening the shocks in your supply chain?

Arkieva

Recently, I experienced an earthquake during my trip to Taiwan. While it caused some excitement (and concern) from us visitors, our Taiwanese colleagues shrugged and one of them even made a comment that this was our welcome to Taiwan. On my long flight back, my mind went back to this subject and how it could pertain to modern supply chains. Modern supply chains are full of shocks. How do you deal with the uncertainty in your supply chain?

Yes, I am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

Supply Chain Shaman

I take supply chain seriously. I believe that better supply chain practices can save the world, and I think that it makes a difference in warfare and welfare. Today, when I talk about building the end-to-end value chain, people will look at me strangely and say “That is not supply chain. I look at supply chain as a way to deliver value-based outcomes in business networks. To me, supply chain is business.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. In higher-traffic markets, Advance Auto Parts has “hub” stores that keep more inventory in-stock to give customers what they need when they need it. For discount retailers like Burlington, the supply chain is often a competitive advantage — and thus a secret recipe for success.

Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

I struggle to understand why innovation in supply chain networks stalled. Innovation for supply chain leaders in building value networks stalled. A Value-Added Network operates on batch jobs, and as a result, the data is not as current as a Supply Chain Operating Network.

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Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

Get prepared for the year of the rat with the best kind of red envelope, keeping your business in stock of inventory! Take a look at your past sales, and use them to determine your inventory needs ahead of time. Increase inventory. Need help with inventory planning?

THE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON SUPPLY CHAINS

Bristlecone

How Global Supply Chains will be Affected at a Macro Level by the COVID-19 Pandemic. COVID-19 is leaving an indelible impression on global supply chains. Testing equipment, masks, ventilators and other essential healthcare products are in dangerously short supply, and companies are having a difficult time meeting the high demand for these items. Superstores continue to run out of these supplies. The supply chains are strained.

Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Leonard Han!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. Subscribe Here!

Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. When they declared chapter 11 – they left Flex with $400M of inventory. That was surely developed on the foot of getting stuck with Nortel’s inventory! Jeff Townley, former Chief Procurement Officer at Nortel Networks, provided some fantastic insights in my MBA class this evening.

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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. Bob Ferrari , the Founder and Executive Editor of the Supply Chain Matters Blog, and a periodic guest blogger on the Infosys Supply Chain Management blog.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please Taiwan, Province of China. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

The next big disaster of 2013 could be the Category 5 Typhoon Usagi that is set to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Mainland this Sunday. Don’t be surprised if there are supply chain disruptions. Nathan also shared his thoughts about how companies need to be thinking about this in the context of supply chain management and climate change.

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Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Supply Chain Movement and NeoGrid, provider of a collaborative, demand-driven supply chain management platform in the cloud, have therefore developed this mindmap to inspire fashion and luxury goods companies to become more profitable and competitive. >>Please Taiwan, Province of China.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Chris Darbyshire, VP Operations at Softchoice!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. How has Business and Supply Chain changed over the course of your career? Subscribe Here!

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Taiwan, Province of China. This dynamic has to be examined and stakeholders must determine the impact on the supply chain function: Do.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. These are the key developments that are visualised on the 2016 version of Supply Chain Movement’s SCM IT Subway Map. Taiwan, Province of China.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. Nevertheless, as became apparent during the seminar on China organised jointly by Supply Chain Media and DSV, it is far from easy to serve this fast-growing demographic. That means that we can’t supply mainland China directly from our factory.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please Taiwan, Province of China. Trends 2015 3PL Subway APL Logistics Brad Jacobs Fedex logistics logistics service providers Norbert Dentressangle Outsourcing Supply Chain Movement TNT UPS XPO Logistics

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Taiwan, Province of China. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks. Supply Chain Media and consultancy firm Involvation have developed this checklist to provide insight into the added value and the potential of your current S&OP process. Taiwan, Province of China. Visuals demand financial impact Involvation involvement S&OP supply Supply Chain MediaManagement at the helm.

Preparing for Risk…Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Nation

As I tried to relate his ideas to dealing with risks in the supply chain, my mind became filled with many examples of how the supply chain leaders that utilize our JDA solutions plan for risk. But there are other opportunities to mitigate risk that are not as obvious and offer great opportunities across the broad supply chain industry. Another opportunity is the creation of a supply chain control tower.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

This is the classic Catch-22 dilemma faced by many corporate security managers when trying to justify further investments in steeling the supply chain against disruptions. The obvious conundrum is that hardening the corporation, its processes, and its supply chain requires investment. How can security professionals present a convincing case for investments in supply chain resilience in the face of such skepticism? Relief and resilience.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. Supply Chain Dependencies. Few countries in the world can match the economies of scale and sophisticated supply chain that China has perfected. Supply Chains Will Be Redefined. For example, Vietnam supplies replacement exports for frozen shrimp, leather goods, bags, and furniture.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). The National 12th Five-Year Plan specifically calls for strategies and tactics to enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international financial, trading and shipping centre; and also for Hong Kong to develop into a high-value goods inventory management and regional distribution centre (RDC).

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