Supply Chain Risk Management is a Cirque Du Soleil Calibre Act!

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In thinking about the show and its construct I thought about the incredible amount of risk that the performers and producers are managing. These world class performers have astonishing talent but they are also working in an environment designed to eliminate risk and maximize safety. Supply Chain Professionals, although not usually theatrical, also work in an environment in which they are managing a tremendous amount of risk. Supply Chain Risk Management.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

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Jason Mathers, Senior Manager, Environmental Defense Fund. Managing Carrier Capacity in an Improving Economy. Both James Welch and Dave Belter (VP of Transportation Management at Ryder) believe that despite the cyclical nature of the industry, a new normal is emerging due to all of the regulatory changes that have occurred or are pending (such as Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Devices), and the growing difficulty in finding and retaining drivers. “We

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A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

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He became a director at that point, working with sales planning, inventory planning, and financial planning, and pulling together the Sales and Operations Planning team, as well as introducing new products and eliminating obsolescence. Marsh did not have centralized approach to supply chain management. In 2013 we had $8M of raw material inventory – due to poor purchasing, poor safety stock decisions, and a lot of WIP in the system.

#15 in 15 years ….not bad! NC State breaks into the Gartner Supply Chain Program Rankings

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Winning Student Posters Focus on Visibility, Total Cost of Ownership, and Procurement Processes

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Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

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Disposable income can ebb and flow abruptly due to natural and man-made disruptions, leaving durable goods manufacturers scrambling to dispose of excess inventory. Expanding Consumer Product Preferences and Resulting Explosion in Inventory. Combine this with limited life-spans due to rapidly advancing technology and fickle customer tastes, and you get a constant cycle of product introductions and discontinuations to manage. Supply Chain Talent Shortage.

Omni-Channel Supply Chain Management

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The dual wholesale and retail sales model of global branded apparel company VF Corporation, magnifies the difficulty of successfully operating an omni-channel supply chain, but the company is meeting these challenges on multiple fronts with strategic initiatives ranging from inventory visibility to global talent management

Have you Given your Supply Chain Planner Some Love Today?

Supply Chain Shaman

As I look at the results, and reflect back on my ten years of experience as an analyst with these companies, I find the difference in a leader and laggard boils down to five things: supply chain leadership, talent management, active design of the supply chain, strong horizontal processes, and being good at supply chain planning. A Closer Look at Supply Chain Talent. For most, supply chain talent management is challenging.

What Do We Do Now?

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is a growing gap for leaders. The biggest issues are in mid-management roles. There is currently a 9:1 demand to supply ratio for supply chain graduates, and the skill level of new hires cannot stretch to fill the missing mid-management gaps. However, I am surprised that most companies do not see the gap in supply chain talent as a critical need to fill. When it comes to talent management, it is a “single threaded needle.”

Join BVL International at the North American chapter kickoff on August 12, 2013

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Several trends identified in the study demonstrate that a number of major challenges lie ahead as the world becomes a more complex place in which to operate logistically,” said Dr. Rob Handfield, University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at the NC State University Poole College of Management. In essence, the results indicate that logistics and supply chain management should primarily enable a company to satisfy its customers’ needs.

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

Disposable income can ebb and flow abruptly due to natural and man-made disruptions, leaving durable goods manufacturers scrambling to dispose of excess inventory. Expanding Consumer Product Preferences and Resulting Explosion in Inventory. Combine this with limited life-spans due to rapidly advancing technology and fickle customer tastes, and you get a constant cycle of product introductions and discontinuations to manage. Supply Chain Talent Shortage.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board

ThroughPut

We hope that ThroughPut’s platform ELI can one day be accessible to every operations team in the world to democratize the Just-In-Time culture, reduce excess inventory, and eliminate waste across global supply chains.” may finally help engineering managers everywhere do what Toyota Product Development (TPD) and Toyota Production System (TPS) achieved decades ago. NEWS PROVIDED BY ThroughPut Inc. Dec 03, 2018, 18:00 ET. MENLO PARK, SILICON VALLEY, Calif.,

Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

Kinaxis

Improvements need to be achieved in months, not years, a reality that can only be realized through a managed services partnership in which the only measure of success is tied to the operational improvements resulting from the program. Over that same period of time, however, many non-manufacturing supply chain functions, such as inventory management, forecasting and supply planning have remained in-house. The Talent Make vs. Buy Decision.

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World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board

ThroughPut

We hope that ThroughPut’s platform ELI can one day be accessible to every operations team in the world to democratize the Just-In-Time culture, reduce excess inventory, and eliminate waste across global supply chains.” may finally help engineering managers everywhere do what Toyota Product Development (TPD) and Toyota Production System (TPS) achieved decades ago. MENLO PARK , SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018. ThroughPut Inc.,

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Supply Chain Management:Increase in Operational Efficiency.

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Supply Chain Talent: Our Take on Deloitte’s Survey Report (part 1)

Demand Solutions

It’s an excerpt from “Supply Chain Talent of the Future,” Deloitte’s report on their third annual supply chain survey. But what I found compelling was how Deloitte identified the leaders in supply chain management. Their approach was quite simple: ask executives to share their companies’ metrics in inventory turnover and percentage of deliveries that are on-time and in-full. How Supply Chain Leaders Excel in Terms of Talent. . Supply Chain Management Best Practices

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Challenges of global fast fashion supply chains (Part IV)

Supply Chain Movement

Talent development. In this series on global fashion retail we have discussed about network design and inventory location in Chapter 1, stores replenishment in Chapter 2 and sourcing and manufacturing lead times in Chapter 3. In this final chapter of the series, we want to discuss about talent management, as it is a major current concern for global supply chains. In any case, talent is not an easy topic in the global fashion industry. 4) Talent development.

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Colgate: A Closer Look at Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Today 95% of manufacturing is directly managed by the Colgate team and we have taken steps to vertically integrate some of the operations. We manage supply chain metrics. I have written a lot about supply chain talent, and I question if it is the true missing link of the supply chain. Do we have a talent crisis? As an organization, we believe in building talent systems and hiring from within. When it comes to talent management, it is a “single threaded needle.”

Supply Chain Talent: Our Take on Deloitte’s Survey Report (part 1)

Demand Solutions

It’s an excerpt from “Supply Chain Talent of the Future,” Deloitte’s report on their third annual supply chain survey. But what I found compelling was how Deloitte identified the leaders in supply chain management. Their approach was quite simple: ask executives to share their companies’ metrics in inventory turnover and percentage of deliveries that are on-time and in-full. How Supply Chain Leaders Excel in Terms of Talent.

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Creating an analytics organization for supply chain

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analytics group noted that a lot of what they had done was in constraint management and inventory and demand. In the supply chain area, we are certainly seeing a strong need for analytics in areas like collaborative forecasting, inventory management, production planning, and logistics network design. There is also a huge need for analytics in the area of talent management for supply chain and manufacturing.

This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018)

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Those three companies are investing significant money and resources to transform their distribution networks, which were originally designed to flow truckloads of products from large distribution centers to stores but are now becoming outdated in this new market where speed of delivery and inventory reduction are paramount. Amazon: Vendor Managers Replaced by Algorithms. Will artificial intelligence and machine learning replace humans in supply chain management?

Supply Chain Management:Get,Set,Go-Agile Implementation of.

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Supply Chain Planning and an Uncertain Economy

Arkieva

Managers must cope with potential lower demand for goods and services, limited pricing power and strong deflation pressures, and tight credit for consumers as well as businesses. Too much inventories placing pressure on cutting prices to retain sales. Increased volatility of demand and the desire to maintain low inventory levels creates imbalances, drives inefficiencies, and adds cost. The end is nigh; is that a good thing or bad thing?

2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

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They also report significant savings from logistics cost reductions (15%), inventory cost reductions (8%) and logistics fixed asset reductions (26%). Shippers and 3PLs largely agree on the top requirements for innovation, including trusting relationships, talent/right people, and operational excellence.

Supply Chain Collaboration – The New Way to Drive Value!

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Supply chain collaboration is a hot topic today and no wonder: companies that collaborate effectively across the supply chain have enjoyed dramatic reductions in inventories and costs, together with improvements in speed, service levels, and customer satisfaction. As a sourcing manager, you may need to go outside your comfort zone to think about new, innovative ways to collaborate for achieving sustainability because Collaboration comes in more than one flavor! Subscribe Here!

Supply Chain Management:E-retailers exploring same day delivery

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Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

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Supply Chain Management:The Real Headline for the 2011 Holiday.

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Supply Chain Management:The Upcoming 2011 Holiday Buying.

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Supply Chain Management:Is Agile methodology a good solution for.

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Supply Chain Management:The Learning from the 2012 Holiday.

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Supply Chain Management:Utility of iPads on Shop Floor

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