The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

Due to the enhanced visibility of data and metrics across peer groups, sales leads have improved their customer service by walking prospective customers through the operations process and comfortably answering any queries on how success is measured. And the customers will feel that added value not only in metrics but also from a morale perspective. He then led the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) for Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) in Iraq and Kuwait.

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Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

Nothing was really in our control, and we had to make it work with existing teams & existing resources in our existing situations (during invasions, offshore on a ship, knee-deep in Oklahoma mud & the usual). The number of jobs, defects, cash conversion cycle, and output targets from operations were flipped to other metrics to hit for investment into ThroughPut. Trips to places like Iraq made me realize how little people had, and how 90% of the world was in that state.

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Quality Improvement in Manufacturing: Relief for Operations Manager

ThroughPut

Nothing was really in our control, and we had to make it work with existing teams & existing resources in our existing situations (during invasions, offshore on a ship, knee-deep in Oklahoma mud & the usual). The number of jobs, defects, cash conversion cycle, and output targets from operations were flipped to other metrics to hit for investment into ThroughPut. The only real metric that ticks for an Entrepreneur is burn rate. Fall has begun.

Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

Nothing was really in our control, and we had to make it work with existing teams & existing resources in our existing situations (during invasions, offshore on a ship, knee-deep in Oklahoma mud & the usual). The number of jobs, defects, cash conversion cycle, and output targets from operations were flipped to other metrics to hit for investment into ThroughPut. The only real metric that ticks for an Entrepreneur is burn rate. Fall has begun.

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