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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

Only 29% of manufacturers easily manage total cost trade-offs. Total cost analysis is more difficult than it sounds and most technology implementations automated functional measurement systems (manufacturing or procurement), but leave the organization blind on the management of total costs.

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Supply chain risks in the spotlight: Effects of Hanjin Shipping filing bankruptcy protection

Kinaxis

Lead times are in weeks and months in cases where manufacturing is outsourced to firms on the other side of the earth. However, a 2014 report by University of Tennessee on managing risk in global supply chains points out that 90% of the firms surveyed do not quantify risk when outsourcing production! Monitoring such metrics is important and a supply chain control tower can be a key component of that strategy.

XX and XY: A Different World in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I now have a working manuscript for the entire book of Metrics That Matter. When I went to engineering school at the University of Tennessee in 1974, there were two women in my class. In preparation, we are finishing up research on supply chain planning excellence, big data and supply chain, supply chain talent, and digital manufacturing. The deserts of the southwest sprawl below me as the plane ascends from San Diego.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Many metrics can be used to determine the top 3PL warehousing companies, such as company revenue, the number of warehouses, total warehouse square footage , etc. The company used to be a subsidiary of PSA Group, which is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Transplace delivered more than 50 customer solutions in 2012 using the CombineNet sourcing technology, in industries including consumer goods, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail. Mexico shipping, which is particularly timely as more companies locate manufacturing and distribution operations in Mexico and the need for capacity and reliable cross-border shipping services accelerates.

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25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

I am buying a sheep and goat farm alongside a larger space for a garment factory so that I can control where the cashmere and wool is coming from, how it is processed and how it is manufactured before it is sent to my customers. It is absolutely imperative to be in a position to do as much quality control as possible in house, so that all that is required thereafter is shipping from the manufacturer straight to the customer.