All-in-one Supply Chain Software for ASCs

Hybrent

The company is based in Atlanta, and its holding company, Extremity Healthcare, operates 35 podiatry clinics, and owns or manages seven surgery centers across Georgia and Tennessee. The Ordering Module has simplified the process for Village Podiatry, making the products searchable by name, partial name, alias, manufacturer number or SKU, and can be ordered and received via the application.

Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

An extreme example of this is a ride from Chicago to Colesburg, Tennessee taking 18 days, 13 hours, and 57 minutes! For example, let’s say you modeled the lead time from “supplier A” to your manufacturing facility as 7 days. Often times, someone in the procurement organization is aware of change in lead times through supplier monitoring/scorecarding, supply chain risk management and such.

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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.

Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy

Material Handling & Logistics

Some states are limiting corporate access to renewable energy, making it difficult for manufacturers to meet energy goals. Over the last decade, manufacturers such as General Motors, Dow Chemical, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Owens Corning, P&G, and Mars have significantly increased their purchasing of renewable energy as a means to power their facilities across the U.S. In fact, our report finds that manufacturers lead other sectors in state renewable energy policy advocacy.

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Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

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. Traditionally mandated for public procurement, it offers many of the same benefits to corporations.

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4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

He, like a number of supply chain professionals, laments the fact that the term “supply chain” doesn’t do a great job of suggesting the complex work involved in running the manufacturing, movement, and storage of a product. A recent study by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, revealed that 90 percent of CEOs believe they should be doing more to attract supply chain talent. Twenty years ago, those who wanted to make money went into marketing or finance—never procurement.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks. Paul Dittmann , Executive Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee Improving operational efficiency in the global supply chain is a complex undertaking, and requires a documented, multi-year strategy instead of knee jerk reactions, and programs of the month.

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Three Ways to Ensure Resilient Supply Chains

Arena Solutions

While thinking about these types of supply chain disruptions may be new to most people, it is something that executives, product teams, and manufacturing organizations have worried about for decades. In our global economy, it has become extremely difficult for manufacturing companies to gain the necessary visibility into their supply chain partners’ ecosystems. Be prepared by answering these questions: Will your contract manufacturers be ready?

4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

He, like a number of supply chain professionals I spoke to over the past month, was lamenting the fact that the term “supply chain” doesn’t do a great job of suggesting the complex work involved in running the manufacturing, movement, and storage of a product. A recent study by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, revealed through surveys of companies that 90 percent of CEOs believe they should be doing more to attract supply chain talent.

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

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. According to the press release: Transplace leverages the CombineNet ASAP® advanced e-sourcing technology as part of its expert solutions, helping customers develop and optimize their carrier strategy for procurement events involving truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), and intermodal needs.

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SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

At Flex, Tom had a scope that included the entire end to end supply chain: procurement, transportation, warehouse management, as well as customer order fulfillment, customer service, procure to pay, and trade relationships. A post-global world is actually good for supply chains, as it drives proximity of resources closer to customers and suppliers, as organizations seek to manufacture locally.

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

6 River Systems

In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. manufacturing facility in 2014.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’ll just repeat what I wrote three years ago in Procuring Logistics Services is Not the Same as Buying Paper Clips : The lesson is simple, yet many shippers still don’t get it: there is no incentive for 3PLs to be innovative and creative if your objective is to beat them down on cost, shift all the risk to them, and then put the business out to bid again in 1-3 years.