2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

It is great to see that the 2018 impact factors of all but one journals related to supply chain management have increased, which highlights the rapidly growing relevance of our discipline again. and Journal of Supply Chain Management (7.125; +1.0). and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management (3.089; ?0.6). Research SCM Journal Ranking Supply Chain Management

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

Kinaxis

Consulting firms deliver strategy and process improvements, but leave the customer to execute and sustain the new process, while software companies sell new supply chain capabilities without executing and driving its adoption. A new alternative is now possible for companies, especially those looking to gain a competitive advantage with their SCM operations. Is SCM a Core Competency? A similar trend emerged in the electronics manufacturing sector.

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What is Supply Chain Management and Why is it Important?

River Logic

What many don't realize is that a significant percentage of their total costs are tied up with the supply chain, especially for those businesses that outsource manufacturing. These include: Supply Chain Management SCM Supply Chain Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Network Design

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. URL: sapinsiderevents.wispubs.com/2016/Vienna/SCM-PLM-MFG-Procurement-CRM/. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results.

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Adelante SCM and PINC Launch the First Annual State of Yard Management Report

PINC

Union City, CA – October 7 th , 2020 – Researched and prepared by Adelante SCM’s analyst Adrian Gonzalez and presented by PINC, the publication’s 2020 theme is The Impact Of Digital Yard Management on Enterprise Transportation Costs and Capacity.

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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent. The Balkans are also an emerging manufacturing region for Europe. Those are the main conclusions of Buck Consultants International, which for the second consecutive year has worked together with Supply Chain Movement to develop a European supply chain map. >>Please SCM Map Europe 2013.

How Blockchain Can Transform Your Supply Chain Ecosystem

Oracle SCM

Blockchain’s business model can be rolled over to other business areas as well, such as Supply Chain Management and Product Lifecycle Management. How does Blockchain relate to SCM and PLM? This leads us to the topic of integration - interoperability between PLM, ERP, and SCM has traditionally been very complex due to the widely distributed nature of modern manufacturing. Companies require tools that support and enable manufacturing processes better.

Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

High-tech manufacturers in the Silicon Valley of the United States are some of the best at supply chain planning. With changing product profiles, short life cycles, constraints with downstream suppliers, and changing markets, being good at supply chain planning matters. In this tough market excellence in supply chain planning is a critical element to be competitive. Supply chain planning and the discipline and rigor is a different way of working.

[Video] Ford Motor Company: Creating global data standards with SCM software

Kinaxis

Check out the video below as well as links to other supply chain practitioner and Kinaxis executive interviews. Customer centricity necessitates having factories in every part of the globe and a supply base that caters to individual needs and quantities. My role is to help make certain that we have the most efficient supply chain, and the lowest possible inventories to enable us to sell the maximum possible number of units.

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Supply Chain Analytics- Towards Intelligent Manufacturing

ThroughPut

What is Supply Chain Analytics? Supply Chain Analytics aims at enhancing the manufacturing operational efficiency and overall operational effectiveness by enabling informed data-driven decisions across the factory floor. Typical Supply Chain Challenges.

SAPinsider SCM Conference: Digital Transformation, IoT, and S/4HANA

Loftware

Last week’s SAPinsider Supply Chain Management Conference in Orlando brought together leaders in supply chain from many of the largest companies in the world that run their businesses using SAP. Supply Chain Manufacturing SAPDigital Transformation, Internet of Things (IoT), and the S/4HANA were the pervasive themes for this event which attracts a couple thousand SAP customers from around the globe.

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) is Becoming Younger, More Educated, More Diverse!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out Attracting Millennials Gets Your Digital Supply Chain in Order! Everyone knows that the demographics of the Supply Chain industry are changing. Within the Supply Chain industry, the looming – and in fact, already-started – retirement of baby boomers and shifting job responsibilities brought about by technology are creating a talent crisis.

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Brilliant Boredom (Supply Chain Management)

The Network Effect

Being bored is, actually, the critical factor in creativity – whether that’s for folks like us who need to develop new supply chain models or solutions, or anyone working in a creative endeavor. For us supply chain planners, the ideas and concepts of Flowcasting are, in reality, the repurposing of ideas and concepts from manufacturing. After all, if time phased planning works at a manufacturing or distribution facility, why would it not work at the store?

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (2/2)

SCM Research

First, the Decision Sciences Journal has selected the article Managing Differentiation-Integration Duality in Supply Chain Integration by Terjesen, Patel and Sanders for its Best Paper Award for 2012. Second, the article The Competitive Determinants of a Firm’s Environmental Management Activities: Evidence from US Manufacturing Industries by Hofer, Cantor and Dai has won the Journal of Operations Management Jack Meredith Best Paper Award.

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Reflections on Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

In the presentation, I shared data on the evolution of supply chain planning and the results on user satisfaction. Neither technology vendor is an industry leader in delivering a solution that fits the needs of the supply chain planner. The common perception is that SAP and Oracle supply chain planning solutions are superior to best-of-breed Advanced Planning Solutions. Summary Data of User Satisfaction with Supply Chain Planning Applications.

When you think QAD, do you think SCM?

Logistics Viewpoints

QAD is far better known for their manufacturing than supply chain solutions. QAD provides full-featured manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, on premise or via the cloud, with very deep functionality for the Automotive, Food & Beverage/Consumer Goods, High Tech, Industrial, and Life Sciences industries. Just for Fun QAD Quality Management risk management supply chain transportation management

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7 Characteristics of A Best In Class Supply Chain

Cerasis

Today’s supply chains function as a result of extensive research into how a supply chain behaves, its chief concerns, successful risk management , diverse markets, widespread collaboration, and technological advances. However, current supply chains fall victim to the problems of inefficiencies, inexcusable rigidity, and failure to recognize the growing demands of consumers. Customization is a tricky aspect of a best in class supply chain.

New SCM Cloud eBook

Oracle SCM

Download the latest SCM Cloud eBook to learn why supply chain leaders are moving their SCM applications to the cloud. Read how cloud can help throughout every step of the supply chain process, from design, planning, procurement, and manufacturing through to execution and delivery. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm. Oracle Supply Chain Management cloud

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Move over old man. It’s time to meet supply chain planning 4.0

Kinaxis

by Trevor Miles What I took away from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference …. Supply Chain Management is a relatively young practice, though many of the core principles go back many decades and are based on Operations Research concepts. The focus of the recent Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference was on the manner in which companies can adapt to the digital world while still operating in the analog world. Supply chain planning Technology

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing – Changing Future Supply Chains!

Supply Chain Game Changer

All of this is creating an amazing amount of opportunity creating more efficient supply chains, new product types, de-centralized manufacturing schemes, and easier approaches to mass-customization. Ubiquitous Impact on Supply Chains. Additive manufacturing technologies have been changing approaches to design for years. Now, they are disrupting total supply chains. Supply Chain Partner Impact. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

High-tech manufacturers in the Silicon Valley of the United States are some of the best at supply chain planning. With changing product profiles, short life cycles, constraints with downstream suppliers, and changing markets, being good at supply chain planning matters. In this tough market being good at supply chain planning is a critical element to be competitive. At Supply Chain Insights, we complete 25-30 quantitative studies a year.

Supply Chain KPIs You’ll Want Every Morning

Logility

A quick scan of the Internet will yield a long list of “the biggest-ever supply chain disasters”. Never completed ERP/SCM implementation. Failed SCM implementation causes shipping errors. Their supply chains must be flexible and responsive to customer and market needs.

Why I Love Supply Chain Management

Logility

At that point in my life I probably had only heard the term “logistics” as related to the military and the term “supply chain management” hadn’t been coined yet. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, I went to work in the aerospace manufacturing industry as a test engineer. Again, logistics or supply chain management wasn’t part of my vocabulary or part of a long-term career plan. What is your supply chain story?

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What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. It refers to the systems, processes and software packages used by organizations to manage day-to-day operating activities such as, new product development , demand, supply and sales & operations planning , procurement , logistics , order management , manufacturing and asset maintenance. SCM systems provide a strategic advantage and business insight to companies and their operations. SCM Fundamentals.

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Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

2013 Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Embracing Global Logistics Complexity to Drive Market Advantage. The key results of this study by BVL International on trends and strategies in logistics and supply chain management are summarized, as follows. They are based on 1757 responses collected in an international survey from supply chain executives (including logistics service providers (LSPs), retailers, and manufacturing companies).

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Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process

Kinaxis

by John Westerveld Reason #5: Not having a supply chain risk management process. Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Reason #4 Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel.

Blockchain SCM Transformation Explained in Layman’s Terms

Shipchain

While this comparison is most commonly associated with benchmarking, it is also part of the reason why more people in the shipping industry are turning to blockchain for supply chain management (SCM). Blockchain SCM is poised to create links between all existing supply chains, even competitors, which allows supply chain networks to function more efficiently and with greater transparency. Why Do Shippers Underestimate Blockchain SCM ?

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Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain. Current Supply Chains don’t operate at the cadence of business. Integrating Blockchain within the Supply Chain could change that. When we are asked about “killer” use cases for blockchain within enterprise systems, Supply Chain is the usual suspect — and for good reason.

5 Pitfalls To Avoid When Selecting Supply Chain Software

Cerasis

As your business grows, you supply chain software will need to expand. No matter which direction you choose, supply chain software comes riddled with opportunities for confusion, demise, and incapability. 5 Pitfalls of Supply Chain Software Selection. #1: However, some ERP systems may have extensive costs, which would easily outweigh the purchasing price of individual Warehouse Management Systems ( WMSs ) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) suites.

Why this is a great time to be a supply chain professional

Kinaxis

Tim started his career in supply chain management along with me. After about a decade, he took a different path and branched off from SCM. After exchanging pleasantries, Tim said he is considering pivoting back into supply chain and wanted my opinion on if the timing is right. New supply chain challenges creating new opportunities : Fundamental shifts in technology are remaking supply chains as we know them, bringing together the digital and physical worlds.

How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

So, you are thinking about a career in supply chain? While this article is intended as an evergreen resource, to help you navigate in your search for a supply chain job, and is not a COVID-19-specific guide, the pandemic has galvanized attention on the industry and its criticality.

Oracle Announces New Updates to Oracle Cloud SCM

Supply Chain Brain

Oracle, an IT software provider, has recently launched the latest updates to Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing

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Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

Two SCM-related journals have an impact factor of 4 or larger: Journal of Supply Chain Management and Journal of Operations Management. and 3: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management. and 2 are: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and Production and Operations Management. Research Journal Ranking Supply Chain Management

Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

Two SCM-related journals have an impact factor of 4 or larger: Journal of Supply Chain Management and Journal of Operations Management. and 3: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management. and 2 are: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and Production and Operations Management. Research Journal Ranking Supply Chain Management

E2open Acquires icon-scm: Five Reasons Why You Should Care

Supply Chain Shaman

She cannot count the number of SCM software acquisition announcements that promised 1+1=10. The supply chain management market is troubled and needs some excitement. icon-scm was founded in 1992. The product, a licensed offering, was designed to enable a “rapid response” of what-if analysis in material-centric discrete supply chains. The company partnered with SAP to launch a product offering, SAP Supply Chain Response by icon-scm, in 2010.

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