The value of Supply Chain segmentation in Pharma

Supply Chain Movement

Last month I have been asked to make a presentation at the Global BME Supply Chain conference in Frankfurt about supply chain segmentation in the Pharma industry. I do truly believe that this topic is the next opportunity area for meaningful improvement in overall Pharma supply chain practices. But within “branded pharma” the concept is still taking its first steps… So, what do we mean by segmentation? ABC of segmentation.

Immediate Supply Chain Decisions for “Non-Essential” Manufacturers

CHAINalytics

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has created profound uncertainty, and catapulted the vulnerabilities of interconnected supply chains front and center. Supply chain managers who are experiencing supply risks, demand uncertainty, and “wait and see” leadership directives are asking: What should I do now? Contingency plans need to be … The post Immediate Supply Chain Decisions for “Non-Essential” Manufacturers appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Supply Chain Segmentation: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

BlueYonder

Last month JDA teamed up with IndustryWeek and Altera Corporation to present a Webcast on the topic of supply chain segmentation titled: One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Altera’s Supply Chain Segmentation Journey to Profitable Growth. I’d like to point out a few highlights from the webcast that are useful for today’s manufacturing and distribution supply chain professionals. Featured Manufacturing Supply Chain

Crafting Complexity: How Personalization is Changing Your Supply Chain

CHAINalytics

Last year, more than 10,000 companies crafted beer — up from a mere 49 … The post Crafting Complexity: How Personalization is Changing Your Supply Chain appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Supply Chain Design beer manufacturing Cost-to-Serve customer profitability customer segmentation digital economy oktoberfest product profitability product segmentation Supply Chain Network Design supply chain segmentation

The New Secret Weapon of Supply Chain

BlueYonder

Yet a century later, a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to supply chain has persisted well beyond its apparent sell-by date. For example, a survey of 100 organizations found that only 8% of manufacturers had achieved an advanced segmentation capability.

5 Tips for Supply Chain Planning in a Turbulent Environment

CHAINalytics

Food and consumer goods manufacturers along with their retail counterparts are dealing with unprecedented highs across consumer channels, while “non-essential” companies are being plagued with historical lows. It is often during seasons of tremendous uncertainty that … The post 5 Tips for Supply Chain Planning in a Turbulent Environment appeared first on Chainalytics. Almost every company is currently experiencing demand disruption.

Key Manufacturing Takeaways from FocusConnect 2016

BlueYonder

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s clear that the next 12 months are set to be extremely disruptive for the manufacturing industry. Considering that the industry has largely concentrated on becoming cost-effective rather than lean, this means manufacturers must be prepared for change. The supply chain of the future. Supply chain segmentation in Europe. What does this mean for those working within the manufacturing industry?

The Manufacturing Industry is Changing Fast — How Prepared are You?

BlueYonder

Technology is disrupting the manufacturing industry, and with any type of change, comes opportunity. ChainLink Research recently released two reports about how digital technology is affecting today’s manufacturers. The first report, Digital Displacement , explores how these digital advancements are impacting manufacturers’ products. Your company will need to be able to adapt its manufacturing and fulfillment processes to meet their growing needs.

Building Your Supply Chain Strategy: Defining Customer-Centric Supply Chain Design for Manufacturing Companies

BlueYonder

In Part I of my Supply Chain Strategy series, I explained why the five tenets of High-Performing Supply Chains remain a great starting point to build your supply chain strategy. In Part II I explained how seeking inspiration from retailers can help manufacturing companies move beyond supply chain segmentation to embrace customer-centricity. This post will explore the three capabilities essential to supply chain redesign.

Industrie 4.0: Its Impact on Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

The German government kicked off the initiative with a focus on advanced manufacturing, but businesses are also linking Industrie 4.0 to supply chains. The clearest impact on supply chain planning involves demand. as the cyber/physical model of digitized manufacturing is more adept at customizing goods. Then supply chain planning systems with embedded, advanced analytics can help translate that data from connected products into information for planning.

6 Ways to “Refresh” Your Supply Chain Operations: Part III

OneSCM

Delighting the customer should be every organization’s goal, and “good enough” supply chain performance will no longer do in today’s competitive environment. Customers simply expect that you can deliver on your promise, and one key way to ensure you meet your commitments is by adopting a segmentation approach. For example, if a customer wants a product quickly regardless of cost, you can develop a supply chain process that accommodates that user type and charge a premium.

Order Promising and Demand Shaping in a Segmented, Omni-Channel World

BlueYonder

In a segmented, omni-channel world, available-to-promise (ATP) is seeing a renaissance. Omni-channel profitability for retailers and other value chain participants will increasingly depend on a matrix of available-to-promise possibilities across the various supply chain entities that make, move, and store inventory. This capability was particularly powerful for high tech manufacturers, whose inventory value decreased on average one half of one percent per week.

Becoming demand-driven on command

Supply Chain Movement

My hand was enjoying the warmth from the porcelain coffee cup and I was loving the solitude when a supply chain leader approached me with a cup of tea in his hand. Automate Manufacturing to Use Independent Demand. Translate independent demand into a product segmentation strategy. Understand the length of your product tail, and use this insight to design the supply chain segmentation strategy to manage manufacturing processes (outsourced or insourced).

7 Supply Chain Challenges That Exist Today

4WL Consulting

#1 Globalization of Manufacturing Operations With increasing globalization, manufacturing operations usually take place beyond borders. This heightens the need for having a global procurement network which can support and respond to a company’s supply chain needs in a timely manner. 2 Safe and Quality Products The demand for high-quality products puts increasing pressure on manufacturers, and meeting those demands is becoming a growing challenge.

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6 Ways to “Refresh” Your Supply Chain Operations: Part III

OneSCM

Delighting the customer should be every organization’s goal, and “good enough” supply chain performance will no longer do in today’s competitive environment. Customers simply expect that you can deliver on your promise, and one key way to ensure you meet your commitments is by adopting a segmentation approach. Our TAKE Supply Chain Efficiency

Building Business Case for Reshoring vs Offshoring

Supply Chain Opz

In global supply chain , obtaining products or services from outside the country to achieve cost effectiveness is one of the most widely used strategy. In the past couple of years, there are the increasing interest to bring manufacturing back to home country. Supply Chain Case Study: Executives Guide. Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time. 7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs.

Supply Chain Management Award for Adva Optical Networking

Supply Chain Movement

ADVA Optical Networking, a Meiningen based manufacturer of telecommunication equipment focusing on fiber-optic transmission technology, is the winner of the Supply Chain Management Award 2013. ADVA Optical Networking is being honored for the end-to-end supply chain solution with which it has secured strategic advantages. The jury was impressed by the systematic integration of the business model and supply chain model. Segmentation.

Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

BlueYonder

In each issue we aim to cover a cross-section of topics that span regions, industry verticals and business functions with a goal of introducing strategies and best practices that resonate with a broad cross-section of supply chain practitioners. As such, the latest issue offers stories on a cross section of international companies who are impacting real change in their companies through the use of supply chain solutions. What’s on your summer reading list?

Building your Supply Chain Strategy: The Five Tenets of High-Performing Supply Chains

BlueYonder

The last 15 years have been a rollercoaster for supply chain professionals as companies embraced supply chain innovation, moving up the five steps of the supply chain maturity curve, supported by new technologies. During this time, JDA mirrored this vision of supply chain strategy that fosters competitive advantage and profitable growth based on the five tenets of high-performing supply chains.

Can cold chain keep up with hot demand?

EFT

Cold chain is under more scrutiny than it probably ever has been, as a complex 2020 transitions into a 2021 of continued, heightened demand. Cold chain goes hot in 2020. It is worth stepping back and taking a moment to take stock of what has happened in the last year within cold chains.

Customer Segmentation Strategies Are Missing the Point

Logility

Companies often overlook important nuances as they try to segment their customers. Segmentation strategy is a hot topic, especially in the supply chain. For example, many CPG companies will segment Target, Wal-Mart, Other. Durable goods companies might segment Home Depot, Lowes, Other. In general we find segmentation encompasses just three (maybe a couple more) buckets and that is it. They can exert power and manufacturers know this.

Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I always come back from these conferences inspired and fascinated at how diligent chemical supply chain managers must be to mitigate risk and adverse events. At LogiChem, attendees interacted through roundtables and panel discussions on topics that identified best practices around inventory and supply chain metrics, third party logistics provider (3PL) management, rail logistics strategy to combat the driver shortage dilemma, and a host of other topics.

Customer Segmentation Strategies Are Missing the Point

Logility

Companies often overlook important nuances as they try to segment their customers. Segmentation strategy is a hot topic, especially in the supply chain. For example, many CPG companies will segment Target, Wal-Mart, Other. Durable goods companies might segment Home Depot, Lowes, Other. In general we find segmentation encompasses just three (maybe a couple more) buckets and that is it. They can exert power and manufacturers know this.

Clorox Successfully Implements a Program for Value Chain Segmentation

Supply Chain Shaman

Mark Hersh (shown here) is now a Director of Supply Chain Strategy at Clorox while Dave retired in 2018. Mark and Dave, both career Clorox employees, drove a program to customize the supply chain response using Value Chain Segmentation. Designing a Fit For Purpose Supply Chain. Value Chain segmentation—designing a fit for purpose supply chain—was the focus of the strategy day workshop. Map of Segmentation.

Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Talking Logistics

Perhaps the most overworked word in the supply chain management lexicon is “visibility.” Yet it’s difficult to overstate the importance of a view into what’s going on in the supply chain. At the same time, the value of supply chain visibility is lessened if it isn’t comprehensive – encompassing the supply chain from one end to the other, from upstream to downstream. The right data enables better scheduling and use of supply chain assets. “A

JDA’s Project with SanDisk, a Western Digital Brand, Recognized for Its Impressive Supply Chain Transformation

BlueYonder

Supply & Demand Chain Executive recently announced its annual list of the best 100 supply chain transformations and projects that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium and large enterprises across a wide range of supply chain functions. land a spot on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for 2016. Highlights from SanDisk’s supply chain transformation.

Building Your Supply Chain Strategy: The Customer-Centric Journey Towards Supply Chain Excellence

BlueYonder

Building a High-Performing and Profitable Supply Chain. In Part I of my Supply Chain Strategy series, I explained why the five tenets of High-Performing Supply Chains remain a great starting point to build your supply chain strategy. In Part II , we saw how seeking inspiration from retailers can help manufacturing companies to embrace customer-centricity. Figure 4 – Maturity Model for Customer-Centric Supply Chains.

2012 Supply Chain Predictions: Is the End of the World Nigh?

Supply Chain Network

In the tradition of David Letterman, (in no particular order) let’s hit the Top 10 Supply Chain Predictions for 2012. Supply chain risk will not go away. At the start of 2011, I wrote a blog (Supply Chain Risk and Charles Darwin) that highlighted 2010 as the worst on record for supply chain disruptions. Therefore it is not surprising that focusing on managing and mitigating risk across global supply chains appear on most lists.

Supply Chain Management:Adding intelligence in the Forecasting.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. There is however no easy way for the forecaster to assign these models to different segments that is available out-of-the-box.

Prologis predicts COVID-19 will act as spur to warehousing sector

EFT

With many companies being caught out by low stock holdings, there has been renewed interest in bulking up inventories in order to avoid a repeat of this situation and also to better handle major disruptions in many critical supply chains segments. In particular very lean supply chains have been the norm in food & beverage, electronics/appliances, healthcare and diversified retail.

FOCUS 2015: On Track for Innovation

BlueYonder

When I was asked to organize the Innovation and Thought Leadership track at FOCUS 2015 , I recognized that I would need to assemble some high-impact speakers who would get attendees thinking about the radical changes they need to make in their supply chains. There are incredibly complex challenges facing retailers, distributors and manufacturers today, including the rise of omni-channel selling and the connected consumer.

Secret Confessions of a Supply Chain Junkie

BlueYonder

The beauty of the supply chain is all around us. I guess I’m a supply chain junkie…can’t get enough of it. There are tons of articles, white papers and blogs about today’s supply chain challenges: globalization, off-shore manufacturing, supply chain segmentation, big data, mobility, social media, price optimization, warehouse throughput, labor scheduling and in-store picking. My eleven year old son gets supply chain!!

The State of Supply Chain Management: An Interview with CSCMP’s Rick Blasgen

BlueYonder

In anticipation of his presentation at JDA’s Innovation Forum in Chicago on September 10, Supply Chain Nation sat down with Rick Blasgen, president and CEO of CSCMP, as part of our Expert Insight series to get a preview of his presentation on the State of Supply Chain Management. SCN: Supply Chain Management has undergone tremendous evolution in the 50 years CSCMP has been in existence. SCN: How do supply chain practices vary between the U.S.

The State of Supply Chain Management: An Interview with CSCMP’s Rick Blasgen, Part II

BlueYonder

In anticipation of his presentation at JDA’s Innovation Day in Chicago on September 10, Supply Chain Nation sat down with Rick Blasgen, President and CEO of CSCMP, as part of our Expert Insight series to get a preview of his presentation on the State of Supply Chain Management. In part one of our conversation we covered the evolution of supply chain management, how supply chain practices vary around the world, and what has driven the near-shoring trend.

Use of Predictive Analytics in Supply Chain - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. One of the areas where this technology can be applied is forecasting in supply chain management. About Us.