5 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Strategy

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Supply chain management has never been more important to the success of companies. But fortunately, a few adjustments to supply chain strategy can go a long way. Managing a supply chain today means recognizing just how far smart sensor technology has come.

Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

Included in this post is Cummins’ digital award for the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire. I want to understand why some companies outperform on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter while others do not. The Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategy needs both.).

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Webinar: Supply chain strategies to combat a brave new trade world

Kinaxis

And for organizations with even moderately complex multinational supply chains, the mounting challenges are the most significant that they’ve faced to date. A fresh set of supply chain strategies are need, the quicker the better.

Your Supply Chain Strategy is Your Business Plan (Unless It’s Not)

Talking Logistics

Your supply chain strategy in effect becomes your business plan.”. I encourage you to watch the webcast for my five recommendations , but here’s the first one: Provide a seat for supply chain management at the C-Suite.

A Don’t Touch Supply Chain Strategy Must Now Dominate The Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A “Don’t Touch” Strategy will Dramatically Lean out your Supply Chain! The overarching strategy for limiting exposure to, and spreading of, the Coronavirus is that of Social Distancing. Subscribe Here!

Waste Management Supply Chain Strategies to Strengthen the Bottom Line

Maine Pointe

Collin Ziemerink EVP, Industrial Manufacturing & Services and Kim Szeg, Engagement Director, discuss how, in the light of strong growth projections, the waste industry needs to transform its supply chain.

What We Can Learn from Target's Supply Chain Strategy

AFFLINK

Their sales strategies, marketing efforts, and supply chain strategies are superior to many other department stores, keeping the business efficient and driving down costs for customers. Here's a look at what businesses can learn from Target's new supply chain strategy.

Key Ingredients to Formulating a Winning Supply Chain Strategy in the Process Chemical Industry

Logility

Process manufacturers face a highly complex supply chain challenge. There are several key ingredients in formulating a winning process manufacturing supply chain. Inventory tends to be a very visible supply chain cost to senior management.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

With new supply chain innovations , trends in logistics technology and advancements like automated robots making a big impact on operational efficiency, it seems that supply chain optimization is within reach for more companies than ever before. Supply 3.

Seco Tools: Cutting Edge Supply Chain Strategy Takes Shape

Logility

Seco Tools manufactures cutting tools made of steel, tungsten carbide and cobalt. If a tool cannot be supplied when it is needed it is very easy for the customer to secure a new supplier. They kept a supply of produ cts on hand at every site. Supply Chain Planning Overhaul.

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How Supply Chain Strategy Misalignment is Killing Kmart USA

Logistics Bureau

At the next Logistics Bureau Free Executive Breakfast (which will take place in August), I’ll be discussing the alignment of supply chain and business strategy along with eight other important levers for supply chain performance improvement.

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

Supply Chain Nation

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. How to adopt customer-centric practices from retailers.

Supply Chain Strategy Doesn’t Deliver

EFT

The past decade has seen a popular strategy among mid-sized to large logistics service providers. Many providers pursued a common strategy of expanding logistics capabilities across the supply chain spectrum. Providing end-to-end supply chain services was seen as the next frontier for growth. After more than a decade, the strategy has failed to deliver. Strategy Assumptions. Where the Strategy Fails. Executive Summary.

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program.

What’s keeping you from realizing digital supply chain success?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Going digital has become top of mind for most supply chain leaders these days. According to recent research by the Korn Ferry Institute, all 100 senior supply chain executives the firm surveyed said digital supply chains have the potential to revolutionize businesses.

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

Supply Chain Nation

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. Your roadmap to Customer-Centricity.

Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

ToolsGroup

The manufacturing industry has a strong heritage of adopting game-changing technologies to deliver higher quality products more efficiently. With the introduction of digital supply chains, the industry is moving into an era arguably on par with the industrial revolution.

Building Your Supply Chain Strategy: Retailers are at the Forefront of Customer-Centricity

Supply Chain Nation

How can manufacturers leverage retail’s leading practices? 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.

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

Supply Chain Nation

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.

Transitioning to Digital Supply Networks

Kinaxis

supply chain professionals are expected to embrace many new technologies – from artificial intelligence and robotics to predictive analytics and cloud computing. In addition, research conducted by APICS, Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute predicts that 3.5

Supply chains and Brexit - To stockpile or not to stockpile?

Cranfield

Now there’s an edgy silence - suggesting there’s even doubts over how pro-active supply chains ought to be. The initial flurry of advice from Government to businesses suggested stockpiling after Brexit would be a ‘good thing’.

Training for the Next Triathlon. Insights for You?

Supply Chain Shaman

I see a lot of parallels in the training that I did for the triathlon, and the work that I am doing on financial ratios with Abby Mayer on my team at Supply Chain Insights. Abby and I are writing an e-book on Supply Chain Metrics that Matter. I have never been an athlete.

Characteristics of Competitive Supply Chain

20Cube Logistics

What is supply chain ? The word ‘Supply Chain’ today has expanded significantly, from being nothing to everything. The sustainability factor applies to almost all aspects of the supply chain and most importantly its impact on the environment.

The Supply Chain Team’s Impact on Capital Projects

NC State SCRC

The supply chain function impacts a company’s financial performance through improved operations in several areas of the business. Another major contributing factor is the lack of understanding of supply constraints early in the projects planning.

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Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

What is Supply chain costs? Supply chain costs are defined as costs that constitute a considerable percentage of the total sales price of a product or service. Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

What is Supply chain costs? Supply chain costs are defined as costs that constitute a considerable percentage of the total sales price of a product or service. Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership.

eTail Delivery 2015

Supply Chain Movement

eTail Delivery is the newest event within the eTail portfolio and is aimed at those at VP and director level who are involved in customer facing e-commerce supply chains from Europe’s top retailers. The conference will focus purely on e-commerce operations and the changes needed in the industry as manufacturers, retailers and pure players seek to reach their customer as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. eTail Delivery 2015. Date: 6-7 October 2015.

Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

Great career opportunity for a Supply Chain Director with a proven track record in new product introductions and successfully delivering complex supply chain projects within a high tech environment! Global Supply Chain Director.

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. Supply Chain Partner Impact.

Forget the Supply Chain of 2020. Here are 3 Things That Supply Chains Need Today.

Arkieva

From talks of an autonomous supply chain, a robotic takeover, drone deliveries in 30 minutes or less; the future of supply chain management presents businesses with the opportunity to transform their processes into a competitive advantage.

Industry 4.0 is a Game Changer for Manufacturers

Oracle SCM

The Manufacturer, a UK-based publication, recently joined forces with Oracle to produce an eye-opening report on how UK manufacturers are gaining competitive advantages due to their investment in Industry 4.0 Manufacturing chain iot manufacturing scm supply

Supply Chain Metrics: Make Sure They Are Aligned with Your Strategy!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Here are a few guidelines I’ve encountered over the years that might help people think more about selecting and establishing metrics for your supply chain. Step 1 – Translate Organizational Objectives Into Supply Chain Metrics. Before beginning to establish supply chain metrics, managers must first take the time to ensure that they fully understand key organizational objectives. Reduce the levels of inventory required to supply customers.

Supply Chain Talk: 5 Fundamentals for Building a Collaborative Supply Chain

Arkieva

In this week’s Supply Chain Talk , Arkieva CEO, Harpal Singh discusses the key fundamental building blocks for creating a collaborative supply chain. However, for most manufacturing businesses, the concept is elusive and at best abstruse.

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: Canada Retail Sales Decrease; Is Your Supply Chain a Cyber Threat?

Arkieva

and a new survey reveals outsourcing in supply chain is expected to grow. Is your supply chain a cyber threat? This and much more, in your supply chain briefing from Arkieva. Supply Chain News. Source: Arkieva Supply Chain Blog.

3 Steps for Making Digital Transformation Happen in Supply Chain Planning

Solvoyo

Bringing Agility into Supply Chain Management. This goes for Supply Chain Management and the surrounding IT infrastructure as well. The post 3 Steps for Making Digital Transformation Happen in Supply Chain Planning appeared first on Solvoyo.