Supply Chain Risk Management is a Cirque Du Soleil Calibre Act!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In thinking about the show and its construct I thought about the incredible amount of risk that the performers and producers are managing. These world class performers have astonishing talent but they are also working in an environment designed to eliminate risk and maximize safety. Supply Chain Professionals, although not usually theatrical, also work in an environment in which they are managing a tremendous amount of risk. Supply Chain Risk Management.

Future of Procurement Study Available

Supply Chain View from the Field

The earliest traces of this can be linked to materials management. Charles Babbage’s book on the economy of machinery and manufacturers, published in 1832, referred to the importance of the purchasing function. The purchasing function was such a major contributor to the performance of the organization that the chief purchasing manager had top managerial status. [ii]. i] Charles Babbage, On the Economy of Machinery and Manufacturers, 2nd ed.

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A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

NC State SCRC

Marsh did not have centralized approach to supply chain management. The are a regional make to order kitchen cabinet manufacturer, and have two primary sales channels of modular kitchen and bathroom cabinets. And we had to coordinate with the general manager at the mill that has connectivity who can get it to him! Stuart William was in one of my former MBA classes at NC State in 2008, and graduated into one of the worst economies ever in May of 2009.

Exit-Door Avoidance Strategies

Supply Chain @ MIT

The shortage of supply chain talent means that companies must do all they can to keep these valued professionals. We asked HR and supply chain managers at a talent management roundtable about their staff retention strategies. A multinational manufacturer has introduced a job rotation program that exposes individuals to different departments. The company also has developed a two-week leadership program for a select group of its most promising managers.

Easy steps for supply chain students to ensure they remain unemployed…

Supply Chain View from the Field

First, the managers I spoke with talked about things every student who is serious about finding a job should do before an interview: - Be prepared – know what our business is! If it is a manufacturer, don’t tell them you hate the idea of an assembly line job. Help them forget you as quickly as possible. - If you do somehow manage to get a job offer – tell them they will have to hold on because you’re waiting on another offer for a job that you really want.

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How a Profession Went From Zero to Hero

Supply Chain @ MIT

Supply chain management (SCM) is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of corporate functions. As a buffer between companies and their customers, supply chains play a key role in helping enterprises to manage the volatility that has become the “new normal” in the business world. - Risk management. The increasing importance of SCM has also brought a major challenge: how to ensure that there is enough talent to meet the profession’s needs today and tomorrow.

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Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!

NC State SCRC

” Real-time data sharing will become more important then ever in driving quality improvements , but will hinge largely on the ability of organizations to build effective data governance strategies to control how data is managed and collected. Real-Time Data will also be key in managing risk and disruption, given what was a particularly horrific hurricane season this year. This will require re-designing the processes used to manage these sales-procurement relationships.

The State of the Retail Supply Chain

SCM Research

When we talk about supply chain management, we often intuitively take the perspective of the manufacturing industry. However, if the ultimate business objective of supply chain management is to satisfy the final consumer, it becomes clear that we should not forget about the special and major role the retail industry has in achieving this objective and, thus, consider their perspective. Practice Report Retail Supply Chain Management Trend

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ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board

ThroughPut

Just-In-Time has become the global benchmark for manufacturing and supply chain efficiency. I believe this team is creating the ideal process improvement software that enables process value and profit sustainability in the manufacturing industries of Japan, as well as those around the world. and IOT initiatives around software, there is excellent potential for manufacturers to optimize end-to-end production processes throughout the product lifecycle.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board

ThroughPut

Just-In-Time has become the global benchmark for manufacturing and supply chain efficiency. I believe this team is creating the ideal process improvement software that enables process value and profit sustainability in the manufacturing industries of Japan , as well as those around the world. and IOT initiatives around software, there is excellent potential for manufacturers to optimize end-to-end production processes throughout the product lifecycle.

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

Kinaxis

Improvements need to be achieved in months, not years, a reality that can only be realized through a managed services partnership in which the only measure of success is tied to the operational improvements resulting from the program. A similar trend emerged in the electronics manufacturing sector. In the early ‘90s, high-tech companies sought scale and cost advantages through outsourcing manufacturing. The Talent Make vs. Buy Decision.

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Step Four: Stage Five Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR)

Kinaxis

by Carol McIntosh Collaborative Management is Step Four to a Stage Five Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR). In my first blog I wrote about talent management. Today it is a necessity for timely communication and decision making from the customer to manufacturer to supplier. When I am working with clients a common topic is ‘managing risk’.

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

To some extent durable goods manufacturers can predict aggregate demand based on the average useful life for their products. Disposable income can ebb and flow abruptly due to natural and man-made disruptions, leaving durable goods manufacturers scrambling to dispose of excess inventory. Combine this with limited life-spans due to rapidly advancing technology and fickle customer tastes, and you get a constant cycle of product introductions and discontinuations to manage.

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

To some extent durable goods manufacturers can predict aggregate demand based on the average useful life for their products. Disposable income can ebb and flow abruptly due to natural and man-made disruptions, leaving durable goods manufacturers scrambling to dispose of excess inventory. Combine this with limited life-spans due to rapidly advancing technology and fickle customer tastes, and you get a constant cycle of product introductions and discontinuations to manage.

Challenges of global fast fashion supply chains (Part IV)

Supply Chain Movement

Talent development. In this series on global fashion retail we have discussed about network design and inventory location in Chapter 1, stores replenishment in Chapter 2 and sourcing and manufacturing lead times in Chapter 3. In this final chapter of the series, we want to discuss about talent management, as it is a major current concern for global supply chains. In any case, talent is not an easy topic in the global fashion industry. 4) Talent development.

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Colgate: A Closer Look at Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, we seldom outsource manufacturing. We take pride in our innovations in manufacturing. Today 95% of manufacturing is directly managed by the Colgate team and we have taken steps to vertically integrate some of the operations. We manage supply chain metrics. I have written a lot about supply chain talent, and I question if it is the true missing link of the supply chain. Do we have a talent crisis?

Supply Chain Management:Utility of iPads on Shop Floor

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5 Supply Chain Trends You Can’t Ignore (Takeaways from Accellos Conference)

Talking Logistics

Time to Rethink Supply Chain Risk Management. Put differently, companies need to embed supply chain risk management within their corporate DNA. For related commentary, see “ Rethinking Supply Chain Risk Management ” and “ Many Companies are Falling Short on Supply Chain Risk Management.”. Talent Becoming a Competitive Differentiator. Because best-in-class execution depends on best-in-class people (see “ The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent ”).

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Sourcing Analytics Combined with Relationship Management is Key for Automotive Suppliers

Supply Chain View from the Field

Sensata is a major manufacturer of automotive sensors, with major customers such as Continental AG, BMW, Bosch, Nissan, Caterpillar and others. At the time, Nissan had just opened a second manufacturing facility, which hired over 12,000 people. This was having a major impact on Sensata, and also suggests the increasing growth in the Mexico industrial market for manufacturing facilities. One of the biggest challenges is the need to manage engineering changes.

Supply Chain Management:Oracle based Demand to Deliver.

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Creating an analytics organization for supply chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve been leading a few calls for the International Institute of Analytics, as a faculty lead for the manufacturing group. analytics group noted that a lot of what they had done was in constraint management and inventory and demand. In the supply chain area, we are certainly seeing a strong need for analytics in areas like collaborative forecasting, inventory management, production planning, and logistics network design.

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Supply Chain Management:How to make Preventive Maintenance a.

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Addressing UN Sustainable Development Goal 8: Helping Automotive Businesses Tackle Modern Slavery

EcoVadis

Adhesion to the principles laid out by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is key to ensuring that automobile manufacturers operate in consortium to improve the industry’s global economic throughput. Across the industry, automotive manufacturers have implemented a standard set of tools in CSR management systems to reduce the risk of human rights violations, and consequently increase the value added to human capital, within operations and across the supply chain.

Join BVL International at the North American chapter kickoff on August 12, 2013

Supply Chain View from the Field

Several trends identified in the study demonstrate that a number of major challenges lie ahead as the world becomes a more complex place in which to operate logistically,” said Dr. Rob Handfield, University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at the NC State University Poole College of Management. In essence, the results indicate that logistics and supply chain management should primarily enable a company to satisfy its customers’ needs.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

In addition to documenting the evolution of the third-party logistics market, this year’s report also provides an in-depth analysis of logistics operations in emerging markets and the electronics industry as well as talent management to address the skills shortage in the logistics industry. when entering emerging markets are expertise on the latest global trade regulations and managing and. Fashion, Panalpina Management Ltd. management positions.

Supply Chain Planning and an Uncertain Economy

Arkieva

If you are a retailer, manufacturer, or distributor, the day-to-day moves in the Dow neither drive nor necessarily reflect the day-to-day operations of your business. Managers must cope with potential lower demand for goods and services, limited pricing power and strong deflation pressures, and tight credit for consumers as well as businesses. The end is nigh; is that a good thing or bad thing?

Supply Chain Collaboration – The New Way to Drive Value!

Supply Chain Game Changer

On the supply side, however, there is less and less room for manufacturers to absorb additional costs as volatile input prices put the squeeze on margins and the marketing investment required to differentiate branded products from private-label competitors continues to rise. As a sourcing manager, you may need to go outside your comfort zone to think about new, innovative ways to collaborate for achieving sustainability because Collaboration comes in more than one flavor!

Mapping the Next Milestones in the Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

In areas where businesses have traditionally outsourced operations, such as transportation, we’re seeing rapid and widespread Cloud adoption; whereas for functions such as warehousing and product lifecycle management, the Cloud is only just beginning to penetrate. The war for talent. Much has been written about the skills crisis facing the workforce today, and the supply chain sector is by no means immune to this talent shortfall.

Supply Chain Management:Gamification - An EAM perspective

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Supply Chain Management:Make your Assets Green, as Dollar is.

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Supply Chain Management:Asset Management on Cloud

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