What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

Until then, I am traveling to South Africa to speak at SAPICS 2013 on the book Bricks Matter. On the trip to and from South Africa (16 hours door-to-door), I started writing the new book that I will be publishing in 2014. I have never been in Africa.

Walmart Bests Whole Foods in Study of Food Supply's Human Toll

Material Handling and Logistics

Tesco Plc ranked the highest in the first-ever study of supply-chain policies from humanitarian group Oxfam America released on June 20, leading in transparency and worker-treatment metrics.

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Taking the Hill

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, at Supply Chain Insights LLC, we published our 11th report in the series titled Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. When companies look at singular metrics (labor costs or inventory), they have moved backwards. Aligning metrics matters.

How Do You Define a Mature Supply Chain Planning Organization? (Part 1)

Supply Chain Shaman

Integration of corporate social responsibility metrics in planning. There is a lack of clarity on what drives value and metrics are functional. Inventory is often focused on as a singular metric, not as part of a complex supply chain system. Metrics. Functional metric orientation. Little insight on cross-functional metrics alignment. Cross-functional metrics alignment. Clarity on which metrics matter by type of supply chain.

Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I will be speaking and working with clients in wonderful locations in Brussels, China, Germany, London, Mexico, Peru, and South Africa. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I am half-way through a spring speaking tour that will wrap-up in June with a speech in South Africa and Peru. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

How do I start using my existing operations data metrics like cycle time, uptime to help create operational benefits for my teams? Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing?

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Many metrics can be used to determine the top 3PL warehousing companies, such as company revenue, the number of warehouses, total warehouse square footage , etc. The strength of DSV Panalpina is the strong network of trucking in Europe, North America and South Africa.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

How do I start using my existing operations data metrics like cycle time, uptime to help create operational benefits for my teams? Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars. September 25th, 2019. Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing?

Technology Scores a Goal but Humans Still Control the Game

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For example, during the second-round game between England and Germany in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, a shot from an English player hit the German crossbar, bounced down, and as replays showed, cleared the line by a wide margin.