Supply Chain Metrics that Matter

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Supply Chain Metrics That Matter makes this truth clear enough with its thorough analysis of recent multi-industry performance trends. Peppered with real-world examples from across industries, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter reinforces ideas with evidence.

3 Core Metrics & 10 Soft Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance

Cerasis

3 Key Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance Beyond Cost Reduction. 10 Soft Metric Considerations in Measuring Supply Chain Performance. View our Trends Category to stay up to speed. .

Lora Cecere on Supply Chain Metrics that Matter

AIMMS

Interview with Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights and Author of Supply Chain Metrics that Matter ( published December 2014 ). Metrics that Matter became a three year research project. I realized that many organizations are very confused about metrics.

Omnichannel Supply Chain Metrics: What Should Supply Chain Leaders Measure?

Cerasis

The answer lies using these omnichannel supply chain metrics to carefully track and improve operations continuously. This is a simple key performance indicator (KPI), another name for metrics, to track. The Fill Rate is a complex metric that considers the average window of delivery, percent of on-time delivery and accuracy of delivery for all products coming into your warehouse from vendors. Other Critical OmniChannel Supply Chain Metrics to Track.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

next challenge is determining the right metrics to focus on. this process as determining what technologies will help get those metrics. the best place to start is making sure that the key metrics that drive your. the trend for years.

Inventory Metrics: From Insight to Action

Kinaxis

This post will discuss some of the metrics and analysis tools that an inventory manager needs to identify risk and opportunities and to make intelligent decisions to optimize the performance of their inventory. Each metric requires context.

Metrics and Issues to Consider in SQM (Supplier Quality Management) By 5 Big Industries

Cerasis

In the first post our long tme guest blogger, Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chai n, gave us 5 core metrics to evaluate supplier performance using supplier quality management and a 4 step process to execute. Review of SQM Metrics and Issues Across 5 Core Industries. #1:

The DDAE Model – Metrics, Ranges and Next Steps

DynaSys

Prerequisite #3: Flow-Based Metrics. The DDAE model uses different metric emphases within each of the operational, tactical and strategic relevant ranges to promote and protect flow today and into the future. In each case there is a metric objective and a message behind the metric.

Top 10 Manufacturing Trends For 2019

IQMS

Bottom Line: The top 10 manufacturing trends reflect how manufacturers are planning to achieve their goals of revenue growth, operational improvements, digital transformation, and launching new products and services in 2019.

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[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs

Cerasis

Furthermore, some data may be of minimal use without comparison to and identification of trends and collaborations between data from other transactions within a given warehouse or transportation system. Take a look at how a business can use technology, metrics, and services to improve transportation processes, which range from supplier shipping to route optimization. Business practices have become synonymous with the application and collection of data for continuous improvement.

Trends 2019: Retail

Enterra Insights

Retail trends. Omnichannel may not be one of the sexiest digital transformation trends in retail — but it is definitely the most necessary.”[3]. Though this can be done in-store, it is much easier to track customer behavior on the internet because we can analyze more customers and more metrics. Just because something is trending, doesn’t mean it’s new. Most of the trends discussed above have been around for a while.

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The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company

Cerasis

Similar to the supply chain maturity curve of technologies, as explained by Steve Banker of Forbes , supply chain managers should consider how top supply chain trends will influence operations in the coming year. Learn the Landscape, trends, types, & applications. What Top Supply Chain Trends Can We Look Forward to in 2018. Supply Chain TrendsSupply chain leaders will face 2018 with uncertainty and opportunity.

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The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. The "First Five" Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017. This will lead to the creation of more metrics and business-intelligence tools to help improve manufacturing operations.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

The first step in the journey is to analyze balance sheet results and understand industry trends. The supply chain is a complex system with finite, and non-linear relationships between supply chain metrics that drive balance sheet results.

Elephant in the Room: Thoughts on Metrics That Matter in Semiconductor and Hard Disk Drives

Kinaxis

Supply Chain Insights recently published a Metrics That Matter report covering both the Semiconductor and Hard Disk Drive (HDD) industries. Semiconductor is poised to consolidate, which will have huge impact on the metrics. by CJ Wehlage.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

We see three mega trends that are driving both growth and interest in the industry. The post Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations appeared first on Connect Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. Market Trends Technology

2016: Building a Balanced Scorecard for Discrete Industries

Supply Chain Shaman

To help, in this blog post I share industry trends. For each metric we show the averages and the percent change from the beginning and end of the period. Metric Performance for Discrete Industries. 2016 is around the corner.

Top 5 Trends to Know to Compete with Amazon’s Supply Chain

Cerasis

Aside from the new administration, Amazon’s supply chain continued push deeper into new and existing markets will define additional trends in the supply chain throughout the coming year. Fortunately, these five trends may alleviate some of the strains of competition by giving supply chain partners an advantage in the global market. Top 5 Trends to Know to Compete with Amazon’s Supply Chain. Upon identifying these trends, a correct forecast of supply demands can be generated.

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Mining Supply Chain Data for Insights

Supply Chain Shaman

We loaded 493 financial metrics from balance sheets and income statements for each company into the data lake for the period of 2004-2016 using YCharts data. In addition, we enriched the data lake with 20 market indexes on cost, growth and market trends. Shifting Trends.

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Looking Beyond Red Arrows

Supply Chain Shaman

It is hard work to maintain the status quo in metrics performance. A balanced portfolio of metrics delivers the greatest value. Companies balance supply chain metrics better in good times than bad. To understand these trends, let’s take a closer look at value chains.

Public Markets Reward Supply Chain Alignment

Supply Chain Shaman

The relationship between corporate financial performance and supply chain metrics was complex; and in my first attempts, I was unable to derive a correlation. I wanted to better understand which metrics truly mattered. The Metrics That Matter Are Different by Industry Sector.

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2018 Review

Abivin

With the end of 2018 approaching, let’s look back with Abivin at some of the most prominent trends in supply chain management. In the past, by using more natural gas for its ground fleet, UPS decreased CO2 emissions by 100,000 metric tons in 2016.

The Trends Shaping Supply Chain and Logistics: Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2017

Talking Logistics

As I wrote last June, investments are rising in Supply Chain Operating Networks and Descartes is a prime example of this trend in action — a trend that I predict will continue to gain momentum in the months and years ahead.

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Manufacturing Labor Productivity: A Vital Metric to Spur for American Manufacturing to Compete

Cerasis

And, while the first quarter findings may be the result of a measurement issue, multi-year trends show labor productivity growth much slower than our competitors.

Let’s Fail Forward….

Supply Chain Shaman

So, while I have not heard the responses from the voices on the phone responding to the results from the survey about centers of excellence (I love connecting with supply chain leaders on these types of trends), nor having finished the quantitative research, here are some trends that I am expecting.

The 6 Trends Third Party Logistics Service Providers Will Drive to Empower Shipper Success in 2017

Cerasis

Take a moment to think about how these remaining six trends will impact the shipping and freight industry as a new administration takes control. Furthermore, Big Data will transform how companies view operations through a combination of internal and external metrics, merging all processes from procurement logistics with last-mile delivery. But, growth is possible if you take steps to prepare for these trends today. .

2016: Building a Balanced Scorecard for Discrete Industries

Supply Chain Shaman

To help, in this blog post, I share industry trends. For each metric was show the averages and the percent change from the beginning and end of the period. Table 1: Metric Performance for Discrete Industries. Uncategorized benchmarking Metrics That Matter

Writing: Working on My Book

Supply Chain Shaman

Interview for Metrics That Matter. My kitchen table is piled high with interviews for the upcoming book, Metrics That Matter. I recently interviewed him for my upcoming book, Metrics that Matter, that publishes in August 2014. How do you define the metrics that matter?

No Trash Talk Allowed

Supply Chain Shaman

While all leaders can agree that they want more assets and less trash, there is confusion about the best metric. Recently, we have been studying the trends on three different measures of asset effectiveness. The more work that I do on metrics, the more I become a fan of ROIC.

Let’s Fail Forward….

Supply Chain Shaman

So, while I have not heard the responses from the voices on the phone responding to the results from the survey about centers of excellence (I love connecting with supply chain leaders on these types of trends), nor having finished the quantitative research, here are some trends that I am expecting.

6 Supply Chain Trends That Could Truly Shake You Up (2018 Update)

Logistics Bureau

Trend identification is a tricky business. Supply chain trends make it yet more complex because they represent the intersections of so many different domains. What is a supply chain trend-spotter to do? A Different Perspective on Business Trends and Supply Chains. We explore six overall business and economic trends that have been progressing steadily and measurably over the last few years. What Happened to These Trends?

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6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Similar to the supply chain maturity curve of technologies, as explained by Steve Banker of Forbes , supply chain managers should consider how top supply chain trends will influence operations in the coming year. What Top Supply Chain Trends Can We Look Forward to in 2018.

Household Products Industry Stuck in Neutral and Going Backwards

Supply Chain Shaman

P&G’s rate of improvement on the Metrics That Matter was lower than the peer group. Before I begin, let me state that no company is perfect, but here are some general trends. As Steve said, “The first step is recognizing the trend and taking action.”

Trends 2019: Digital Marketing

Enterra Insights

However, to succeed, you need to be on top of trends that can widen your reach and impress consumers.”[1] ”[1] Those trends run the gamut from technologies to regulations. ”[2] Below are some of the most significant trends to watch this coming year. Digital marketing trends. 1] Joel Syder, “ The digital marketing trends you should know about for 2019 ,” Innovation Enterprise , December 2018. [2]

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6 Transportation Management Trends for 2016

Cerasis

Some of these transportation management trends reflect real worries for the logistics industry. Take a look at six of the trends to watch for in transportation management this year. Of all the trasnportation management trends, it is the Truck Driver Shortage we all must deal with either by technology solving the issue, or continuing to have a strategic approach to logistics. However, modern transportation management systems are looking to change this trend.