The Most Important Distribution Center Metrics to Track and Understand

Cerasis

Throughout the supply chain, the use of metrics to track and understand processes provides an invaluable resource for ensuring increased production and customer satisfaction. Additionally, the use of metrics fosters positive relationships with coworkers and adherence to rulesets and best practices for the respective third-party logistics provider (3PL). What Distribution Center Metrics Need Tracking? What distribution center metrics are you tracking or are not listed here?

6 metrics tips and tools to benchmark P2P Digital Transformation

ivalua

Here’s a look at some of the Procure- to-Pay metrics procurement leaders should watch in order to better understand their digital progress. We’ll be covering these and more in an upcoming webinar. #1 This metric closely aligns with digital transformation progress. This metric also impacts others like speed, visibility, and cost savings. . #2 Digital sourcing tools can help make this a more manageable metric. #3 Vishal Patel, VP Product Marketing, Ivalua [link].

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Access The Big Benefits of an Effective Reverse Logistics Webinar Replay

Cerasis

Cerasis put on a 75-minute webinar entitled, The "Big Benefits of Effective Reverse Logistics" Webinar on September 30th, 2015 at 2:00 PM CST. We had a great turnout with over 170 logistics managers, supply chain officers, and those in the transportation world registering and attending the webinar. Download the Reverse Logistics Webinar Replay, Transcript, and Presentation by Filling out the Form Below. The 9 Core RevLog Metrics to Track.

How to Establish Early Warning Supply Chain Metrics

Arkieva

In recent webinars and presentations, I have been talking about Early Warning Systems within the context of supply chains. The news story above made me think of several examples where a supply chain would use similar concepts to develop early warning metrics. How to Establish Early Warning Supply Chain Metrics was first posted on October 11, 2017 at 10:00 am. ©2017

Why You Should Embed Customer Service Metrics in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Founder, sustainSCM and Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success Operations, Helix OpCo

Across industries, 81% of all customers attempt to take care of matters themselves before reaching out to a live representative. When there is so much information in customer feedback, why do supply chain managers leave such expensive insights on the table? Supply chain touches the product from conception until it arrives in the hands of the customer, and sometimes through the recycling process. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success at Helix as she walks through the key questions to connecting the supply chain with the voice of the customer.

6 Benefits of Effective a Reverse Logistics System & The 9 Core RevLog Metrics to Track

Cerasis

Importance of Metrics in Reverse Logistics Management. To monitor progress against its reverse logistics management plan, a company needs metrics that measure the financial impact of returns on the firm and on other members of the supply chain. Measures such as amount of product to be reclaimed and resold as is, or percentage of material recycled, are examples of such metrics. Energy used in handling returns : This metric is used in sustainability programs.

Blockchain: Reflections on a Webinar

Supply Chain Shaman

Later that afternoon, I hosted a webinar featuring blockchain case studies. The Supply Chain Insights webinar series is designed as an educational forum for learning. The webinar was well attended. Over 180 people attended and the question panel was the busiest that I have ever experienced hosting a webinar. The current efforts are improving functional metrics and traditional processes. The questions on the webinar yesterday, centered on three themes.

Last Mile Metrics: 11 Metrics to Measure in Last Mile Logistics

Cerasis

Using technology to improve last mile metrics is essential to driving last mile costs down, but how do shippers know if the technology is helping or hurting? The answer to this question lies in using last mile metrics to track key performance indicators and target levels of service to ensure accountability, visibility and continued reduction of costs in last mile delivery. Essentially, shippers need to track these 11 metrics. On-Time Deliveries Are King of Last Mile Metrics.

Webinar: Using LTL Key Process Indicators (February 27, 2013)

The Logistics of Logistics

In this free webinar, participants will learn a methodology for using LTL key process indicators (KPIs). The webinar will also cover ways to improve the number or on time shipments and improving customer service. Webinar topics will include: 1.) The methodologies that will be described in the webinar will be simple and proven. The post Webinar: Using LTL Key Process Indicators (February 27, 2013) appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

We consistently see that companies focused on functional excellence–a focus within a functional silo like manufacturing, transportation or distribution– or singular metrics– like inventory or costs– underperform against their peer groups. In our monthly webinar last Wednesday, I presented these results. During the webinar, a respondent asked me to not present just the facts but to give advice. Reward teams for cross-functional metrics.

SIG Webinar on Procurement Analytics and Innovative Data Leveraging

Supply Chain View from the Field

I will be leading a webinar with the Sourcing Interest Group next Nov. The webinar will also include Howard Richman, a colleague I have known for many years, first at Merck, and now working at Citrix as their Chief Procurement Officer. Such gaps are often attributed to a lack of data documenting historical spending, contracts, and supplier life cycle performance metrics. 12 at 2 PM, based on a study I have been working on with some folks at IBM.

Webinar: How to Measure LTL Carrier Performance and Save Money (November 21, 2012)

The Logistics of Logistics

In this free webinar, participants will learn a methodology for measuring LTL carrier performance. Webinar topics will include: 1.) The methodologies that will be described in the webinar will be simple and proven. The post Webinar: How to Measure LTL Carrier Performance and Save Money (November 21, 2012) appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. They will also learn specific actions for reducing LTL carrier shipping costs.

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A New Way of Looking at Manufacturing Metrics

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The metrics you use to manage your manufacturing operations need to matter, and they need to be actionable. For a detailed review of the operational metrics we recommend in a demand-driven manufacturing environment, refer to our Metrics for Action Guide. Conventional wisdom also says to keep the number of metrics you measure to a minimum. Measuring more than a select handful of metrics may not be realistic. We’re not suggesting you go wild with managing metrics.

Public Markets Reward Supply Chain Alignment

Supply Chain Shaman

It is my hope that the readers of this blog will take time to either join us today to listen to the launch of the Supply Chain Index on our webinar or listen to the replay. (We 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.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, I will host our monthly webinar on S&OP: Why is it So Hard? I then pack my bags and scoot out the door to sign books and discuss the research completed for the S upply Chain Metrics That Matter book at the ISM event on Thursday, May 14th in Atlanta. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

We analyzed the impact of 150 factors on 493 financial metrics for the period of 2004-2016. By graphing the financial metrics through orbit charts, we find that 90% of companies are stuck at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns. Supply Chain Leadership Supply Chain Talent costs organizational benchmarking supply chain insights talent webinar supply chain talent

Why I No Longer Believe in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

Supply Chain Shaman

The AMR Top 25 was the first methodology that tried to connect financial metrics with supply chain excellence. It elevated the discussion on supply chain excellence and drove more discipline and rigor in the use of financial metrics. See how different the progress is on this metric by industry? The retail sector formula has far different metrics than the chemical industry. Capital Markets reward balance in a Portfolio of Metrics. webinar.

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

According to Supply Chain Quarterly , Quarter 4, 2011 issue: “Supply chain scorecards typically focus on operational metrics. Please join us for a live interactive webinar Keys to Developing High Performing 3PL Sales Teams for a closer look at this topic. Sales Tips Technology WebinarsHow you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business.

Facilitating Lean with Synchronized Planning & Optimization

DELMIA Quintiq

If you would like to see some of the research, including examples of what can be achieved, we encourage you to join our webinar. 3D Lean Digitalization Optimization Planning 3dlean DELMIA Lean optimization planning webinar

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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. In this period, a combination of rapidly increasing stock prices, market confidence on future profits, and speculation in individual stocks, made investors overlook traditional metrics in favor of confidence in future technological advancements. We will present all of our results on July 20th on our webinar to announce the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire winners.

4 Ways to Improve Inventory Management and Delivery (Webinar)

FLEXE

You can watch the full recording of the webinar here. In the webinar , we break down how much of the U.S. In the webinar, you can see how FLEXE’s dynamic approach to warehousing has helped three very different customers better manage inventory and build out a distribution network that meets their customers’ expectations. It’s also critical to find a solution provider that helps you track and optimize the metrics you’re measuring.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Optimize Manufacturing Operations with these 5 Golden Manufacturing Metrics

Cerasis

In order to optimize manufacturing operations, or really just about anything, you need to have at your fingertips the best and most accurate manufacturing metrics around. In today's post, we share 5 Golden Manufacturing Metrics that all manufacturing companies should understand to improve plant operations quality. However, effectively measuring, analyzing, and improving upon those manufacturing metrics is more complicated than it may seem.

Imagine the Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Insights

While most companies have been able to make progress in one of these two critical metrics in the period of 2006-2013, they have not been able to make progress on both together. Or join the pre- and post-event webinars to hear what other supply chain leaders think: Pre-event webinar: Global Summit Preview. Post-event webinar: Imagine the Supply Chain of the Future.

[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Last Mile & White Glove Logistics

Cerasis

Last mile e-commerce, last mile technology, last mile metrics and white glove services make standard shipping conversations seem like child’s play, and the new focus on the last mile is anything but. Leveraging Metrics, Shippers Find Better Ways to Excel at Customer Service and Last Mile Services. It can be hard to wrap your mind around how encompassing last mile Logistics can be.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

This will lead to the creation of more metrics and business-intelligence tools to help improve manufacturing operations. Actionable Metrics Will Enhance Operations, Reducing Costs. The ability to access information and insights from Big Data naturally leads to actionable metrics. Metrics are like Big Data; they can appear useless. But, when applied appropriately, metrics become actionable.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

Download: The Impact of Big Data in the Supply Chain & Transportation Management Industry Webinar Replay, Transcript & Presentation. For this 60 minute webinar, join Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis, as he discusses how Big Data provides actionable insight to truly affect business outcomes, resulting in reduced supply chain costs and a more strategic approach to transportation management. .

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

Using data in logistics to improve your processes does not necessarily require existing orders and information from KPIs and metrics. Metrics and KPIs. However, data in logistics can be further simplified by organizing it into KPIs and metrics. Metrics and KPIs should reflect real-time information about your shipping processes. Basically, metrics and KPIs are a means of preventing and addressing distressed shipments.

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Obviously, shippers cannot track what consumers use their personal devices for all the time, but they can use metrics and Big Data to track what consumers are doing on their respective e-commerce sites. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

Supply Chain Shaman

Unfortunately, we find most companies are moving backwards on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter™ or making progress on singular metrics versus driving performance improvement on a balanced portfolio of supply chain metrics that correlate to market capitalization. (If Check out their performance by plotting year-over-year metrics at the intersection of two ratios and look at the patterns. Five months of analysis. Lots of heated debates. It is now over.

3 Tips to Win the Last-Mile Delivery Planning Battle in Disruptive Times

DELMIA Quintiq

Select a planning solution that can incorporate intelligent metrics and optimization technology. To learn more about how advanced planning solution can optimize last mile delivery, register yourself for this 25-minute webinar and discover the benefits of a dedicated last mile logistics planning system that’s quick to implement and future-proof. It’s now more important than ever to excel in last mile delivery.

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.

The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader

Cerasis

5) Ongoing Assessment of Key Supplier Site Metrics to Ensure Business Continuity with Companies' Requirement and Proactively Identify Potential Risk Factors. Every business has their set of metric which they want to focus on. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

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. We do not believe that there is much value in putting all companies into a spreadsheet and shaking them up… or looking at singular metrics without analyzing the intricate trade-offs of the supply chain when viewed as a complex system. When companies look at singular metrics (labor costs or inventory), they have moved backwards.

Supply Chains to Admire – 2016 Results

Supply Chain Insights

Unfortunately, we find most companies are moving backwards on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter™ or making progress on singular metrics versus driving performance improvement on a balanced portfolio of supply chain metrics that correlate to market capitalization. (If Check out their performance by plotting year-over-year metrics at the intersection of two ratios and look at the patterns. Five months of analysis. Lots of heated debates. It is now over.

Three New Ways Retailers Can Improve Inventory Performance

ToolsGroup

By using data to stock items with higher forecasted demand, they can reallocate cash that would normally be tied up in poorly performing inventory, avoid margin erosion from markdowns and dead stock, and increase overall on-shelf availability metrics. A recent webinar, Escaping the Land of the Lost , outlines areas where retailers can focus to get the most out of their supply chain processes. To learn more, click on the link below to listen to the webinar: Retail and Multichannel

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