Supply Chain Management

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4 Secrets to Supply Chain Management Project Success. According to an article by Mark Craig for the Minneapolis Star Tribune (Dec. Although the NFL is one of the more glamorous businesses in society, the competitive climate probably hits a bit closer to home for many supply chain managers than they would like to let on. This is no different for the supply chain management field. link].

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability. Effective supply chain management offers numerous benefits for companies, so overcoming challenges to keep things running smoothly is a top priority for supply chain professionals.

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Say Customer Service and Mean It

Supply Chain Shaman

In my work with clients, customers bandy about the term “customer-centric supply chain.” Many of my clients talk about a customer-centric supply chain but rely on useless metrics from an annual survey or a net promoter score.

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. Supply Chain News This Week in News Inventory Management logistics supply chain TransportationIn yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

If the shutdown extends longer term, more supply chain professionals may be affected. Many supply chain professionals routinely rely on Washington every week when they review and use the weekly diesel price average. Department of Transportation and future rulemaking. Department of Transportation (U.S. The longer the government shutdown lasts, the more disruptions supply chain professionals will notice.

Applause!

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I wrote about the evolution of supply chain planning. In my blog post, I commented on HOW little supply chain planning has changed in its twenty-year evolution. The Kinaxis solution is probably one of the most misunderstood supply chain planning platforms. It is a flexible, in-memory model and platform that enables visibility, demand and supply balancing, what-if analysis, allocation and available-to-promise (ATP) functionality.

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There’s one sure-fire way to tell when someone has lived in Minneapolis long enough to be called a Minnesotan. Transportation – Unnecessary movement of material through the facility/supply chain. . . Where to Start Your Lean Journey. No, it doesn’t involve rooting for the Vikings, though that helps. It’s when they can find their way around The Mall of America without a directory.

This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

Talking Logistics

It was a very busy week in the world of supply chain and logistics, so let’s go straight to the news that caught my attention: FLEXE Launches Nationwide Next-Day Delivery. Oracle Optimizes Global Transportation and Trade Compliance Processes. Infor M3 Integrates to GT Nexus Supply Chain Network. Setback for Uber as European court advised to treat it as transport firm (Reuters). Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis (Reuters).

This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon is granted a patent for using a subterranean network to deliver packages (GeekWire). Target invests in Minneapolis start-up that helps retailers monitor supply chains (Star Tribune). Federal Judge Deals Swift Transportation Legal Setback (WSJ – sub. November 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).