On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love


Here’s the supply chain conferences we love and will be attending. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Kinaxis is pleased to be a Premier Sponsor and participate in panel discussion of the 2014 EMEA Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference.

Winning strategies to defeat supply chain planning complexity

DELMIA Quintiq

You’ve just been analyzing your supply chain’s performance over the last 2 quarters. You need immediate insights – from people who’ve experienced the same problems in their supply chain planning. Get these insights, tips and strategies, from supply chain leaders.

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

These consumer products global leaders paved the road for supply chain excellence by defining new supply chain practices. Today, each leader wants to take their empowered team to new supply chain heights. Unilever Year-over-Year Performance.

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Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth


Bottom Line: It’s time to transition the role of warehouses from cost centers to revenue centers that support new digitally enabled supply chains and business models that require greater accuracy, speed, and scale than ever before.

How to Capture Full Divestiture Value with a 3PL

Talking Logistics

A divestiture is a major transition that impacts all areas of a business, including supply chain reliability and efficiency. A 3PL provider offers customers with outsourced, or “third party,” logistics services for part or all of their supply chain management functions. Step 3: Develop a Customer-Centric Supply Chain Model. Step 4: Integrate New Model, Review Progress and Improve Performance.

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Industry 4.0’s Potential Needs To Be Proven On The Shop Floor


delivering improved supply chain performance, quality, and shop floor productivity. s potential to improve supply chains needs greater focus if mid-tier manufacturers are going to adopt the framework fully. MES supply chain management

Gaining Clarity on Inventory Effectiveness

Supply Chain Shaman

I was moving from a position where I led a manufacturing operation to being a part of a team to design supply chain software to improve planning decisions. The tension I felt reading the brochure on the plane is what I believe every supply chain leader feels every day.

MonarchFx Announces ToyHouse LLC as its Newest Seller Client

Supply Chain Network

We will use our highly integrated network of people, technology, and physical assets to help ToyHouse LLC manage their goods more efficiently throughout their supply chains. A supply chain consulting and implementation firm that maximizes supply chain performance and value creation.

Novo Nordisk: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Each year at Supply Chain Insights we study performance and improvement of companies in each industry. The level of performance in 2015 is the same as 2006. Performance of BMS and Merck at the Intersection of Inventory Turns and Operating Margin.

Writing: Working on My Book

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain Leader. I loved the quote that I captured today in my interview (see above), and I have enjoyed interviews with supply chain leaders like Peter Gibbons. As background, Peter Gibbons is the Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain for Mattel, Inc.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn, SVP at ATX Networks!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action ” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. Subscribe Here!


The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. A system of poor supply chain incentives. We spoke to Raj Reddy, supply chain VP at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. This is the start of what will likely be a profound transformation of supply chain in India.

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7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised. Supply chain costs of around $5.50 At the same time, though, supply chain costs rose by more than $75 million.

A Wish for 99+ Percent Customer Service


For those finishing up their 2016 strategic goals, or perhaps looking for a Christmas wish or a New Year’s resolution, here is one to consider: a 99+% customer service level for your supply chain. Diageo North America , the world's leading premium drinks business, did the same.