Why Logistics and Product Quality Scorecards Should Be One and the Same

Talking Logistics

It’s been several decades since Toyota revolutionized the supply chain world with its adoption of lean manufacturing and total quality control methodologies that encouraged companies to take a strategic view on supplier relationships and continuous improvement.

Supply Chain Quality: Time for a New Perspective

Talking Logistics

We say that quality is important in supply chain management, but do we focus on it with the same level of urgency, sophistication, and importance as other facets of SCM? Likewise, we stress the importance of obtaining end-to-end supply chain visibility, but what about end-to-end supply chain quality? The post Supply Chain Quality: Time for a New Perspective appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

The only way to take control of your future is to double down on quality. Product quality directly impacts the profitability of a company. The cost of poor quality is so closely related to supplier quality and compliance that manufacturers must give the proper attention and resources to the optimization of their upstream partnerships. Today’s challenge is to lower the finished product defect rate by emphasizing supply chain quality. Supplier Quality Management.

Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

Cerasis

We conclude our series on supplier quality management (SQM) today with a look at some case studies and examples of benefits derived from the application of a supplier quality management system. Examples and Case Studies from the Implementation of a Supplier Quality Management System.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

quality candidates 1 “What percent of your revenue should be allocated to payroll?” The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3.

Quality Management – Design in Quality First!

Supply Chain Game Changer

You can not build a quality product if the design has not been optimized for the manufacturing process as well as for the end customer application. Check out Quality Management (Part 1) – A Tale of Two Companies: Different Starting Points. Quality #Design #SupplyChain #SCM #Business #Operations. The post Quality Management – Design in Quality First! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

3 Steps to Addressing Product Quality Issues with Your International Suppliers

Cerasis

Chuck is a legend in our industry and is helping us figure out how to deal with product quality issues when dealing with international suppliers. And how many suppliers have you worked with that you wish would take serious steps to reduce or prevent the quality defects that are hurting your bottom line? . It’s obvious to most of us in the fields of manufacturing, importing and Supply Chain Management the headaches that quality defects can bring. .

Manufacturing Quality & Traceability

E2open

E2open’s Manufacturing Quality & Traceability application provides companies with deep visibility to the production processes and end-to-end quality information across the supply chain, to create comprehensive product genealogies regardless of who manufactures or distributes the products. Learn more about E2open’s Manufacturing Quality & Traceability application in this 1-minute video.

Quality Improvement

Insights Solutions Global

The post Quality Improvement appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. With the help of Insight Solutions Global, our customer increased their first pass yield up to 97%, and gained their full control over the supply chain. Case Study

A Tale of Two Companies: Different Quality Management Starting Points!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Supplier Quality Management: Drive Value By Safeguarding Value! It has a quality defect.” ” I responded, “Is that actually a quality defect? Quality is a measure of conformance to a standard, and we have no standards.” Subscribe Here!

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Supplier Quality Management: What it is, 5 Key Metrics to Know & a 4 Step Supplier Evaluation Process

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management processes and how to evaluate your suppliers from Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain. In fact, we are introducing our newest blog category so you may easily read all supplier quality management type posts here. . First, what is Supplier Quality Management (SQM)? 5 Key Metrics to Use for Scoring Supplier Quality Management (From LNS Research ). Cost of quality.

The Importance of Quality Data to Your Business

Descartes

Quality data plays an important role in decision-making and other business processes. Mandatory compliance needs to be followed in order to maintain the quality of your data. Quality data means better conversion. Blog Quality Data Supply Chain Technology

Who Needs Quality Management?

Oracle SCM

Everyone knows that quality is an important topic. With such an approach, companies are working in a sub-optimal manner, and then start to face these types of challenges: - Quality metrics are either not available or are incomplete. -

Supplier Quality Management: Drive Value By Safeguarding Value!

Supply Chain Game Changer

If we can draw a comparison between Thanksgiving dinners and procurement, they are essentially an every day example of why supplier quality management is important. A quality fit can help a procurement team create top-line growth and customer satisfaction. Quality will cost.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

the right qualities of a new hire. qualities that are taken into account aren’t directly. correlated to more frowned upon qualities? qualities. automatically screen for certain qualities, like the. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in.

ModusLink Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

ModusLink Corporation

ModusLink is proud to announce that is has been recognized by Intel as a recipient of the 2017 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award. The post ModusLink Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award appeared first on Steel Connect.

5 Quality Metrics Predicting The Future Of Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Manufacturers are reaching a new level of results in 2018 because they have clearer, more actionable insights based on real-time manufacturing and quality metrics than ever before. Quality Metrics Enable Customer-Driven Manufacturing Networks.

Q&A: American Manufacturer, UCan Zippers, Shows Pride, Quality, and Commitment to American Manufacturing

Cerasis

It's why their quality is the biggest reason they are and will continue to succeed. My father soon discovered that the zippers he was importing from Asia lacked consistent quality.

11 Qualities of a Transparent Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

What Qualities Make the Best Supply Chain Leaders?

Kinaxis

A supply chain leader must be able to continuously monitor these metrics to determine if productivity, quality, inventory, and other tactical objectives are being met, exceeded, or missed. Manufacturing strives to maintain high quality and productivity while keeping production costs low.

High-Quality Data: The Best Fuel for Supply Chain Change

Logistics Viewpoints

Guest Commentary Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning data quality network design supply chain designAs supply chain consultants, we often help clients navigate complex change–from adjusting to cost or competitive pressures to unique challenges like an M&A. These challenges all demand careful analysis of multiple financial and operational outcomes.

Electronic Data Interchange and its 4 Important Qualities

Descartes

The post Electronic Data Interchange and its 4 Important Qualities appeared first on Appterra Collaborative Commerce. In the ideal world, using EDI helps you avoid making a mistake.

Data Quality and Accuracy and MRO?

Synovos

If you’re involved with your MRO supply chain you’re likely aware of the relationship between data and MRO, or more precisely, data quality and accuracy and MRO. MyPurchasingCenter.com published a recent report describing the value high-quality data brings to an integrated MRO supply chain management program. The post Data Quality and Accuracy and MRO? At Synovos, we deal with MRO data every day (see Master Data Leadership SM ).

Is there enough focus on quality in global e-commerce

Adjuno

Or perhaps you thought the sizing was right, but the level of quality was not what you were expecting? And with 40% of consumers citing the main reason for returns is due to poor fitting clothes, it is evident that consumers are continuing to find that their orders are bigger or smaller than the label indicates, or the quality of products aren’t quite to the standards that consumers expect. To move forward and tackle the quality issue, retailers need to take control.

Metrics that Matter: Quality Management

QAD

Quality affects every aspect of manufacturing, encompassing the totality of features, services, customer interactions and promises that comprise a product offering. Using Metrics to Measure Quality. Design for Quality. Most industry standards recommend design for quality.

Meet Your Customers' Demand for Quality & Build Sustainable Innovation

Amber Road

How does one keep corporate social responsibility top of mind while meeting demand for high quality products? Sustainability is a huge buzzword these days.

The Impact of Poor Quality

Pivot88

Quality is one of the most discussed and least understood subjects in the apparel industry. In many organizations, quality still equals the state of the product during final inspection, or even when it arrives in their warehouses or stores, or worse, with the customer.

6 Ways Quality Can Strengthen Supply Chain Profitability

Material Handling & Logistics

A spirit of collaboration and open communication is more essential to quality success than other initiatives. But then extra costs are incurred once the final product is manufactured and delivered and it is discovered that reworks are required due to the focus on price and not quality.

Finding and Keeping Quality Supply Chain Talent amid the Staffing Shortage

Logistics Viewpoints

Growing practice of supply chain modeling requires more than just technology smarts What types of supply chain roles are on your company’s career webpage? What skills are important for new hires to possess in order to manage this increasingly critical area of the business?

Characteristics of a High-quality Review

SCM Research

At this year’s CSCMP Conference in Philadelphia I joined a presentation about high-quality reviews held by the co?editors Therefore, I’d like to remember their July 2010 editorial, Crafting High-quality Reviews: Guidelines, Examples and Feedback. editors in chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management.

High-Quality Data: The Best Fuel for Supply Chain Change

CHAINalytics

The post High-Quality Data: The Best Fuel for Supply Chain Change appeared first on Chainalytics.

Why is Closing the Loop on Quality and Compliance key to promote Transparency?

Pivot88

Closing the Loop on Quality and Compliance Management means linking quality and compliance processes with performance data from different sources, and collecting audit, production, quality and traceability information all in one place.

Spot market shippers reportedly choose quality carriers over lowest price

EFT

PostBidShip says that this reflects the desire to select a carrier with a high quality of service rather than opting for the lowest rate. However, as it is based on PostShipBid data only, it is unclear whether this could be a result of the platform or it could also be a reflection psychological pricing perception, where lower than average values are associated with reduced quality irrespective of the reality. "We

Real-time Data will Impact How Quality is Managed in Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

At a recent meeting I attended, several members of a quality team noted that suppliers sharing process capability data from their line would provide enormous benefit. Emerging real-time quality data systems being deployed by companies will improve the exchange of information between suppliers and Quality personnel, especially around inspection reports. This is the opposite of the typical quality assurance process which is reactive.

Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance. Managing quality in such fragmented supply chains is indeed extremely challenging. Suppose that a supplier is being asked to produce a product with a quality grade of 150 ± 60.