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

Commercialization strategies evolve, supply chains expand, and production rates accelerate. 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. Supplier Quality Management.

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[Video] The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Talking Logistics

Bill Alrich, Customer Solutions Representative at Elemica, discusses the value of supply chain quality management in Aerospace & Defense industry.

The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Talking Logistics

Quality is one of the pillars of supply chain management, along with cost, service, and risk. Managing quality across the supply chain is critically important for all industries, but especially in Aerospace and Defense. Read more The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry. Episode Highlights Industry Trends Aerospace & Defense Elemica supply chain quality

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

What Qualities Make the Best Supply Chain Leaders?

Kinaxis

by Kirsten Watson When considering what attributes supply chain leaders are most likely to possess, it’s easy to think first of hard skills—analytical prowess, technology expertise, and operations and economics knowledge quickly come to mind.

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.

11 Qualities of a Transparent Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

Supply Chain Transparency is a phrase that is continuously being thrown around; from an increasing amount of companies pledging to run more transparent supply chain operations to some companies receiving… Supply Chain Management Transparent Tuesday supply chain transparency transparency transparent tuesday

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

” Here is an excerpt from the article: “…it isn’t by becoming more efficient that the supply chains of Wal-Mart, Dell, and Amazon have given those companies an edge over their competitors. First, great supply chains are agile. Supply Chain Planning.

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

Logistics Viewpoints

As supply chain consultants, we often help clients navigate complex change–from adjusting to cost or competitive pressures to unique challenges like an M&A. There’s often a lot hanging in the balance, so it’s rarely a good time to “map out” supply chain changes or cost reduction goals on the back of a napkin. Guest Commentary Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning data quality network design supply chain design

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

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Quality Management – Design in Quality First!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The Manufacturing, Engineering and Supply Chain teams all geared up to introduce each new product into Operations. 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. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Is Your Supply Chain ‘Ready for Anything’?

ToolsGroup

In an ever-changing global economy with all its unexpected twists and turns, supply chain leaders are looking for a way to be ready for anything the real world throws at them. It boils down to three essential supply chain capabilities: Predict, Protect and Perform.

The Guide to Writing a Supply Chain Management Plan

Cerasis

Whether you operate in a brick-and-mortar business model or frequently collaborate with international companies, supply management can effectively make or break your company. Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Plan

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

Cerasis

Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The inefficiencies that plague supply chains have seemingly been around forever. Provenance ensures transparency in supply chains, with the aim of encouraging brands to source materials and labor in an ethical and fair trade manner. Supply Chain

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Supply Chain Shaman

Benchmarking is a measurement of the quality of an organization’s policies, products, programs or strategies against standard measurements. In my work with Supply Chain Insights , I immerse myself in learning. Debra built the Gartner Hierarchy of supply chain metrics.

Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire for 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

I feel that topic of supply chain management is analogous to the downward cycle of the news channels. What Drives Supply Chain Excellence? I analyze supply chain management. They lack of a standard definition for supply chain excellence adds to the confusion.

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

Cerasis

This is the second post in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management also known as SQM. Trend Metrics Collected per Product: Confirmed Product Quality Complaint Rate by Product. Quality Metrics by Product. Quality Metrics by Site. Improve supplier product quality.

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. When you choose a company to transport your freight or to supply you with the materials you need to manufacture a product, you are putting your hard work and reputation in their hands. First, what is Supplier Quality Management (SQM)? Cost of quality.

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. .

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? Many of the best practices LLamasoft has advocated related to supply […].

Improve Forecast Quality and Reliability with Value-add Forecasting (Part 1)

Logility

In the world of commerce, every business ecosystem has a type of supply chain that is critical to corporate operations.These supply chains rely on a network of plants and facilities to add value to, and transform, raw materials into a final product.

Traceability In Food & Beverage Manufacturing is The Cornerstone of Quality

IQMS

Compliance and quality are the foundations all great food & beverage manufacturers rely on to create and strengthen trust with their distribution networks and customers. Traceability Is Key To Excelling At Compliance And Quality for Food & Beverage Manufacturing Companies.

7 Ways to Improve Your Quality Management Process

All Things Supply Chain

Quality management can be a make-or-break point for a manufacturing or distribution business. It can be the difference between putting out great products that satisfy your customers and producing unsatisfactory… General Supply Chain Management manufacturing quality management supply chain supply chain management

Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

Time For A Supply Chain Check-Up? When a company contacts me to help them with their supply chain, the pain is usually a gap in customer service. To complete a supply chain diagnostic, I take these four steps: Step One. Supply chains are not the same.

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. -

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

Next-Generation Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

If supply chain and logistics executives were granted one wish to make their work lives easier and more productive, most of them would probably say, “I wish I had end-to-end supply chain visibility.” Why has end-to-end supply chain visibility been so difficult to achieve? Supply Chain Visibility: The Elusive Goal. If end-to-end supply chain visibility has been a goal for so long, why has achieving it been so elusive? “It’s

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

The Hackett Group provides a useful visual for describing the maturity stages that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data and advanced analytics. Supply Chain Analytics Maturity Model (Source: Hackett Group). Supply chains are digitizing.

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Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

However, did you know there are enough lead time problems lurking in your current supply chain operations that go completely unnoticed? These are the “knowable unknowns” that can hurt your supply chain performance. appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

Supply Chain: The True Game of Risk

Supply Chain Shaman

For the supply chain leader it is not a game… The stake is business continuity. Gamers do well in the world of supply chain. Designing value networks and managing what-if conditions is fundamental to managing supply chain risks.

7 Ways to Improve Quality Control in Food Manufacturing!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! When you’re a food and beverage manufacturer, there’s no business more serious than quality control. Emphasize the Cost of Quality. Subscribe Here!

How Traceability and Quality Control Helps to Manage Recalls and Returns

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The post How Traceability and Quality Control Helps to Manage Recalls and Returns appeared first on SYSPRO US.

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms. The post Why Supply Chain Platforms?