Operating a Global Health Supply Chain in Low-Resource Settings

APICS

In addressing the challenges of operating a global health supply chain in low-resource settings, there’s plenty to learn from established commercial supply chains

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. World Civil Aviation Resource Net. The post Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources appeared first on Freightos. Intro Email Newsletters News Sites Social Media Influencers Blogs Unexpected Places.

Resource-based Theory vs. Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

There is an ongoing debate in supply chain management research about whether or not resource-based theory suggests that supply chain management can be a source of sustained competitive advantage for a firm. In his insightful article, The competitive advantage of interconnected firms: An extension of the resource-based view (AMR, Vol. The competitive advantage of interconnected firms: An extension of the resource-based view.

Happy Employees are Good Employees (Plus Other Insights on Multi-Resource Scheduling)

Talking Logistics

There are many resources behind every supply chain — including people, production equipment, transportation assets, and more — and they’re often linked and dependent on each other.

How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The most immediate tangible benefits are resource re- duction, improved inventory accuracy, and less invest- ment in infrastructure. on resources like printers, paper, ink; communication. Resource Planning (ERP) software can help create a. © 2017 Sunil Koul. All rights reserved.

50 Online Resources for Aspiring Supply Chain Scholars

Supply Chain Opz

To help you become successful, we have put together 50 online resources that you will definitely find helpful. Resources: Data.gov 2. Resource: Google Public Data 3. Resource: Pew Research Center 4. Resource: ArcGIS Open Data 5. Resource: Think with Google 6.

The problem with renewable energy resources isn’t the technology, but the quantity of supply

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Other “non” physical goods, such as electrical energy and renewable energy resources, are almost never discussed in a conversation about supply management, and why would it be? These renewable energy resources are also very dependent on location.

TSC’s Best Supply Chain Resources – 2014

Take Supply Chain

As we’re kicking off 2015, now is a great time to gather our best supply chain resources from 2014. See more in our Resource Library… The post TSC’s Best Supply Chain Resources – 2014 appeared first on TAKE Supply Chain.

Resource Dependence Theory and Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In their seminal publication, The External Control of Organizations , Pfeffer and Salancik (1978) have postulated resource dependence theory. Basically, it argues “that organizations are constrained and affected by their environments and that they act to attempt to manage resource dependencies” by setting up different forms of interorganizational arrangements. Synthesizing and Extending Resource Dependence Theory: A Meta-Analysis.

Reshoring Resources Bring It All Back Home

Inbound Logistics

Manufacturers and their logistics service providers should understand the reshoring trend and the resources that are available to assist them with both the reshoring decision and process As U.S. firms continue to reshore, new supply chain opportunities are arising for both shippers and providers.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

Best of al l , zero IT resources are required. of resources to digitally transform and. time and resources, customers that are. getting started with zero IT resources on. 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM".

NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

SCM Research

I was very impressed by NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative , an “industry–university partnership dedicated to the development of future supply chain professionals” Robert and two of his colleagues have published an article to describe how this cooperative works: NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative educates in the real world (published in Interfaces in 2011).

The True Cost of Enterprise Resource Planning

Supply Chain 24/7

7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship

Transportfolio

7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship.Transportfolio. An onsite resource is often a great option whether you’re getting started or have been outsourcing your logistics for years. Logistics Supply Chain Onsite Resource Relationships

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

As a finite but clearly valuable resource locked mostly in countries with difficult-to-track labor standards, cobalt’s supply chain has fallen under intense scrutiny in recent months, and companies are rushing to get their share. Companies are moving to secure as much of the resource as they can before the economic battle over it enters full swing. firm Freeport-McMoran and Eurasian Resources Group. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

timeline and resource information Get started and capture benefits Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 5 1 2 3 4 5 Stage 1: React - at this stage S&OP is seen as a site supply planning pro- cess. 6 Reduce your dependence on technical or external resources.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

As a finite but clearly valuable resource locked mostly in countries with difficult-to-track labor standards, cobalt’s supply chain has fallen under intense scrutiny in recent months, and companies are rushing to get their share. firm Freeport-McMoran and Eurasian Resources Group.

Enterprise Resource Planning Suppliers’ Expanding Supply Chain Functionality

Supply Chain 24/7

Not only do Enterprise Resource Planning suppliers offer WMS solutions, they’re pushing the envelope for functions including e-commerce, advanced analytics, prebuilt IoT applications, and global visibility and collaboration hubs

Top 5 Free Online Resources for Freight Brokers

Cerasis

It's the classic paradox of the internet: there's an enormous number of resources out there, but finding them can be a huge hassle. That's why we've put together 5 free resources for freight brokers like you can't afford to miss out on. These resources have everything you need to get your own business started, or to take your existing brokerage to the next level. The same site even has another excellent article with more business plan resources for freight brokers.

3 things you need to know about multi-resource scheduling

Quintiq

Whether you’re in the airlines industry, managing field crews in an industry like utilities or construction, or coordinating deliveries for a third-party logistics provider, planning and scheduling your resources optimally is critical to keeping your operations moving and your customers satisfied.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

timeline and resource information Get started and capture benefits Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 5 1 2 3 4 5 Stage 1: React - at this stage S&OP is seen as a site supply planning pro- cess. 6 Reduce your dependence on technical or external resources.

The Future of Enterprise Resource Planning

Supply Chain 24/7

VAI S2K Enterprise Software harnesses the power of technology and enables businesses to better anticipate consumer needs and enhance productivity, providing integrated applications optimized for the Supply Chain

A Day in The Life of A Logistics Onsite Resource

Transportfolio

The outsource provider is also ready to place other resources onsite at your location—people who have alligator wrestling experience as well as advanced skills. In the world of logistics outsourcing, tactical onsite resources are your supply chain’s day-to-day alligator wrestlers.

Who said supply chains are boring? is featured on the list of 100 Elite Resources for Logistics

Supply Chains Rock

External recognition is always welcome -- my blog is listed at no. The whole list is posted here: [link]. According to the organisers: "Since many of our site''s readers are just starting out in their higher education with the hopes of learning about logistics and landing a job in the industry, we made this list so they could find out more about the. awards

Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Making Significant Inroads into Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain 24/7

With the big ERP vendors invading their turf, best-of-breed SCM providers are coming up with deeper, niche-oriented solutions to help shippers manage their supply chains, our analysts discuss just how far ERP can go in this sector that’s now considered the foundation of success for digital commerce

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

not already prioritizing digitization and IT resourcing. substantial internal resources for managing, integrating, and leveraging the. The key question is how much are you prioritizing the resourcing. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation.

Supply Chain News on Lean Lessons from Japan on Human Resources in Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Lean Leaders Treat Employees as True Assets, while Most Companies Use Worker Hands Only, not Brains

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Shared Technology Resources Hold the Key to Supply Chain Optimization

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain managers must determine the best technology for their supply chain based on their specific organizational needs, says Krishna Rallabhandi of Four Soft

Procurement as a strategic advisory resource

Claritum

Procurement has to move away from a transaction based function and become an advisory resource. This article proposes that the most effective automation is “3-dimensional” and does not involve a procurement resource at all in over 80% of the transactions that need to be made.

Tompkins International Experts Offer Insights in SupplyChainBrain’s 2014 Resource Guide

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Discover how to take your supply chain to new heights with SupplyChainBrain’s Annual Supply Chain Management Resource Guide. The post Tompkins International Experts Offer Insights in SupplyChainBrain’s 2014 Resource Guide appeared first on Tompkins International. Nine experts from Tompkins International weighed in on a variety of supply chain topics: Jim Tompkins – Facing the Titans: Build Your Offense to Compete with Amazon and Walmart. Gene Tyndall – Moving Beyond the Traditional.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

resources each year guessing important operational metrics such as booking allocations or. where throwing more resources at the problem is no longer sufficient. INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc.

Shared Technology Resources Hold the Key to Supply Chain Optimization

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain managers must determine the best technology for their supply chain based on their specific organizational needs, says Krishna Rallabhandi of Four Soft

New Freight Broker Resource Guides Available from TIA

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has released three new resource guides this year and has updated several of its sample contracts. Intermodal Resource.

Energy Resources in Times of Turmoil ? Costs on the Supply Chain

ModusLink Corporation

How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent

The Network Effect

Supply Chain Management human resources recruiting supply chain managementTips for recruiting great employees in supply chain management Recruiting talent in the Supply Chain industry is no easy business. The post How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent appeared first on The Network Effect.

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7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship

TMC

7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship.Transportfolio. A strategic onsite resource is often a great option whether you’re getting started or have been working with logistics providers for years.