Critical Engaged SCM Research

SCM Research

The Journal of Supply Chain Management is doing an excellent job of stretching the boundaries of our discipline. I know from various conversations with colleagues that I am not the only fan of the journal.

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How a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Impact Holiday SCM

GlobalTranz

The past year taught supply chain professionals that uncertainty is the only certainty in supply chain management (SCM). That will, in turn, stimulate major issues in navigating holiday SCM for regular shipments, significantly as e-commerce.read More. Uncategorized holiday SCM

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What the 2021 Nobel Prize Means to SCM Research

SCM Research

Perhaps this Nobel Prize can serve as an inspiration for more natural experiments also in the SCM discipline? This year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics goes to David Card “for his empirical contributions to labour economics” and Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W.

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Overcoming the Gender Gap in SCM Research

SCM Research

2019) identified the top 50 SCM authors world-wide based on a measure of publication score. Could it be a good idea to include such suggestions in the author guidelines of our leading SCM journals? Today we celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Other SCM-related journals with high impact factors are: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal (4.296; +0.5), Management Science (4.219; +0.7), International Journal of Operations & Production Management (4.111; +1.2), Journal of Business Logistics (3.171; +0.3) Research SCM Journal Ranking Supply Chain ManagementClaviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports.

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The Fascinating Future of SCM

SCM Research

Who would have said ten years ago that SCM is an exciting discipline? If we want to get a taste of what we will experience in SCM in the near future, we can look at how high-tech companies define it already now (see for example Microsoft’s definition of SCM ): It will be about true visibility across end-to-end processes – and these processes involve raw material suppliers, component suppliers, …, and ultimately consumers.

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The Fascinating Future of SCM

SCM Research

Who would have said ten years ago that SCM is an exciting discipline? If we want to get a taste of what we will experience in SCM in the near future, we can look at how high-tech companies define it already now (see for example Microsoft’s definition of SCM ): It will be about true visibility across end-to-end processes – and these processes involve raw material suppliers, component suppliers, …, and ultimately consumers.

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Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

SCM Research

But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research? Nobel’s article provides several ideas that could help SCM researchers to become more relevant.

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Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

SCM Research

But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research? Nobel’s article provides several ideas that could help SCM researchers to become more relevant.

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What the 2020 Nobel Prize Means for SCM

SCM Research

This year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics goes to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B.

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Oracle Live: Cloud SCM for Speed and Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Oracle Live: Cloud SCM for Speed and Agility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Supply Chain Risk Management Oracle Cloud SCM

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Three Types of SCM Definitions

SCM Research

Today, I present Mentzer et al.’s ’s (2001) must-read article, Defining Supply Chain Management.

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SCM Case Study with Adidas

SCM Research

Today, John McNamara, SVP Sourcing, Adidas Group, visited me and my SCM students at Copenhagen Business School. He presented a case study about the supply chain processes for t-shirts. It was very insightful and also a lot of fun for my students (and me). Thanks, John, for a great case study and an insightful discussion! Teaching Globalization Supply Chain Management

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Ranking SCM Journals: VHB-JOURQUAL 3

SCM Research

A-graded SCM journals are: Production and Operations Management and Journal of Operations Management. No SCM journal received the best (A+) or the worst grade (D). The German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) is about to publish JOURQUAL 3 , a journal ranking based on the ratings of more than 1,100 VHB members.

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The Dangers Behind SCM-to-SAP Integration – What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Logility

It’s important to know the dangers behind SCM-to-SAP integration, and how to avoid them. SAP ERP-to-SAP SCM Standard Integration. Standard SAP ERP-to-SAP SCM integration provides a complex technological starting point for SAP SCM integration.

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Showing Creativity in SCM Research

SCM Research

She challenges “recent perspectives that define quality as an alternative to global, industrial forms of production” and “finds that quality is also important for industrial food production and for the global geography of the surimi [a fish paste] seafood industry” In general, the author takes an interpretive approach – an approach that is almost absent in SCM research, and that might be inspirational for our otherwise empiricist discipline.

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Thinking Critically about SCM Practices

SCM Research

The Guardian has just published an interesting opinion piece by van der Kolk, titled Business Education Helps Create a Culture where the Profit Justifies the Means. Herein, the author, who is a university teacher of accounting, writes: “We need to see a much stronger integration of ethical considerations into business education. This is how managers make real-life business decisions.

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How To Be An Anti-Racist in SCM

SCM Research

The world is currently watching the shocking cases of police violence in the United States. But racism also exists on a smaller, more subtle level. In a recent interview , Terry Esper, a logistics scholar from The Ohio State University, shares his experience with racism and gives us excellent advice.

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2016 SCM World University 100

SCM Research

This week, SCM World have published their “SCM World University 100” ranking, which aims to list the best business schools for supply chain talent worldwide. I am very pleased that Copenhagen Business School’s SCM program was selected as one of the top 10 programs in the EMEA region. See the full list here: SCM World University 100.

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Business Success through Sustainable SCM

SCM Research

Are business success and sustainability contradictory? A new whitepaper by Schmidpeter & Bungard, sponsored by DHL, is rather optimistic and argues that both goals can instead be mutually beneficial. The paper is titled Unlock the True Value of Your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management.

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ERP vs. SCM: Beyond the Basics

Tecsys

The ERP vs. SCM approach will only continue to deliver inefficient inventory management solutions. The post ERP vs. SCM: Beyond the Basics appeared first on Tecsys. Healthcare

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Coming Soon: Expanded Suites for Oracle SCM Cloud

RFgen

RFgen proudly announces the release of its expanded RFgen Mobile Foundations for Oracle SCM Cloud , a suite of out-of-the-box mobile apps for supply chain and barcoding. RFgen Mobile Foundations for Oracle SCM Cloud offers out-of-the-box mobile barcoding apps for enhanced functionality.

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SCM Cyber Security: Mitigating Supply Chain Risks of Cyberattack

MercuryGate

As a result, security configuration management (SCM) cyber security is a top priority for most companies that rely on transportation logistics and other services in the global supply chain. Cybercriminals are working harder than ever to disrupt the transportation and shipping industry.

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New SCM Cloud eBook

Oracle SCM

Download the latest SCM Cloud eBook to learn why supply chain leaders are moving their SCM applications to the cloud. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm. Read how cloud can help throughout every step of the supply chain process, from design, planning, procurement, and manufacturing through to execution and delivery. Click here for the eBook.

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SCM – It’s All About Data

SCM Research

Maybe business schools should increase the proportion of IT knowledge in their SCM curricula? The volume, variety and velocity of business and supply chain data are increasing dramatically. At the same time, improved technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning , are already on the horizon. Ernst & Young has recently published an interesting report, titled Digital Supply Chain: It’s All About That Data.

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EDI Integration with Oracle Cloud SCM

TPSynergy

Oracle Intgration Cloud (OIC) – Use EDI X12 Adapters to develop the mapping and also use Oracle cloud SCM Adapters to connect to fusion. After the X12 messages are translated to normal format, Oracle cloud SCM API calls can be made to post the orders into Fusion system.

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

SCM Research

This year, the CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference 2014 was held in San Antonio, Texas. The Educators’ Conference, which provides academics and students a forum to hear the latest in our research field, has become an integral part of it. As every year ( see my previous post from Denver last year ), several leading supply chain management journals have used this forum to present their best paper awards.

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Video Archive of Leading Logistics and SCM Scholars

SCM Research

In the last couple of years, James Stock – who himself made a huge contribution to our discipline – conducted a series of interviews with leading logistics and SCM scholars. Sadly, some of these scholars have since passed away, but I am sure that their thoughts, as recorded in these interviews, will serve as a legacy for future generations of logistics and SCM scholars. It is certainly very insightful to read papers or books written by the leading scholars of our field.

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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

SCM Map Europe 2013. Visuals 2013 Buck Consultants International distribution Manufacturing SCM Map Europe Supply Chain Movement Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent. As two rapidly expanding economies, Russia and Turkey are large enough to warrant local production activities. The Balkans are also an emerging manufacturing region for Europe.

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The case for extensibility: why rigid SCM platforms can’t power winning supply chains

Kinaxis

Because those applications are only as powerful as the SCM platforms they’re built on. Rigid SCM platforms lead to rigid applications. Supply chain management Supply Chain Transformation extensibility SCM softwareby Alexa Cheater. In today’s fast-paced world, success means getting ahead of change, not just keeping up with it. It’s no different for your supply chain. Growing customer demands. Shifting regulations. Big impact events like natural disasters.

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Gartner acquires SCM World

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner acquires SCM World, a cross-industry peer network and learning community providing subscription-based research and conferences.”The ”The SCM World acquisition is consistent with Gartner’s growth strategy to invest in developing world-class products and services that help our supply chain clients make the right decisions, every day”, said Gene Hall, chief executive officer, Gartner.

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Top 10 SCM Trends in 2022

Supply Chain Brain

If Covid-19 made anything clear, it is the importance of adjusting to an ever-changing market and staying resilient with an optimized, digital supply chain.

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10 Outstanding Books for SCM Professionals

Supply Chain Opz

This article will show you 10 amazing SCM books that provide the information you can really use. The reason for this was to provide a list of "classic" scm books that people can study by themselves while working full-time. Are you a supply chain management professional who are looking for inspiring ideas to improve the operations of your supply chain? Background Early this year, I published one article named " 10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time ".

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Themes from the 2018 SCM World Leaders Forum

Kinaxis

I just returned from a very inspiring 2018 SCM World Leaders Forum in London. While I attend several supply chain conferences in any given year, SCM World is a favorite of mine for a couple of reasons. In his opening remarks, Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer at SCM World, introduced the event’s theme, “Power of the Profession”. The surprising announcement during the event was that Kevin O’Marah, who has been the public face of SCM World will be leaving the organization.

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