Critical Engaged SCM Research

SCM Research

The Journal of Supply Chain Management is doing an excellent job of stretching the boundaries of our discipline. It is entitled Re-Imagining Supply Chain Challenges Through Critical Engaged Research.

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.

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Oracle Live: Cloud SCM for Speed and Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

The Oracle Live: Cloud Applications event highlighted the supply chain function due in part to the extensive supply chain disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. The post Oracle Live: Cloud SCM for Speed and Agility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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The Top Supply Chain Blogs in 2021

River Logic

S&OP Supply Chain Management logistics SCM Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning IoTAfter a long year of hardship and loss, the world economy seems set to rebound. There's hope that COVID-19 will be vanquished through mass vaccination campaigns.

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.

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

Kinaxis

It’s no different for your supply chain. It’s no wonder companies are looking for hyper-agile, synchronized supply chains. But investing based on the functionality of supply chain planning applications alone may not be the answer. 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 softwar

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

GlobalTranz

More recently, with the rise of interconnected systems, the analytics to derive value from those systems seems, and decreased costs, RFID is resurrecting as a solution for increasing supply chain management (SCM), visibility into processes, and reducing inventory tracking costs. Historically, the cost of RFID implementation and difficulty to utilize RFID in conjunction with other supply chain systems has hindered mass adoption by supply chain managers.

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SCM Technology Investment – INFORMS Provides Critical Information for Success

Arkieva

Before the current set of analytics and SCM experts, it was the OR/MS profession that drove the development and successful application of analytic and data methods to improve supply chain performance.

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Make Your Supply Chain a Lean, Mean Fighting Machine

River Logic

SCM Supply Chain Supply Chain Management

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2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

It is great to see that the 2018 impact factors of all but one journals related to supply chain management have increased, which highlights the rapidly growing relevance of our discipline again. and Journal of Supply Chain Management (7.125; +1.0). and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management (3.089; ?0.6). Research SCM Journal Ranking Supply Chain Management

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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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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What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is Supply Chain Management? The term was coined over 35 years ago but still to this day there are a large number of different definitions of SCM. To someone who is starting out their career, or who is new to the field of Supply Chain, it is understandable that there may be confusion as to the definition of SCM. But the reality is that there are many expert individuals and organizations who define Supply Chain differently.

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Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

Kinaxis

Consulting firms deliver strategy and process improvements, but leave the customer to execute and sustain the new process, while software companies sell new supply chain capabilities without executing and driving its adoption. A new alternative is now possible for companies, especially those looking to gain a competitive advantage with their SCM operations. Is SCM a Core Competency? The answer is evident almost immediately when discussing SCM with these firms.

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The Supply Chain Digital Twin: Is It Just Another Fad?

River Logic

Simulation and modeling software allow organizations to create realistic and verifiable supply chain digital twins of their supply chains. SCM supply chain modeling Digital twin Supply chain digital twinA lot has changed.

AI/ML, SCM, The Holy Grail, and Helpful Information from Foresight

Arkieva

In this blog, we point the reader to a recent article “Humachine”, which identifies the general challenge of implementing decision technology to improve SCM decision making resulting in improved organizational performance and the importance of experience in the trenches.

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Investing in SCM Technology: Vision and Trenches – Lessons for a Successful Journey

Arkieva

The purpose of a vision in this journey is to create a focus on the implementation of decision technology as tools to overcome inherent organizational cognitive limitations of bounded rationality and uncertainty bias to improve SCM.

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Three Types of SCM Definitions

SCM Research

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

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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. Practice Article Supply Chain Management

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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. Practice Article Supply Chain Management

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Cloud Supply Chain Management: SCM’s Head is in the Clouds…and For Good Reason

GlobalTranz

The use of cloud computing in supply change management is not some dark, forbidden territory any longer. In recent years, the use of cloud-based solutions has dramatically changed how modern supply chain companies operate, and the cloud supply chain management has the potential to level the playing field between all supply chain companies, especially shippers. Oracle Leading the Charge in Cloud Supply Chain Management.

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How To Be An Anti-Racist in SCM

SCM Research

Practice Supply Chain ManagementThe world is currently watching the shocking cases of police violence in the United States. But racism also exists on a smaller, more subtle level.

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Why ERP and PLM are No Longer Standard SCM Software!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. SCM software article and permission to publish here provided by Irina Kapetanakis. In the early days of supply chain digitization , these systems provided increased visibility and data pools to improve supply chain operations.

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SCM Global 50: Best Global Supply Chain Blogs

Supply Chain Opz

Managing the smooth flow of material and information in global supply chain context has been a business challenge for many years and many companies tries to find the new ways to take the advantage of the shift of global economy. Then, this article will show you some good resources that will help you handle the complexities in global scm. Global supply chain environment is dynamic and many issues changes quickly.

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Investing in SCM Technology: 6 Hints for Success – From a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Arkieva

“Chaos, complexity, and uncertainty” often victimize an organization’s supply. Investing in SCM Technology: 6 Hints for Success – From a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away was first posted on November 4, 2020 at 8:21 am. ©2017

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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. Teaching Globalization Supply Chain ManagementIt 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!

What is Supply Chain Management and Why is it Important?

River Logic

What many don't realize is that a significant percentage of their total costs are tied up with the supply chain, especially for those businesses that outsource manufacturing. These include: Supply Chain Management SCM Supply Chain Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Network Design

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). Research Journal Ranking Supply Chain Management 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.

Business Success through Sustainable SCM

SCM Research

The paper is titled Unlock the True Value of Your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management. The authors states: “Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM) can help drive positive business change by helping companies save costs, strengthen ‘license to operate’ and generate additional revenue streams.” Practice Logistics Report Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability

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On-demand SCM World webcast – Concurrency: The new era of supply chain planning

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow I’m happy to share that the following recorded webcast is now available: Concurrency: The new era of supply chain planning with Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World and Trevor Miles, Vice President of Thought Leadership, Kinaxis. Future supply chain leaders will look back at 2016 as the end of an era. Discussing the magnitude and pace of change expected in supply chain strategy, planning and decision-making; and.

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Thinking Critically about SCM Practices

SCM Research

” The author makes an excellent case for accounting, but his arguments certainly also apply for other business disciplines, including supply chain and operations management. Theory Supply Chain Management Article Teaching EthicsThe 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.

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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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Issues in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

Lambert & Cooper’s (2000) paper Issues in Supply Chain Management has certainly been one of the most influential articles of our discipline. Herein, they presented a framework for SCM as well as questions for how it could be implemented. Now, more than fifteen years later, Lambert & Enz (2017) present an updated version, Issues in Supply Chain Management: Progress and Potential. Issues in Supply Chain Management.

Investing in SCM Technology: Sense and Respond – A Vision From a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Arkieva

Having a vision of the future is important to help coordinate SCM initiatives towards the “global good” – but having a vision is worthless without effective work in the trenches. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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