3 Core Metrics & 10 Soft Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance

Cerasis

The average Supply Chain management professional measures their Supply Chain by reviewing cost reduction. Is cost reduction all that there is in measuring Supply Chain performance? What about measuring working capital in the Supply Chain?

Don’t let incorrect design assumptions affect supply chain performance

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Wouldn’t it be nice if your supply chain actually performed the way you designed it to? Supply chain perfection just got one step closer with the Self-Healing Supply Chain and its ability to improve supply chain design assumptions.

Want to Improve Supply Chain Performance and Profitability?

OneSCM

Acknowledge and Address the (Real) Root Cause of Your Supply Chain Data Silos. In a well-optimized supply chain ecosystem, information flows in all directions, as well as to and from suppliers. Especially the digitalization of an entire supply chain ecosystem. .

Want to Improve Supply Chain Performance and Profitability?

OneSCM

Acknowledge and Address the (Real) Root Cause of Your Supply Chain Data Silos. In a well-optimized supply chain ecosystem, information flows in all directions, as well as to and from suppliers. Especially the digitalization of an entire supply chain ecosystem.

Supply Chain Performance: Budget Airlines and KPIs……

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Dave Jordan Humour Performance Improvement Pharma KPI Supply Chain Supply Chain AnalyticsI have never been a fan of budget airlines and certainly not since one left me sleeping overnight in the back of beyond that is Luton Airport.

5 Things to Know About Setting Up a Better Supply Chain Performance Measurement System

Arkieva

Setting up a supply chain performance measurement system? Here are 5 things to know 5 Things to Know About Setting Up a Better Supply Chain Performance Measurement System was first posted on August 14, 2017 at 2:45 pm. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Use Simulation Planning to Predict Future Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Viewpoints

What if you could accurately predict how your supply chain will perform in the future? The post Use Simulation Planning to Predict Future Supply Chain Performance appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

Know sooner, act faster and accelerate your supply chain performance!

Kinaxis

by John Westerveld When things happen in supply chain, knowing sooner and acting faster can mean the difference between a major catastrophe and a minor hiccup in your supply chain performance. Imagine this scenario; you are a supply chain executive for a major U.S.-based

Avon Calls on E2open for Better Supply Chain Performance

E2open

Learn why Avon chose to work with E2open to develop a supply chain solution specifically for its unique business model. Learn more > The post Avon Calls on E2open for Better Supply Chain Performance appeared first on E2open | Demand. Supply.

What role should logistics providers play in supply chain performance and benchmarking?

The Network Effect

Visibility of the potential value locked in the current environment is a key driver in a supply network transformation and is being provided by today through cloud-based network platforms. The post What role should logistics providers play in supply chain performance and benchmarking?

Shareholder Value is Inextricably Linked to Supply Chain Performance

Material Handling & Logistics

"Supply chain integration is an increasingly essential component of shareholder value, and to achieve that, supply chain leaders need to speak the language of the Board of Directors and the executive suite,” said Paul Dittmann of the University of Tennessee

Changing Your Perspective to Measure Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Bureau

Why measure the performance of a supply chain? Because a supply chain is increasingly the sole competitive differentiator for an enterprise, and measuring its performance helps to improve it and detect and solve any problems.

Using Machine Learning Tools to Improve Supply Chain Performance

Halo

Our context here is supply chain planning and execution, but there is no reason to limit the scope of Machine Learning. When it comes to designing and creating technology solutions for supply chain analytics and business intelligence, this is not a throw-away idea buried in a long-forgotten PowerPoint presentation. The post Using Machine Learning Tools to Improve Supply Chain Performance appeared first on Halo.

Tools 77

How to Measure Supply Chain Performance

Material Handling & Logistics

All companies need to employ a performance measurement system to organize and manage their supply chain metrics. There are a number of well-known models and frameworks for operations, logistics and supply chain management.

Improve Supply Chain Performance via Total Productive Maintenance

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

3 Technology Trends That Will Improve Your Supply Chain Performance [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

In today’s competitive markets, it takes more than the ability to quickly respond to urgent supply chain disruptions after they start. Instead, your supply chain must predict disruptions and proactively resolve them before they negatively impact your business. By combining ubiquitous data and machine learning (ML) with an open supply chain platform, you can take advantage of new supply chain capabilities to incrementally improve your competitiveness.

Video 63

Global Trade Networks: Reaching the Next Level of Supply Chain Performance

Talking Logistics

There’s a growing discussion today about how companies need to look at the various processes that have historically been called supply chain management through a different lens — namely, a global trade network lens.

From Reactive to Proactive: Supply Chain Performance Management

Logility

I always hear people say (and I’m guilty of saying it myself), “it isn’t the technology that provides benefits in a supply chain project; it’s changing the business process.” The symmetry of technology and purpose is why we love working in Supply Chain.

Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance. With the increase in outsourcing practice since the 1990s, supply chains have become very complex, involving many intermediaries. Distorted Performance Standards.

Supply Chains Made Simple: 4 Tips to Improve Your Business’ Supply Chain Performance

Unleashed

When it comes to improving a business’ inventory performance, interrogating the supply chain can be an intimidating prospect. Supply chains are complicated and difficult, and the prospect of change typically provokes a reflexive ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’ response. Looking ahead into the future and allocating adequate resources to improve the supply chain can pay off remarkably quickly.

From Reactive to Proactive: Supply Chain Performance Management

Logility

I always hear people say (and I’m guilty of saying it myself), “it isn’t the technology that provides benefits in a supply chain project; it’s changing the business process.” The symmetry of technology and purpose is why we love working in Supply Chain.

Improving Traceability for Better Supply Chain Performance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Many companies are striving to improve supply chain traceability in response to increasing demand from customers and government regulators for more information on product flows. Researchers at the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI), Shah […].

Putting Supply Chain Performance at Your Fingertips

Supply Chain 24/7

Supply chain teams that succeed in implementing the right set of actionable supply chain analytics have a dramatic advantage over less performance-aware planning organizations

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

Improving Supply Chain Performance by Focusing on Daily Improvement

Inbound Logistics

When first engaging in a partnership, shippers and their logistics providers identify a desired outcome and work collaboratively to deliver on those promises. In order to achieve the desired ROI and deliver on the promises made during the sales process, both parties need daily activities to align with that objective

Maximize Your Global Supply Chain Performance and Global Trade Compliance

Supply Chain 24/7

Amber Road helps global organizations maximize global supply chain performance and streamline global trade compliance processes, resulting in faster time-to-market for new products, increased product innovation, significant duty savings, and reduced compliance risks

Top Ten Tips to Boost Supply Chain Performance to Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

Here are my top 10 tips to boost your Supply Chain performance towards Best in Class. OK, why do so many organisations struggle with the same old Supply Chain Challenges? Perhaps the quality of Supply Chain training and education is not what it used to be?

Is a New Sustainment Model the Next Step in Defense Acquisition Reform?

Maine Pointe

Supply Chain Performance aerospace and defenseChris Brumitt, VP Aerospace & Defense, discusses the vital importance of sustainment and acquisition model reform to the defense mission.

Assessing Freight Sustainability

Maine Pointe

Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain PerformanceMike Notarangeli, Maine Pointe’s EVP Logistics, discusses why freight sustainability has often become the key to retaining existing business and gaining new business.

Real-Time Analytics and How It’s Optimizing Supply Chain Performance

Supply Chain 24/7

The importance of understanding business intelligence analytics in real-time is constantly increasing as supply chain agility requirements rise, and because of this, thought leaders have begun to adopt supply chain analytics solutions

Supply Chains By the Numbers

Supply Chain Shaman

When 2015 rolls in, for me, it will mark a decade of quantitative research focused on understanding the evolution of supply chain management. Insights on Supply Chain Organizations. In the early years, there were no supply chain organizations.

Are You Predictive or Reactive?

Adexa

For S&OP planning, only an abstract model of the supply chain is used resulting in plans which are not very accurate. T his is how things happen in a typical supply chain. I t may not be a surprise that you are both!

Data 52

The Fight of the Titans

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain leaders are competitive. The field of supply chain management–combining source, make and deliver–into a common process started in 1982. Yet, the Titans, the first generation of supply chain super powers, continue to battle competitors.

3 Factors Driving Machine Learning Performance in Your Supply Chain [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

The demand for seamless supply chains is becoming increasingly important and – thankfully – possible when using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Three key factors, which include forecast accuracy, robustness and the explicability of data, influence your supply chain performance. With a seamless supply chain, you can have better accuracy in forecasts, become more profitable and reduce waste.

Video 65

Why Do We Plan?

Adexa

When it comes to supply chains, we plan for a number of reasons. Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE) Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Supply Chain Performance Management Supply Chain Planning

The Power of Execution

Adexa

Yes, it is nice to have visibility into your supply chain. The ability to execute the plan and be able to produce accurate plans ensures high delivery performance and happy customers.

BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last two decades the company successfully leveraged global scale to define supply chain leadership. With 12,000 supply chain employees operating in 80 countries with 2400 storage facilities, supply chain excellence and innovation are the foundation of corporate performance.