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Do Digital Your Way. Sidestep the Supply Chain Conquistadors

Supply Chain Shaman

Sometimes organizations are too sure and chase shiny objects, push a fad, or fall prey under the spell of a Supply Chain Conquistador. The Quest for a Digital Supply Chain. The supply chain warrior selling digital supply chain concepts has similar goals.

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Peloton’s Supply Chain Strategy Turnabout

Supply Chain Matters

This week, the company announced a reversal in manufacturing and supply chain strategy, as well as a major turnabout. Supply chain strategy, process, talent and enabling technologies each play important roles.

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Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – Strategy

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to the Strategy edition of our FMCG supply chain guide. Each discipline is a key room in the Enchange Supply Chain House which provides a simple to follow guide for your supply chain improvement journey.

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Supply Chain Strategy Mistakes

Logistics Bureau

Developing a Supply Chain Strategy is not hard. But here are some mistakes people make in putting the strategies together. Vertical Integration in the Supply Chain: Is it on the Rise?

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

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8 Actionable Supply Chain Trends for 2023

The Network Effect

The post 8 Actionable Supply Chain Trends for 2023 appeared first on The Network Effect. Leadership and Strategy Network Business Supply Chain Management

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No Supply Chain Strategy? Here’s How to Develop One

Logistics Bureau

As you’ll know, if you follow our blog regularly, Logistics Bureau does a great deal of work related to supply chain strategy development and alignment. A company without a supply chain strategy is at a competitive disadvantage. Lean supply chain practices.

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Snapshot of 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group through its affiliate the Supply Chain Matters blog shares select individual prediction snapshots that are included in our Annual 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Research Advisory publishing later this month.

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Pre-pandemic only 30% of supply chain leaders were satisfied with their supply chains, and during the pandemic, business leader satisfaction is falling precipitously.

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Trends 2023: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

For years, supply chain professionals have toiled in obscurity while making the global economy run smoothly. When the Covid pandemic threw a wrench into the supply chain’s well-oiled machine, supply chain challenges were suddenly front-page news.

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

In this webinar, join Kelly Barner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, Head of Content and Brand Partnerships at Art of Procurement, and Host of the Dial P for Procurement podcast on Supply Chain Now, as she considers the most pressing challenges of the day, looking for lessons we can learn to bolster agility and resilience in the future.

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3 Strategies To Improve Supply Chain Agility

C3 Solutions

The modern supply chain is growing more and more complex every day. With new technologies popping up, digital tools for all functions one can think of, and then some, supply chains now don’t necessarily need to run lean.

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Four Strategies for Addressing Supply Chain Disruption

Supply Chain Brain

Following are four key logistics strategies that are likely to pick up steam in 2023

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Availability of 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Advisory

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group announces that our latest Research Advisory, 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains is now available for reading.

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Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

Included in this post is Cummins’ digital award for the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire. I want to understand why some companies outperform on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter while others do not. I am enlisting their support to share their stories in podcasts, blog posts and at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 6-9. About twice a month, companies ask me to review their strategy documents. Customer-Centric Strategies.

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4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

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Demand Shaping Strategies for a More Profitable Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

As the supply chain crisis enters yet another year, demand volatility continues to reach unprecedented heights. Let’s take a look at what demand shaping is and why it could be critical to your supply chain. Ensure Supply and Demand are Aligned.

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Examples of Supply Chain Focused Control Layer Technology Platforms

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides two specific application examples of Cloud platform based supply chain focused control layer technology applied to address supply chain business process challenges.

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Supply Chain Leaders, Chained to Tradition, Face the Whip

Supply Chain Shaman

Life for the supply chain leader is more complex. We are living in a world of rich supply chain case studies. Each day, the Wall Street Journal features a supply chain failure as front-page news. Why Is There No Economy of Scale in Supply Chain Acquisitions?

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Understanding Supply Chains Part 2 – Systems & KPIs

Logistics Bureau

What do you need to know about your supply chain? Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Top 6 Supply Chain KPIs: Keep Your Dashboards Simple Warehouse KPIs and Warehouse Performance No Supply Chain Strategy?

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The Keys to Business Continuity Planning

Speaker: Ron Spiteri, Director of TXM Lean Solutions

The pandemic has been the most significant disruption to global supply chains since the dawn of the industrial world. A key learning of this disruption has been the need for business continuity planning to mitigate future disruptions, which we know will come. Join Ron Spiteri of TXM Lean Solutions, and learn the key steps to take control of your supply chain risks.

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Save The Supply Chain Leader From Groupthink

Supply Chain Shaman

Thirty-one months of supply chain disruption. The Russian invasion of Ukraine stretches into a much longer war resulting in serious disruptions to the food, automotive, and semi-conductor supply chains. Supply Chain Performance over the Period of March 2020 to July 2022.

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Agile Supply Chain: How to Bend, Not Break, Your Supply Chain Planning Process - ToolsGroup

Mary Vasile

An agile supply chain uses data, technology and collaboration to effectively navigate market volatility. Discover the strategies you need to stay flexible and competitive

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The Supply Chain’s Groundhog Day Experience

Enterra Insights

” For the past several years, supply chain professionals have lived through a recurring series of obstacles and challenges — and that loop hasn’t ended. The Supply Chain Quarterly staff predicts, “The supply chain challenges of the past few years are far from over.”[1]

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Success Strategies for Demand Forecasting in Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

There’s been a lot of change in how we view supply chain demand forecasting: we moved from a focus on supply—what and how much to supply or replenish—to the demand-driven supply chain, which placed too much emphasis on the intermediate goal of an accurate demand forecast.

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The Modern Supply Chain: Global Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite - Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

Fueled by innovation and modernization, Bart Huthwaite will unpack how developing and improving your resilience and adaptability will future-proof your global supply chain and set you up for long-term success.

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Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. See You At the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit?

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5 Strategies to Establish Supply Chain Continuity

ivalua

Get up to speed with the newest changes and learn what it takes to enable effective, scalable supplier collaboration –including how to reduce risk, improve supply chain visibility, and build operational resilience and responsiveness. Map Your Sub-tier Supply Chain.

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Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

At Supply Chain Insights , as we combed through over 9000 quantitative responses on supply chain management from business leaders to understand what drives supply chain excellence in preparation for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , in the process, we proved Hau Lee’s theorem in the Famous Harvard Business Review Article, “Triple A Supply Chains.” First, great supply chains are agile.

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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. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

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Supply Chain Communication: 4 Effective Strategies for Better Supplier Communication

ToolsGroup

” One of the most famous quotes in our cultural lexicon is a sobering reminder that effective communication is one of the keys to running a successful supply chain, yet it is often overlooked in importance until it becomes an issue. Identify Supply Chain Planning Stakeholders.

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The Hill Supply Chain Leaders Climb

Supply Chain Shaman

Word Misappropriation In Supply Chain. I struggle day-to-day with the misappropriation of words in the building of an effective supply chain. Each day in my work with clients, I review strategy documents. A supply chain will never be agile and efficient.

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What are the best Supply Chain Strategies for 2021

ivalua

Supply Chain Strategies: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us So Far? Many nations are now facing the prospect of new lockdowns which will undoubtedly further impact global supply chains. . Supply Chain Risk Management on the World Stage – Lessons Learned.

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My Lessons in Interviewing Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

In business conversations, the term supply chain excellence rolls off the tongue frequently in meetings, but what does it mean? Supply chain excellence is harder to define than to say. We aim to move companies from a cost-based agenda to drive value in their supply chains.

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A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

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Supply Chain Performance Declined In the Last Decade. The Question is Why?

Supply Chain Shaman

We stubbed our toe in supply chain management at the beginning of the decade. Facing The Issues of Supply Chain Performance. As I work through this year’s Supply Chains to Admire , I cannot help but shake my head. appeared first on Supply Chain Shaman.