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By Morgan L. Swink, Rajdeep Golecha and Tim Richardson · March 1, 2010
The short answer is a resounding yes! New research findings show that the top supply chain management companies significantly outperform their competitors across most financial measures. This article offers insights into those financial gains that differentiate the leaders from their rivals - and offers tips on how to get your top management interested in investing for supply chain excellence.
By Arnold Maltz, Adegoke Oke, Poul Erik Christiansen, Fred O. Walumbwa · March 1, 2010
Research into the sourcing potential and practices in Africa, Eastern/Central Europe, and Asia/China reveal big differences—and big opportunities—for supply management professionals.
By Frank Quinn · March 1, 2010
Business today is unrelenting. Just as you've finished up a dynamite promotion campaign or launched a superefficient distribution center, the market has a tendency of saying, “Not bad, but what have you done for me lately?” That's cold!
By By Bridget McCrea · March 1, 2010
More and more companies are discovering that a greener, more sustainable supply chain is good not just for the environment but also for the business.
By Larry Lapide · March 1, 2010
Once again, oil prices are starting to rise. Don't scramble to accommodate later. Plan ahead now. Here's how.
By Mark A. Barratt, Elliot Rabinovich and Annibal Camara Sodero · March 1, 2010
Retailers today are struggling to manage demand across multiple channels while effectively controlling inventory levels. Vital to this process is the accuracy of their inventory systems. Cycle counting is the main technique used to curb inventory record inaccuracy (IRI), but it offers only a static perspective. This article provides clear evidence why retailers need to adopt a more dynamic perspective on their inventory picture.
By John Kerr · March 1, 2010
Most other senior managers would have thought they had the team they needed. After all, sourcing personal protective equipment for the factory was a relatively straightforward job. But Ron Casbon didn't think that way.
By Justin Reaume · March 1, 2010
When demand sags, inventory can all too easily pile up, putting pressure on the financial performance of the organization. The procurement team can do much to relieve the situation—and in the process exert a powerful impact on overall business performance. The six action steps outlined here can help supply management executives make that difference.
By Sean Murphy · March 1, 2010
Gary Lynch is managing director of the Supply Chain Risk Management Practice at Marsh, Inc. He also leads Marsh's Global Pandemic Response Center. Prior to Marsh, Lynch has held operational and IT risk positions at Booz Allen Hamilton, Chase, Prudential, and Ernst & Young. His latest book, Single Point of Failure: The Ten Essential Laws of Supply Chain Risk Management, discusses what supply chain managers need to know about risk in the current economy. Here, he talks with Supply Chain Management Review Associate Editor Sean Murphy about the book and risk management best practices.
By By Robert J. Trent · March 1, 2010
Most companies are less than satisfied with their systems in place to measure supplier performance (if they even have a system at all). But creation of an effective supplier scorecard—one that aligns directly with the outcomes sought from doing business with that supplier—is an eminently achievable goal. The key is to focus on a set of core characteristics.
By Joachim Ebert, Kumar Venkataraman, Michael Hu · March 1, 2010
To achieve the potential of distribution excellence, companies need to think outside of the box.
By By Kevin O'Marah · March 1, 2010
Are we finally ready to more from the adversarial to the truly collaborative in our supply chain relationships?
By Justin Reaume · March 1, 2010
When demand sags, inventory can all too easily pile up, putting pressure on the financial performance of the organization. The procurement team can do much to relieve the situation—and in the process exert a powerful impact on overall business performance. The six action steps outlined here can help supply management executives make that difference.
By Chad Mellon, Bob Allen and Len Prokopets · January 7, 2010
A.T. Cross was facing inventory management and demand forecasting challenges that threatened to stall growth and profitability. The solution: a fast-track S&OP initiative that resolved disconnects in planning processes, dramatically reduced finished goods inventory, sustained service levels, and lowered supply chain costs.
By Carrie Ericson, Hugo Evans and Joe Raudabauch · January 7, 2010
The building blocks for change in the supply management space are firmly in place. They are so solid, in fact, that the pace of change is accelerating faster than most people had anticipated. What does the future hold for tomorrow’s procurement leaders? This look into a day in the life of our iCPO , circa 2016, provides a glimpse.

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