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Friday, March 15, 2013
Article Four in the Game Changing Series
Supply Chain Strategy and Performance Trends
Thursday, September 06, 2012
Most companies have several areas of underlying health concerns – often unidentified (and untreated). History has shown that ignoring one or more of the following principles can contribute to the ultimate demise of an organization
Monday, July 23, 2012
FusionOps also announced new high-profile clients for its cloud-based SaaS offering, including business users and analysts at Tesla Motors, KLA-Tencor, Kimball Electronics Group, and Albéa Group.
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Monday, July 02, 2012
The right supply chain metrics can help you answer three key questions: Where do we want to go? How do we get there? And how do we know when we’ve arrived? The ability to answer these questions—in an accurate and timely manner—can lead directly to superior business performance.
Tuesday, November 08, 2011
The latest Assessment of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) study from A.T. Kearney confirms procurement’s power to drive real money to the bottom line and value to the top line. Among the leaders who do this best, seven characteristics stand out.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Mobile devices seem to be ubiquitous these days. So it’s not surprising to hear all the talk about mobility in the supply chain. But what’s the real potential of mobility in the key supply chain processes. And what’s the best way to identify and tap that potential? Carefully determining your “Mobility Index” will go a long way toward answering these questions.
Friday, July 01, 2011
What lessons about tactical planning can supply chain executives learn from yacht racing? Quite a few. In SCM, as in sailing, you need a helmsman (leader) and a willing
crew (team) to achieve the common goal—victory. Tactical planning is not something that concerns just the supply chain director and his or her people. It’s a driver of overall business success.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
The best companies approach their supply chains in a way that differs markedly from their less-successful competitors. In particular, they consistently embrace certain traits that make their operations run more smoothly and profitably. These are the traits of the supply chain leaders—practices, processes, and principles that any organization would be wise to emulate.
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Monday, November 01, 2010
Yes, we’ve all experienced some formidable challenges during the economic downturn of the past two years. But things could have been a lot worse were it not for the supply chain’s positive impact on costs, revenues, and operations. That’s just one conclusion of our annual survey, which suggests brighter times ahead and encourages supply chain professionals to get ready for the upturn.