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1. eCommerce Sales Grew 16% in 2017; Online Fraud Soared 30%
(News)
... potential losses, from identity theft to chargeback fraud.” Eaton-Cardone says there are several proactive steps eCommerce merchants can take to reduce fraud risk and improve profitability: Always ...
Created on 07 May 2018
2. Sustainability in the Chain
(Management)
... adopted SCM software to enable them maintain production, delivery, and profitability as the complexity of their supply chain increases and changes. Traditionally SCM systems have focused on the basic issues ...
Created on 05 March 2018
3. Supply Chain and the TCJA Effect on Jobs
(Management)
... will benefit the company and its profitability. The TCJA is widely viewed among supply chain executives as a positive move that will create better profitibility for their own companies and for some of ...
Created on 12 February 2018
4. 3 Ways a CPO Can Transform a Business
(Management)
... impact The IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) recently released a study on the impact that Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) can have on a company’s long-term profitability. The study findings indicated ...
Created on 24 October 2017
5. Use Your Suppliers to Innovate
(News)
Today's new acronym: SEI, or supplier-enabled innovation. It makes sense to involve your supply chain partners in developing ideas to improve processes and profitability, does it not?The staff at Suppl ...
Created on 27 July 2016
6. Take Advantage of Supply Chain Big Data
(Technology)
... profitability According to a study by McKinsey on the effects of applying analytics to big data are telling. They report, “The average initial increase in profits from big data investments was 6 percent ...
Created on 27 June 2016
7. Is Omnichannel Making You Money?
(News)
... it may be a good idea to revisit that question.In an article on the DC Velocity site, Richard Sharpe proposes a simple framework by which profitability can be evaluated. Check it out HERE. ...
Created on 28 March 2016
8. Mind Your Data
(Management)
... in - an increase in its operating margin of more than 60%. OK that's 'operating margin' and not overall profitability. But what other kinds of measures could even be considered that could reduce expense ...
Created on 28 March 2016
9. How's Your Trading Partner Meeting Working Out?
(Management)
... n efficiency with regard to paper clips, if paper clips are only 1% of your over-all business, all your triumphs in that one dimension will barely nudge global profitability. To see clearly both the positi ...
Created on 26 October 2015
10. Integrate Your Systems Now While Transaction Volume is Lower
(Integration)
... can quickly eat into profitability. Which leads to the second problem with manual entry — delays. When volumes are low there is typically no dedicated staff member assigned to process transactions as ...
Created on 21 September 2015
11. Supplier Relationships Matter
(News)
... relationships with suppliers matter from a profitability standpoint. Read her summary HERE. ...
Created on 24 May 2015
12. Suppliers in the Chain
(Supply)
... fair? It isn’t. Are some of the players on both sides unreasonable? Definitely. And are there real problems that stand in the way for both retailers and suppliers meeting their profitability goals? Absolutely. ...
Created on 15 December 2014
13. Procurement Can Deliver Savings
(News)
...  the report, summarized by Gina Roos on the EPS site, companies are missing out on using procurement to improve profitability. Read all about it HERE. ...
Created on 21 October 2014
14. Opportunities In Your Supply Chain
(Supply)
... e mathematical programing and identify which KPIs their business profitability is most effected by through the use of sensitivity analysis. No. 7 Companies that can identify the right KPIs and KPPs enj ...
Created on 25 August 2014
15. The Importance of Integration
(Integration)
Integration is always a hot topic for the supply chain. It's a powerful tool to improve profitability by reducing costs. Like a lot of ideas, though, its effectiveness depends quite a bit on context. Wha ...
Created on 09 January 2014
16. Hazards of Big Data
(Technology)
... in - an increase in its operating margin of more than 60%. OK that's 'operating margin' and not overall profitability. But what other kinds of measures could even be considered that could reduce expense ...
Created on 06 January 2014
17. Really Using Pareto
(News)
The Pareto Principle, or the 80/20 rule as it's frequently called, is useful in many business situations. In a blog on the Supply Chain Digest site. Dr. Michael Watson discusses how it can be used in supply ...
Created on 02 January 2014
18. Selling Procurement
(News)
In the ongoing quest to become more strategic, perhaps procurement can take some cues from the sales team. Defining and selling value is the key.Procurement can have a huge bottom-line impact, so that's ...
Created on 16 December 2013
19. The Approaching Supply Chain Apocalypse
(Supply)
... is an overstatement. All that being true, the need for uncomplicated and transparent status monitoring is important to the wellbeing of the supply chain and to the profitability of the participants. The ...
Created on 04 October 2013
20. 3PL Rankings
(News)
The latest world-wide rankings for 3PL's are in, and only 2 American companies cracked the top 10. Some interesting information about market growth and profitability of different 3PL areas of focus is als ...
Created on 07 July 2013