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1. Inventory's Function in the Supply Chain
(News)
It's an interesting question: is inventory an asset, or waste? Lora Cecere has looked long and hard at the role of inventory in supply chain strategy and has come to several important conclusions.In he ...
Created on 08 September 2015
2. Who Has a Supply Chain Strategy (part 2)?
(News)
In the followup to a previous article, Dan Gilmore of the Supply Chain Digest looks at the state of supply chain strategy. He's surprised at the lack of a formal supply chain strategy among many he's surveye ...
Created on 17 August 2015
3. Who Has a Supply Chain Strategy?
(News)
Having a supply chain strategy that's linked to overall company strategy sounds like something all companies should have, right? Well, Dan Gilmore of the Supply Chain Digest took a quick survey on the subjec ...
Created on 10 August 2015
4. Uber Model Could Wreak Uber Upheaval In Supply Chain Logistics
(Logistics)
... According to Richard Wilding, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at the Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom, the Uber model offers both pros and cons. For example, in an Uber World, ...
Created on 28 May 2015
5. Build a Customer-Centric Strategy
(News)
In the latest in a series of article on how to build supply chain strategy, Alexis Rotenberg on JDA's blog site talks about moving to a customer-centric model.It's not an easy path and many supply chai ...
Created on 24 May 2015
6. SAP's New Supply Chain Strategy
(News)
SAP, not known as a supply chain innovator, is making a bold move toward building some interesting solutions. It's not a done deal, but the building blocks are being developed.Steve Banker tells us what's ...
Created on 23 April 2014
7. Reaching for Supply Chain Excellence
(News)
... points about Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP).Developing a winning supply chain strategy is hard work, and her article provides some great insight to ease the challenge. Check it out HERE. ...
Created on 06 October 2013
8. Stay Flexible as Fuel Prices Fluctuate
(Logistics)
... though, when it comes to their supply chain strategies. It is critical to have a dynamic, rather than static supply chain strategy in a time of rising oil prices. So they must plan ahead and evaluate where ...
Created on 10 December 2012
9. WalMart and its Suppliers
(News)
...  in CFO Magazine opines the WalMart supply chain strategy may not be sustainable if it continues to be based on leveraging its buying power. Read it HERE.    ...
Created on 22 October 2012
10. New Thoughts on Supply Chain Networks
(News)
Looking at your supply chain in a comprehensive manner is one of the keys to good network design. It's not just picking out where your DCs should be built. IN a Supply Chain Digest article, Jeff Karrenbauer ...
Created on 14 October 2012
11. Food Safety Modernization Act, and What You Need To Do With ASNs
(Retail)
... ture, though. Scott Bolduc, Director of Supply Chain Strategy at SPS Commerce, emphasizes that GS1 is still drafting standards that the FDA will eventually enforce. Retailers can't comply with the FSMA  ...
Created on 01 July 2012
12. Food Safety Modernization Act, and What You Need To Do With ASNs
(Supply)
... ture, though. Scott Bolduc, Director of Supply Chain Strategy at SPS Commerce, emphasizes that GS1 is still drafting standards that the FDA will eventually enforce. Retailers can't comply with the FSMA  ...
Created on 01 July 2012
13. Lean and Green
(Technology)
For years we’ve been aware of Manufacturing Companies implementing LEAN initiatives. Those same concepts were looked at for the Retail industry over the last 5 years, and companies were building out teams ...
Created on 16 May 2011