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Supply chain management

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Andrew Seay shares an article that identifies common obstacles to successful supply chain management.  At some point or another, every company will struggle to manage its supply chain. As sales volumes grow, companies face delivery issues with suppliers, customer expectations seem to increase almost daily and new, high-volume orders bring in much-welcomed revenue, but often […]

Christian Ruf shares an informative article on how to improve supply chain network design.  One of the duties I frequently performed as an operations research analyst in consulting projects was optimizing companies’ supply chain network designs. A supply chain is a network that connects suppliers with customers to procure materials, transform them into final products, […]

Andrew Seay shares a few indications that help with supply chain management could deliver big benefits for your company. At some point or another, every company will struggle to manage its supply chain. As sales volumes grow, companies face delivery issues with suppliers, customer expectations seem to increase almost daily and new, high-volume orders bring […]

Christian D. Ruf shares a detailed article on using prescriptive analytics to design a supply chain network.  One of the duties I frequently performed as an operations research analyst in consulting projects was optimizing companies’ supply chain network designs. A supply chain is a network that connects suppliers with customers to procure materials, transform them […]

Mohannad H. Gomaa shares a concise and to-the-point  article that summarizes key thoughts and advice that are designed to update your current Supply Chain Continuity Plan (SCCP). Key thoughts and advice to update your current Supply Chain Continuity Plan (SCCP).   Business Impact Analysis:  External Suppliers and Customers:       Send questionnaires to your […]

In this article, Andrew Seay identifies common problems that arrest supply chain efficiency. At some point or another, every company will struggle to manage its supply chain.  As sales volumes grow, companies face delivery issues with suppliers, customer expectations seem to increase almost daily and new, high-volume orders bring in much-welcomed revenue, but often add […]

Anubhav Raina shares an evergreen post on building trust using the steps of supply chain management as a guide.  Trust is a vague term & people use it in different contexts. One good definition I’ve come across: “Trust is an individual’s ability to accept risk based on his or her expectations of another person’s behaviour.” […]

  As we move towards the end of the pandemic and a surge in business, Geoff Wilson provides a post for leaders to help navigate the next economic journey. We are in a world of opportunity and hurt.  Demand is high, spirits (and prices) are up, and supply is constrained.  What’s a leader to do? […]

  Balaji Padmanabhan shares an article that explains why executives must rethink the goal of cost reduction in supply chain operations to maintain a competitive advantage. With repeated disruptions impacting business in recent years—from the financial crisis to severe weather to Covid-19—ensuring continuity of supply has become a top priority for CEOs and Boards. A […]

  Mohannad Gomaa shares an article designed to help you manage supply chain resilience by developing a continuity guide.  Supply Chain Continuity Plan (SCCP) Manage your Supply chain resilience and provide the business with a supply chain business continuity plan Business Impact Analysis External Suppliers and Customers: Send questionnaires to your suppliers and service providers […]