Supply Chain

Decline In Performance in Consumer Products. Are You To Blame?

analytics, Supply Chain Complexity, Supply chain excellence

On Thursday morning, I began an engagement with a food manufacturer attempting to drive “Supply Chain 2.0.” When I asked for a...

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Is S&OP Excellence Slip Slidin’ Away?

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 3 Comments

At what point does erosion cause the side of a mountain to give way? It is usually the small shifts….over time, there is degradation....

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Have You Given Your Planner Love Today?

Change Management, Demand, Global Supply Chains, Market-Driven, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Talent

As I write this blog, Valentine cards scatter my desk. This is the week for love: a time to send cards and letters to those that we...

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Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Complexity, Supply chain excellence

In supply chains, it is easier to add items than to rationalize product portfolios. Only 3% of companies do this well. In this blog post,...

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Our Walk In The Fog

Global Supply Chains, Supply chain excellence, Uncategorized • One Comment

Woolly descriptions. Fuzzy definitions. Over-arching superlatives. Last week as I spoke at an European event, I struggled to gain clarity...

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Clorox Successfully Implements a Program for Value Chain Segmentation

Supply chain excellence

Case study of Clorox's implementation of value chain segmentation. A decade of focus progress improving business results....

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