Supply Chain

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index • One Comment

On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research. Heavily booked and running...

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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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2020 Planning Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Leadership

It has been awhile. After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing. The...

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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, we share a case study and a methodology to consider.

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Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence • One Comment

  Nick Lynch is the Global Excellence Manager at Shell Lubricants, a division of Shell Global. Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he...

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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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