Supply Chain

S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index, Supply chain planning • One Comment

It is Sunday. Today I assume a familiar position. Now a ritual, with coffee in one hand and country music blaring, I sit in my faded green...

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Integrated Planning: Is It Rubbish? Be Careful What You Ask For.

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, Demand, Inventory Management, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 4 Comments

On Sunday I spent the day at the Barnes Foundation with an old friend Karen. I love art museums, and connections with old friends are great...

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Evolution of B2B Networks

Risk management, Supply Chain

Today Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm, announced a definitive agreement to purchase Elemica, a provider of Supply Chain...

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Groundhog Day

Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index

Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a Groundhog emerges from the burrow, then the...

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Measuring Up?

metrics that matter, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index, Supply Chains to Admire

The average manufacturing company’s supply chain organization is 15 years old. Historically, the traditional supply chain focused on...

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2016: Building a Balanced Scorecard for Discrete Industries

Bricks Matter, metrics that matter, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Excellence

2016 is around the corner. For the supply chain leader it is time to reflect and build budget targets. To  help, in this blog post I...

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