Supply Chain Excellence

Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Demand, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply chain planning

Benchmarking is a measurement of the quality of an organization’s policies, products, programs or strategies against standard...

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S&OP: A Tough Nut to Crack

Market-Driven, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain Excellence • 3 Comments

Idiom – A Tough Nut to Crack: A problem that is very difficult to solve. Cambridge Dictionary Sales and Operations Planning...

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Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Demand, Market-Driven, New technologies, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights Community • One Comment

Forty years ago, as a chemical engineering student, I learned the tedious craft of chemical plant design. It was a world of heat...

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Sales and Operations Alignment: Often the Missing Link

Demand, Market-Driven, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights Community, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

I pushed aside Shane’s motorbike helmet and jacket to take a seat in his crowded office. It was a beautiful spring day in March in...

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Clouds: A Beautiful Thing for Sure!

Big data supply chains, New technologies, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights Community

I have been an analyst for over a decade. Two years at Gartner, six years at AMR Research (now Gartner), two years at Altimeter Group, and...

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Let’s Fail Forward….

Supply Chain, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

One in three companies have a supply chain center of excellence, but only one in two is successful. These are grim statistics. This is...

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