Tag: inventory

Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

customer-centric supply chains, demand driven, Supply Chain Excellence

Insights on performing a supply chain diagnostics and improving supply chain planning.

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Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street


Four strategies to deploy as supply chain becomes mainstream. ...

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Looking Beyond Red Arrows

Demand, Inventory Management, market-driven value chains, Market-driven value networks

When I engage with supply chain leaders , I ask, “Are you making progress?” Most will nod their heads ‘yes’, but...

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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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The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar-Coat the Real Issue

Uncategorized • 2 Comments

This morning my mailbox was bombarded with the news of a tentative agreement/settlement of the nine-month labor conflict between the...

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Renegade Riposte

Market-Driven, Uncategorized • 2 Comments

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Market-Driven, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence • One Comment

Supply chain management, as a practice in commercial operations, is now thirty years old. Early 2012 marked the end of the third decade and...

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Three Lies and a Truth

Market-Driven, Supply Chain, Uncategorized • 2 Comments

When new groups come together, the forming process is often awkward.  Teams want to know each other, but introductions are strained. So,...

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