Tag: Supply chain excellence

Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Market-Driven, Network of Networks

Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters The idiom,...

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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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Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

analytics, Big data supply chains, Change Management, Demand

When I was six, my mother volunteered me for a new polio vaccine trial. It was risky, but my determined mother took a chance. She believed...

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Help Supply Chain Planners Be More Successful In These Uncertain Times

Risk management, Uncategorized • 2 Comments

As I flew to Dallas, I worked on this post. Before boarding the plane, I watched a traveler pull a diet Coke from the bin and thought about...

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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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An Empty Chair….

Network of Networks, New technologies • One Comment

Across from me, sits an empty chair. In fact, sadly, there are many empty chairs in the room. Five people canceled at the last minute due...

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