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Human Capital Supply Chains: Book Review
“Goods are uniform and people are unique.” Too obvious? Maybe, but with the success that supply chain management (SCM) has brought to manufacturers, it’s time

history of supply chains  how a simple SCM history lesson can change the way you do business—and manage your workforce. And unlike its product supply chain counterpart, the HCSCM concept can be used by organizations in any industry and of any size. Final Notes The authors marketed this book by developing a one-minute book trailer hosted on Facebook . This simple (and hip) presentation clearly demonstrates the power of supply chain management to transform businesses. Human Capital Supply Chains , Tim Giehll and Sara Moss, Read More

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A Modern Tale of Long (Supply Chain) Tails -- Part III
Part II of this blog series explained ToolsGroup’s value proposition for achieving service level excellence in distribution environments. The point of the

history of supply chains  methods of judging sales history are not good for predicting the future, since even forecasts with “high accuracy” are invariably wrong, due to high demand variability and highly skewed demand distribution. Another unfortunate consequence of long tails is the so-called “bullwhip effect”, whereby on stock-outs, planners often over-react (as is human nature) and thus create overstocks and misaligned inventory. The inventory mix (and therefore the service levels) across the supply network will thus Read More
Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of April 8, 2013
In this week’s Shorts, we talk about JDA’s release of JDA eight; Retails Solutions’ value proposition; and a recent visit to Oz Development. What have you been

history of supply chains  several acquisitions, and storied history, JDA has become a conglomeration of technologies. With this announcement (which TEC will have more to say about in the near future), JDA brings 30 different solutions onto a common, cloud-based platform. JDA has certainly had the breadth of supply chain capabilities to make it a leader; now it potentially has the underlying platform to make its solutions—and its marketing message—a more integrated one. JDA’s  John Kopcke , executive vice president and Read More
The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains - Part 3
Part 1 of this series established that service supply chains have many planning levels and time horizons, which can be roughly divided into the following

history of supply chains  on the assumption that history will repeat itself, and as we all know, this is not necessarily the case. Thus, the forecast must be adjusted to reflect any deviations from historic patterns and trends. For example, consider the implications of average travel times rising in a service business. If the reported performance data is now the new standard, then managers must adjust their forecast to reflect this. Otherwise their total resource capacity for labor time is already unrealistic and overstated Read More
The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain
“Last-mile supply chain services” is an evolving segment of the supply chain industry, but a cutting-edge segment that has evolved as supply chain managers

history of supply chains  balance costs. A Brief History Of Globalization In order to understand why we got into the position we are in, it would be useful to take a short history lesson on globalization. Fundamentally, civilizations have been trading in goods and services for centuries. Trading in rare spices, silks, animals and other goods is as old as man. However, when cheap transportation came into being (with steam ships, the internal combustion engine and air transport), and when communications revolutionized the ability Read More
Collaboration 2.0: Taking Collaboration to the Next Level: From the E-mail and Document-centric World of 'Enterprise 1.0' to the People-Centric World of Enterprise 2.0
Most business collaboration continues to be conducted via e-mail and shared folders, but forward-looking organizations are increasingly considering socially

history of supply chains  2.0: Taking Collaboration to the Next Level: From the E-mail and Document-centric World of 'Enterprise 1.0' to the People-Centric World of Enterprise 2.0 Most business collaboration continues to be conducted via e-mail and shared folders, but forward-looking organizations are increasingly considering socially oriented and real-time collaboration solutions to instantly and seamlessly increase productivity between employees, suppliers, customers, and stakeholders. This white paper discusses new Read More
Optimizing The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - Part 2 An Andersen Point Of View
Performance addresses issues surrounding how the new economy is transforming the supply chain and ultimately, how Andersen conducts business. Through this

history of supply chains  The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - Part 2 An Andersen Point Of View Optimizing The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs Introduction    The objective of supply chain logistics - to provide goods to the right place at the right time in the right quantity - is easy to understand, but achieving this objective while minimizing costs is not an easy task. Each decision made at one level of the supply chain has an impact on another level. The goal of conducting Read More
Top Supply Chain Management Software Compared
Find out which supply chain management solutions really meet the needs of your company with TEC's free SCM comparison reports.

history of supply chains  Supply Chain Management Software Compared Does bigger mean better? Not necessarily. Find out which supply chain management (SCM) solutions really meet the needs of your company with TEC's free SCM comparison reports . Your TEC software comparison report will rate your choice of vendors on an even playing field. You'll get past the marketing hype and into what really counts—how well the solutions meet your specific business requirements. Size doesn't always matter—find out which SCM solutions work Read More
Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Supply chain management (SCM) systems are used to coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including manufacturers

history of supply chains  Chain Management (SCM) Supply chain management (SCM) systems are used to coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers). These systems are used to manage demand, warehouses, trade logistics, transportation, and other issues concerning facilities, and movement and transformation of materials on their way to customers. Read More
The Effective Supply Chain
In The Effective Supply Chain, learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier...

history of supply chains  Effective Supply Chain The Effective Supply Chain Manufacturers are caught in a perfect storm of difficult markets, rising costs, shrinking profit margins, and increased competition. That's why many are turning to the next wave of supply chain solutions—solutions that offer more effective, more integrated supplier management capabilities. In The Effective Supply Chain , learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier portals to: Read More
The Art Of Distributed Development Of Multi-Lingual Three-Tier Internet Applications
In this article we describe author's experience with the distributed development of multi-lingual three-tier Java/ CORBA/database Internet applications. We

history of supply chains  Art Of Distributed Development Of Multi-Lingual Three-Tier Internet Applications Introduction In this article we describe the author's experience with the unconventional development of Internet applications. They were developed for a Suisse bank as a joint cooperation between the author located in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and a Suisse software development company. The software was developed in a distributed fashion without any physical access to the production site. Due to the very strict bank's security Read More
The Effective Supply Chain: Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise
Today's manufacturing supply chain is challenged with quality mandates, cost reductions, and delivery improvements. Technology plays a key role in a company's

history of supply chains  Effective Supply Chain: Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise Today's manufacturing supply chain is challenged with quality mandates, cost reductions, and delivery improvements. Technology plays a key role in a company's ability to build and manage an effective supply chain. Read this paper to learn about the next wave of supply chain solutions and how effective supply chain management of an enterprise reduces costs, lead times, and inventories throughout the entire supply Read More
J. D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain
With co-founder McVaney once again at the helm, J. D. Edwards flexed its new supply chain management capabilities at FOCUS 2000 in Denver.

history of supply chains  D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain J. D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain S. McVey - July 7, 2000 Event Summary At its annual user conference, FOCUS 2000, J. D. Edwards previewed the latest components of its Active Supply Chain solution, the mid market ERP vendor's reincarnation of technology acquired from Numetrix in 1999. Active Supply Chain (ASC) comprises modules for Production Scheduling, Production & Distribution Planning, and Enterprise Planning with a module for discrete production Read More
Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence Solutions
For many companies, traditional business intelligence (BI) software is costly and resource-intensive. So are open source alternatives that require significant

history of supply chains  range of analytical results History - a huge reason for the use of analytical systems is to be able to save historical snapshots of items that change over time in order to analyze sequences, patterns and trends. The schema must be able to support storing and querying both current and historical versions of important business items. Performance - creating an efficient structure where, regardless of the query, the system can quickly bring together results from different places in order to serve up the Read More
KPI-driven Supply Chains: How to Master Complexity, Optimize Inventories, and Meet Rising Customer Expectations
In today’s competitive markets, manufacturers and distributors are challenged to achieve supply chain efficiencies that are on par with their rivals. To stay

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