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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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Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse mana...
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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...
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...
RedPrairie: Enabling End-to-End Supply Chains (from Manufacturer to Retail Shelf)
RedPrairie provides best-of-breed supply chain execution, workforce, and all-channel retail solutions designed to streamline and expedite the flow of goods from

history of supply chains  example, has had a history of demonstrated success leveraging the e-commerce, contact center, and WMS solutions that are now a part of the RedPrairie offering, to enable efficient all-channel commerce to delight its customers, whether they are making their purchases online, on the phone, or in the store. PJ: Is there anything that you are at liberty to volunteer on the company's future moves, i.e., new functional scope, verticals, etc.? RP: The main focus is on integrating the recently acquired assets, Read More...
A Modern Tale of Long (Supply Chain) Tails -- Part I
As a little kid growing up in former (and erstwhile happy) Yugoslavia and watching my elders, day in, day out, downing dozens of strong Turkish coffees with

history of supply chains  a proof of its history of success, ToolsGroup points out that 95 percent of customer licenses ever purchased are still in operation today, under maintenance. Although not sanctioned by SAP under its prestigious Industry Value Network (IVN) clique (where SmartOps and MCA Solutions rather bask in their glory for ordinary and spare parts inventory optimization, respectively), ToolsGroup can still tout its bolt-on capabilities and information technology (IT) compliance (agnosticism). It has over 30 Read More...
WorkWise's eWarehouse provides Groschopp with added control of the entire life cycle of its inventory
Groschopp initially purchased TCM in 1994 and subsequently expanded its usage to over 40 TCM licensed users and 12 data collection users. Groschopp has

history of supply chains  s eWarehouse provides Groschopp with added control of the entire life cycle of its inventory Groschopp initially purchased TCM in 1994 and subsequently expanded its usage to over 40 TCM licensed users and 12 data collection users. Groschopp has evolved into an expert user of the entire suite of TCM applications, including MRP, MPS, and Shop Floor Control with complex scheduling. One of their main objectives was the ability to bin track and optimize inventory, leading both to cost savings and also Read More...
Resilient Supply Chains: The Next Frontier
Advances in leaner and faster supply chains have, in many cases, come at the price of increased brittleness. It is time to make supply chains more resilient

history of supply chains  Supply Chains: The Next Frontier We're Getting Faster, Leaner, and More Spread Out The past two decades have witnessed dramatic improvements to supply chain performance through lean manufacturing, just-in-time (JIT) inventory, ever-increasing velocity, extreme outsourcing, and related transformations. In the ten years from 1992 to 2002, the ratio of inventories to shipments in the US fell from 1.65 to 1.35 (see figure 1). These are enormous numbers in the context of our multi-trillion dollar Read More...
n.Skep
The n.SKEP solution suite enables a company to view, analyze, simulate, and understand all supply chain data. Supply chain managers are given a clear vision

history of supply chains  Skep The n.SKEP solution suite enables a company to view, analyze, simulate, and understand all supply chain data. Supply chain managers are given a clear vision of the alternatives so they can easily make the right decisions. n.SKEP covers all supply chain processes at the strategic and tactical levels, as well as at the operation level, and enables drawing up multilevel forecasts, planning, optimization of distribution, and production. n.SKEP solutions enable information sharing between users via the Read More...
Case Study: Wausau Supply
The main business challenge faced by Wausau Supply@an American distributor of building materials@was its ability to provide next-day delivery to small lumber

history of supply chains  Study: Wausau Supply The main business challenge faced by Wausau Supply—an American distributor of building materials—was its ability to provide next-day delivery to small lumber yards and to a greater number of conglomerates. But Wausau didn’t have an up-to-date system for back-office or logistics operations, and needed a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with visibility into its inventory at all locations. Find out more. Read More...
Brain of Supply Chain System
Advanced planning and optimization makes supply chain systems cost effective. It is the brain of the supply chain because it works on top of all other software

history of supply chains  of Supply Chain System Q. What is the ultimate goal of supply chain management in business? A. To perfectly match the supply side activities of procurement, production planning, distribution planning, production allocation, warehouse planning, inventory planning and so forth with the demand side activities of incoming orders and forecasts so that all demands are met with the least cost. Are today's enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management Read More...
Intelligent Response Management Strategies for Managing Demand-Supply Networks
Over 190 companies were surveyed regarding their challenges within demand-supply networks and the top priorities for managing these networks. This paper is

history of supply chains  Response Management Strategies for Managing Demand-Supply Networks Over 190 companies were surveyed regarding their challenges within demand-supply networks and the top priorities for managing these networks. This paper is based on an analysis of that survey and highlights the need for companies to focus on intelligent response management strategies that bridge planning and execution. 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...
The Case of A Boutique Vendor's Benefits of Focus - IRM Corporation
A tightly focused vendor, IRM Corporation, has fine tuned its products, services, its sales process and even its commercial terms to match the realities of its

history of supply chains  team and a long history of working in and serving these markets have lead to in-depth knowledge of the target customer's business environment. That environment includes razor thin margins that have led to these manufacturers and their distributors taking a conservative approach to management. A target customer would be a food manufacturer/producer that sells branded products (vs. private labeled products) to foodservice/vending operators (e.g., restaurants, schools, entertainment, convenience stores, Read More...
EXE Latest Vendor to Join IBM Supply Chain Club
IBM and EXE Technologies today announced a global strategic relationship in which the two vendors will provide supply chain customers with integrated solutions

history of supply chains  Latest Vendor to Join IBM Supply Chain Club EXE Latest Vendor to Join IBM Supply Chain Club S. McVey- November 17, 1999 Event Summary EXE Technologies recently announced an agreement with IBM to combine strategy, marketing, sales, and development forces. The Dallas based supply chain execution (SCE) vendor is the latest in a growing number of IBM global partners that includes i2 Technologies, Industri-Matematik International, and SynQuest. EXE's flagship products, Exceed warehouse management and Read More...
Fear of the Unknown, the Art of War, and Competitiveness
It is not unusual to use the metaphor of war to construct theories of business competition—substituting competing vendors for the mortal enemy. But what about

history of supply chains  wish to compete. Endgame History has demonstrated that the concept of competitive advantage is in constant flux. Although numerous attempts have been made to list a certain number of characteristics (such as the service, product differentiation, and so on), the Spanish version of Wikipedia gives a good definition, along the following lines: The list of potential competitive advantages is very long. Nevertheless, it is thought that for a market in constant flux, a competitive advantage does not really Read More...

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