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Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy
Outsourcing and global competition are forcing companies to transform their supply chains from linear processes into adaptive networks. Communities of customer

key performance indicator supply chain  process, and innovation perspectives. Key performance indicator (KPI) reporting, based on a set of predefined metrics that align performance with the objectives of the other members of the supply chain, can help generate mutual gains and savings. Note that almost every industry is experimenting with supply chain collaboration, creatively adapting the concept to fit its specific needs. For example, consumer products and retail companies are implementing safety stock levels across their entire supply

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Catapulting over the Supply Chain Abyss with Real-time Alerts


Despite increased use of key performance indicators (KPIs), supply chain managers’ measurement initiatives continue to come up short. Because of their retrospective nature, KPIs offer little value to today’s complex supply chains. But several market-leading companies are using network-wide KPIs, supported by real-time alerts, to flag problems early, intervene as needed, and improve business results. Find out how.

key performance indicator supply chain  Despite increased use of key performance indicators (KPIs), supply chain managers’ measurement initiatives continue to come up short. Because of their retrospective nature, KPIs offer little value to today’s complex supply chains. But several market-leading companies are using network-wide KPIs, supported by real-time alerts, to flag problems early, intervene as needed, and improve business results. Find out how. Read More

Measuring the Supply Chain Outside Your Enterprise


Since supply chains, by definition, are about the end-to-end inter-enterprise process, we highlight the growing importance of looking outside your four walls when thinking about supply chain performance management. If you are overwhelmed by the number of supply chain measures you are tracking, it’s better to focus your energies on a few that can have a significant impact.

key performance indicator supply chain  the supply chain, a key principle of effective management is about reducing variability. And with more of the supply chain being outsourced these days, the sources of variability have also shifted outside the enterprise. (This month, we'll focus on measuring the right things, and in next month's article, we'll talk about the right way to measure them.) Students of systemic thinking are also familiar with the constraint management mantra: An improvement on the constraint is an improvement throughout the Read More

Business Intelligence: What Makes a Good Performance Indicator?


Decision makers use key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the present state of business and choose a course of action. But what are KPIs? And more importantly, how do you determine your company’s KPIs? Don’t neglect the customer’s perspective when doing your performance measurement metrics. And ensure data assessment is done in real time. Find out more about how to get the right KPIs for your business operations.

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Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of March 25, 2013


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key performance indicator supply chain  interface, reporting, an interactive key performance indicator (KPI) dashboard, and a redesigned configuration utility. In the same  press release , Quintiq says that it expects 2013 revenues to reach $100 million, after experiencing growth of some 43 percent (using internal, unaudited figures) in 2012. Epicor Insights 2013 Are you attending  Epicor   Insights 2013 , June 13-16? Epicor always puts together a rich and full agenda, and this year appears to be no different. TEC’s  Aleksey Osintsev Read More

10 Things a Performance Management System Can Do for You


Wondering why performance management matters? Discover the 10 vital capabilities an organization can only achieve with a best-of-breed employee performance management (EPM) system.

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Why Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization


In Why Performance Management?

key performance indicator supply chain  Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization If your midsized company is in competition with larger, wealthier rivals, how can you level the playing field—or maybe steal an advantage? Performance management (PM) gives you that opportunity. Being smaller and more agile, your midsized company is better positioned to use PM to bring information and people together—and respond faster to changing market conditions. In Why Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization , Read More

Fault Meets Performance -- Comprehensive Infrastructure Management Part 2: The Solution


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WAM Systems Offers Supply Chain Planning Packaged Solution For Chemicals


Not many people know of WAM Systems, a privately held supply chain management vendor situated in a Philadelphia suburb. Emboldened by growing interest and new venture capital, the company intends to make its presence known.

key performance indicator supply chain  groups. Usability is a key strength - especially in regard to tracking inventory availability, which PICASO enables through an intuitive graphical user interface. Out-of-the-box solution : Since chemical manufacturing presents unique challenges, most vendors have not bothered to package functionality as WAM has done, but design custom solutions one client at a time. Some, like Aspen Technology , offer software toolsets that are intended for large companies that still staff engineering departments Read More

Is There a Magic Pill for Web Performance Problems?


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Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics


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High-performance CPM Is Redefining the Role of Enterprise-quality FP&A Tools


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Symix Systems, Inc. recently announced an addition to its e-business application suite, eSyte Supply Chain. It offers multi-site capacity and material planning capabilities that have been given new relevance with the advent of B2B collaboration.

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key performance indicator supply chain  Performance Management: Key to Rapid Response for Today's Successful Midsize Companies In today's business climate, enterprise performance management (EPM) systems have risen from the status of nice-to-have to must have for midsize companies, particularly those that experienced substantial growth prior to the current economic downturn. This paper discusses some of the ways the new unpredictability of external market forces has escalated the value of precise internal forecasts and quick Read More