Supply Chain Best Practice Tip: Managing Your Career
Supply Chain Digest - Oct. 12, 2006 The market for Supply Chain Execs is strong, but you need to plan your career path with care to maximize your attractiveness, says one prominent recruiter.
The good n
12 Steps to a Greener Supply Chain
NOVEMBER 30, 2008 Paul Brody and Mondher Ben-Hamida, IBM Global Business Services
In the 12-step movement, they say admitting you have a problem is the first step toward recovery. And when it comes t
Blueprints, January 2007 Supply-Chain Solutions The Import Process By Brian J. Gibson, PhD When shopping in the supermarket produce section, consumers may not think about the origin of the fruits and vegetables available for purchase. Given its freshness,
The purpose of Incoterms 2000 is to provide a set of international rules for the interpre tation of the most commonly used trade terms in foreign trade. Thus, the uncertainties of different interpretations of such terms in different countri
MORE CHALLENGES FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Lloyd's FTB Asia, April 2004 By THOMAS CRAIG President LTD Management
Supply chain executives have a daunting daily challenge managing a global supply chain. They must keep customers or
stores properly stocked a
ABC: An Introduction to Supply Chain Management Software
Ben Worthen, CIO Magazine March 19, 2007
What does supply chain management software do?
Supply chain management software is possibly the most fractured group of software applications on the planet.
The Hidden Value in Reverse Logistics
Diane A. Mollenkopf and David J. Closs - Supply Chain Management Review, 7/1/2005
Reverse logistics has often been viewed as the unwanted step-child of supply chain management. It has been seen as a necessary cost of
by Jerry Kilpatrick
Lean operating principles began in manufacturing environments and are known by a variety of synonyms; Lean Manufacturing, Lean Production, Toyota Production System, etc. It is commonly belie
Balanced S&OP: Sunsweet Growers story
In most supply chains, the key constraint lies either on the supply side or the demand side. But for dried -fruit producer Sunsweet Growers, both supply and demand are determined by factors beyond the companys control
Best Practices Minimize the Luck Factor in SC Planning
By Robert J. Bowman January, 2004
Ten best practices in supply-chain planning, culled from conversations with leading supply-chain executives, analysts and vendors the first of a series of six Best Pr
7 Keys to Facility Location
By John T. Mentzer - Supply Chain Management Review, 5/1/2008 A hundred-mile move in another direction, and millions of dollars saved. A location a few hundred yards off, and millions of dollars squandered. The first example de
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By Brian Gibson, Ph.D. t tarting an argument these days is easy just ask a group of managers to define supply chain management, or SCM.