Archive for February, 2015

The latest trending in Supply Chain Planning

The latest trending in Supply Chain Planning

As the science of supply chain management gets more complex and refined, we rightly expect to gain more control in terms of supply continuity. We like to get as lean as possible in order to take advantage of keeping inventory costs down and this is where it’s important that supply chain planning (SCP) keeps pace with the development of the […]

by · February 26, 2015 · Procurement, Supply Chain
The increasing attraction of supply chain integration

The increasing attraction of supply chain integration

To get the best out of any supply chain it must be fully integrated with the other legacy components of the systems running a business; in particular ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management), and PLM (Product Life-cycle Management). It also involves extending information and participation over the Internet to foster effective collaboration between all trading parties involved […]

by · February 17, 2015 · Supply Chain
The importance of supply chain risk management

The importance of supply chain risk management

Significant interruptions to global supply chains can cause major disruptions. They can drastically affect your company’s revenue, cut into its market share, send costs soaring above budget, and threaten real-time production and distribution. It’s impossible to sell goods if they cannot be manufactured or delivered. These sorts of disruptions can adversely affect your company’s credibility with clients, investors and stakeholders, […]

by · February 12, 2015 · Supply Chain