Supply Chain Management

Target’s New Roadmap for Growth by Overhauling It’s SCM and Infrastructure

Target’s New Roadmap for Growth by Overhauling It’s SCM and Infrastructure

Retailers are faced with new challenges to meet the ever growing demands of the customers. New strategies are planned by the retailers with innovative initiatives to compete in the cutting edge competitive enviro. The Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell of Target took over the reins of the reputed retail chain in July 2014. Prior to take over the Target, Brian […]

Distributed Order Management Software offers supply chain execution excellence in the omni-channel world environment

Distributed Order Management Software offers supply chain execution excellence in the omni-channel world environment

As omni-channel retailing grows in popularity, supply chain execution managers are beginning to take more and more interest in Distributed Order Management, or DOM for short. DOM is something that has been around for a number of years. It first materialized in the late 1990s but didn’t really take-off in a big way. However, in recent years, with the escalation […]

by · August 24, 2015 · Supply Chain Management
The 7 key factors to IoT success

The 7 key factors to IoT success

The supply chain pipeline has seen a lot of hype over recent months regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Internet of Everything (IoE) as others prefer to call it. But does all of this hype actually represent what is really happening? The thing about all of the recent hype is that a lot of it looks at the […]

Metrics – Championing the cause of the supply chain management professional

Metrics – Championing the cause of the supply chain management professional

Metrics are not simply a way of measuring things. They can also empower supply chain management professionals to bring about the changes that are needed in their company’s supply chains in order to equalize the status between competing factors. Let’s take a look at three different business scenarios in order to ascertain how metrics can be used to solve the […]

by · July 20, 2015 · Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Logistics Board Game – Educating the next generation of professionals

Supply Chain Logistics Board Game – Educating the next generation of professionals

Just over 12 months ago, London, England witnessed the launch of an innovative supply chain logistics board game entitled “Business on the Move.” Since its initial debut, the game has sold more than 80% of its initial batch of 2,800 to schools and colleges all over the UK, and the games founders, Patricia Smedley and Andy Page, are now urging […]

The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2015 – Why you should enter?

The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2015 – Why you should enter?

All supply chain management professionals like to think they occupy a place in the upper echelons of the supply chain industry.  Some however go out of their way to prove this to be the case, and we at Supply Chain Station would like to remind those of you to whom this applies, that the Supply Chain European Excellence Awards are […]

by · June 22, 2015 · Supply Chain Management
The changing face of supply chain management and the challenges we face

The changing face of supply chain management and the challenges we face

As the topography of the global supply chain landscape continues to change, the skills that supply chain management commands need to change. Increasingly, as businesses strive to get the very best out of their supply chains, in view of emerging technologies and the constantly changing shape of global markets, more and more is being expected of supply chain managers. Unfortunately […]

Supply Chain Management must learn to deal with the increased global risk factor

Supply Chain Management must learn to deal with the increased global risk factor

The Quarter One Global Risk Index 2015 compiled by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) warns of a minefield of risks to supply chain management and managers that could lead to significant supply chain disruptions in the near future. The Quarter One Risk Index recorded that global risk is being heightened by falling commodity prices which are impacting […]

JDA Focus 2015 Day 1 Review by Supply Chain Station

JDA Focus 2015 Day 1 Review by Supply Chain Station

JDA software is one of the world’s leading suppliers of end to end software solutions for integrating retail and supply chain planning and execution. Supply Chain Station recently attended JDA Focus 2015 event that was hosted at the World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida. JDA Focus 2015 was a 4-day event hosted from 26th to 29th of April. For the […]

The New Breed of Supply Chain Software incorporating Big Data

The New Breed of Supply Chain Software incorporating Big Data

To remain current, supply chain software must constantly evolve. This evolution must reflect the changes that occur in industries and markets around the world, and must also react to new innovations in IT with particular regard to data processing. Early usage of Big Data So called “Big Data” is not a new innovation as such, but its accessibility is. Big […]