Supply Chain News

SAPinsider article sheds light on supply chain troubleshooting

Things like locating a customer order or figuring out why it didn’t ship in an ERP or SAP system can be, well, pretty much a mess. It can take hours to answer simple questions, concerning customers, stalling supply chains, and costing a bundle in labor costs and missed SLA deadline penalties. A little Q&A will [...]

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Major benefits of new SAP best practices – Supply Chain Monitor for SAP

SAP is a wonderful supply chain management application. But what good are insight and problem solving capabilities if only your IT department and EDI specialists can access them? A gap in the supply chain management process leads to higher costs, long wait times and customer service problems — the ultimate triad of business problems. You [...]

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Supply Chain News: Latest Trends in Logistics Study from Manrodt, Holcomb IDs 5 “Undeniable Supply Chain Truths”

Annual Survey Finds Big Improvements in Inventory Turns – but Will They Hold? Strategy of being “All Things to All People” Surges by SCDigest Editorial Staff Inventory metrics improved substantially in 2010 over 2009 (though respondents were likely reporting on 2009 numbers), with average inventory turns among the largest firms going from 11.5 in 2009 [...]

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Supply Chain and Top-Line Growth: Building a Better Business Case

Supply Chain and Top-Line Growth: Building a Better Business Case From AMRResearch.com The economy is turning back to growth, and business is ready to crawl out of its cave. New data from AMR Research’s fifth annual product lifecycle management (PLM) for apparel study shows an abrupt turn in the number of companies that have put [...]

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Supply Chain Collaboration 2010: Buy, Sell or Hold?

Supply Chain Collaboration 2010: Buy, Sell or Hold? From SCDigest.com Is there really any more vexing topic than supply chain collaboration? Every couple of years, I write a column on this subject, and my own views continue to shift – though this year, I have some new clarity. I will admit to being a bit [...]

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How CEOs are Thinking about Supply Chains

Supply Chain News Cost Cutting and Risk Management are at Top of the Agenda; Managing these Trade-Offs will be Key to Supply Chain Success; CEOs Fret about New Normal What’s on the mind of corporate CEOs when it comes to strategy, the business environment, and the supply chain? A lot is changing, suggests the latest [...]

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