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Analyst Insight: Sales and operations planning is almost sacred to those who have it, but still fuzzy to those who don't. Those who do, cannot imagine running their business without it, while those who donít, are still debating the merits and are not clear about the value. Whether you have it and...
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As head of IT for Global Supply Chain Solutions at Ryder, a major third-party logistics provider, Gregory Knott well understands the issues surrounding technology integration between third parties and customers. Here he offers useful advice to outsourcing partners on both sides of a contract.
The director of supply chain planning at Barilla discusses the importance of effective supply chain planning to corporate performance and outlines critical success factors for an effective planning organization.
An ongoing supply chain and procurement transformation project at Seagate was driven by market changes and supply disruptions following natural disasters in Asia. Vice President Marcos Meirelles provides highlights of the project.
The Supply Chain Management Systems Project is a PEPFAR funded program administered by USAID designed to get life-saving drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDs to many developing countries, most of them in Africa. Clinton De Souza, Warehousing and Distribution Principal Advisor, explains how the...
Data integration is the key to getting the right information to the right person at the right time, enabling supply chains to seamlessly meet customer expectations. Kristi Montgomery of Kenco Group details the key components of successful data integration.
Today's multichannel consumers are driving manufacturers and retailers to find new ways to sustain service levels while containing costs. This, in turn, requires transportation and logistics providers to be more innovative and agile than ever.
The complexities of managing global trade are many, which may be why a lot of companies overlook savings available in Free Trade Agreements. Scott Byrnes explains how to leverage FTAs and discusses other strategies to optimize global trade.
When global automotive supplier Inteva Products was spun off from its parent company, the new enterprise opted for a cloud-based ERP solution. Ben Stewart discusses this decision and its benefits to the supply chain and other functional areas.
True supplier collaboration can drive innovation and value, but success depends upon a foundation of trust that enables partners to effectively deal with such issues as intellectual property rights. Jon Washington, director of product sourcing and global procurement at Diebold, shares his company's...
Aberdeen Group's new research reveals that 63 percent of 149 companies with predominant global supply chains have ranked supply chain visibility as a high priority for improvement. It also shows that the top 20 percent best-in-class companies claim to be compliant to GS1 Standards and track supply...
The director of supply chain planning at a global food company discusses the importance of effective supply chain planning to corporate performance and outlines critical success factors for an effective planning organization. [Run Time (Min.): 9:45]
Marcos Meirelles discusses Seagate's supply chain and procurement transformation project, which was driven by ongoing market changes and by supply disruptions following natural disasters in Asia. [Run Time (Min.): 10:26]