5 Steps to drive value into the Supply Chain

In today’s rapidly evolving and competitive corporate environment, it is essential to shift from a traditional transaction-based (more tactical) to a value-oriented supply chain for companies to recognize their full market potential. Driving value into the supply chain means more collaboration and the ability to obtain the relevant data needed to make quicker and more…

Why is logistics training so important to Supply Chains?

As an integral part of supply chain management, logistics plays an important role to keep the supply chain strong. It plans, implements and controls the flow and storage of goods and services in order to meet customer’s requirements. Logistics management cannot be overlooked as it contributes greatly to the success of any company’s operations and…

Best practices to improve Supply Chain productivity

The supply chain is now increasingly viewed as an essential determinant of competitive advantage. Organizations have realized that their supply chain is much more than the cost of getting products into consumers’ hands. Companies have recognized the importance of the supply chain in translating corporate strategy into daily interactions both within and beyond the organization.…

Building Business Value with a Digital Supply Chain

Supply chain focuses on the movement of materials, finished goods, capital, and other assets from place to place, as well as the production of finished goods. All these were previously executed discretely to finally reach the hands of customer. Nowadays, digitization has proved to be a game changer in bringing transparency in supply chain functions;…

How to become a competent Supply Chain leader?

In today’s evolving corporate world, the roles of a competent supply chain leader extends to more than just having expertise on things such as warehousing equipment, shipping routes and fuel costs. The profile of a skilled and successful supply chain professional focuses on the overall organization and not just part of it. Strategic thinking, gathering…

Supply Chain trends to watch in 2018

As 2018 approaches, companies are expected to restructure their business model. It is not just about improving the customer experience, but also enhancing customer expectations to redefine brand positioning. With technological innovation, customers and markets are shifting. Digitization and transparency has led to new trends in the supply chain industry. It is essential for businesses to…

Boosting Supply Chain Agility for competitive advantage

Supply chain agility has emerged as a leading competitive feature for organizations operating in evolving business environments. According to a recent survey, 97 percent of supply chain operators experience some type of challenge as they continue to move product to reach customer demands. Organizations need to embrace the concept of agility in their quest for…

Key skills every Supply Chain leader needs

Leading organizations are increasingly recognizing the supply chain functional leader as an essential executive to coordinate the end-to-end supply chain process. According to a survey by Deloitte in 2014, 79% of companies with high-performing supply chains, achieve revenue growth greater than average within their industries. Managing supply chain functions such as transportation, warehousing, inventory management and production…