Tag: Supply Chain

Adventures in Forecasting in the Supply Chain

One of the principle aims of supply chain management is managing uncertainty. And no function is more at the forefront of that endeavor than demand forecasting. The challenge of effective supply chain management is to deliver on ever-increasing customer demands for excellent service while simultaneously managing costs. Agility and responsiveness,...

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Supply Chain Transformation

  CLIENT The client is among the world’s top five pharmaceutical manufacturers of human and animal health products with $40B in sales and more than 125 years of experience serving patients. CHALLENGE + OPPORTUNITY This pharma company lacked end-to-end supply chain planning visibility which resulted in more than $500M in...

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The Big Debate: Characteristics of Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Management is complex and truly mastered by few. Building the organizational capability which orchestrates a multitude of activities that manage inventory, cost, and service is a challenging goal – one that requires strong alignment between Strategy & Governance, Operational Excellence, as well as the organization’s people, processes and...

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Trump and the Supply Chain | Part I

Supply Chain Leaders, Be Prepared, Trump’s Campaign Promises of Import Tariffs May Have Unintended Consequences By Jim Szakacs Editor’s note: To coincide with the inauguration, Supply Chain World is running a series of articles from industry experts about how they expect the policies of the Trump administration to impact the supply...

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