Inventory Optimisation

Few people fully understand the art and science of inventory optimisation in the face of demand and supply volatility. How can you explain it to the CEOs and boards so they end the blame game and give you adequate resources?

Green Supply Chains Celebration

2007 Award Of Green Supply Chains Celebration

2007 Award Of Green Supply Chains Celebration Green Supply Chains Award 2007 – And The Winner Is …. Eastman Kodak! Mainstream corporations are really “Going Green”. And if you need more proof, it has just been announced that Kodak Eastman has won the highly coveted Green Supply Chains award 2007. There were 5 finalists in …

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The Value Of Loyalty

The Value Of Loyalty?

Skills That You Can Learn From The Value Of Loyalty. I would not have known who Ed Catmull was, except for a passage in Steve Jobs’ biography by Walter Isaacson. Ed was the head of Pixar who repositioned the company from making ultra-high end graphics designing PCs to a company making beautiful stories into animated …

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Survey Finds More Than Half CEOs Do Not Believe In Social Media

At Global Supply Chain Group, we are highly interested in global business networks and that is the reason why, today, we want to underline importance of social media and social networks. We have no choice but to accept that social networks take an increasing place in today economy with already more than a billion users …

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Green Supply Chains

Shanghai Expo – Green Supply Chains

While showcasing the trade, industrial and transportation capabilities of the nations of the world, Shanghai Expo has scored another hit. Millions of visitors from around the world have flocked to this great city to visit the miracle of modern commerce. What they find encouraging is the emphasis on green and environmental consciousness all through the …

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Green Supply Chain

Green Supply Chains – The First Step Towards ESG

Supply Chains have become more visible and more global, and the question about their impact on the environment and global sustainability is increasing. The authors created this practical road map to include this green dimension in supply chains. You want to manage a Supply Chain and you care about the environment? Start by asking five fundamental questions about …

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Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable Packaging

The History of Sustainable Packaging. It packs a lot in a small space, efficiently uses the minimum amount of resources, it’s not a product but the pea pod, which is possibly the greatest example of sustainable packaging design nature can provide… Throughout the supply chain a footprint is created where energy and resource usage can …

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HOW GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS ADD VALUE?

Consider this, if you are a typical company your imports and exports have grown at least 20% over the last 10 years. If you are one of those unique companies who prefer to deal with local suppliers then all that is happening is that there is a layer of rent-seeking middleperson who is importing on …

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Empowerment And Email In Supply Chain

Empowerment And Email In Supply Chain

by Stuart Emmett Empowerment And Email In Supply Chain I am fed up with a lot of organisations. Is it just me? Do others find too many simple basic mistakes are being made these days by organisations? These mistakes are also being repeated many times and do not seem to get corrected. Why is this? One …

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Assign Clear Personal Responsibility For Each Cost Line To A Single Individual

By Doug Hudgeon The Cost Management Tiphudgeon12 As I’ve planned my upcoming tips, I’ve been pondering which tip will be the most important. I now think this is it. You cannot reduce cost in your organisation unless you assign a single person the task of, and regularly hold them to account for, improving each cost …

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