Supply Chain Execution

Execution is the last mile of putting profits in your pocket. Many companies with brilliant strategies fall short when it comes to execution. Find out how you can Get Better Results Than What Your Imagined By Focusing on Execution.

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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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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Workshops On Green Supply Chain

Workshops On Green Supply Chain

Workshops On Green Supply Chain Shows The Path Towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) And Sustainability Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Managers and the Sustainability Managers in corporations around the world are faced with a tough task. On one hand their mandate is make sure that the corporation is ‘doing the right thing’ in the societies that …

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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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Cost Reduction Tip

The Cost Reduction Tip By Doug Hudgeon

The Cost Reduction Tip By Doug Hudgeon By Doug Hudgeon The Cost Reduction Tip In this tip I discuss embedding a cost conscious culture where you have a number of comparable operating units. Examples include retail banks or multi-site operations such as a national insurance brokerages, consulting firms, law firms, or logistics providers. Where you …

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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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US PC Industry – And Then There Was One Little Pig Left!

US PC makers’ market is showing classic symptoms of short term strategic thinking taught by Harvards and other such august institutions, and which has become endemic of the American industry on the whole. Other commentators have written sufficiently on the hollowing out of the US economy and the conversion of the economy into a FIRE …

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Ask Basic Questions, Address Fundamental Issues

by Doug Hudgeon The Cost Management Tip On the train platform this morning, construction work channeled commuters down a small passageway. Midway down the passage, a man stood pressing his back against the wall. One of the commuters in front of me must have said something because the man responded in a broad Australian accent”I …

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Implementing New Software

Change Your Processes Before Implementing New Software

Here’s What People Are Saying About Implementing New Software By Doug Hudgeon The Cost Reduction Tip The success rate of software implementations is woefully low. There are lots of reasons for it ranging from overselling by vendors, overspecing by customers, lack of consultation with stakeholders, under-resourcing the implementation team, etc. But in my view, much of the source …

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Leadership Principles Supply Chain

Challenging Leadership Principles Supply Chain

By Stuart Emmett  Understand Leadership Principles Supply Chain Before You Regret. This article puts over what I see as essential leadership principles. They are taken from my book “The Leadership Gospels” (2008) that uses as the key source, the gospels; the gospels being the reporting by four people (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) of the words …

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