Posts tagged as 'Operations performance'

SupplyChainBrain Video Series Part 8: Celestica’s Supply Chain Collaboration Center

MelissaClow

SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference. At our event they completed a number of video interviews with some customers, analysts, and Kinaxis executives. These videos are loaded with great information and we would like to share it with our readers. Each week, we have been sharing the clips. The final video in our series […]

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SupplyChainBrain Video Series Part 6 Power of One – Collaborative Planning and Execution across the End-to-End Supply Chain

MelissaClow

In October, SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference. At our event they completed a number of video interviews with some customers, analysts, and Kinaxis executives. These videos are loaded with great information and we would like to share it with our readers. Each week for the coming weeks, we will be highlighting a clip […]

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Kinaxis Receives Positive Rating in Gartner Stage 3 Sales and Operations Planning MarketScope Report

LoriSmith
  • by Lori Smith
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A Gartner S&OP MarketScope was recently published (Payne, T., MarketScope for Stage 3 Sales and Operations Planning, Gartner Inc., 23 August 2012). This report focuses on evaluating S&OP vendor solutions in terms of how well they would support a full deployed global Stage 3 maturity S&OP process. Per the report: Increasingly, companies will look to establish […]

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Fascinating clash of business models in mobile devices market

TrevorMiles

I find the battle raging in the cell phone handset market to be fascinating. But even as I wrote that sentence, I realized that the sentence is incorrect because the battle is more about the business model than it is between handsets. A recent article by Gartner entitled “Worldwide Smartphone Sales Soared in Fourth Quarter […]

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Do you know the impact of the supply chain on your business?

MaxJeffrey
  • by Max Jeffrey
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There’s no dispute about the benefits obtainable through use of supply chain management. There’s also no question that during the economic downturn, companies relied on supply chain management to weather the storm. I must admit, however, that I am somewhat surprised by the results of a recent survey, in which respondents reported a drop in […]

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High product value, short product shelf-life: Solving the Biopharma-supply chain conundrum

LoriSmith
  • by Lori Smith
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Reducing waste in Biopharma operations is a key initiative for many supply chain leaders across the industry. High product values, highly regulated operations, limited product shelf-lives, and increasing focus on network effectiveness, make this a skillful balancing act to get right. Join next week’s live SCMWorld webinar to learn the methodologies and systems that are […]

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2010 Chief Supply Chain Officer Summit – Free, virtual conference starting tomorrow

LoriSmith
  • by Lori Smith
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Our very own John Sicard will be joining Angel Mendez, senior vice president, customer value chain management at Cisco Systems for a presentation on Next Generation Value Chain Best-Practices. As part of the 2010 CSCO Summit, the free-to-attend virtual event taking place on June 15th and 16th, 2010, John and Angel will co-present the track entitled, […]

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Expediting versus planning?

MaxJeffrey
  • by Max Jeffrey
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Most manufacturing enterprises have a formal approach to planning and executing production.  However, it seems that at a practical level, there is some combination of planning and executing as well as expediting (working to recover to meet late or potentially late demand). I think that most of us would agree that ideally, we would have […]

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