Supercharged Supply Chain; Supply Chains in a VUCA World
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Supercharged Supply Chain; Supply Chains in a VUCA World

Our supply chains operate in a world that is full of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity; a VUCA world where; V = Volatility: there is a lack of stability with what being known today changes often without warning. U = Uncertainty: there is a lack of knowing all of the variables and being able to accurately predict operating conditions….

Who has the Old Maid?
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Who has the Old Maid?

I was speaking with a friend who is the Chief Operating Officer of a multi-national chemical processing company a few weeks ago.  We were speaking about the various challenges that he is facing, which are not unlike the challenges faced by many companies.  His most important goal was to maximize profits whilst minimizing inventory –…

3rd Annual Supply Chain Leadership Forum – May 14th, 2015

Join us at our 3rd Annual Supply Chain Leadership Forum where “C-level” Supply Chain executives and professionals from FMCG, Retail, Manufacturing, 3PL, Pharma and e-Commerce will share knowledge and insights on how to drive excellence in the markets they compete with aligned Supply Chains. On stage, international thought leaders Daniel T. Jones, Joseph Paris of…

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Building a Business Excellence Program in Multi-Nationals

I see many questions asked regarding the development of a BE /OE/CI/LSS (Business Excellence Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement/Lean Six Sigma) program. There is no right or wrong answer since every business is different. However, I wanted to share my experience, thoughts and some options as it relates to multi-national organizations. Hopefully you will find them useful….