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KNOWLEDGE LIBRARY

Supply Chain Bar Code Scanning  

Supply Chain Bar Code Scanning  

Supply Chain Bar Code Scanning   We recently surveyed supply chain organizations with the most urgent need for supply chain visibility and tracking. One of... Read more.

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Definition of Logistics

Definition of Logistics

I was recently asked by a large food manufacturer to help them develop a formal logistics organization. At the kickoff meeting the participants spent the... Read more.

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Demand Variability Profiling

Demand Variability Profiling

On the left (in green) is the ratio of the standard deviation of the mean to the average of the mean. The higher that percentage,... Read more.

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Introduction to Supply

Introduction to Supply

The third set of RightChain™ decisions work in the area of supply. Supply is the process of producing or acquiring inventory sufficient to meet the... Read more.

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Supplier Visibility

Supplier Visibility

Just as suppliers need visibility into our inventory levels to execute vendor managed inventory programs, we need visibility into our supply partner’s inventory, production schedule,... Read more.

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Collaborative Planning

Collaborative Planning

Just like there is an optimal production schedule for a factory that minimizes the total production and inventory carrying cost given labor and material availability;... Read more.

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Sourcing Optimization

Sourcing Optimization

We also help make the sourcing and inventory connection with sourcing optimizations that take into consideration the full set of parameters and buying terms that... Read more.

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Supplier Rationalization

Supplier Rationalization

The objective in supply base rationalization and consolidation is to minimize the number of suppliers while satisfying all the quality and cost objectives of the... Read more.

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Make-Buy Analysis

Make-Buy Analysis

The first sourcing decision for each item is whether to make it or buy it.  The decision should take into account long-term business strategy, our own... Read more.

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Inbound Logistics Stratification

Inbound Logistics Stratification

The performance and activity classification of suppliers should be used in conjunction with the SKU inbound activity classification to segment the inbound logistics activity into... Read more.

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Non-Conformance Chargebacks

Non-Conformance Chargebacks

An important follow-up to the creation of supplier certification criteria is the design of rewards and penalties for extraordinary performance or non-conformance to established criteria.  Typical... Read more.

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Supplier Valuation and Segmentation

Supplier Valuation and Segmentation

Based on performance to established targets and inbound logistics volumes, suppliers should be classified into three or four segments.  One large retailer classifies suppliers as red... Read more.

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