How to improve your supply chain performance

Supply chain control for CFO’s – Remember the Du Pont model?

Supply chain control for CFO’s – Remember the Du Pont model?

The Du Pont method of performance measurement was started by the DuPont Corporation in the 1920s. With this method, assets are measured at their gross book value rather than at net book value in order to produce a higher return on equity (ROE). DuPont analysis tells us that ROE is affected by three things: –Read more about Supply chain control for CFO’s – Remember the Du Pont model?[…]

How to Reach Datadriven Supply Chains

How to Reach Datadriven Supply Chains

Today, top management teams are talking about digitalization of supply chains end-to-end, using old as well as new technology and methodology like Internet of Things (IoT), big data technology and industry/process standardization and automation. It is all about getting the supply chain connected. It’s to a large extent about a skill shift, again, and thisRead more about How to Reach Datadriven Supply Chains[…]

Transforming the Digital Automotive Supply Chain

Transforming the Digital Automotive Supply Chain

PipeChain attending the Automotive Conference “Transforming the Digital Supply Chain” in Berlin 15th-16th May. Logistics and IT professionals from the global automotive supply chain gather and discuss areas such as: Restructuring for Digital Transformation, Challenges & Opportunities in M&A, SCM in Asia, Africa and Turkey, Digital Transformation of Packaging Data, Automotive Supply Chain Risk, andRead more about Transforming the Digital Automotive Supply Chain[…]

The Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain

The Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain

Read this interesting post by Roberto Michel. The pace of change around digital supply chain management is rapid. Supply chains are evolving from often poorly synchronized links in a chain into a connected, harmonized network of trading partners who can instantly share information around a digital core. Overall, the digital supply chain is about how systemsRead more about The Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain[…]

How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode

How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode

The lack of order status creates delays and unnecessary costs in the supply chain. Most companies are mature enough in their supply planning to address this challenge, and yet we can see many companies still focused on big ERP projects and prioritizing “within their four walls” improvement projects. A lot of value can easily beRead more about How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode[…]

Trust in supply chain collaboration, visibility and digitalization is crucial. Can Blockchain play a role?

Trust in supply chain collaboration, visibility and digitalization is crucial. Can Blockchain play a role?

Read this interesting article from Dave Lubowe, IBM and Brigid McDermott, IBM. Blockchains – or distributed ledgers that create a permanent and shared record of every transaction associated with an asset – create an unbroken chain of trust. Each record is time-stamped and appended to the event before it. Blockchains have the potential to generateRead more about Trust in supply chain collaboration, visibility and digitalization is crucial. Can Blockchain play a role?[…]

Now you can get full visibility on your order and transport process

Now you can get full visibility on your order and transport process

Most companies with a large number of suppliers and/or product items usually have one thing in common: a lack of visibility and poor control of the inbound supply flow. PipeChain has recently added more corporate sites and further functionality for a global CPG customer, within the area of supplier collaboration and TMS (Transport Management), for instanceRead more about Now you can get full visibility on your order and transport process[…]