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 Control Your Construction Business

How to Control Your Construction Business

The construction industry has been lagging behind in terms of efficiency and automation for a long time. The main reason is that it is a conservative industry, which historically has had a limited focus on logistics and digitalization. However, with a great need for environmental work and resource management, and employees with a high levelRead more about How to Control Your Construction Business[…]

B2C vs B2B – Human beings are decision makers in both cases

B2C vs B2B – Human beings are decision makers in both cases

B2C vs B2B – Human beings are decision makers in both cases. So, for B2B, defining a value proposition and mapping it to industries, to verticals, to functions within companies, and really getting sharp on the relevance of your product offering to that customer, is critical. A lot of B2C companies get overly focused onRead more about B2C vs B2B – Human beings are decision makers in both cases[…]

Supply Chain Leaders & Blockchain

Supply Chain Leaders & Blockchain

Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize multi-enterprise processes, but this will add the challenge of connecting a far-flung network of trading partners. Despite Blockchain’s hype and its potential, it could take a decade or more before the technology achieves its full potential. Early technology adoption of blockchain will progress over the next three to sevenRead more about Supply Chain Leaders & Blockchain[…]

Future Supply Chains will be Datadriven – Driven by the Fact that they are Connected

Future Supply Chains will be Datadriven – Driven by the Fact that they are Connected

Data are to this century what oil was to the last one: a driver of growth and change. Flows of data have created new infrastructure, new businesses, new monopolies, new politics and—crucially—new economics. Digital information is unlike any previous resource; it is extracted, refined, valued, bought and sold in different ways. It changes the rulesRead more about Future Supply Chains will be Datadriven – Driven by the Fact that they are Connected[…]

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[…]

Supply Chain 4.0 in Consumer Goods

Supply Chain 4.0 in Consumer Goods

Digitalization creates a disruption and requires companies to rethink the way they design their supply chain. The digalitization of the supply chain enables companies to address the new requirements of customers, the challenges on the supply side, and the remaining expectations in efficiency improvement. According to this McKinsey paper, digitalization leads to a Supply ChainRead more about Supply Chain 4.0 in Consumer Goods[…]

Sales Motions, Supply Chain Trends & Top Executives’ Focus

Sales Motions, Supply Chain Trends & Top Executives’ Focus

Geoffrey Moore is having interesting thoughts, as always. We actually practice both Sales Motions in our cloud-based software company focusing on Supply Chain Digitalization. And Sales Motion #2 is well supported by market trends such as Digitalization, Cloud & Collaboration that are more and more sponsored by companies’ Top Executives. Read Geoffrey’s thoughts here: TwoRead more about Sales Motions, Supply Chain Trends & Top Executives’ Focus[…]