How to improve your supply chain performance

Companies fail in unlocking the full value and potential of becoming digital

Companies fail in unlocking the full value and potential of becoming digital

85% of companies have heavily invested in digital technologies, but very few have succeeded in achieving the expected growth value. The hardest part, where most companies fail, is unlocking the full value and potential of digital by taking a strategic and customer focused approach. To achieve this, three critical capabilities need to be developed: connectivity, intelligentRead more about Companies fail in unlocking the full value and potential of becoming digital[…]

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?[…]

Supply Chain Connectivity and Hidden Sources of Better Performance

Supply Chain Connectivity and Hidden Sources of Better Performance

To get hold of supply chain data for visualization and performance measuring, you have to be electronically connected to your business partners. A high level of connectivity opens up the possibilities of measuring and improving your processes in the supply chain. This is a hidden source of better supply chain performance and differentiation. Good readRead more about Supply Chain Connectivity and Hidden Sources of Better Performance[…]

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[…]